Drought and Fire in the Mountains

Drought and Fire in the Mountains

Reported by Patric Hedlund with Jeff Zimmerman 

“It could have been catastrophic,” said Lebec’s Steve Cozzetto, who arrived at Camp Sheideck in Lockwood Valley to see two cabins that burned to their foundations Friday, Jan. …

Real estate fraud is the target of new task force

By Patric Hedlund and Gary Meyer

A new organization has formed in Kern County to help the public and law enforcement prevent and prosecute real estate fraud.

The Real Estate Anti-Fraud Advisory Council (REAAC) brings …

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, …

No arsenic detected in FMHS water

The Mountain Enterprise was alerted Monday, Jan. 27 that a rumor was being circulated about possible arsenic in the Frazier Mountain High School well water. It is not true that arsenic has been detected in …

Classic satire reigns Feb. 8

Classic satire reigns Feb. 8

Is Frazier Mountain ready for sharp satire about theologians and “widely practiced religious observances”?

Ready or not, a witty attack of satire is in store Saturday, Feb. 8 when a group of local people …

The Club — Teens-only after-school hangout opens

The Club will open on February 3. It is a teens-only hangout open Monday through Friday, 3:30 to 6 p.m.

“A special, separate place has been created where teenage friends can hang out together, get …

Small town treasure: Use it or lose it

Small town treasure: Use it or lose it

The beautiful Frazier Park Library is a jewel in our community. It has become a hub of cultural life; a center of exciting events, discovery and learning for people of all ages.

Tucked away in …

Breaking News: AARP Wants You to Be Their Valentine

AARP CELEBRATES VALENTINE’S DAY By Maxine Jarvis

Come join us on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 12 noon for our February potluck. Remember – bring your own table setup. Our speaker will be from Cottage Gardens, …

News and Features

Jim Lockhart, Condor Group hike leader, dies at 80

 By Patric Hedlund

James Marvin Lockhart, a long-time pillar of the Condor Group chapter of the Sierra Club in the Pine Mountain community, died on January 17, with his wife Mary Ann and his family ...

Frostbite Shoot requires sunblock

By Patric Hedlund

A beautiful spring day in January was ordered up for the first Frostbite Shoot Tournament hosted by the Pine Mountain Archery Club. Mittens and snowshoes were replaced Saturday, Jan. 25 with sunblock ...

Power outage on Mt. Pinos Way Thursday was planned

By Gary Meyer

A power outage on Mt. Pinos Way on Thursday, Jan. 30 was planned.

Numerous businesses from Big John’s Restaurant eastward to Coffee Cantina had received notices of the planned outage between the ...