Breaking News: Local Students Win at Science Fair

FRAZIER PARK (Wednesday, March 24, 2010, 5:45 a.m.)—Joshua Arreola of Frazier Mountain High School won first place in the Earth and Environmental Science Division at the 23rd Annual Kern County Regional Science Fair on Tuesday, …

Monaco on the Mountain

Monaco on the Mountain

By Gary Meyer

If you missed Casino Night on Saturday, March 13, make sure to put it on your calendar for next year. Add a memo: Arrive hungry!

Carne asada tacos and delectable specialties from …

V-Day Battles Violence against Women and Kids

V-Day Battles Violence against Women and Kids

On March 25-27 Mountain Community women are going to war. They ask you to join them. Their weapons are humor, honesty and resilience. Their enemy is a rising tide of violence against the hearts, spirits …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Calling All Superheroes!

Small business people are the heart of the Mountain Communities and the superheroes of the local economy.

That is why an SBDC (Small Business Development Center) office with a year’s budget to provide free consulting, …

Budget Ax Cuts 10.5 Teachers’ Jobs at ETUSD

Manager Gets $400,000 Contract on Top of $1.18 Million to Architect

California’s state budget turmoil can no longer be kept out of local classrooms.

Students and parents told trustees at the El Tejon Unified School …

Din of Saber-Rattling Increases in Lebec

By Patric Hedlund

Fur was flying Monday, March 15 at the modest cinder block building that houses the Lebec County Water District office. A panel was established to ask the Attorney General or Kern County …

Fun News: St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Contest Continues

FRAZIER PARK, CA (Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010, 9:30 a.m.)—Kids in the Mountain Communities have been invited to enter the St. Patrick’s Day Coloring Contest, sponsored by the Pine Mountain Village Merchants Association, The Mountain Enterprise, …

News and Features

Water District Issues Alerts

By Patric Hedlund

On March 2, in a time of extreme weather conditions and high winds, the Frazier Park Public Utility District (FPPUD) got two water samples from two different sites on different sides of ...

You Count Only If You Are Counted

Census Factoids:

Statistician Jan de Leeuw, who lives in Cuddy Valley and runs the UCLA Environmental Statistics Department, sent these choice census numbers:

  • In the 2000 census the participation rate nationally was 72 percent;
  • ...

Veterans for Trees Launches

By Gary Meyer

Eleven trees were planted at the Cody Prosser Veterans Memorial in Frazier Mountain Park Saturday, March 13, for the launch of an ambitious national program, Veterans for Trees (VFT).

Founder Richard Sheffield’s ...