YUCCA VALLEY MAN DIES IN PIONEERTOWN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

A Yucca Valley motorcyclist was killed in a Pioneertown crash yesterday. According to the county coroner, at 7:58 p.m., Troy (Jay) Lewis, 51, was traveling southbound on Pioneertown Road when he collided head on with a northbound 2012 Mazda. Lewis was wearing his helmet. Troy Lewis was declared dead at

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HIGHWAY 62 ART TOURS KICK OFF THIS WEEKEND

The first of two weekends of the Highway 62 Art Tours kicks off this weekend. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has your invitation… It’s one of my favorite events of the year—the Highway 62 Art Tours. The Highway 62 Art Tours is a self-guided tour of galleries, shops, homes, and private

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HWY 62 ARTS TOURS COLLECTIVE SHOW RECEPTION TOMORROW

The collective exhibit for the 2013 Hwy. 62 Art Tours is open at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. Reporter Taylor Thacker says an artist’s reception is set for tomorrow … The 12th annual Hwy 62 Art Tours returns to the Morongo Basin to showcase at first in Landers, Yucca Valley,

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SERVICES SET FOR BRONSON O’DELL “POP” WRIGHT

Bronson O’Dell “Pop” Wright, a resident of Joshua Tree and Pioneertown since the 1970s, died September 19. He was 81 years old. “Pop” Wright is survived by his wife, Vicki Wright, of Pioneertown; his daughters, Linda Theriault of Joshua Tree, Leila Huber of Twentynine Palms, Tanya Wilson and Michele Wilson,

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EXTRA LABOR DAY WEEKEND PERFORMANCE IN PIONEERTOWN

In observance of Labor Day weekend, the old-west re-enactment group, Mane Street Stampede, will gallop into Pioneertown for a special evening show. In addition to its regular 2:30 Saturday afternoon show featuring Old West, shoot-em-up skits, the Mane Street Stampede will hold a second show at 6:30 p.m. August 31.

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE LABOR DAY WEEKEND

In observance of Labor Day weekend, the old-west re-enactment group, Mane Street Stampede, will gallop into Pioneertown for a special evening show. In addition to its regular 2:30 Saturday afternoon show featuring Old West, shoot-em-up skits, the Mane Street Stampede will hold a second show at 6:30 p.m. August 31.

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TRADITIONAL PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE LOOKING FOR EXTREME GOLFERS

A long-time Morongo Basin tradition, the Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge, continues this September. Reporter Taylor Thacker tells us how to sign up for the ultimate in extreme golf… The tradition of extreme golf for charity continues this September with the Rotary Club of Yucca Valley. The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge

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PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE

It’s one of the most unique golf tournaments you’ll ever play. The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge is seeking golfers, experts and duffers alike. It’s the golf experience you won’t forget: golf down the mountain from Big Bear to Pioneertown. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Yucca Valley Rotary Club is accepting

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PIONEER PASS GOLF CHALLENGE

It’s one of the most unique golf tournaments you’ll ever play. The Pioneer Pass Golf Challenge is seeking golfers, experts and duffers alike. It’s the golf experience you won’t forget: golf down the mountain from Big Bear to Pioneertown. Reporter Taylor Thacker says the Yucca Valley Rotary Club is accepting

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OLD WEST REENACTMENTS IN PIONEERTOWN

Two tourist-favorite local old-western reenactment groups perform every weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede thunders into Pioneertown with a series of family friendly old west, shoot-em-up skits every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. through October on Mane St. in Pioneertown. For more information contact: “Desert Rose” at 760-365-0044. The Gunfighters

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OLD WEST REENACTMENTS IN PIONEERTOWN

Two tourist-favorite local old-western reenactment groups perform every weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede thunders into Pioneertown with a series of family friendly old west, shoot-em-up skits every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. through October on Mane St. in Pioneertown. For more information contact: “Desert Rose” at 760-365-0044. The Gunfighters

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OLD WEST RE-ENACTMENTS IN PIONEERTOWN

Two tourist-favorite local old-western reenactment groups perform every weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede thunders into Pioneertown with a series of family friendly old west, shoot-em-up skits every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. through October on Mane St. in Pioneertown. For more information contact: “Desert Rose” at 760-365-0044. The Gunfighters

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FREE WESTERN REENACTMENT SHOWS WEEKENDS IN PIONEERTOWN

Two tourist-favorite local old-western reenactment groups perform every weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede thunders into Pioneertown with a series of family friendly Old West, shoot-em-up skits every Saturday at 2:30 p.m. through October on Mane St. in Pioneertown. For more information contact: “Desert Rose” at 760-365-0044. The Gunfighters

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CHAMBER INSTALLS OFFICERS, HONORS LOCALS WHO MADE A DIFFERENCE

The Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce invites you to help celebrate local accomplishments, install new directors and officers and honor outstanding members of our community on Friday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown. Honorees include Yucca Valley Chamber of Commerce Member of the Year, McClay

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LOCAL AIR QUALITY WARNING AS NEARBY FIRE GROWS

The size of the nearby Hathaway Fire that has been burning east of banning since Sunday has grown. Officials adjusted the burn area to 2,372 acres. Firefighters have contained 30 percent of the wildfire, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The Forest Service doesn’t expect full containment until June 25.

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SUPERVISORS RAISE WATER RATES, ESTABLISH REGIONAL MACS

While the approval of the Dollar General Store in Joshua Tree was the hot point issue at yesterday’s County Supervisors meeting, the Board also took a number of other actions which directly affect residents here in our Morongo basin. Reporter Mike Lipsitz was there all day and has the rest

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PIONEERTOWN FIRE CAUSED BY RODENT REPELLENT

An electrical device plugged in to scare away rodents in a garage did just that in Pioneertown yesterday—by burning down the garage. About 10:50 Sunday morning, firefighters were called to a home in the 2600 block of Orchard Avenue where they found the two-car detached garage fully involved with flames

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GUNFIGHTERS FOR HIRE TO ON FRENCH TV

The Pioneertown Gunfighters for Hire will be shown on French television in about two weeks. A crew from the French television station, TF1, was filming a story about Palms Springs and was unexpectedly delayed in returning to France, and so the crew went to Pioneertown. Members of the western re-enactment

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE DONATES TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

A check for $500 was “Pony Expressed” to the Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert at the Saturday show of the Mane Street Stampede in Pioneertown. The wild west acting troupe is a not-for profit volunteer group that performs free shows at 2:30 each Saturday on Mane Street

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MANE STREET STAMPEDE DONATES TO BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

A check for $500 was “Pony Expressed” to the Boys and Girls Club of the High Desert at the Saturday show of the Mane Street Stampede in Pioneertown. The wild west acting troupe is a not-for profit volunteer group that performs free shows at 2:30 each Saturday on Mane Street

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