ORCHID FESTIVAL IN LANDERS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Coming up soon, it’s the 19th annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival. With more on the festival fun, here is managing editor Tami Roleff… For 19 years, Gubler Orchids in Landers and the Sunset Rotary Club have been sponsoring the Orchid Festival, a two-day fun fest of flowers, classes and demonstrations,

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY LANDERS MUSEUM MARKETPLACE OPEN SATURDAY

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s Museum Marketplace has new items arriving every day. Donations include etched glassware, men’s clothing, jewelry, dolls and toys, artisan bread, and more. The marketplace is open Saturday, October 4, from 9 to 1 at the Historical Society, 632 Landers Lane in Landers.

19TH ANNUAL ORCHID FESTIVAL THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

Coming up soon, it’s the 19th annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival. With more on the festival fun, here is reporter Diana Jones… For 19 years, Gubler Orchids in Landers and the Sunset Rotary Club have been sponsoring the Orchid Festival, a two-day fun fest of flowers, classes and demonstrations, music,

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MORE DETAILS ON FATAL ATV CRASH IN LANDERS SATURDAY

We have more information on that fatal ATV crash in Landers Saturday night. The Sheriff’s Department was called at 11:43 p.m. Saturday about a missing person in the 59900 block of Applegate Way. The caller said that Jacob Harvel, 26, had been drinking and had taken Katrina Eberhardt, 29, of

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SIGN UP EARLY FOR ORCHID FESTIVAL CLASSES

The 19th Annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival is being held October 4 and October 5 at Gubler Orchids in Landers. One of the more popular activities is the orchid classes, conducted by the Orchid Society of Arizona. The first class is for children ages 6 to 15, which will start

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LANDERS WOMAN KILLED IN FATAL ATV CRASH

A Landers woman was killed late Saturday night following a crash of the all-terrain vehicle she was riding. The crash occurred about 9 p.m. Saturday night near Joshua Tree Lane and Booth Road when the driver of the ATV, as yet unidentified, left the road, and Katrina Eberhardt, 29, was

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MAJOR HIGHWAY PROJECT COMING TO STATE ROUTE 247

Motorists who drive on State Route 247, also known as Old Woman Springs Road, should prepare to be inconvenienced for the next seven months or so. CalTrans is planning an $8 million dollar project on eight miles of the highway, from El Cortez Road to Handley Road that will start

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ORCHID FESTIVAL OCTOBER 4TH AND 5TH SPOTLIGHTS LOCAL NON-PROFITS

In addition to the orchids, food, entertainment, wine and cheese tasting, bounce house, pottery, and art and jewelry vendors at the Orchid Festival, the festival is a showcase for participating non-profit organizations. Reporter Dan Stork tells which nonprofits are participating this year, and how you can help your favorite charities

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MISSING YUCCA VALLEY WOMAN FOUND DECEASED IN LANDERS

A Yucca Valley woman reported missing Saturday morning was found deceased Monday evening in Landers. Dayle Will, 68, the wife of Morongo Unified School District Trustee Ed Will, left her home in Yucca Valley at about 7:00 a.m. When she did not return as expected, Will reported her missing. Four

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JOSHUA TREE MAN HELD FO FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Friday afternoon, accused of beating a woman. According to a Sheriff’s report, a witness called 911 about 2 p.m. Friday to report that a man, later identified as John Crossen, 35, had a screaming woman in a headlock in the 63100 block of Shifting

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19TH ANNUAL ORCHID SHOW OFFERS ORCHID CLASSES

Even though the 19th Annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival, sponsored in part by Z107.7, is almost three weeks away, it is already time to sign up for the very popular orchid classes. Reporter Taylor Thacker has details… The 19th Annual Morongo Basin Orchid Festival is being held on October 4

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION TOMORROW

The third Monday of September is the day for most of the monthly distributions of surplus Federal food in the Morongo Basin. Reporter Dan Stork has the times and places…

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino will distribute surplus food to low-income residents of the Morongo Basin Monday, September

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LANDERS ELEMENTARY BACK-TO-SCHOOL MONTH TONIGHT

Landers Elementary School will hold a back-to-school night Thursday, September 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to come meet their children’s teachers and see their classrooms. The sixth graders will hold a bake sale to raise money to send them to Science Camp.

FOUR PEOPLE ARRESTED IN THREE UNRELATED CHILD ABUSE CASES

Four people were arrested in three unrelated child abuse cases yesterday. According to Sheriff reports, Allison Feldman, 25, of the 6500 block of Sierra Avenue in Joshua Tree, is accused of hitting her husband and child Wednesday night, causing minor injuries. Allison Feldman was arrested for investigation of cruelty to

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARKETPLACE RE-OPENING

The Historical Society Marketplace in Landers is re-opening this weekend. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks the inventory… The Morongo Basin Historical Society is re-opening their marketplace on September 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. They are back with new treasures that the whole family will enjoy, such as men’s, women’s,

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LANDERS MAN ARRESTED AFTER YUCCA VALLEY PURSUIT

A Landers man was arrested Saturday evening after a short pursuit through Yucca Valley. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Rick Millard, deputies received a tip that Brett Schmidt, 51, who had several felony warrants out for his arrest, was driving a blue Ford Astro minivan eastbound on Highway 62 through Morongo

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AS YOU REQUESTED: A CLOSE LOOK AT LOCAL TRASH SERVICES

During the Z107.7 “Up Close” show recently, listeners had a lot of questions about how trash pick-up is done in our local municipalities, as well as county areas. In response to our listeners’ requests, reporter Dan Stork did the homework to answer those questions…

Each year in June, residents of

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER AGENCY MEETS TONIGHT

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency, who supplies water to the Landers area, will have a Board meeting tonight. Reporter Taylor Thacker checks the agenda… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency will have their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 26, starting at 6:00 p.m. On the agenda for this meeting

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2,000 MARIJUANA PLANTS FOUND IN SIX ILLEGAL GROWS IN JOSHUA TREE AND LANDERS

Narcotics officers and Sheriff’s deputies seized more than 2,000 marijuana plants, and arrested eleven people Wednesday during raids on six illegal marijuana grows in Joshua Tree and Landers. Detectives served search warrants on the illegal grows after watching the locations for several weeks. The plants were found in fenced-in areas

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VINTAGE FILM FESTIVAL CLOSES WITH “JEPOARDY” SATURDAY

This coming Saturday will be the final showing for this year’s Vintage Film Festival in Landers. Reporter Cara Conway invites you out to see “Jeopardy”…. John Sturges’ 1953 suspense film “Jeopardy” will be the closing feature for the Saturday night at the movies Vintage Film Festival on August 23 at

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