SPECIAL LECTURE AT HI-DESERT NATURE MUSEUM TOMORROW

Learn about an early “Indiana Jones” at a special lecture at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley tomorrow evening. Reporter Caitlin Logan has details. Morongo Basin Historical Society presents “The Life and Times of Archaeologist Mark Harrington – an early Indiana Jones”. John Hale, Ph.D. from the Marine Air

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child. It meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Helen Gray Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua

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MARGARET KENNY OF TWENTYNINE PALMS HAS PASSED AWAY

Margaret Kenney, a 75-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died October 3. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Kenney; her sons, Eugene Kenney and John “Tim” Kenny; her brothers, Jack, Reilly, Mike Flynn and Betty Wilson. She is survived by her granddaughters Eilene Waters of Kingman, Arizona, Megan

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ONE ARREST AFTER A STANDOFF IN MORONGO VALLEY

An Apple Valley man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon in Morongo Valley Saturday night, after a 45-minute stand-off. Sheriff’s investigators say deputies were called to a domestic disturbance about 11:30 p.m. Saturday at a home in the 51000 block of Canyon Road in Morongo Valley. While en

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FOUR ARRESTED WITH WEAPONS AND STOLEN PROPERTY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Four people were arrested Thursday in Twentynine Palms after stolen guns and property were found. Sheriff’s investigators said a resident in the 6600 block of Split Rock Avenue came home about 10:30 p.m. Thursday and realized her home had been burglarized. Deputies determined a woman driving a white Chevy Impala

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER TOILETS AND TAX BREAKS TOMORROW

Toilets and tax breaks are two of the items on the agenda of the meeting of the County Board of Supervisors. Reporter Dan Stork tells who will be affected…

If you live in one of five county-administered special water districts, including ones in Landers or Pioneertown, and you’ve been hankering

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PIONEER DAYS CARNIVAL WRISTBANDS ON SALE NOW

Pre-sale Pioneer Days carnival all-you-can-ride wristbands are now available for a limited time at the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce, or Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation. Get yours today and take advantage of unlimited rides for any one full day for only $20 bucks! Don’t miss your chance to save

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AUDITIONS TONIGHT AT THEATRE 29

Auditions will be held tonight for the next offering at Theatre 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details…

Don’t forget that the auditions for Theatre 29’s play “Shakespeare in Hollywood” are tonight. This play will be directed by John Wright who is in seek of a cast consisting of eight males

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PAINTNG OF JOSHUA BASIN WATER TANK START THIS WEEK

Members of the Chaparral Artists Guild have been working for more than two years to help high school art students paint the water tank at the Joshua Basin Water District office in Joshua Tree. The artists had encountered numerous obstacles and set-backs as they began what they believed to be

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MAMMOGRAPHY LECTURE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

A tour of a new state-of-the-art mammography machine and a lecture on mammography will be held at Hi-Desert Medical Center tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says make a reservation today…..

Mammograms are an excellent screening and diagnostic tool for detecting breast cancer. The technology for mammograms is continually evolving; the

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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Home Care Services hospice program will host a free ongoing bereavement support group for those whose loved ones have died. The support group meets tomorrow and the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 2 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at

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CERT OPEN HOUSE AT LEAR FIRE STATION WEDNESDAY

The Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, and the Copper Mountain College Fire Technology class will hold an open house this Wednesday. ROP broadcast student Heather Adamsen has your invitation… On October 8, at 5 p.m., the Lear Avenue fire station 422 will be hosting an open house. The Community Emergency

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EDGAR ALLEN POE AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY TOMORROW

Broadway and film veteran Duffy Hudson brings his talent and fascination for Edgar Allan Poe to life in this unique one-man play to the Twentynine Palms Library tomorrow at 4:30 p.m. “In The Shadow of the Raven” begins as Edgar Allan Poe rises from the scene of his mysterious death

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SIGN UP TODAY FOR A PHOTO PRESERVATION WORKSHOP OCTOBER 29

The deadline is today to sign up for a photo preservation workshop October 29. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The Hi-Desert Nature Museum presents a photograph preservation workshop on Wednesday, October 29, at 10:00 a.m. until noon. Learn how to preserve your treasured family photographs. Museum Registrar Vanessa Cantu will

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCORES AND SCEDULES

The Twentynine Palms Varsity Wildcats delivered an amazing come- from-behind win Friday night over visiting Granite Hills, thanks to a 76-yard screen pass play in the final minutes. After Granite Hills tied the game with a little over 3 minutes to play, an interception return for a score gave the

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LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE NATIONAL PARK

In the 800,000 acres of Joshua Tree National Park, sometimes people need help, and sometimes laws get broken. Ranger Pam Tripp says the Park has a law enforcement arm to deal with this…

With 1.4 million visitors coming to Joshua Tree National Park, there are bound to be searches, rescues,

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“SHAKEPEARE IN HOLLYWOOD” AUDITIONS

Don’t forget that the auditions for Theatre 29’s play “Shakespeare in Hollywood” are Monday. This play will be directed by John Wright who is in seek of a cast consisting of eight males and four females over 17 years old along with 4-6 male and female Ensemble performers. The show

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SUNDAY ACTING CLASSES AT THEATRE 29

In a related story, Theatre 29 will offer on-going weekly acting classes now on Sundays for those who want to study and learn more about acting. The classes will be led by Abe Daniels, who has 30 years of acting experience with the Actor’s Studio and has received several awards

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RELAY FOR LIFE SPONSORS “BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS” OPENING NIGHT GALA

Relay for Life of Morongo Basin will be hosting the Opening Night Gala of “Brighton Beach Memoirs”, by Neil Simon, on Friday, October 10 at 6 p.m. at St. Joseph of Arimathea in Yucca at the corner of Church St. and Onaga Trail in Yucca Valley. Brighton Beach Memoirs will

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CONTESTANTS SOUGHT FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS PIONEER DAYS OUTHOUSE RACES

Signups are now being accepted for the Twentynine Palms Pioneer Days Outhouse Races. Build it, sit on it, and push your outhouse to the finish line! Roll it the fastest and your team will win the coveted Toilet Seat Trophy! Challenge your friends, heck, challenge your enemies. Four walls, a

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