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

After the storm cleared out February 23, the local Sierra mountains showed why they’ve earned the nickname Range of Light. In the photo are Shepherd Peak and behind, the Ash Peaks Ridge. (Click arrows to see addition photos.)
  A series of two cold storm systems that are bearing southward from the Gulf of Alaska this weekend will bring more rain and snow to the Three Rivers foothills and the nearby mountains. The best...
A trail camera with night vision can be used to document wildlife as well as capture images of potential burglars. Models are available for under $100.
  Josh Galindo, 18, of Visalia and two 16-year-olds were arrested Tuesday, Feb. 24, in connection with a February 21 burglary at a residence in the 43500 block of Dinely Drive in Three Rivers. The...
A Yamaha Sport motorcycle, which is similar to those that recently led several law-enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase that initiated in Three Rivers.
  Last Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21, when Deputy Mark Frick observed a group of three Yamaha Sport motorcycles fail to yield to oncoming traffic, he decided to pull in behind the trio as they headed...
  Since the publication of “Three Rivers business owner target of utilities scam” (Who’s News, by Allison Millner, February 20, 2015 / print edition and e-Edition only], new information has come to...
NPS fire crews reduced flammable vegetation in the Lookout Point area at about 4,000 feet elevation.
  On Wednesday, Feb. 25, a Sequoia National Park fire crew completed a hazard-reduction burn of chamise piles at Lookout Point on the Mineral King Road. This type of burn is part of the local Park...
A pair of bald eagles keep an eye on the fishery at Bravo Lake from their perch at the top of a eucalyptus tree along South Valencia Blvd. in Woodlake.
  Bravo Lake in Woodlake is the winter home of bald eagles, such as this pair seen on February 24, and many other migratory birds. The Tulare County Audubon Society also realizes this fact and is in...
After the storm cleared out February 23, the local Sierra mountains showed why they’ve earned the nickname Range of Light. In the photo are Shepherd Peak and behind, the Ash Peaks Ridge. (Click arrows to see addition photos.)
A trail camera with night vision can be used to document wildlife as well as capture images of potential burglars. Models are available for under $100.
A Yamaha Sport motorcycle, which is similar to those that recently led several law-enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase that initiated in Three Rivers.
NPS fire crews reduced flammable vegetation in the Lookout Point area at about 4,000 feet elevation.
A pair of bald eagles keep an eye on the fishery at Bravo Lake from their perch at the top of a eucalyptus tree along South Valencia Blvd. in Woodlake.
After the storm cleared out February 23, the local Sierra mountains showed why they’ve earned the nickname Range of Light. In the photo are Shepherd Peak and behind, the Ash Peaks Ridge. (Click arrows to see addition photos.)

More rain and snow on the way

March 3, 2015 - 13:56
  A series of two cold storm systems that are bearing southward from the Gulf of Alaska this weekend will bring more rain and snow to the Three Rivers foothills and the nearby mountains. The best chance for snow is Saturday evening and Tuesday. Snow levels will drop to around 5,000 feet. The foothills could receive as...
A trail camera with night vision can be used to document wildlife as well as capture images of potential burglars. Models are available for under $100.

Suspects arrested in vacation home burglary

March 3, 2015 - 13:44
  Josh Galindo, 18, of Visalia and two 16-year-olds were arrested Tuesday, Feb. 24, in connection with a February 21 burglary at a residence in the 43500 block of Dinely Drive in Three Rivers. The thieves gained entry through a rear door.  With so many local owners renting remodeled properties to tourists, burglaries...
A Yamaha Sport motorcycle, which is similar to those that recently led several law-enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase that initiated in Three Rivers.

Motorcyclists busted after high-speed chase

March 3, 2015 - 13:37
  Last Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21, when Deputy Mark Frick observed a group of three Yamaha Sport motorcycles fail to yield to oncoming traffic, he decided to pull in behind the trio as they headed westbound on Highway 198 (Sierra Drive). “When we got to the Cider Mill, I noticed the lead rider turn and give me a look...

Utilities scam targets small businesses

March 3, 2015 - 13:30
  Since the publication of “Three Rivers business owner target of utilities scam” (Who’s News, by Allison Millner, February 20, 2015 / print edition and e-Edition only], new information has come to light. The same utilities scam that nearly victimized Sierra Subs and Salads in Three Rivers has in fact victimized more...
NPS fire crews reduced flammable vegetation in the Lookout Point area at about 4,000 feet elevation.

NPS clears chamise from Lookout Point area

March 3, 2015 - 13:25
  On Wednesday, Feb. 25, a Sequoia National Park fire crew completed a hazard-reduction burn of chamise piles at Lookout Point on the Mineral King Road. This type of burn is part of the local Park Service's overall fire program that uses prescribed fire, mechanical thinning, and other tactics to increase forest health...

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