Breaking News: Plane Crashes in Lockwood Valley

Plane Crashes in Lockwood Valley

LOCKWOOD VALLEY, CA (July 9, 2011 at 2 p.m.)—A small plane experienced engine failure and crashed in eastern Lockwood Valley off of Lockwood Valley Road yesterday, July 8 at about 4:45 p.m. The plane came …

FMHS Varsity Sports Are Restored, Principal Hired

FMHS Varsity Sports Are Restored, Principal Hired

District Prepares to Close El Tejon School-4th and 5th Graders to Attend Frazier Park School for 2011-2012

By Pam Sturdevant and Patric Hedlund

Amid budget cuts and layoffs, funding for Frazier Mountain High School’s varsity …

Unicorn Spotted in Cuddy Valley

Unicorn Spotted in Cuddy Valley

Or Is that ‘Hugs’ in his Party Hat For His 32nd Birthday?

Remember Handsome Hugs, the Palomino who saved three colts from falling branches during the March 20 snowstorm at Foxtail Farm in Cuddy Valley? …

Mountain Shakespeare Festival Runs Through July

Mountain Shakespeare Festival Runs Through July

Two plays performed by the Mountain Shakespeare Festival will have you laughing one night and crying the next.

Bullshot Crummond will split your sides with laughter at the antics of the British man of action …

Save Fort Tejon

Save Fort Tejon

July 6, 2011 Dear Editor:

This is a letter to all members of the Mountain Communities.

I recently found out about the closure of Fort Tejon. My father, John Fuess, has volunteered at this community …

Fire at First Solar Alarms Fairmont

The Fairmont Town Council scheduled an emergency meeting for 6:30 p.m. at the WeeVill Market on Thursday, July 7. Fire and safety concerns are on the agenda.

On July 2 a fire swept across an …

Big Plans in Neenach

Big Plans in Neenach

By Jan Olof Hellsund

Shortly after the attractions of wind, sun and nearby highpower transmission lines were discovered in the Western Antelope Valley, ‘green energy’ developers began purchasing land for solar and wind turbine farms. …

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Photo Gallery

MaryAnn Ryan of Frazier Park sends this photo and writes: "The butterflies are out in amazing colors."

Enterprise on the Road

By Tricia Fowler

I took my local newspaper The Mountain Enterprise on vacation to Boise, Idaho.

This picture was taken at the Boise Airport on June 19. I am holding the paper, with my two ...

Frazier Park Substation Sheriff’s Log

Listing here is not a report of conviction. This is a log of law enforcement activity from Kern County Sheriff’s Frazier Park substation public records. Listing here does not indicate that the Kern County District ...

Microtrash Cleaned on Frazier Mountain

Frazier Park’s Dene Barrett and Pat Gaspers joined a work group of 16 volunteers at the top of Frazier Mountain, organized by Suzanne Feldman of Los Padres Forest Watch (LPFW).

“They assembled at the beautiful ...

Pastor Dave Retires After 26 Years

Reverend David Swarthout, a.k.a. ‘Pastor Dave,’ celebrated both his 80th birthday and his retirement after 26 years in the Mountain Communities on Sunday, June 26 at Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church in Lake of ...