ONTARIO MAN ARRESTED IN JOSHUA TREE WITH METHAMPHETAMINE

An Ontario man was arrested Sunday in Joshua Tree after he was found with methamphetamine. According to a Sheriff’s report, Michael Tope, 26, was visiting family in the 61800 block of Clearview Road when he started arguing and pushing family members, who then called deputies. Tope locked himself in a

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PROJECT PHOENIX BOND LITIGATION IN COURT, TWENTYNINE PALMS CITY COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

Among the presentation items on the agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council is a status report on Project Phoenix bond litigation. On Monday afternoon, the City issued a press release noting there had been a hearing on the city’s suit against the state, in a Sacramento

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JOSHUA TREE SEARCH AND RESCUE INFORMATIONAL MEETING SATURDAY

Joshua Tree National Park will hold an informational meeting for new volunteers for the Joshua Tree Search and Rescue team (JOSAR). The meeting will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, February 2, at the Black Rock Visitor Center in Yucca Valley. JOSAR searches for lost hikers, rescues injured or stranded climbers,

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NEIGHBORS HELP 91-YEAR-OLD ESCAPE LANDERS FIRE

Neighbors helped a 91-year-old man escape from his home after his garage caught fire and flames spread to the house in Landers Saturday. County Fire said the two-car, detached garage in the 60000 block of Mitch Lane was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived after being dispatched around 5:45

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LOCAL ENVIRONMENTALISTS GET A LESSON ON ENERGY AND THE GRID

The featured speaker at the annual meeting of the Morongo Basin Conservation Association was Angelina Galiteva. Her topic was “Responsible Energy Development and the Electrical Grid.” Dan Stork was there for the Saturday meeting, and hits the highlights of her talk… Although California has a legislated goal of 33 percent

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NINE PEOPLE ARRESTED IN MORONGO BASIN WARRANT SWEEP

At least nine people were arrested last Wednesday during a warrant sweep of the Morongo Basin, and booked at the Morongo Basin Jail. Among those arrested from Joshua Tree were Nephateria Ary, 33, on drug warrants; George Bonney, 57, on a traffic warrant, with their bail set at $30,000 each;

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

A Yucca Valley man was caught red-handed and arrested Saturday morning after a neighbor saw him breaking into a home. Shortly after 7 a.m., a resident in the 7400 block of Barberry Avenue heard banging and loud noises coming from his neighbor’s house, and he knew the homeowner was not

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COVERED CALIFORNIA ENROLLMENT AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SATURDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is giving you an opportunity to find out all about the options you now have under the Affordable Care Act. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the Covered California enrollment drive is this Saturday…

If you’re uninsured you must sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care

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“SNOWBIRDS” IN THE NATIONAL PARK

While much of the nation suffers nasty winter weather, a wise species of wildlife flocks to our neighborhood. Ranger Pam Tripp welcomes the snowbirds…

The Snowbird is a common winter migrant easily recognized by its lightly covered, bright colored plumage. Traveling in well-appointed nests, they usually arrive in early January

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HELP A HOMELESS VETERAN

There are many homeless veterans in the Morongo Basin who are lacking the necessities to keep warm and fed. A new organization, Vets Cruzin for a Cause, is collecting jackets, blankets, and food to distribute to these homeless vets. If you have old jackets, blankets, and food you can spare,

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL GOLF 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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WOMEN’S HEALTH SYMPOSIUM AT MARINE BASE

A women’s health symposium will take place January 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 1p.m. on the Combat Center in Bldg 1707. This symposium is by women for women. All women with base access are encouraged to attend and female leaders are asked to encourage female subordinates to attend. Guest speakers

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MISS YUCCA VALLEY SPONSORS NEEDED

Z107.7 has started airing interviews with the 10 contestants vying for the title of Miss Yucca Valley. The 10 girls—Aimee Frank, Alicia Murphy, Cerena Foy, Hailey Lasiter, Maddy Nimmo, Mariah Muchtar, Rita Zelaya-Arauz, Rosie Paulino, Sophie Wargo, and Vanessa Valle—are juniors from Yucca Valley High School and Joshua Springs Christian

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DISCOVERY DAY AT SKY’S THE LIMIT

Sky’s the Limit Observatory and Nature Center will be hosting a stargazing Discovery Night Saturday, January 25. Two comets will be visible to those who are able to stay awake until 4 a.m. A full agenda for the evening is posted on the observatory’s website, skysthelimit29.org. The public is welcome

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CERT TRAINING CLASSES

A group of local volunteers stands ready to help the community in the face of the unforeseen. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells how you can get on the team…

If an earthquake, flash flood, fire, or other disaster was to hit the High Desert, would you know how to help

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CHILD CRUELTY ARREST IN YUCCA VALLEY

Two people were arrested early Thursday morning, accused of child cruelty. According to a Sheriff’s report, Jeffrey Speakman, 35, and Jessica Jones, 30, were arguing in the 6300 block of Hermosa Avenue in Yucca Valley about 4 a.m. Thursday morning. Jones was holding their young child when the argument turned

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CASH FOR COLLEGE WORKSHOP

High school seniors who attend a California Cash for College workshop in January or February will not only get help completing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other forms, but can qualify for a $1000 scholarship. There will be a “Cash for College” workshop in Room 110

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STUDENT ART SHOW AT TWENTYNINE PALMS ART GALLERY

The talents of our local Morongo Basin Art students will be highlighted at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Reporter Sara Snyder says students should bring in their art Sunday and Monday ……

The 29 Palms Art Gallery will hold its annual Student Show in February. The judged show features art

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TOWN OF YUCCA VALLEY, 9 OTHERS, NAMED IN DEVELOPERS LAWSUIT

A development company filed a lawsuit against the Town of Yucca Valley and nine other defendants last week, alleging, among other things, that the Town is requiring it to make improvements that it contends should have been made by the developer from whom it bought the property. According to the

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VEHICLE FIRE IN YUCCA MESA AREA

A call about a vegetation fire in Landers yesterday turned out to be a vehicle fire instead. About 6:15 a.m., Yucca Mesa fire fighters were dispatched to Linn Road, about a half mile off Highway 247, in Landers. Upon arrival, fire fighters discovered an abandoned mid-size pick-up truck burning. They

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