COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW EVENING

The Morongo Basin Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Helen Gray Education Center at Hi Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree. The group is facilitated by Kristin Martin,

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LECTURE ON WILLIE BOY TOMORROW AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

The inside story of the last great American posse will be told at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff invites you to hear all about Willie Boy tomorrow evening…

The Morongo Basin’s most notorious Native American, Willie Boy, will be the subject of the Historical Society’s Second

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AND SCHEDULES

The Yucca Valley High School girls’ soccer team traveled to Big Bear for a De Anza League game yesterday. Coach Scott Phillips said the Lady Trojans jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but were unable to keep it losing by the score of 3-2. Senior Teresa Nava had one goal,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL SELECT CHOIR MAKES GOAL, GOING TO CARNEGIE HALL

After months of fund-raising, including a live radiothon here on Z107.7, the Twentynine Palms High School Select Choir has met their goal and will be going to Carnegie Hall in April to perform. After being just one of 17 choirs selected from all over the country to participate, the only

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NEW MEXICO DRIVER WINS KING OF HAMMERS FOR SECOND TIME

It was a nail-biting race at King of the Hammers Friday, as driver after driver dropped out of contention due to mechanical problems or penalties. Tom Wayes was the first to cross the race, on just three tires and a rim, but he was disqualified after it was determined he

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT AT JOSHUA TREE COMMUNITY CENTER

Solar fields, retail stores, housing developments—it’s all about land use. And so is the special report and the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council meeting tonight, says Dan Stork…

The featured Special Report at the February 10 meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC has the two top aides to Third District

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YUCCA VALLEY TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT

Yucca Valley traffic enforcement officers will be patrolling Highway 62 this week between Trojan Lane and Church Street, focusing primarily on speeding and other vehicle code violations. Motorists are also reminded that making a left turn from westbound Highway 62 into the AM/PM is illegal; there are two sets of

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LECTURE ON THE INVASIVE SAHARA MUSTARD TUESDAY AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM

Invasive species are considered the largest threat to biodiversity, second only to habitat loss. Joshua Tree National Park is threatened by the invasive Sahara mustard plant. Managing editor Tami Roleff has more on the annual kick-off event for the “Hold the Mustard” campaign…

According to Park Officials, the non-native Sahara

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BOB BARKER DAY AND DOG PARADE IN LANDERS SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will have some fun with dogs this weekend and you are invited. Reporter Taylor Thacker says come join the fun day and dog parade……

Bob Barker, official “Top Dog” of Morongo Basin Historical Society, invites other dogs to join him for his fun day and

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“THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE” OPENS SATURDAY AT GROVE’S THEATRE IN MORONGO VALLEY

The Artificial Jungle, playwright Charles Ludlam’s self-proclaimed “’masterpiece of suspense,” opens at Groves Cabin Theatre in Morongo Valley on Saturday, February 15. In The Artificial Jungle, the sociopathic Roxanne schemes to bump off Chester Nurdiger, her pet-store owner husband. Chester uses ventriloquism to sell a mute parrot to an unsuspecting

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TWENTYNINE PALMS YOUTH CLUB OFFER PARENTS A VALENTINES NIGHT OUT

The Twentynine Palms Youth Club is offering parents the opportunity to have a kid-free Valentine’s night out. Parents can drop off their children, age 5 and older, at the Twentynine Palms Youth Club in Luckie. The children will be supervised from 6 p.m. to midnight, with dinner, a DJ, crafts,

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VALENTINE’S DAY FUN AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY THURSDAY

There’s a sweetheart of a program scheduled at the Joshua Tree Branch library. Reporter Dan Stork spreads the love…

The Joshua Tree Branch Library invites children of all ages to the library for some Valentine’s Day fun on Thursday February 13, at 4 p.m. Activities will include: Hearts Bingo, making

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YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLERS SPAGHETTI DINNER FUND-RAISER TOMORROW

The Yucca Valley High School Wrestling Booster Club will host a spaghetti dinner and auction. The wrestlers will bake cakes that will be auctioned off at the dinner tomorrow at 6:30 p.m., in the Yucca Valley High School multi-purpose room. Funds raised will go toward the team’s end of season

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM CLINCHES DE ANZA LEAGUE TITLE

Twentynine Palms High School Girls’ basketball team clinched the De Anza League title and a home playoff game Friday, February 7, at Yucca Valley High School with a 37-to-25 win over the Trojans. Coach Tim Stanford said Nokomis Cabrera scored a game high 14 points. Tusia Brown continued playing well

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YUCCA VALLEY GIRLS’ SOCCER WINS ‘BATTLE OF THE CUP’ AGAINST TWENTYNINE PALMS

In the inaugural “Battle of the Cup,” the Yucca Valley High School Girls Soccer team hosted the Wildcats from Twentynine Palms High School. Coach Scott Philips said the Lady Trojans controlled the game and prevailed with a 7-0 score. Sophomore goalie Nikole Cody tie the record for shutouts in a

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Road construction is starting up again in the National Park tomorrow. Ranger Pam Tripp tells what to expect…

Joshua Tree National Park, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration, will begin construction of approximately 10 miles of Pinto Basin Road on Monday, February 10, 2014. The primary objective of the

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CHAPARRAL ARTISTS MEET MONDAY

The Chaparral Artists Guild will hold their monthly meeting Monday, February 10 at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church in Yucca Valley. The meeting starts at 1 with a potluck lunch and will be followed by a demonstration by artist Snake Jagger. The church is located at 56750 Mountain View Trail in

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HOMESTEAD VALLEY MUSIC FUNDRAISER

Buildings at the Homestead Valley Park have recently suffered a rash of vandalism. The repairs to fix the vandalism are costly. The Homestead Valley Community Council needs to replenish the bank account so there will be funds for the 3rd of July fireworks show. The Council will hold a live

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FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, February 10th. The locations and times are:

The Church of the Lighted Cross, at 11518 Elbow Lane in Morongo Valley, from 8 to 10 Belfield Hall, on Reche Road in Landers,

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TPHS GOLF TEAM FUNDRAISER

The Twentynine Palms High School golf team will hold a fundraiser golf tournament Saturday, February 15 at Roadrunner Dunes Golf Course in Twentynine Palms. Entry fee is $60 per person, and includes a four-person scramble for 18 holes of golf, food, and prizes. There’ll be prize money for closest to

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