Lions Club awards scholarship to Immanuel School student

Lions Club awards scholarship to Immanuel School student

Ridgecrest Lions Club Steve Morgan– Last Saturday April 30th, one of our local high school students from Immanuel Christian School, Apiew Thich, won a scholarship of $4,500. The scholarship is from the Lions 4th District Student Speakers Foundation, and is given to the winning Student . . . Read Full Story >>

SA sends kids to camp

The Salvation Army Ridgecrest– “The Salvation Army Ridgecrest is sending some amazing kids to our Camp Redwood Glen this summer, to swim (in a pool) and beat the heat by tucking away (in the redwood forest) at our Camp Redwood Glen. I am blessed to . . . Read Full Story >>

Audubon presents program on birds and bees

Kerncrest Audubon Society Brenda Burnett– Alexia Svejda will show a video and talk about Birds and Bees and Why Bees and other Insects Matter on Thursday, May 19 at 7PM at the Maturango Museum. Alexia Svejda is president of the California City Chamber of Commerce . . . Read Full Story >>

Ridge Writers to present the birth of a book at meeting on May 5

Eastern Sierra Ridge Writers Donna Rosenthal – Author Danny Nielsen and publisher/editor Jennifer Crittenden will discuss the origin and process of their collaboration to bring “Straight Flossin’ and Other Stories of the American West” into the world, at the Ridge Writers May 5 meeting, starting . . . Read Full Story >>

Ridge Writers presents Allison Aubin Scholarship

Eastern Sierra Ridge Writers Daniel Stallings– This year, the Eastern Sierra Branch of the California Writers Club (Ridge Writers) plans to award the Allison Aubin Scholarship for Young Writers to local students preparing to enter college to study writing. This year, we are opening the . . . Read Full Story >>

Mayors Breakfast set for Thur., May 5

Mayors Breakfast set for Thur., May 5

Kiwanis Club Larry Bird– The Ridgecrest Mayor’s Breakfast will be held on the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 5. The Event hosted by the Kiwanis Club, will begin at 6:15 a.m. with a program to follow at 6:30 a.m., at the Desert Christian Center, . . . Read Full Story >>

Alzheimer’s Walk to raise money for awareness

Alzheimer’s Walk to raise money for awareness

RIDGECREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (RRH) — In order to achieve the lofty goals they have set for themselves this year, participants of the annual Alzheimer’s Walk have already began their efforts to meet recruitment and fundraising objectives. “The walk will be held Oct. 22, but we . . . Read Full Story >>

Ukrainian enroute to pick up fleeing his refugee family

Ukrainian enroute to pick up fleeing his refugee family

By LAURA QUEZADA News Review Staff Writer Ukrainian refugee, Denys Kobzan, is in Ridgecrest temporarily as he awaits the go ahead to pick up his in-laws from the Mexican border. He is staying as a guest of Dr. Daniel Mallory whom he met through the . . . Read Full Story >>

Women’s Center observes Sexual Assault Awareness

Women’s Center observes Sexual Assault Awareness

During the month of April, the Women’s Center High Desert, Inc. observed Sexual Assault Month. The kickoff event for the month was a Sexual Assault Awareness Walk that was held last Thursday at 5:30. Participants met at the Ridgecrest Police Department. The march proceeded to . . . Read Full Story >>

Owens Lake Bird Festival to return live April 23

Friends of the Inyo Louis Medina – Friends of the Inyo’s Owens Lake Bird Festival is returning this year as a live birding and exploring event on April 23 in Lone Pine. The event is back by popular demand following a two-year hiatus for COVID . . . Read Full Story >>

140 participants joined in the annual burro race Saturday

140 participants joined in the annual burro race Saturday

By LAURA Austin News Review Staff Writer Nearly 150 runners turned out early on Saturday morning, April 9 for the Annual California Breakfast Burrito’s Run With The Burros charity race. The event was held in Indian Wells Canyon and surrounding areas off of Highway 14 . . . Read Full Story >>

Aulds, teammates for 68 years

Aulds, teammates for 68 years

By Bruce Auld News Review Correspondent Dad could see the big picture and was adept at connecting the dots. Mom could see the details, necessary to complete their many endeavors. Together, these octogenarians got the job done. And with each new project, Mom would say, . . . Read Full Story >>

Time to tune in and drop by RRH

RIDGECREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (RRH) As COVID outbreaks remain flat, residents are encouraged to reconnect with their healthcare providers about both new and existing conditions. “If you have not been in touch with your provider about your health — whether that means checking in on an . . . Read Full Story >>

Nazarene hosts Easter sunrise service

Nazarene hosts Easter sunrise service

Laura Austin Photo Illustration: Whether we worship in a grand urban cathedral or a little country church, Christians have a long tradition—nearly 250 years—of greeting Easter morning with an outdoor sunrise celebration. This year The Ridgecrest Nazarene Church is celebrating the life, death, and resurrection . . . Read Full Story >>

Sequoia National Forest, Giant Sequoia National Monument now open to visito

Forest Service Denise Alonzo – March 31, 2022 Most Forest Service managed land burned during the 2020 Castle and 2021 Windy fires on the Western Divide Ranger District will reopen to the public over the next two months. “In our continued effort to abate hazards . . . Read Full Story >>

Young professionals find dreams come true at Bella Sera

Young professionals find dreams come true at Bella Sera

RIDGECREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL — While the staff of Bella Sera earned attention for its dedication and precautions during the pandemic, two young professionals recently shared how the skilled-nursing facility offered them a place to help realize their dream careers and long-held life goals. For Hannah . . . Read Full Story >>

Kumferman calls for fasting and prayer for Ukraine

Kumferman calls for fasting and prayer for Ukraine

Bruce Auld News Review Contributor On March 7, 2022, Edwin Kumferman (BHS 1977), was a featured speaker at a gathering in Rexburg, Idaho. More than 5,000 miles away from the invasion in Ukraine, Rexburg residents gathered together to show their support. “The focus of today . . . Read Full Story >>

Four lawmen honored at the Respect for Law Dinner

Four lawmen honored at the Respect for Law Dinner

By LAURA Austin News Review Staff Writer Four officers from four different agencies were honored Friday night at the John Ward Annual Respect for Law Recognition Dinner held at the Kerr Mcgee Center. Recipients of the award were California Highway Patrolman Officer Jose Madrigal, Deputy . . . Read Full Story >>

World Health Day, April 7, time to focus on your well-being

World Health Day, April 7, time to focus on your well-being

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Tera Moorehead – Let’s take a minute to pause and think about our well-being. How are you feeling? How is your health? What are your thoughts focused on? Our well-being most likely has taken a few hits recently, with so many things . . . Read Full Story >>

CL Rotary now accepting Scholarship Apps

CL Rotary now accepting Scholarship Apps

China Lake The Rotary–  It is now time for graduating high school students to apply for scholarships. Trade School scholarships are available, and some scholarships do not have GPA requirements. Applications may be obtained from your high school guidance department, or by contacting Cheryl Saint . . . Read Full Story >>