LOW-COST VACCINE CLINICS FOR DOGS, CATS, THIS WEEK

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in July 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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VET COUNSELING AVAILABLE AT COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE

The San Bernardino Vet Center (SBVC) offers readjustment counseling, benefits counseling, and referral services to Veterans in the Morongo Basin every Tuesday. A Vet Center counselor is available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays at Copper Mountain College, 6162 Rotary Way, in Joshua Tree, Calif., in the Office

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NEW RENTERS HOMELESS AFTER JOSHUA TREE FIRE

Renters who had just moved into a home in Joshua Tree two days ago are looking for a new home after a fire destroyed their house last night. About 6:10 Wednesday evening, Joshua Tree fire fighters were called to the 6200 block of Sun Mesa to find smoke and fire

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD MEETS MONDAY

On Monday, at 8 a.m., the Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will continue their closed session meeting from June 30. The sole item on the agenda is the appointment of a superintendent/president. The meeting will be held in Room 104 on the college campus.

COLLEGE SETS FAREWELL TO WAGNER EVENT

Dr. Roger Wagner’s resignation as president of Copper Mountain College becomes effective July 14. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be a farewell party before then… The Board of Trustees of Copper Mountain College has invited the community to celebrate and say goodbye to Dr. Roger Wagner after seven years

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COPPER MOUNTAIN MESA BREAKFAST SATURDAY MORNING

This Saturday, July 5, the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center will host the monthly First Saturday Breakfast from 8 am to 11 am at the Center, located at 65336 Winters Road in North Joshua Tree. A full breakfast including all your favorites plus fresh squeezed orange juice and coffee will

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JOSHUA BASIN WATER BOARD MEETS TONIGHT

The Joshua Basin Water District Board of Directors will hold a routine meeting tonight. The Board will hear a history of Well 11; adopt a policy on replacing and purchasing vehicles; recognize Z107.7 for 25 years of community service; and hear a report on board meeting requirements. The meeting starts

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BASIN-WIDE BREAKFAST THURSDAY HEARS ABOUT HOMELESS OUTREACH

The Basin Wide Foundation invites you to breakfast, Thursday, July 3, at the Helen Gray Center at the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree at 7:00 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputy Jones will give a presentation on the Homeless Outreach and Proactive Enforcement (HOPE) program. HOPE was implemented by Law Enforcement for

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PUPPET SHOW AT THE JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY TOMORROW

Next on deck at the Joshua Tree Library Summer Reading Program is a puppet show. Reporter Dan Stork says an “arghh-uably” good time is promised…

The Joshua Tree Library will host a free family summer reading program performance Tuesday July 1 at 1:00 p.m. when puppeteer Franklin Haynes brings his

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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 each month at 2 pm at Faith Lutheran Church on Hallee Road in Joshua Tree, and

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LOW-COST DOG VACCINES, MICROCHIPS, SPAY AND NEUTER LOCALLY

The Animal Action League will be offering low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics in July 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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NEW MOON DRUM CIRCLE THIS MONDAY NIGHT

A new moon drum circle will be held 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 30. Facilitated by Sam Sloneker, the drum circle will be held on the patio of the sanctuary at Joshua Tree Retreat Center. Participants are encouraged to bring drums, shakers, and tambourines. The drum circle is free,

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OPEN MIC AT ONE 80 MINISTRIES TONIGHT

One 80 Ministries will hold an open mic night tonight (Friday, June 27) from 6 to 9 p.m. at the church in downtown Joshua Tree. Live bands and local talent are all welcome to participate in the free event. One 80 Ministries is located on the highway in Joshua Tree.

A BUSY KITCHEN AT THE JOSHUA TREE V.F.W.

The Joshua Tree Veterans of Foreign Wars Post will offer a spaghetti dinner tonight, June 27, from 4 to 6, complete with salad and garlic bread, for only $6. There is no Sunday breakfast this week. But don’t forget Taco Wednesday from 11 to 1.

ANY AND ALL FIREWORKS ARE ILLEGAL HERE IN OUR MORONGO BASIN

While you are planning your family get together for the Independence Day celebration, remember all fireworks, including the so-called safe and sane type, are strictly prohibited in this county. Reporter Diana Jones reminds you the cost of illegal fireworks can be high…

Many people have fond memories of celebrating the

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NEW INTERIM JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK SUPERINTENDENT NAMED

The Acting Superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park Andrea Compton is going back to her regular assignment as the Park’s Chief Resource Officer. She provided Z107.7 with a copy of a note she sent her staff, introducing them to her temporary successor. Todd Suess will be the next acting superintendent

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MORONGO BASIN TRANSIT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW

Morongo Basin Transit Authority Board of Directors will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at the MBTA Operations Center on Verbena Road in Joshua Tree. Among the items on the consent agenda are treasurer, ridership, operations, administrative and financial reports, and the purchase of a bus shelter kits. Under

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JOSHUA TREE CLEAN TEAM OUT TOMORROW MORNING

The next clean-up for the Joshua Tree Clean Team will be tomorrow, Wednesday, June 25 ,at 7 a.m. at the Joshua Tree Post Office. Anyone interested is encouraged to join us for one short hour of work. There will be trash bags, grabber sticks, gloves and water available to make

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ELDERLY COUPLE CRITICALLY INJURED IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH

An elderly couple were critically injured in a crash in Joshua Tree Saturday afternoon. About 1:10, Velma Ringwald, 58, of Twentynine Palms was stopped at the southbound stop sign at Sun Ray Road and Highway 62, when she pulled out directly into the path of a bread delivery truck driven

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EAGLE MOUNTAIN HYDRO PROEJCT GETS FEDERAL LICENSE

The Eagle Mountain landfill project is dead, but another massive project has desert residents, environmentalists, and some government agencies up in arms. According to a story in Friday’s Desert Sun, a controversial plan to build a hydroelectric plant in the open pits of an old iron mine was granted a

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