Cable System Vandalism Strikes Yet Again

$2,000 Reward Offer Renewed

Greg Banks, Rapid Cable’s long-suffering local manager, reports that the system’s Bakersfield channels feed failed in mid-April.

"We bought a new microwave transmitter and microwave receiver. Those channels are now back …

Wildfire Awareness Week Begins with Controversy

Wildfire Awareness Week Begins with Controversy

By Patric Hedlund

Wildfire Awareness Week is May 4-10, and there are few places in the country more ‘wildfire aware’ than these Mountain Communities.

At least 85 per cent of the population evacuated as the …

Fire Science Class Wins High Praise

Fire Science Class Wins High Praise

By Steve Talbot, KCSOS

A different philosophy is applied to the old saying, "Where there is smoke, there is fire" at Frazier Mountain High School. Students dressed in U.S. Forest Service yellow and green fire …

Barn Sale To Aid Lost Pets

Barn Sale To Aid Lost Pets

Who’s Caring for Abandoned And Stray Pets On the Mountain? By Mar Preston

Kern County Animal Control commonly ignores calls about strays up here and continues to destroy most of the cats and dogs left …

News and Features

Local Man Fights Freeway Bandit in Gorman Theft

By Patric Hedlund and Pam Sturdevant

Travis Talley of Frazier Park came into The Mountain Enterprise office Tuesday, April 15 to tell a tale of robbery at the Union 76 Station in Gorman. We checked ...

Scott Shropshire Jailed for Assault, Parole Revoked

Carl Scott Shropshire, 48 of Frazier Park who has appeared in 14 criminal cases in Superior Court in Kern County since 1989 was arrested in Bakersfield on April 1 after being charged with assaulting a ...

Badger Band Auction Brings in the BUCK$

$2,350 Raised for Music Program

Story and photos by Patric Hedlund

I followed delivery of a four foot stack of Mike’s pizza boxes into the Frazier Park School cafeteria, Saturday, April 19. Half an acre ...

Freedom of Speech for Students Upheld

Journalism Teacher Protection Bill Sails Through Senate

A measure that would protect high school and college journalism advisers from being disciplined or removed from their positions for refusing to censor stories published in student newspapers ...

Some County Fees To Rise

Michael Watson of Watson Brothers Construction covered this meeting in Frazier Park for our readers. Turns out he was the only one who showed up to greet the public officials who trekked up ...