VENDORS SOUGHT FOR HUMANE SOCIETY WOOF-WALK

Vendors are needed for the Morongo Basin Humane Society’s third annual Woof Walk and Fair. The fundraising event will include a dog walk, blessing of the animals, auction, food, music, pet demonstrations, and vendor booths. The Woof Walk is set for Saturday, April 12, at Pappy and Harriet’s in Pioneertown.

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MORONGO BASIN MAC MEETS TONIGHT IN JOSHUA TREE

The format of the Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council features several regular reports, and one highlighted topic. Dan Stork tells what’s in store for this month… The featured special report at the January 13 meeting of the Morongo Basin MAC is on County Code Enforcement. The subcommittee on Land Use

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HELP CLEAN-UP PIPES CANYON THIS SATURDAY

Save Our Desert will host a cleanup day in the Pipes Canyon Area this coming Saturday, November 16. Participants will meet at the corner of Highway 247 and Pipes Canyon Road, and disperse to several areas to clean up roadsides and open space area in the vicinity of Black Lava

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NEW, BASIN-WIDE MUNCIPAL ADVISORY COMMISSION MET LAST NIGHT

The Morongo Basin Municipal Advisory Council met for the first time last night. About two dozen members of the public turned out to weigh in on a handful of topics relevant to the County Board of Supervisors. The eight neophyte MAC members listened intensely to public comments on a proposed

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ART TOURS VISITOR WINS NEW LINN GUITAR

One visitor’s experience points out the great local benefits of the Highway 62 art tours, held the past few weekends. In this case, Karan Flohra of Cypress attended the second weekend of the Highway 62 Art Tours with her aunt Julee Gilleland…

ArtFX and furnishings in Yucca valley was

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SAFETY TIPS ABOUT HEATING AS THE WEATHER TURNS COLDER

As the blustery storm brings in the cold weather, many of us will be looking for extra heat. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says the County Fire Department is offering seasonal safety tips… Fall often brings the need extra heat from a fireplace or space heater. Accidents involving fireplaces and heating equipment

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HIGHWAY 62 ART TOURS 2ND WEEKEND, EVENTS IN JOSHUA TREE AND TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Hi-Desert’s best visual and performing artists will be a part of the 12th Annual Hwy 62 Art Tours, a self-guided tour of more than 200 galleries, shops, homes, and private studios. This final weekend, October 26 and 27, features Joshua Tree, Twentynine Palms, and Wonder Valley. In addition, there’ll

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SEASON ENDING FOR PIONEERTOWN WESTERN REENACTMENTS

Two Old West reenactment groups will perform their last shows of the season this weekend in Pioneertown. The Mane Street Stampede invites children to share Halloween treats with their favorite Stampede characters at 2:30 Saturday. At the end of the show, the rootin’ tootin’ cowboys and ladies of the Mane

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MORONGO BASIN BIG MAC SWORN IN, LIPSITZ NAMED CHAIRMAN

An enthusiastic group of citizens gathered in the lobby of the County Services Building in Joshua Tree to take the first bite of the Big MAC – as we just have to refer to the new Municipal Advisory Committee for the unincorporated areas of the Morongo Basin. Dan Stork adds

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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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