CRAFT AND BAKE SALE AT JOSHUA TREE 1ST BAPTIST CHURCH

Joshua Tree First Baptist Church is hosting its annual craft and bake sale 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at 6740 Sunset Road, on the south side, up from the Farmers Market. All proceeds are donated to local charities. For further information please contact Claudette McIntosh at

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees meets tomorrow afternoon. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agenda…

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will meet in a closed session meeting tomorrow, October 9, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss the employment and recruitment of the superintendant and president. The regular meeting

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SOLAR ENERGY, TRANSPORTATION, RECOGNITION AT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TONIGHT

Solar energy, transportation and student recognitions head the agenda of tonight’s meeting of the Morongo Unified School District Board of Education. Reporter Dan Stork tells what else the Board will consider… The Morongo Unified School District Board of Education will begin its October 7 meeting with a work/study session on

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW

The next Joshua Tree Clean Team clean-up will be held tomorrow on Alta Loma and Sherwood, just west of Friendly Hills Elementary School. Volunteers can park along Sherwood at 7 a.m. and work for one short hour until 8 a.m. There will be trash bags, grabber sticks and gloves available

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JOSHUA BASIN TO START ACCEPTING STATE WATER THURSDAY

After three years of planning, design, and construction, the Joshua Basin Water District recharge facility is finally ready to accept water from the Mojave Water Agency. The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 9, as the board of directors turns on the tap

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends is a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child. It meets every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Helen Gray Center on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua

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COUNTY SUPERVISORS CONSIDER TOILETS AND TAX BREAKS TOMORROW

Toilets and tax breaks are two of the items on the agenda of the meeting of the County Board of Supervisors. Reporter Dan Stork tells who will be affected…

If you live in one of five county-administered special water districts, including ones in Landers or Pioneertown, and you’ve been hankering

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PAINTNG OF JOSHUA BASIN WATER TANK START THIS WEEK

Members of the Chaparral Artists Guild have been working for more than two years to help high school art students paint the water tank at the Joshua Basin Water District office in Joshua Tree. The artists had encountered numerous obstacles and set-backs as they began what they believed to be

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MAMMOGRAPHY LECTURE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

A tour of a new state-of-the-art mammography machine and a lecture on mammography will be held at Hi-Desert Medical Center tomorrow. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says make a reservation today…..

Mammograms are an excellent screening and diagnostic tool for detecting breast cancer. The technology for mammograms is continually evolving; the

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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP MEETS TOMORROW

The Hi-Desert Home Care Services hospice program will host a free ongoing bereavement support group for those whose loved ones have died. The support group meets tomorrow and the first and third Tuesdays of every month at 2 p.m. Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and at

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CERT OPEN HOUSE AT LEAR FIRE STATION WEDNESDAY

The Community Emergency Response Team, CERT, and the Copper Mountain College Fire Technology class will hold an open house this Wednesday. ROP broadcast student Heather Adamsen has your invitation… On October 8, at 5 p.m., the Lear Avenue fire station 422 will be hosting an open house. The Community Emergency

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RETIRED TEACHERS TO HEAR ABOUT FIRE SAFETY

California Retired Teachers will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road in Joshua Tree. Captain Robert Marquez, of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, will discuss home fire safety, placing special emphasis on smoke alarms. Please call Gay Smith at 760-369-2211 no

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A BUSY KITCHEN AT THE JOSHUA TREE VFW

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will be serving up a fish and shrimp dinner tonight from 4:00 to 6:00. Sunday breakfast is chicken fried steak or pork chops from 8 to 11. And don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

FIRST SATURDAY BREAKFAST AT COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA TOMORROW

Summer is gone. A new season, a new month means that this Saturday, October 4th is the First Saturday Breakfast at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Association located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. The $5 breakfast is served from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and includes all

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DESERT-WISE WORKSHOP THIS SATURDAY

Given severe water shortages from a historic drought and state emergency mandates for water reduction usage, a workshop that addresses steps that the public can take to stretch dwindling water reserves is very timely. Reporter Dan Stork tells how to participate… The Morongo Basin Conservation Association [MBCA] will host the

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER NEGOTIATING FOR A MERGER

The Hi-Desert Medical Center has been bleeding red ink for years, but the situation has become increasingly dire the past few years, as the hospital is running out of money. CEO Bob Tyk said the hospital lost about $4.6 million dollars last year, of which $2 to $2.5 million was

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RETIRED TEACHERS MEET NEXT WEEK

California Retired Teachers will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10, at the Helen Gray Center on Whitefeather Road. Captain Robert Marquez, of the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, will discuss home fire safety, placing special emphasis on smoke alarms. Please call Gay Smith at 760-369-2211 no later than Monday,

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ANIMAL ACTION LEAGUE OFFER LOW-COST VACCINES, CHIPS, AND SPAY/NEUTER

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in October for dogs and cats, as well as low-cost spaying and neutering. No appointments are necessary for vaccines or microchips; appointments are required for spay and neutering services. Microchips are only $15, and can help reunite you

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water Board meets tonight, Reporter Caitlin Logan checks the agenda… The Joshua Basin Water District will have their regular meeting on Wednesday, October 1, starting at 7:00 p.m. During this meeting, the board will review and approve the first amendment to the High Desert Medical Center agreement

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PARKING LOT SALE SATURDAY

Come find your treasure. Copper Mountain College Foundation will be hosting a parking lot sale at Copper Mountain College on Saturday, October 4. The sale will run from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. and include a variety of vendors. Refreshments will be available from the student government, ASCMC. Vendors are

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