Breaking News: West Nile Deaths Come to Kern County

BAKERSFIELD, CA (Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.)— The Kern County Department of Public Health has just released this statement about the first two deaths in Calfiornia from West Nile Viarus occurring in this …

Race for District 4 Supervisor Begins

Race for District 4 Supervisor Begins

By Patric Hedlund

Bakersfield City Councilmember David Couch, 52 whose term expires in 2014, declared his interest Tuesday, Sept. 27 in running for the Kern County Board of Supervisors in District 4.

The majority of …

Injured Falcon Players Show Up for Practice

Injured Falcon Players Show Up for Practice

Reported by Patric Hedlund and Tony Levesque

At first it seemed as if the lightning, thunder and pouring rain would be the most memorable thing about last Friday’s Frazier Mountain High School Falcon football game …

Gallery of Clouds Lights Stormy Mountain Skies

Gallery of Clouds Lights Stormy Mountain Skies

For Earl:

Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul and sings the tune

without the words,

And never stops at all….

—Emily Dickinson

Thank you to Chuck Noble of Lebec and …

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

October’s Artist of the Month features seven local jewelry artists. As you can see from the small sampling on this page, there will be plenty to see, enjoy and discover. The gallery’s regular hours are …

FMHS Booster Line


By Leslie Beaver

  • Saturday, Oct. 8: Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament at Cuddy Hall. Registration begins at 6 p.m. with tournament starting at 7 p.m. Buy in is $50. Please help us make this …

News and Features

Deer Season Starts Oct. 8

Hikers and other recreational users of the Los Padres National Forest are reminded that the hunting season for deer and bear in Zone D13 opens October 8. D13 extends roughly from Highway 33 to Interstate ...

AARP Invites You to October Potluck

By Shirley Wilson

On Thursday, Oct. 6 our AARP chapter will meet at the Frazier Mountain Park Community Hall at 12 noon. This is a potluck luncheon; please bring your own tableware.

We have a ...

Energetic Plans Rebuild FFA

By Nicole Patterson, FMHS Agriculture Teacher

Nicole Patterson is my name, and I am the new agriculture teacher at Frazier Mountain High School. I come from Oak Hills, California and grew up showing all sorts ...

Solar One Hires New Workers as Safety Concerns Raised

By Patric Hedlund

About 30 local people have been hired as construction of the Antelope Valley Solar Ranch 1 (AVSR1) project in the Neenach- Fairmont area “continues on schedule,” said Alex Martin for the company ...