CHRISTOPHER LEE IN COURT YESTERDAY

The former Twentynine Palms Marine who is suspected of killing Erin Corwin and dumping her body down a mine shaft east of Twentynine Palms, made a brief appearance in Joshua Tree court yesterday morning. During the early disposition hearing, Christopher Lee’s lawyer advised the court he was still receiving discovery

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SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN VANDALIZING OF JOSHUA TREE AND SEVEN OTHER NATIONAL PARKS

The National Park Service has identified a suspect in vandalism at Joshua Tree and seven other national parks. A report from the Park Service says a 21-year-old New York State woman, Casey Nocket, has been identified as the primary suspect in recent vandalism cases that affect eight national parks in

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2015 SEASON TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE AT THEATRE 29

2015 season tickets are now available at Theatre 29. Season tickets offer a significant savings over the year. They are also a gift that keeps on giving as they are good for seven productions over the entire year. Managing Editor Tami Roleff tells you how to order… Season tickets are

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JOSHUA TREE MAN ARRESTED AFTER STOLEN BOAT FOUND IN HIS YARD

A Joshua Tree man was arrested Wednesday after a stolen boat was found in his yard. According to a Sheriff’s report, a boat was stolen from a yard in the 4900 block of Hermosa Court in Yucca Valley on August 3. A neighbor saw two men hook up the boat

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BLOOD DRIVE AT BLACK ROCK HIGH SCHOOL TOMORROW

Desert Blood Services will conduct a community blood drive tomorrow, Friday, October 31, at the Black Rock High School, 59273 Sunnyslope Drive in Yucca Valley, from 8 to 1. Donors must be at last 15 years old to give blood, and those aged 15 or 16 must have signed parental

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A REMINDER TO SET YOUR CLOCKS BACK SATURDAY NIGHT

This reminder: Be advised that Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. Be sure to set your clocks back one hour when you go to bed Saturday night.

FIRE EXPLORER PROGRAM OFFERED AT TWENTYNINE PALMS FIRE DEPARTMENT

Young people looking for camaraderie and an opportunity to serve their communities may want to consider being a Fire Explorer. ROP Broadcasting student Kyle Jarrard has more on the Twentynine Palms program… Have you ever wondered about the fire explorer program at the Twentynine Palms Fire Department? According to explorer

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BLUE GRASS JAM TONIGHT, JAZZ BAND MEMBERS SOUGHT IN JOSHUA TREE

Music is in abundance in Joshua Tree. Tonight come to a Bluegrass Jam this Thursday at 6 p.m. at the JT Trading Post. Organizers say come and sing a song, strum your guitar, or just come to enjoy the tunes. This is an acoustic jam, so do not bring electric

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HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS IN MORONGO VALLEY

On Friday, October 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., the Morongo Valley Chamber will hold a “Trick or Treat at the Park.” Local business owners will set up booths at Covington Park. There will be face tattoos, candy, popcorn, cider, and snow cones for the kids. Parents are encouraged to

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TRUNK OR TREAT AT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The United Methodist Church of Twentynine Palms will be holding a trunk and treat night in their parking lot on Thursday, October 31 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This will be a fun, safe time when members will hand out candy to local children. A table will be set up

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SKATEBOARD PARK OPEN IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Twentynine Palms area skateboarders can use the skateboard park at Luckie Park. ROP Broadcast Student Cole Subriar has more on the city-operated facility… Do you like to skateboard? If so, Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation has a skate park located in Luckie Park next to the youth club in Twentynine

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

The Yucca Valley Lady Trojan volleyball team travelled to Rancho Mirage High School to take on the Rattlers. The varsity team beat them, 3-1, head Coach Matt Jennings said. Leading the team were Ashley Priest, serving 16 for 17 with six aces,12 kills, and four blocks; Haley Rayburn with seven

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MARINES HELP CLEAN OUT HOME OF JOSHUA TREE FLOOD VICTIM

Following September’s flash flood that inundated homes with up to two feet of mud in South Joshua Tree, residents begged the county for help. After touring the devastated area, Supervisor James Ramos told his staff to be creative in finding help for those who needed it. Field Representative Mike Lipsitz

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FREE ACTING CLASSES OFERRED AT THEATRE 29

Free acting classes are being offered at Theatre 29 for the month of November. The free classes, for beginners through experienced are being given to give attendees a chance to see how the classes work and what they offer. Ages 16 and up are welcome, classes are limited in size

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COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BOARD IN CLOSED SESSION TOMORROW

The Copper Mountain College Board of Trustees will hold a closed session meeting Thursday, October 30, at 9 a.m. On the agenda, the trustees will discuss the recruitment and employment of a superintendent/president. The meeting will be held in Room 111 of the college in Joshua Tree.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CEMETERY BOARD MEETS TOMORROW AFTERNOON

The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board, who saw major vandalism over the weekend and pushback on new rules recently, will meet in regular session tomorrow. Reporter Cassie Zimarik checks the agenda… The Twentynine Palms Cemetery Board of Trustees will meet tomorrow on Thursday, October 30, at 5:30 p.m. In the meeting,

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TODDLER BOOT CAMP TOMORRROW AT THE TWENTYNINE PALMS LIBRARY

The Twentynine Palms Library’s toddler boot camp meets Thursday mornings at 10:00 a.m., and is open to children 1-3 years of age. This program is designed for the more active toddler and will be focused on the development of gross motor skills, listening skills, following directions, stretching and being active.

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HALLOWEEN FUN FEST FRIDAY IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Park and Recreation Department, and Z107.7 Radio are co-sponsoring the Halloween Fun Fest Friday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. It will be an evening of games, free trick-or-treat bags, candy, and a not-so-scary haunted house. The free event is for children ages 10 and under,

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180 MINISTRIES CHILI COOK-OFF FRIDAY IN JOSHUA TREE

180 Ministries will hold their annual harvest and chili cook off this Friday, October 31, beginning at 6 p.m. The free event will include a bounce house and games for the whole family. 180 Ministries has moved to a new location on Hallee Road next to the bicycle shop in

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TENNIS OFFERRED BY JOSHUA TREE RECREATION

Joshua Tree Recreation is offering access to their tennis courts. ROP Broadcast student Brenden Nguyen has details… Did you know that there people looking to play tennis with you? Have you ever wanted to join a tennis club or buy a key for individual play? Well, keys, giving district court

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