COPPER MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PRESIDENT ON SHORT LIST FOR VICTORVILLE JOB

Copper Mountain College President Dr. Roger Wagner is one of the final candidates being considered for president of Victor Valley Community College. Victor Valley College officials say they have screened resumes of candidates for the school’s president/ superintendent opening and are preparing interviews. Wagner, who just got a three-year contract

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LOCAL FIREFIGHTERS TAKE COUNTY WIDE-RISE TRAINING

Yucca Mesa firefighters took part in a county-wide training drill in a warehouse Monday in Victorville. Known in firefighter parlance as a “wide rise,” the 800,000 square foot warehouse was a different challenge for the firefighters who are more used to fighting house and wildfires.

Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Weber from

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LUCERNE MAN KILLED ON BICYCLE ON STATE ROUTE 247

A Lucerne Valley mans on a bicycle was struck and killed yesterday morning on State Route 247. The County Coroner said at 7:59 a.m., Angelo “Andy” Douglas Azzato, 47, was found dead along the side of the road, the apparent victim of a hit-run-driver. Azzato had been riding his bicycle

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SERVICE ACADEMY EVENT IN VICTORVILLE TONIGHT

Middle- and high-school students who are interested in attending a military academy are invited to attend a free event tonight to learn more about the country’s five service academies. Representatives from the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will be

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MILITARY SERVICE ACADEMY TONIGHT IN YUCAIPA

Middle- and high-school students who are interested in attending a military academy are invited to attend a free event tonight to learn more about the country’s five service academies. Representatives from the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy will be

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REACH OUT VOLUNTEER NAMED NON-PROFIT VOLUTEER OF THE YEAR

A volunteer from Reach Out Morongo Basin was honored as Non-Profit Volunteer of the Year at an awards ceremony sponsored by the Academy of Grass-Roots Organizations last week in Victorville. Carrie Hendrickson started volunteering for Reach Out in 2009 through the welfare-to-work program, CalWorks. She was hired as an administrative

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WEST NILE VIRUS IN SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

The West Nile Virus has been confirmed in birds and chickens in San Bernardino County, according to the Department of Public Health. A Victorville resident was hospitalized recently with West Nile Virus. The Health Department urges residents to assume that West Nile Virus is present throughout the region and should

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WEST NILE VIRUS NOW IN COUNTY, TAKE PRECAUTIONS

The West Nile Virus has been confirmed in birds and chickens in San Bernardino County, according to the Department of Public Health. A Victorville resident was hospitalized recently with West Nile Virus. The Health Department urges residents to assume that West Nile Virus is present throughout the region and should

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TELECONFERENCING BRINGS COUNTY MEETINGS TO THE HI-DESERT

Morongo Basin residents will soon be able to attend San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors meetings remotely, with teleconferencing equipment that will be installed in Joshua Tree. Reporter Dan Stork tells about the county’s logistical moves concerning this capability… San Bernardino is moving the High Desert teleconferencing location from the

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