Breaking News: Wildfire Awareness Expo on May 3

FRAZIER PARK, CA—(Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:20 p.m.) The Kern County Fire Department has released an announcement about a Wildfire Awareness Expo in Frazier Park to provide valuable information on wildfire awareness, hazard reduction, …

Fiesta Days is all about Families

Fiesta Days is all about Families

For the first time that anyone could remember, maybe nine years or longer, the $100 first-prize marked trout was finally caught during the Fiesta Days Fishing Derby…but it never would have happened if six-year-old Jameson …

Lake of the Woods to truck water

By Patric Hedlund

Lake of the Woods Mutual Water Company has begun to truck water into the community to maintain its tank reserves, residents said this week. Customers of the besieged water company have alerted …

Editorial: It’s all about the children….isn’t it?

By Patric Hedlund The item tumbled into my in-box this week: “Kern County Community Reading Project Seeks Volunteers.” Partially funded by United Way of Kern County, the project recruits and trains community members to become …

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Discovering that luck has many faces

By Reagan Thompson, 13

My friend Brittany Wolfe and I woke up at 5:30 a.m. from our sleepover, getting ready for a good day on Sunday, August 4. Both of us were really tired, ...