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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, …

Breaking News: Falcons are league champions!

LEBEC, CA (Monday, April 7, 2013 at 9:15 p.m.)—The Frazier Mountain High School Falcon varsity baseball team won its game against Rosamond this afternoon at Falcon Field to claim its first-ever High Desert League championship title. They won 5-3 against Rosamond. The team is now 9-0 in league play and 17-8 overall. They…

Flag from Washington, D.C. to fly over PMLC

Flag from Washington, D.C. to fly over PMLC

By Patric Hedlund, with photos by Dionne Bolton and P. Hedlund

An impressive array of red, white and blue ensembles were worn by children and adults on Friday, April 26 for the Pine Mountain Learning …

Lake of the Woods Water Co. says the drought is already an emergency

Lake of the Woods Water Co. says the drought is already an emergency

The last two winters have been dry in the Mountain Communities. Firefighters are already showing concern about fire hazard, but now the water company serving Lake of the Woods says if residents do not conserve, the Lake of the Woods Mutual Water Company will not be able to maintain service standards.

Reported and photographed by Pam Sturdevant

Lake of the Woods Mutual Water Company employee Rafael Molina, Jr. said he received many positive responses as he went door to door in Lake of the Woods to pass out emergency water conservation notices on Tuesday, April 30. One man told him he was going to tell all his neighbors to conserve, Molina said.

McCarthy vows fight to end Valley Fever

By Patric Hedlund

Just a day before a federal order was issued to remove vulnerable inmates in California prisons from areas where they might contract Valley Fever, a telephone press conference was held by Kevin …

Falcons’ STAR pep rally

Falcons’ STAR pep rally

Notes and photos by Patric Hedund

Falcons got goofy Tuesday, April 22 at a pep rally the day before STAR testing began. Classes challenged each other to games. Seniors chose Twister; Sophmores chose a blindfolded …

The Next Generation’s Time Has Come

A note from the board of the Frazier Mountain High School Booster Club

The next generation of Frazier Mountain High School athletes and the Booster Club need your help. We are asking that …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing plus Regular Weekly and Monthly Events

Ongoing

• Rotating display at the Ridge Route Communities Museum for April is Family, Faith and Fun, An Easter ‘Remembering’ (3515 Park Drive, behind Frazier Park Post Office). See German Steiff mohair Easter animals, early Mountain Community church gatherings, family events, Easter egg hunts. Museum hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-4 p.m. (661-245-7747). Fun for the family.

• Center of the World Festival original 10-minute plays are due by April 30 for $500 grand prize. See www.cowfest.org for details.

• Relay for Life yard sale is sending out a call for donation of new and gently used items to raise funds for cancer care. Drop donations to 3508 Michigan Trail, Frazier Park or call Tina Grant for possible pickup at 245-1203 or 310-822-1355. See ad page 4.

News and Features

From tragedy to gratitude in one swift journey

By Jeff Mowry

On April 16 at 2:30 a.m. the home of my daughter, Elizabeth Mowry, and her boyfriend, Brandon Carey, tragically caught fire. They only had enough time to run out of the house.

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Brush fire hits Hwy 138

Photo and notes by Jeff Zimmerman, community reporter

Wind driven wildfires were burning across Southern California Wednesday, May 1. In the Western Antelope Valley, 38 acres were scorched along 60th Street West and Ave D ...

Collision at Cuddy Cyn Road causes injuries

A white sedan rear-ended a minivan at Cuddy Canyon Road on Tuesday, April 30 at 2 p.m., sending three people to hospitals, according to a Mountain Enterprise reporter at the scene. Both cars were totaled.