Fall Festival Parade

Fall Festival Parade

By Robin Valente, Frazier Park

True to its name, the 38th annual Fall Festival in Pine Mountain Village ushered in the autumn season with cooler weather, dark rolling clouds and heavy rain.

Many of the …

47 Years of Hometown News

By Patric Hedlund

Light those candles! The Mountain Enterprise is entering its 48th year of continuous service to the Mountain Communities this week, making it among the businesses with the longest continuous service to the …

Editorial: The biggest heart

Editorial: The biggest heart

By Patric Hedlund, Editor

This mountain is known for attracting people with big hearts. The culture here has been shaped in many ways by those who are driven by generosity and concern for their neighbors. …


From Pam Sturdevant 

This is a letter to the many people I’ve come to know in the Mountain Community.

It is with mixed emotions that I am leaving the mountain. I love this community and …

Tribal Turmoil

Tribal Turmoil

PLEASE NOTE: The Condor Group has belatedly changed its program to Bears of Sequoia—same location, same time.


On Saturday, Sept. 7 the Condor Group of the Sierra Club will host [see note above] Dee …

Woman hit by car in Pine Mountain Village

By Patric Hedlund

Patricia “Patti” Lenz, 51 was  taking her two-mile morning walk shortly after 8 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29 when she was struck by a car heading eastbound on Askin Drive, near the …

News and Features

Homegrown Entrepreneur—WAYBU

Crowdsource clock is ticking for LOW lad

Adapted with permission from the Riverside Press-Enterprise report by Mark Muckenfuss

You might have seen the booth at Fiesta Days this year; Michael Lauchlan was showing off his ...

Career Opportunities—Three-day window opens for CHP jobs

This story and others are available now in the print edition at newsstands throughout the Mountain Communities.

In a rare, “three days only” opportunity, California Highway Patrol will accept applications for officer candidates next week. Applications will...