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, …

Color the Mountain 5k wins wild support

Color the Mountain 5k wins wild support

‘It is important for kids up here to know they can do more than they think they can.’—Monick Powers, 16

By Patric Hedlund—Runner Emily Hon, 10 and a group of laughing grandparents were playfully color-bombed by Monick Powers, 16 and her friends Saturday, Oct. 5 at the “Color the Mountain” 5k Run. Puffy clouds of pink, yellow, blue and green cornstarch…

Tourism grant applications are due October 18

Tourism grant applications are due October 18

New, simplified application for up to $10,000 for marketing

Teresa Hitchcock, director of the Kern County Board of Trade, came to Frazier Park last Friday with area representative David Chavez to review a new, shorter, …

Reading program at FP School begins

Reading program at FP School begins

This week the United Way’s Community Reading Program began at Frazier Park School. Despite support staff union objections, a group of volunteers trained September 19 to provide reading enrichment for second graders.

Second grade …

News and Features

Is your nonprofit board working perfectly yet?

Steve Sanders returns to help you solve specific problems, Tuesday, Oct. 15

Building dynamic and effective nonprofit boards is vital to the Mountain Communities. Our youth sports, art and cultural groups, festivals, civic organizations, property ...

New law: Employers must allow voluntary CPR

By Patric Hedlund

Employers may not forbid employees from voluntarily providing CPR, a new law signed October 5 by California Governor Jerry Brown says. In March 2013 the death of Lorraine Bayless, an 87-year-old Bakersfield ...

“To Do” list issued by Supervisor Couch’s office

Frazier Park, CA (Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.)—A staffer for Supervisor David Couch released a “to do” list today of items the District 4 representative considers priorities of the moment in this region. ...