Light Up The Valley Contest 2020

Light Up The Valley Contest

Holiday Light Decoration Contest 2020

Thank you to all who entered the “Light Up The Valley Holiday Light Decoration Contest 2020”, not only helping make this holiday season merry and bright in our beautiful valley, but helping to support YOUR community radio station KOYT 97.1 Koyote Radio. All the displays were wonderful! Santa and the KOYT Koyote had very hard decisions to make, and after much debate and many cups of hot cocoa- they gave us their favorites for each category. 

Business/Non-Profit: 1st Overland Realty $200 2nd The Barn Stop $50 3rd Anza First Southern Baptist Church  $50

Residence: 1st Mark and Tena Canchola 41033 Rolling Hills Dr $200 2nd Joanne Salazar 57190 Benton Way $50 3rd  Zoe Paulin 56300 Mitchell Road $50

This weekend December 18th, 19th, and 20th  KOYT 97.1lpFM,  5p-9p – will be playing all Holiday music, wishes and messages from entrants, and judging results.  Enjoy a leisurely drive through the valley, and Lake Riverside Estates will have it’s gates open from 6p-9p for the weekend so locals can enjoy the sights, there are beautiful displays up all over!

Happy Holidays mountain folk- KOYT wishing you a merry and bright holiday season.

Don’t forget you can stream KOYT anytime anywhere, just click the player link on our website homepage- if you have internet or phone service, you can listen to KOYT.  

Maps of the entries with judging results will be available in this edition of The High Country Journal, as well as printed copies available throughout town including but not limited to: Skip’s Liquor, Cali Produce, Lorraine’s Pet Supply & Grooming, The Pizza Factory, and in the outside box at the KOYT station. You can download and view/print the .pdf linked below

**PLEASE NOTE: Benton Way, Pioneer Trail, and especially Yucca Valley road are a rough ride, please be safe and take these roads at your own risk especially in low profile vehicles- we all know how these mountain roads can be, know your vehicle and it limits.

Questions or for more info call: (951) 763-5698 (KOYT) or email to:

Let’s spread some good cheer! Keep your ears perked on KOYT 97.1 FM Koyote Radio, and right here on our website for more details about the Contest and the Drive Thru!


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