Breaking News: Fire on Mt. Pinos under control

UPDATE: FRAZIER PARK, CA (Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at 6:31 p.m.)—The fire on Mt. Pinos is about 1/10 of an acre in size according to Los Padres National Forest Mt. Pinos District Fire Management Officer John Abell, …

Library Update: Holiday Hours

Frazier Park Library will be closed over the holidays on these days: Christmas Eve (12/24) Christmas Day (12/25) New Year’s Eve (12/31) New Year’s Day (1/1)

The library will be open for regular hours on …

Breaking News: Water Line Breaks in Frazier Park

Water Line Breaks in Frazier Park

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at 9:15 a.m.)—A water line was reported leaking at about 12 midnight at the intersection of Los Padres Drive and Santa Cruz Trail. Frazier Park Public Utility District …

ETUSD hires a new superintendent

ETUSD hires a new superintendent

Trustees ratify $116,000 contract for Rodney Wallace 

By Patric Hedlund

Enrollment at El Tejon Unified School District schools has gone up by 14.8% since August, the ETUSD board was told by Chuck Mullen (president of …

My Letter to Santa

My Letter to Santa

When writing to Santa, 5th grader Madison Glover at Peak to Peak Mountain Charter School asked for “happiness for my family on Christmas Day because I love my family and they bring me happiness, so …

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, …

ASB brings Santa Claus to FP School

ASB brings Santa Claus to FP School

By Patric Hedlund

Frazier Mountain High School’s Associated Student Body (ASB) put on their thinking caps last month about doing something special to make this a memorable year. ASB President Thomas Nierhoff told adviser Tim …

Mountain Youth Photo Contest—A Community of Winners

Mountain Youth Photo Contest—A Community of Winners

Love for photography and an interest in helping to create opportunities for the children of the Mountain Communities led Mel and Kathy Weinstein to create the Mountain Youth Photo Contest this year. The response from …

Breaking News: Holiday Hours at the Newspaper Office

Holiday Newspaper Hours

The Mountain Enterprise ad deadline for all ads through Jan. 3 is December 20. Holiday office hours are:

December 24 from 8:30-4:30
December 26 from 8:30-2:00
December 27 from 8:30-2:30
December 30 from 8:30-4:30
January 2 from 8:30-2:00
January 3 from 8:30-3:00

Breaking News can be phoned to 245-NEWS, emailed to breakingnews@mountainenterprise.com or sent through www.245NEWS.com with photo attachments. A reporter will respond.

Christmas Services

A quick guide to Mountain Community Christmas services

Calvary Chapel
Will observe Christmas worship on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at Cuddy Hall (335 Lakewood Place, Lake of the Woods). Call

Concert with exciting musicians at Work of HeArt Friday

Concert with exciting musicians at Work of HeArt Friday

A Winter Solstice Celebration

Jim Hanson has played and recorded with world-renowned musicians including Bruce Springsteen, Rosanne Cash and Vonda Shepard. Sarah-Jane Owen co-founded two commercially hot “girl bands” from England that had international hits. …

Citizen Service Units Graduate

Citizen Service Units Graduate

Photo caption:

Lebec resident Prudence Benton graduated December 5 with 15 other new Kern County Sheriff’s Citizen Service Unit members. She is shown here with Chief Deputy Kevin Zimmerman (left) and Commander Tyson Davis (right). …

Season’s Greetings from AARP

Season’s Greetings from AARP

January 2 is AARP’s first 2014 meeting

By Maxine Jarvis and Shirley Wilson

Our first meeting for the new year will be Thursday, Jan. 2 at noon at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Center. Our …

News and Features

ETUSD hires a new superintendent

Trustees ratify $116,000 contract for Rodney Wallace

By Patric Hedlund

Enrollment at El Tejon Unified School District schools has gone up by 14.8% since August, the ETUSD board was told by Chuck Mullen (president of ...

Cerro Noroeste name restored to mountain road

Persistence and community teamwork keep eyes on the prize

By Patric Hedlund

When you hear Frances Durocher say it, there is a rich, round quality to the name. Phonetically, Cerro Noroeste (Northwest Mountain) is “Sare-O ...