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

  An intensive three-day search ended Wednesday, Aug. 20, when searchers on the ground in Kings Canyon National Park found the body of Gregory Muck. Muck, 46, of Santa Cruz was reported missing when...
Lightning-caused fires are a common occurrence in the Sierra during the summer, such as this 2010 fire near Hockett Meadows.
  Lightning storms in the Sierra during mid-August ignited a fire in a remote area of Sequoia National Park. By August 19, the fire had expanded to 13 acres.  The fire is located along the Kern...
How can you say no to these faces?
  Okay, everybody knows that when it’s time to get a new furry family member that you adopt one (or more) from a local rescue facility or SPCA shelter, right? Why, you ask? Because when you bring a...
A map of detours affecting travel on State Highway 198 to State Highway 41 in the Lemoore area of Kings County.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with Granite Construction Inc., announces an approximate 45-day closure of the westbound 198 to southbound/northbound 41...
Lightning-caused fires are a common occurrence in the Sierra during the summer, such as this 2010 fire near Hockett Meadows.
A Mid Valley Disposal garbage receptacle at a local lodging facility has been bear-proofed in response to several marauding bears with a taste for human garbage. A town meeting all about being bear aware is scheduled for September 8.
FOR SHORE: Killdeer race along the water’s edge at Lake Kaweah keeping an eye out for tadpoles and minnows that were left high and dry by the receding lake level.
How can you say no to these faces?
A map of detours affecting travel on State Highway 198 to State Highway 41 in the Lemoore area of Kings County.

Tulare motorist killed in 3R crash

August 29, 2014 - 17:41
  Keith Richard Johnson, 26, of Tulare, died in a single vehicle crash when his 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe struck a rock on the south side of Highway 198 and rolled over. Johnson’s vehicle came to a stop in the eastbound lane of the roadway. The crash occurred on the section of highway between Dinely Drive and the Salt...

Hiker's body recovered in Kings Canyon National Park

August 29, 2014 - 17:40
  An intensive three-day search ended Wednesday, Aug. 20, when searchers on the ground in Kings Canyon National Park found the body of Gregory Muck. Muck, 46, of Santa Cruz was reported missing when his wife called parks dispatch at 8 a.m. on August 18. Muck departed from Roads End in Cedar Grove on Sunday, Aug. 10....

Midday burglary interrupted

August 29, 2014 - 17:38
  A resident of the South Fork Estates neighborhood in Three Rivers apparently interrupted a mid-afternoon burglary on Thursday, Aug. 21. When a Tulare County Sheriff’s Department deputy arrived to take a statement, the victim of the attempted heist was able to provide a description of both the subject and the getaway...
Lightning-caused fires are a common occurrence in the Sierra during the summer, such as this 2010 fire near Hockett Meadows.

Lightning ignites fire in Kern Canyon

August 29, 2014 - 17:36
  Lightning storms in the Sierra during mid-August ignited a fire in a remote area of Sequoia National Park. By August 19, the fire had expanded to 13 acres.  The fire is located along the Kern Canyon trail, just south of where Big Arroyo Creek flows into the Kern River. Firefighters worked to contain the fire by...

Local races finalized for November election

August 29, 2014 - 17:34
  The General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4, will have some interesting local races that may spur enough interest to get voters to show up at the polls. In Three Rivers, the only local issue on the ballot will be the Three Rivers Union School board race. All three incumbents   — Sue Winters, George Kulick, Scott...

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