HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School girls’ tennis team travels away to Desert Hot Springs to play the Golden Eagles. First serve is at 3:15.

Also tomorrow, the Joshua Springs Christian School volleyball team travels away to Lucerne Valley. Game time is 5 p.m.

BASKETBALL COACH NEEDED AT JOSHUA SPRINGS

Joshua Springs Christian School needs a varsity boys’ basketball Coach. Contact Israel Hagerman at 760-365-3599. Resumes need to be turned in by tomorrow.

VETERANS RECOGNITION EVENT

Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) plans to host a “Heroes of the 8th” Veterans Recognition Ceremony to honor residents of his district who currently serve or have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The ceremony is scheduled to take place on Friday, November 8. Cook is seeking nominations for veteran

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HWY 62 ART TOURS COLLECTIVE SHOW DROP-OFF THIS MONDAY

A reminder to participating artists: The Hwy 62 Art Tours Collective Show Drop-Off is September 30 at the 29 Palms Art Gallery in Twentynine Palms. The Art Tour Collective Show, an annual event featuring participating artists in the Hwy 62 Art Tours open studios, will be on exhibit Wednesdays through

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PERSIAN MUSICIANS TO PLAY IN JOSHUA TREE

A unique opportunity to hear world-class musicians in Joshua Tree. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says make reservations soon for the Harrison House concert…

A gathering of highly accomplished Persian musicians will give two performances in Joshua Tree. Harrison House artists-in-residence Fared Shafinury, on vocals and setar, Saba Alizadeh on kamanche,

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PET VACCINATION CLINICS

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine clinics in October for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Clinics will be held from 10 to 2 at the following locations and

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CLIMBERS COFFEE STARTS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

The Joshua Tree National Park is a destination for rock climbers from all over the world. As the seasons change, the Park is restarting a popular weekly climbers’ get-together. Park Ranger Pam Tripp invites the sports lovers to “climbers’ coffee”, starting in October…

Every winter, rock climbers converge on Joshua

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AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE ENROLLMENT

Tuesday October 1 is the start date for open enrollment under the Affordable Healthcare Act. Both the Federal government and the state of California have web sites with lots of step-by-step information to help individuals and businesses through the process. Coverage can begin on January 1, just three months away.

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GRIEF WORKSHOP IN YUCCA VALLEY

A grief workshop will be held Sunday, September 29, for those who are mourning any type of loss. The workshop will be led by Kathleen Lowndes at 11:30 a.m. at Desert Hills Presbyterian Church, 56750 Mountain View Trail in Yucca Valley. All who are grieving any type of loss are

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YMIA HOSTS STARRY NIGHTS FESTIVAL

Tonight is the second and final night of the 17th Annual Starry Nights Festival, sponsored by the Andromeda Society and the Yucca Mesa Improvement Association. The Starry Nights Festival will be held in a new location this year, at the Yucca Mesa Improvement Association’s Community Center, 3133 Balsa Avenue, Yucca

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JOSHUA TREE VFW SUNDAY BREAKFAST

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer Sunday morning all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, plus bacon, sausage, burritos, and quesadillas, from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1. The VFW post is located at 6402 Veterans Way in downtown JT.

ARRESTS FOR MARIJUANA AND MORE IN YV

Three people were arrested in Yucca Valley Thursday on various charges after police served a search warrant. About 2:20 a.m., deputies went to a home in the 3300 block of Jemez Trail to serve a warrant on Leroy Lewis, 32. Residents at the home, Krue Karnbach, 18, and Laura Harris,

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ROAD CONDITIONS IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Road crews are still working to clear and repair roads in Joshua Tree National Park that were damaged in flash floods earlier this month.

National Park Road Sweeper

I was bicycling through the park mid-day Thursday, and saw a road sweeper at work brushing sand off the roadway, as

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SAR DESERT RUN FUNDRAISER REMINDER

The Morongo Basin Search & Rescue Desert Run Fundraiser is drawing near. Tami Roleff says there’s still time to make your plans to join the fun…

The Morongo Basin Search and Rescue team is holding a Desert Run fundraiser on the weekend of October 4–6. To help offset costs

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TWENTYNINE PALMS SOCCER NEEDS PLAYERS

The rest of the world calls it football; we call it soccer. ROP Broadcasting student Edgar Sosa calls for more players…

The Twentynine Palms soccer team is a great way to get into shape and spend some time with your friends. Joining the soccer team is lots of fun and

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MORONGO VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT DELIVERS A BABY LAST NIGHT

A baby couldn’t wait until his mother got to the hospital to make his appearance last night. The Morongo Valley woman was getting ready to leave the hospital, but she didn’t make it past the house’s front porch. The Morongo Valley Fire Department was called to the 4900 block of

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YUCCA VALLEY CARETAKER ACCUSED OF CHANGING CLIENT’S WILL

A Yucca Valley woman was arrested Thursday, accused of forging the will of her deceased client. More than two years after the death of her client, a Yucca Valley caretaker was arrested, accused of forging her former client’s will. According to a Sheriff’s press release, Ernest Vilmos died in August

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MARINE SHOT IN GUN-CLEANING ACCIDENT

A Marine who was cleaning his gun Wednesday night forgot one very important step—making sure the bullet was removed from the chamber. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Steve Wilson, Zachery Brugger, 23, a Marine with 3rdBattalion, 4th Marines, was disassembling his .40-caliber Glock in the 69900 block of Mesa Drive in

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AN IMPORTANT LOCAL PUBLIC SAFETY FORUM BRINGS IN DECISION MAKERS

There’s a rare opportunity to meet locally with county and state officials whose actions have a direct impact on the lives of everyone in the Morongo Basin. Dan Stork previews a forum on public safety in the Morongo Basin that will be held at Copper Mountain College…

The San Bernardino

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HUMANE SOCIETY BENEFIT CAR WASH TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Humane Society’s roof was damaged during the heavy rains last month. To raise money to repair the roof, the shelter is holding a car wash Saturday, September 28, from 9 to 2 at Ultimate Motors, 56815 Twentynine Palms Highway, in Yucca Valley. A donation of $10 is

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