JOSHUA TREE GIRLS WINS BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB REGIONAL COMPETITION

Rebecca Arellano of Joshua Tree was named Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year at a regional competition held Saturday in Temecula. After winning Youth of the Year from the Boys and Girls Club of the Hi-Desert, 17-year-old Rebecca competed against students from the Coachella Valley, and the Inland

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YOUNG AUTHOR SPEAKER AT YUCCA VALLEY KIWANIS MEETING TOMORROW

Olivia Wadsworth published her first children’s book in 2011 when she was 15 years old, and plans to publish her third book in the Stanly Stick Dragon series this summer. Wadsworth is also a cancer survivor and recipient of a Make-a-Wish grant. She will be the featured speaker at Wednesday’s

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HI-DESERT PUBLISHING TEAM WINS ANNUAL SPELL-A-THON

The competition was tough at this year’s 24th Annual Adult Literacy Spell-a-thon. Managing editor and contestant Tami Roleff tells us who took the bragging rights…

After 14 rounds of spelling words, the 24th annual spell-a-thon on Saturday was whittled down from 10 teams to its final two: the Letterhead Shrikes

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CASTING CALL FOR PIONEERTOWN’S MANE STREET WILD WEST SHOW

The Mane Street Stampede Wild West Show of Pioneertown is putting out an official casting call. The Mane Street Stampede is looking for a few good volunteer ladies and gentlemen actors, with a good sense of humor, to perform with them Saturdays from April 4 until October 31 this year,

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ART CLASSES OFFERED AT THE 29 PALMS ART GALLERY

The 29 Palms Art Gallery is offering art classes for adults and young people. ROP Broadcast student Susana Medina gets out her paint brushes…

Twentynine Palms Art Gallery has art classes Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m to 12 noon. Adults pay $10 and youths pay $5. You are

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SERVICES NOT YET SET FOR HENRY HARRIS

Henry C. Harris, a 10-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died March 2, of a heart attack. He was 52 years old. Henry Harris is survived by his brother, Albert Harris Junior, of Twentynine Palms; and sister, Sandra Harris, of Yucca Valley. Henry Harris was a former Eagles member. Services will

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MILD EARTHQUAKE RATTLES TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE BASE SATURDAY

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake Saturday morning centered on the Twentynine Palms Marine Base. The temblor occurred at 4:52 a.m. at a depth of 0.6 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS said the epicenter was 30 miles north of Joshua Tree, 32 miles north-northwest of Twentynine Palms,

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PROTECT YOURSELF FROM I.D. THIEVES

Too many California taxpayers may be putting themselves at risk of tax identity theft. As managing editor Tami Roleff reports, there are some easy steps to protect your personal information from falling into the wrong hands…

Too many California taxpayers may be putting themselves at risk of tax identity theft.

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LAFCO PETITION FINAL STEP FOR LANDERS WATER TRANSFER

In what is being called the final step in the formal transfer of Landers area County Special Districts water service to Bighorn Desert View Water agency, petitions were mailed out last week. Reporter Mike Lipsitz explains what they mean…

Last week, people in Landers who receive water service from County

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STATE AGENCY TO LOOK AT JOSHUA TREE AND TWENTYNINE PALMS SEPTIC DISCHARGE

As part of its charter, the state Water Quality Control Board is seeking public input on its work. Reporter Dan Stork tells what the schedule is, and that some issues of local concern are under consideration…

The California Regional Water Quality Control Board is reviewing its Water Quality Control Plan.

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VETERAN COUNSELING AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE TOMORROW

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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COLLEGE TO HOST WOMEN’S HISTORY CELEBRATION

Copper Mountain College will celebrate National Women’s History Month this week. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the 3rd Thursday Cultural series event……

Copper Mountain College’s Cultural Education Enhancement Committee continues their 3rd Thursday Cultural Series with a celebration of National Women’s History Month. On Thursday, March 19th, from 12

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CALL FOR ART FROM TWENTYNINE PALMS VISITOR’S CENTER

“Color Explosion: Nothing Subtle About the Desert” is the theme for the spring Art in Public Places exhibition at the Twentynine Palms Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce. Desert artists are invited to submit an original piece of art to the visitor center on Friday, March 27, between 11 a.m.

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FUNK BAND CONCERT TO BENEFIT 29 PALMS ELEMENTARY SCIENCE CAMP

A local band will hold a concert Thursday evening at the Twentynine Palms Elks Lodge to raise money to send sixth graders from Twentynine Palms Elementary School to science camp. Reporter Rebecca Havely talked with Horace Miller about his band, Desert Sol…

Z107.7: Mr. Miller, can you tell me

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS: SCORES AND SCHEDULES

The Twentynine Palms High School track and field team traveled to Oak Hills High School in Hesperia to compete in the High Desert Invitational this past Saturday. Coach Ronda Morton said both teams brought home hardware with top three finishers. The girls came in with third place. Medal winners included

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ORANGE PEELS

Did you ever just drop an orange peel while hiking, figuring “it’s natural”? Ranger Pam Tripp says uh-uh…

Many visitors to Joshua Tree National Park make efforts to reduce the amount of waste they produce by re-using or recycling. While it is great to use a compost heap for kitchen

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SEX OFFENDER ARRESTS

Two registered sex offenders were arrested Thursday afternoon, after they were found to be out of compliance with registering their address. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called to report that a truck drove through a locked gate on property in the 2200 block of Yellowknife Road in Yucca

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DEATH CAFE IN JOSHUA TREE SUNDAY

For a lively talk, try the Death Café. Managing editor Tami Roleff resolves the paradox…

The Transition Joshua Tree Heart & Soul Team invites the public to the Death Café. At Death Cafes, people drink coffee, eat cake, and discuss death. The aim is to increase awareness of death to

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FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS FOR MARCH

The third Monday of March is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Diana Medley has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, March

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JOINING THE MARINES

One career option for young adults is the military. ROP broadcasting student Gunter Morris points the way to Marine Corps information…

Are you a young adult male or female that would like to join the United States Armed Forces? Well the United States Marine Corps is recruiting for young

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