Weekly newspaper of Three Rivers, California, and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks

  Loren Ray Murry, a former 40-year resident of Three Rivers, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Fresno County. He was 83. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the...
  Donna Louise Fuller Fairman, a former longtime resident of Three Rivers, died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Lompoc. She was 83.  Donna was born March 6, 1931, to Walter and Charlotte (Durr) Fuller...
  Jim Peters of Irvine died Tuesday, Oct. 7, surrounded by his family. He was 83. Jim and Joan were previous residents of the Three Rivers community, and many happy years were spent there with their...
A camouflaged cell phone tower.
  At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 22, the Tulare County Planning Commission approved a special-use permit to allow a telecommunications pole  to be installed in Three Rivers by Verizon...
Line of duty: An SCE contract helicopter delivers poles and supplies. SCE is upgrading its transmission lines in Three Rivers.
  Following the Tuesday through Thursday (Oct. 21 to 23) outages that worked their way east up the Kaweah canyon, Southern California Edison officials announced that the Sunday, Oct. 26, more...
Map of burn segment and trail closure.
  The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks fire management program is conducting a prescribed fire in the Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park. Ignitions began Monday, Oct. 20.  The first...
A camouflaged cell phone tower.
Line of duty: An SCE contract helicopter delivers poles and supplies. SCE is upgrading its transmission lines in Three Rivers.
Map of burn segment and trail closure.
A camouflaged cell phone tower.

Verizon tower approved for Three Rivers

October 22, 2014 - 17:48
  At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 22, the Tulare County Planning Commission approved a special-use permit to allow a telecommunications pole  to be installed in Three Rivers by Verizon Wireless. The 75-foot wireless telecommunications pole will include 12 antennas, one microwave dish, and support equipment...
Line of duty: An SCE contract helicopter delivers poles and supplies. SCE is upgrading its transmission lines in Three Rivers.

Weekend power outage planned

October 22, 2014 - 17:42
  Following the Tuesday through Thursday (Oct. 21 to 23) outages that worked their way east up the Kaweah canyon, Southern California Edison officials announced that the Sunday, Oct. 26, more widespread outage would be the last one needed for the current project. The final maintenance outage is scheduled to start at...
Map of burn segment and trail closure.

Prescribed fire ignited in Mineral King

October 22, 2014 - 17:34
  The Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks fire management program is conducting a prescribed fire in the Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park. Ignitions began Monday, Oct. 20.  The first ignitions were in the vicinity where the Tar Gap Trail climbs the first drainage, approximately 45 minutes out by foot...
Amanda Renteria, candidate for Congress, addresses the Woodlake High School student body at her alma mater.

Career (Day) politician

October 22, 2014 - 17:29
  Amanda Renteria, a WHS alumnus, was Woodlake High School’s Career Day 2014 keynote speaker. The event was held Friday, Oct. 17, as part of the school's homecoming festivities. Amanda is the 21st Congressional District’s Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent David Valadao. Amanda was raised and educated in...
George Kulick, incumbent (click on arrows to see additional candidates)

ELECTION 2014

October 22, 2014 - 17:23
  Local school board members are entrusted to set the policies of the community’s most treasured institution: Three Rivers Union School. The board meets every month on the second Wednesday, at 6 p.m. in the TRUS library. The meetings are open to the public. The meetings range from rubber-stamping sessions to intense...

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