MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MARCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS TOMORROW

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored on Monday across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to join the celebration…

“We shall overcome.” The celebrated civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., made

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FREE ENTRANCE INTO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK TOMORROW

After you participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. march, perhaps you’ll take a trip to Joshua Tree National Park. Park Ranger Pam Tripp says Monday is a free entrance day for all national parks… How about a free visit to a national park site? The National Park Service has

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

In high school sports tomorrow, the Twentynine Palms High School boys’ basketball team will travel to Los Osos to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Tournament.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND AT THEATRE 29 THIS WEEKEND

Theatre 29 offers a matinee performance tomorrow of the Oscar Wilde comedy, “An Ideal Husband,” co-directed by Butch Pelfrey and Tom Highfill. This delightfully witty English comedy boasts a wonderful cast, a beautiful set and stunning costumes, a feast for the eyes as well as an afternoon full of laughs.

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LAST PERFORMANCE FOR YUCCA VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL PLAY TODAY

News anchor Cassandra Dumont had made enough enemies to fill a phone book. Everyone who knew her had a motive for her murder. But just who done it? Find out at the murder mystery production of “No Crime Like the Present” by Bill Gleason. Yucca Valley High School student, Aimee

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RIDE ORV RESPONSIBLY

If you’re planning on some fun off-road activities this weekend, Sara Snyder tells you how to ride responsibly… This time of year, the Morongo Basin will experience an increase in off-road activity and illegal trespass. Riders need to respect private property and public lands by riding responsibly. Make sure that

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SKY’S THE LIMIT STAR PARTY TONIGHT

Sky’s the Limit will host a star party Saturday, January 17. The star party will start at the Twentynine Palms observatory about 5:30 p.m. and end about 11 p.m. The Milky Way will be visible, as well as the constellations Cassiopeia, Auriga, Taurus, Orion, and Gemini. Jupiter and its moons

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NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR SHINE A LIGHT ON CHILD ABUSE AWARD

Nominations are now being accepted for the 17th Annual Shine a Light on Child Abuse awards. If you know someone or an organization that goes the extra mile for children, while selflessly giving in order to make a difference, or a child in the system who plans to attend college

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VICTIMS, CIRCUMSTANCES, OF WEDNESDAY’S 3-CAR CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Sheriff’s Department has released more information about the horrific crash Wednesday night that sent four Twentynine Palms residents to area hospitals. About 5:30 p.m., David Burns, 56, of Twentynine Palms, was driving a white 2014 Toyota RAV-4 eastbound on Highway 62. As he approached the intersection with Monte Vista

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SHOPLIFTING LEADS TO $100,000 ARREST WARRANT

A Yucca Valley woman accused of shoplifting was arrested Wednesday on a $100,000 warrant for drug charges. According to a Sheriff’s report, a woman, later identified as Rachel Margolies, 35, was in the check-out line at Dollar General in Yucca Valley shortly before 9 p.m. when the clerk said she

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TWENTYNINE PALMS MARCH WILL HONOR MARTIN LUTHER KING LEGACY

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will be honored on Monday across the country and here in the Morongo Basin in Twentynine Palms. Managing editor Tami Roleff invites you to join the celebration… “We shall overcome.” The celebrated civil rights leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., made

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JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK FREE ADMISSION ON KING BIRTHDAY HOLIDAY

Joshua Tree National Park will offer free admittance on Monday, January 19, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Fees for camping, reservations, and tours will still be collected. Visitors are reminded to bring their own water as most campgrounds and picnic areas do not have water. Water is

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ALTERNATE ENTRANCES TO JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK RECOMMENDED

With record attendance at Joshua Tree National Park, some visitors are now finding themselves waiting in long lines of vehicles to get in. Park Ranger Pam Tripp says the park is urging visitors to use alternate entrances to alleviate the waiting time… Every year Joshua Tree National Park is seeing

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1 KILLED, 3 INJURED IN MORNING CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Two horrendous traffic crashes in Twentynine Palms yesterday left one person dead, seven injured, and involved four helicopter life flights. In the first, a woman was killed, and her three children injured, one seriously, following a broadside collision in Twentynine Palms Wednesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Department, at 7:55

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3 CAR CRASH, 5 INJURED, IN EVENING CRASH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The second crash occurred at about 5:30 Wednesday afternoon on the highway just west of Lear Avenue in the Indian Cove area. While details are still being gathered, Sheriff’s officials say the crash involved three vehicles and four victims with serious injuries, none fatal at this time. Responding firefighters from

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PERMITS WILL BE REQUIRED FOR YUCCA VALLEY SEWER HOOK UP

When the Town of Yucca Valley builds its sewer, property owners will be responsible for connecting their homes to the main sewer line in the street. Not only will residents have to pay for the lateral connection line, but they will have to obtain permits from the Town for it.

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LANDERS COUPLE ARRESTED AFTER 2 TODDLERS FOUND WANDERING

A Landers couple was arrested Tuesday after their two toddlers were found walking in the desert naked. According to a Sheriff’s report, a neighbor called the Sheriff’s Department at 11:42 a.m. to report that a 4-year-old boy was walking in the 60500 block of Lorraine Road in Landers without any

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ACCUSED OF BITING GIRLFRIEND

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Monday evening after his fiancée said he bit her. According to a Sheriff’s report, Thaddius Lindsey, 28, of the 4300 block of Bonita Avenue, got into a fight with his fiancée Sunday over a set of keys, and during the argument, the woman said

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ONE KILLED, THREE INJURED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS CRASH THIS MORNING

One woman is dead, and her three children injured, following a broadside collision in Twentynine Palms Wednesday morning. According to the Sheriff’s Department, at 7:55 a.m., Terri Brooks, 26, was driving her Ford Fusion southbound on Utah Trail, with her three children, ages 1, 4, and 7. She stopped at

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ROLLOVER ON THE MORONGO GRADE INJURES UNSECURED 3-YEAR-OLD

A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized with major injuries following a roll-over crash on the Morongo Grade Tuesday morning. According to a CHP press release, William Linares, 21, of Yucca Valley, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on Highway 62 on the Morongo Grade, east of Indian Canyon Drive at

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