Will the School Board Step Up To the Challenge?

Will the School Board Step Up To the Challenge?

Commentary by Richard Hoegh with Patric Hedlund and Gary Meyer

“Work Together” has become more than a slogan. It is Mountain Spirit in action. Community involvement in our public schools has never been more important. …

Breaking News: Ridge Route Run Car Show Wins Fans

Ridge Route Run Car Show Wins Fans

Frazier Park (3:15 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 2011)—The Ridge Route Run Car Show was big block party in Frazier Park, full of intriguing classic cars. Readers are invited to send their photos and stories to …

State Board Fines County Architect

Warren Pechin Said to Have Practiced Five Years Without a License

A Kern County Department of Construction Services architect has been sanctioned by the California Architects Board (CAB) for practicing without a license.

Warren Earle …

Memorial Day Ceremony Planned in Park May 30

By Patric Hedlund

Frazier Park VFW Post 9791 will be hosting a special Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 30 to honor those who have served their country.

Commander Dave Gilman said the event will …

Debate: The Facts on Lebec Water Rate Hike

Both sides of the issue are presented here. Michael Hightower, a residential customer, presents an argument for a "no" vote on the rate increase. Then read an explanation of why water rates need to be …

Teachers Rally to Help Bring Back 154 Students

Teachers Rally to Help Bring Back 154 Students

Knowing History of District’s Challenges Adds to Understanding of Current Struggle

By Patric Hedlund

To understand what is unique about the struggle facing El Tejon Unified School District, an understanding of events of the last …

Schimmel Baby’s Death is Focus of Murder Trial

Schimmel Baby's Death is Focus of Murder Trial

Editor’s Note: The jury trial of the Lockwood Valley man arrested in the death of his baby in March 2009 began last Wednesday, May 11. Jayson Schimmel has been in custody since his arrest, unable …

Lawsuit Says Tejon Ranch Killed Lions Illegally

Lawsuit Says Tejon Ranch Killed Lions Illegally

By Patric Hedlund and Gary Meyer

Tejon Ranch Company (a Delaware Corporation) and Tejon Ranchcorp are being accused of ordering employees to illegally kill mountain lions on the historic ranch. The lawsuit was filed on …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Community Calendar

May and Ongoing

  • May’s Artists of the Month at Work of HeArt Gallery are FMHS Art Students. See their artwork on display (3011 Mt. Pinos Way, behind the Coffee Cantina 245-3548)
  • Junior Falcons Football …

News and Features

Kern District Changes Unlikely to Affect Mountain

The mandate to trim over 20,000 people from Kern County’s District 4 is unlikely to affect the Frazier Mountain Communities, County Administrative Analyst Allan Krauter said Thursday.

In a workshop at the Frazier Mountain Park ...

New Fire Hazard Reduction Policies Include High Fines

By Sean Collins, Kern County Fire Department

Fire season has begun. Hazard reduction and weed abatement is every property owner’s responsibility.

The deadline for property clearance is June 15. If the property has not been ...

Robotics Club Wins Again-In Knowledge

By Joseph Chavez, FMHS student

Way back on March 9 Frazier Mountain High School left for San Diego to attend the FIRST Robotics Competition. That is our acronym meaning, “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science ...