SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN VANDALIZING OF JOSHUA TREE AND SEVEN OTHER NATIONAL PARKS

The National Park Service has identified a suspect in vandalism at Joshua Tree and seven other national parks. A report from the Park Service says a 21-year-old New York State woman, Casey Nocket, has been identified as the primary suspect in recent vandalism cases that affect eight national parks in

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER STOLEN BOAT FOUND IN HIS YARD

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday after a stolen boat was found in his yard. According to a Sheriff’s report, a boat was stolen from a yard in the 4900 block of Hermosa Court in Yucca Valley on August 3. A neighbor saw two men hook up the boat

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BLUE GRASS JAM TONIGHT, JAZZ BAND MEMBERS SOUGHT IN JOSHUA TREE

Music is in abundance in Joshua Tree. Tonight come to a Bluegrass Jam this Thursday at 6 p.m. at the JT Trading Post. Organizers say come and sing a song, strum your guitar, or just come to enjoy the tunes. This is an acoustic jam, so do not bring electric

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MARINES HELP CLEAN OUT HOME OF JOSHUA TREE FLOOD VICTIM

Following September’s flash flood that inundated homes with up to two feet of mud in South Joshua Tree, residents begged the county for help. After touring the devastated area, Supervisor James Ramos told his staff to be creative in finding help for those who needed it. Field Representative Mike Lipsitz

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD IN CLOSED SESSION TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will hold a closed session meeting Thursday, October 30, at 9 a.m. On the agenda, the trustees will discuss the recruitment and employment of a superintendent/president. The meeting will be held in Room 111 of the college in Joshua Tree.

180 MINISTRIES CHILI COOK-OFF FRIDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

180 Ministries will hold their annual harvest and chili cook off this Friday, October 31, beginning at 6 p.m. The free event will include a bounce house and games for the whole family. 180 Ministries has moved to a new location on Hallee Road next to the bicycle shop in

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TENNIS OFFERRED BY JOSHUA TREE RECREATION

Joshua Tree Recreation is offering access to their tennis courts. ROP Broadcast student Brenden Nguyen has details… Did you know that there people looking to play tennis with you? Have you ever wanted to join a tennis club or buy a key for individual play? Well, keys, giving district court

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ONE ARRESTED IN A BOLD JOSHUA TREE VEHICLE THEFT

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday, after he allegedly stole a truck, then took it for a joyride. According to a Sheriff’s report, the truck’s owner called the Sheriff’s Department shortly before 6 p.m. Friday to report someone was in his truck and trying to steal it from the

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THREE ARRESTED WITH ILLEGAL DRUGS IN JOSHUA TREE

On Thursday, in the 6000 block of Outpost Road, three Joshua Tree residents were arrested for investigation of various drug charges: Richelle Hopperandrade, 30, on suspicion of possession of controlled substances for sales; and Richard Lane, 33, and Geoffrey Davis, 44, for keeping a place to sell drugs and possession

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF DRUGS

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Sunday, accused of driving under the influence of drugs. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy observed Kevin Cruz, 42, driving fast through a residential neighborhood in North Joshua Tree about 11:45 p.m. The deputy located Cruz near Petunia and El Reposo Avenue. The

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The Joshua Tree Clean Team will be out again tomorrow morning as part of their regular schedule of the second, fourth, and fifth Wednesday. At 8 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, they will be tackling the northeast corner of La Contenta Rd and Highway 62. There is a lot of tidying

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26 LOCAL CANDIDATES AT POLITICAL POP-UP IN JOSHUA TREE SATURDAY

While attendance from the general public was light, the local candidates present thought the political pop-up Saturday was a good idea. Managing Editor Tami Roleff was there and files this report… Twenty-six candidates for local offices showed up at the non-partisan political pop-up event held Saturday at the Sportsman’s Club

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COUNTY VITAL SIGNS FORUM SET IN JOSHUA TREE TOMORROW

A Community Vital Signs forum, with Supervisor James Ramos in attendance, will be held in Joshua Tree tomorrow, Tuesday October 28. Community Vital Signs is an ongoing County program whose goal is to establish a health improvement framework, using community input about desired health services. The Third District Community Forum

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24 LOCAL CANDIDATES TO BE AT POLITICAL POP-UP TOMORROW

Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event Saturday morning from 9 to 11 a.m.; 24 local candidates have now confirmed they will be in attendance. The free event is designed to give residents a chance to talk with the candidates prior to the

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COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM SET FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

Community Vital Signs is an effort aimed at a comprehensive county health care that been going on for over three years. Reporter Dan Stork says a forum to gather community input is coming to Joshua Tree… A Community Vital Signs forum, with Supervisor James Ramos in attendance, will be held

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ART EXHIBITION AT BOXOHOUSE THIS WEEKEND

An artist who created artwork as she traveled around the United States on her way to an artist’s residency in Joshua Tree, will hold an exhibition of her completed art this weekend. BoxoHouse in Joshua Tree will feature Heather L. Johnson’s show, “In Search of the Frightening and Beautiful: A

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22 LOCAL CANDIDATES CONFIRM FOR Z107.7 POLITICAL POP-UP SATURDAY

Come meet the local non-partisan candidates for Joshua Basin Water District, Hi-Desert Water District, Hi-Desert Medical Center, the Morongo Unified School District, Yucca Valley Town Council, and Twentynine Palms City Council. Z107.7 Radio and the Sportsman’s Club are sponsoring a non-partisan office political pop-up event this Saturday, from 9 to

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JOSHUA TREE HALLOWEEN HAUNT THIS SATURDAY

This Saturday, October 25, the Joshua Tree Recreation and Park District will be hosting a Halloween Haunt Festival from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy an evening filled with frightful fun. There will be activity booths such as, win a fish, painting, ring toss, cake walk, photo booth, and more.

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SUBSTANTIAL FEE HIKES PROPOSED FOR JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Less than a month after a new superintendent took over at Joshua Tree National Park, the Park proposes to substantially increase its user fees, in some cases more than doubling them. The proposed fees for a 7-day pass for vehicles would increase from $15 to $25; hikers and bicyclers would

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NEW JOSHUA TREE DOLLAR GENERAL COURT RULING TIGHTENS LANGUAGE

Yesterday, the group that is leading the charge against a proposed Dollar General retail store in Joshua Tree announced a legal victory on its web site. Reporter Dan Stork examined the legal document provided by the Joshua Tree Downtown Business Alliance, and says that it dots some i’s and crosses

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