CHAMPIONS NAMED IN TWENTYNINE PALMS ELKS HOOP SHOOT

Two boys, ages 8-11, won the first round of competition in the Elk Hoop Shoot free-throw contest at the Twentynine Palms Junior High School Sunday, December 14, and were named Twentynine Palms champions. In the boys’ division, the winners were in the 8-9 year age division, Robert Russ; and in

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FATAL CRASH CAUSES INTERSTATE 10 TO BE CLOSED BOTH DIRECTIONS AT ARIZONA BORDER

Due to a crash between a semi-truck and a tour bus early this morning, Interstate 10 will be closed at the Arizona state line until 2 this afternoon. About 2 a.m., the tractor-trailer hauling steel pipe jack-knifed on the eastbound 10 just west of the state line in Blythe. The

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FORMER YUCCA VALLEY COUNCILMAN NAMED BLYTHE INTERIM CITY MANAGER

A former Yucca Valley Town councilman and Hi-Desert Water District official has been named the interim manger for the City of Blythe. On a 3-2 vote, Blythe City Council appointed Frank Luckino as interim city manager. Luckino has been the city’s finance director since June. He came to Blythe after

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