NEWS ALERT: Year-End Photo Editions on Newsstands

FRAZIER PARK, California (Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008)—Year-end photo editions of The Mountain Enterprise and The Mountain Pioneer arrive on newsstands today. See what your community has done throughout the year!

Festival of Lights Shines Bright

Festival of Lights Shines Bright

About a thousand happy people with cold red noses began their holiday celebration at the 24th Annual Festival of Lights Holiday Faire parade, put on by the Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce, Saturday, Dec. 20 …

‘Merry Christmas!’ From Air District

'Merry Christmas!' From Air District

By Patric Hedlund with Gary Meyer and Katy Penland

The Frazier Park area is no longer subject to the No-Burn Days imposed on Bakersfield or the San Joaquin Valley.

As we go to press, the …

Happy Holidays to All (…even that Grinch)

Happy Holidays to All (...even that Grinch)

Santa Claus came to visit the Rotary photo booth at the Holiday Faire. Here he is with elves Chelsea, Michaela, McKenna, baby Madison and Sierra. At right, Sheri Sanderson, Ronni Howell, Tara Sanderson and Carey …

Snow Gallery

Snow Gallery

Above, Michelle Maga’s Cuddy Valley after the first dusting. Below, Connie Baldin’s Pine Mountain trees dressed like druids in icy cloaks.

Frozen Grapevine: Two thirds of the distance from Tejon Summit to the San Joaquin …

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Upcoming & Ongoing

Send Mountain Community events to

Wednesday, Dec. 24

  • “Feed the Homeless” event at La Sierra Restaurant 9-11 a.m. 3500 Mt. Pinos Way, 245-3628 or Family Resource Center 245-4303.
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 5 …

WEATHER Forecast

December 25, 2008 at 8:07 a.m.

Winter Storm Updates

Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 8 am PST Friday for the Kern County mountains…

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and strong …

NEWS UPDATE: Progress Report on Gigi Day’s Recovery

NEWS UPDATE: Progress Report on Gigi Day's Recovery

(Updates on Gigi Day’s progress. Reported by Bill Day; written by Patric Hedlund)

UPDATE (Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 8 p.m.)—Bill Day reports that Gigi had another rigorous day. The first significant development is that she …

News and Features

Frazier Park To Get Own Air Monitor

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District’s (SJVAPCD) Brenda Turner told The Mountain Enterprise on Wednesday, Dec. 23 that Frazier Park will receive its own air monitor, hopefully by the end of January.

The statement ...

Grandparents Given Holiday Surprise

By Patric Hedlund

On Thanksgiving Day, Bill and Dolores Rouse of Frazier Park heard something at their door that made a very special holiday surprise.

Courtney Marie Rouse, 18 graduated from boot camp at Fort ...

Who Is Richard Hoegh?

No, he’s not a movie actor, TV weatherman or politician running for office, but the Chamber of Commerce asked Richard Hoegh to serve as 2008 Festival of Lights Grand Marshal. He is involved with ...

Flying J Files for Bankruptcy

On Monday, Dec. 22 Flying J Inc. announced that decline in oil prices, coupled with the disruption in access to credit, led it to file to reorganize under Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The company emphasized that ...