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, …

A 39-year promise not yet kept

A 39-year promise not yet kept

By Patric Hedlund

The Kern County Fire Department (KCFD) has a reputation for being the most dependable service that residents of the Mountain Communities receive for their tax dollars.

When someone spins out on the …

Lebec house on Digier Road burns during snowstorm

By Patric Hedlund

Firefighters struggled with fire, ice and a treacherous mountain road shortly after 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 when they tried to rush to a burning structure in the 7600 block of …

Weather Report: Sunshine returns–off and on

UPDATE LEBEC and GORMAN, CA (February 21, 2013 at 11 a.m.)—Snow? What snow? Rather, there is plenty of snow on the ground for snow play but only sunshine and off-and-on clouds in the sky now. …

News and Features

Help at hand for victims of sexual assault

By Patric Hedlund

The Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault offers a 24-hour Crisis Hotline for victims of rape or assault at (661) 327-1091, or toll free 1-800-273-7713. All calls and requests for service ...

San Andreas fault tour cloned

By Patric Hedlund

Gunnar Kuepper’s tour of the San Andreas fault is a success before it begins. Kuepper, who lives in Frazier Park, is a professional in the field of emergency incident management who takes ...

Meet your neighbors at their epic best!

Yes, that is Poseidon’s ‘trident’ (and you may spot Athena with a garland in her hair) for the community reading of Homer’s Greek classic Odysseus at the Frazier Park Library every Saturday, 5 to 6:30 ...

Grapevine closed after a 35 to 40 car tangle

Snow and ice conditions lead to major snarl on Interstate 5

By Gary Meyer

Initial reports from the California Highway Patrol on Friday, Feb. 8 were that several vehicles had spun out at 4:06 p.m. ...