REPUBLICANS MEET MONDAY

The Morongo Basin Republicans are hosting the San Bernardino County Republican Women’s County luncheon meeting Monday, March 21. Rick Travis, Programs Director of the California Rifle and Pistol Association will be speaking about California Lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom’s, proposed anti-gun ballot initiative. Join them and invite your friends to this

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS RESULTS AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms varsity boys’ tennis team traveled to Desert Hot Springs to face the Eagles on Tuesday, March 15. The Wildcats defeated the Eagles 14 to 4. The Wildcats were led by singles players John Lanza and Ben Pressnall, sweeping all three of their sets, and Mark Issassarraz capturing

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Town Council will meet tonight. A dump truck and grants for off-road enforcement is on the agenda. Managing Editor Tami Roleff takes a closer look… Among the items on tonight’s consent agenda of the Yucca Valley Town Council, the council will be asked to: approve an amendment

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SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PLANS TWO NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH MEETINGS LOCALLY

The Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station will hold two Neighborhood Watch meetings next week. The first one will be held in the Yucca Valley Senior Center on Monday, March 21, with a meeting in Twentynine Palms in the Community Services Building on Wednesday, March 23. Both meetings will start at 6:30

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School Wildcat track and field team travels to Shadow Hills High School on Wednesday, for their second league dual meet of the season and then to Beaumont High School March 19th for the Beaumont Cougar Classic. Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley

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YUCCA VALLEY TO HOLD SPRING DANCE CLASSES

Ballroom and Swing Dance classes are being offered in Yucca Valley. Reporter David Knutson has the details… The Town of Yucca Valley Community Services Department presents a spring session of Ballroom Dancing and Swing Dancing classes for participants ages 14 and over. Classes will be held for four consecutive Wednesdays

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TWO ACCUSED, ARRESTED IN YUCCA VALLEY FOR BURGLARY

Two people were arrested Thursday in Yucca Valley, accused of burglary. According to a Sheriff’s report, deputies were called to the 7800 block of Hopi Trail in Yucca Valley about noon Thursday, for a burglary investigation. Evidence led deputies to the 3000 block of Hilton Avenue, where they found a

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STATE EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR YUCCA VALLEY SEWER 5 YEARS

The state’s prohibition against septic discharge in Yucca Valley has been officially delayed. The California Regional Water Quality Control Board held a public hearing in Yucca Valley Thursday morning and extended the septic discharge prohibition dates to accommodate the construction schedule of the sewer project. The Board adopted Hi-Desert Water

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YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR SUSPICION OF DUI HIT AND RUN

A woman who allegedly drove her vehicle into a fence in Yucca Valley while drunk, was belligerent with witnesses who tried to prevent her from leaving the scene Wednesday night. According to a Sheriff’s report, a witness at the scene said that the woman, later identified as Lorelei Swindle, 42,

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PARENT ENRICHMENT GROUPS OFFERED

Family Service Association is taking enrollments for its free parent enrichment groups. The 16-week classes are open to Morongo Basin residents who are pregnant or who care for a child up to 5 years old. The classes are held once a week on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 1, or 3:30

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THREE FIRES KEEP YUCCA VALLEY FIREFIGHTERS BUSY YESTERDAY

Yucca Valley firefighters were busy yesterday putting out fires. About 5 p.m. they responded to a motorhome fire near Old Woman Springs Road and Buena Vista. County Fire Captain Zach Taylor said the owners were about a mile away from where they had just purchased the motorhome when the engine

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YUCCA VALLEY CHAMBER MIXER AT DESERT IMAGES TONIGHT

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its Spring after-hours mixer tonight (Thursday, March 10). The event will include libations and a catered barbecue by Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen. The mixer is set for 5 to 7 p.m. at Desert Images Office Equipment, 56669 29 Palms Highway, Suite A, in

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GET YOUR CLASSIC ENTERED INTO YUCCA VALLEY CAR SHOW

Show off your classic car for a good cause. The Route 62 Cruisers Car Club is taking registrations for its ninth annual car show. The car show will be May 21 at the Tractor Supply in Yucca Valley, starting at 9 a.m. This show is open to all makes and

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YUCCA VALLEY AIRPORT BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

Some of the items the Yucca Valley Airport District Board of Directors will discuss at their meeting tonight, Wednesday, March 9, are correspondence with the Local Agency Formation Commission, airport use agreements, easements for the sewer project, and security fencing. Under new business the board will discuss a repair for

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STATE REGIONAL WATER BOARD MEETS ON YUCCA VALLEY SEWER DEADLINE

The State Regional Water Board will hold a rare meeting in Yucca valley tomorrow. On tap is an extension of the deadlines for septic prohibition in the town. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has more… The Colorado River Basin Regional Water Quality Control Board is expected to formally approve a resolution

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BALLROOM AND SWING DANCE CLASSES OFFERED BY YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION

Yucca Valley Community Services presents a spring session of ballroom dancing and swing dancing classes for participants ages 14 and over beginning on Wednesday, March 16. Partners are not necessary as these social classes will rotate partners throughout the lesson. Session includes four weekly lessons, held in the Yucca Valley

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THREE ARRESTED AFTER A YUCCA VALLEY TRAFFIC STOP

Three men were arrested in Yucca Valley early Sunday morning following a traffic stop. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a vehicle about 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning near Bannock Trail and Santa Fe Trail. The driver, Thomas Chenoweth, 43 was found to be in possession of brass knuckles.

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WOMEN’S HISTORY CIRCLE AT RAINBOW STEW TONIGHT

Women are invited to celebrate International Women’s Day at a women’s circle at Rainbow Stew Tonight, Tuesday, March 8, from 7 to 9 p.m. Bring a snack to share during the break. The circle will be facilitated by Stacy Fire Woman and Valerie Eagle Heart. The circle is free, but

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YUCCA VALLEY RUMMAGE SALE BENEFITS LOCAL SOCIAL SERVICES

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will be holding a rummage sale on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, March, 9,10, and 11, each day from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at 56020 Santa Fe Trail, in Yucca Valley. If you have any questions, call Susie or Phebe at 760-369-4057. All proceeds stay

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RAINBOW STEW TO HOST FILM SUNDAY

Rainbow Stew will host a special screening of the one-hour film, “The Wisdom of the Grandmothers” Sunday, March 6, at 6 p.m. Grandmothers from Siberia to Patagonia are interviewed on the meaning of indigenous teachings. A suggested donation of $10 is requested. Rainbow Stew is located on the highway on

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