Snow Brings Fun and Business

Snow Brings Fun and Business

Presidents’ Day brought beautiful weather, reasonably sane traffic and very happy snow play visitors from as far away as Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Local businesses were happy too.

Reported by Pam Sturdevant

Andrea Geike, …

Profile: Katie Kleier, I Love This Job!

Profile: Katie Kleier, I Love This Job!

(And p.s. I’m not going anywhere….)

By Patric Hedlund

El Tejon Unified School District Superintendent Katie Kleier is enthusiastic about the job she’s held for just 7 months. On the eve of a week’s vacation …

Community Input: What I Learned in the Sandbox

February 19, 2011 Dear Editor:

I appreciate the community’s and the newspaper’s show of support for students’ rights to free speech and expression. Perhaps there is room for improvement in how our El Tejon Unified …

Fran O’Brien Meets Martin Luther King

Fran O'Brien Meets Martin Luther King

The story of Frazier Park’s Fran O’Brien is told in a new book on America’s civil rights struggles: Freedom Summer (available at by Bruce Watson. Here is a third excerpt about her experience in …

For the Record

Los Piños Restaurant in Lebec catered a delicious lunch for the Mountain Memories Emergency Preparedness meeting on Monday, Feb. 14, held at the Holiday Inn Express in Lebec. We apologize for accidentally naming another restaurant.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

February and Ongoing

  • Work of HeART Artist of the Month is Jody Valmassy. Enjoy her work at the gallery through February (3011 Mt. Pinos Way, behind the Coffee Cantina. 245-3548).
  • Nature Art Club Program …

News and Features

Excitement High for Globetrotters Show

The Harlem Globetrotters will be at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield on Monday, Feb. 28. Here are a few words from some of the winners of The Mountain Enterprise free ticket contest:

“I would like to ...

Are Your Pets Spayed or Neutered?

By Becky Trask, Mountain Communities SPCA Board Member

February is National Spay & Neuter Awareness Month. In the past, many people saw no harm in letting dogs and cats produce “just one litter” or even ...

‘It Was A Fake Way of Having Fun’

By Heather Conover

“It was a fake way of having fun,” said a young adult about how his alcohol use began.

Raised on the mountain, he spoke openly and honestly to a room of youth ...