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

Woody Smeck, superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, tells tales of his youth in the Sierra.
  The occasion was part of the Mineral King Preservation Society’s Storytelling series on Sunday, Nov. 5. The monthly programs are presented in the Mineral King Room of the Three Rivers Historical...
Tom Maier, Riata Ranch's founder. (Click arrows to view entire photo album.)
  Tom Maier rides into town The story of the Riata Ranch begins long before its founding six decades ago. It all started when a young Tom Maier left his North Dakota home and landed in Hollywood. As...
Due to one-lane traffic and ongoing construction, delays are necessary on a one-mile section of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park.
  Location: A 1-mile section between the Amphitheater Point Overlook (11 miles from the Sequoia National Park entrance station in Three Rivers) and Crystal Cave Road.    This schedule is approximate...
Lake Kaweah
  Lake Kaweah’s pool will be trending up slightly before a planned release around Thanksgiving.    Lake stats as of Thursday, Nov. 2: storage is at 17,842 acre feet; mean inflow is 65 cubic feet per...
  HOW TO PROVIDE COMMENTS: A public comment period on the fee increases at national parks will continue through Thursday, Nov. 23.  ONLINE COMMENTS (AND DETAILED INFORMATION):  https://parkplanning....
The East Fork of the Kaweah River as seen looking up-canyon from the Oak Grove Bridge, located 6.5 miles on the Mineral King Road from Highway 198. (At nine miles, the road is closed and gated for the winter.)
  WEATHER BRIEFS:  Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 am on Sunday, Nov. 5. Before bed on Saturday, remember to TURN CLOCKS BACK ONE HOUR. The first significant winter storm of the season is due to...
Woody Smeck, superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, tells tales of his youth in the Sierra.
Tom Maier, Riata Ranch's founder. (Click arrows to view entire photo album.)
Due to one-lane traffic and ongoing construction, delays are necessary on a one-mile section of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park.
Lake Kaweah
The East Fork of the Kaweah River as seen looking up-canyon from the Oak Grove Bridge, located 6.5 miles on the Mineral King Road from Highway 198. (At nine miles, the road is closed and gated for the winter.)
Woody Smeck, superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, tells tales of his youth in the Sierra.

Sequoia-Kings Canyon superintendent and his life in a mountain cabin

November 17, 2017 - 13:15
  The occasion was part of the Mineral King Preservation Society’s Storytelling series on Sunday, Nov. 5. The monthly programs are presented in the Mineral King Room of the Three Rivers Historical Museum.   This month, Woody Smeck, superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks and a cabin owner on land...
Tom Maier, Riata Ranch's founder. (Click arrows to view entire photo album.)

Riata Ranch celebrates 60 years

November 14, 2017 - 17:54
  Tom Maier rides into town The story of the Riata Ranch begins long before its founding six decades ago. It all started when a young Tom Maier left his North Dakota home and landed in Hollywood. As the Los Angeles Times once recounted, “There he got a job... training horses for movie stars until he could support...
The portion of Highway 180 that provides access to the Cedar Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park — also known as the Kings Canyon Highway — will close for the winter on Monday, Nov. 13. The road will reopen in April 2018.

WEATHER WATCH: November 10, 2017

November 14, 2017 - 17:12
  Last week’s near miss of rain and snow confirmed what weather watchers’ suspected. For the immediate forecast it’s official: California is in the grip of that dreaded stepchild La Nina. In Kaweah Country, the effect of La Nina is like a tug-of-war between extremely dry and moderately wet. For the rest of 2017,...
Michele Cruz and David Wood, both of Three Rivers, collaborated on a presentation on mental health in Tulare County, at November's Town Hall meeting.

Town meeting highlights vacation rentals, mental health

November 14, 2017 - 16:58
  At the Monday, Nov. 5, Town Hall meeting, a succession of speakers at the Three Rivers Memorial Building provided updates on county services and the mental health program of the Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency.    Supervisor Kuyler Crocker spoke briefly on vacation rentals and what direction the...
Due to one-lane traffic and ongoing construction, delays are necessary on a one-mile section of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park.

Schedule changes for General Highway construction delays

November 6, 2017 - 18:28
  Location: A 1-mile section between the Amphitheater Point Overlook (11 miles from the Sequoia National Park entrance station in Three Rivers) and Crystal Cave Road.    This schedule is approximate and subject to change:   Monday-Friday, 7 am-4 pm: Traffic allowed to pass at: 7 am, 8 am, 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm.  ...

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