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

Searchers head out to look for any sign of 1st Lieutenant Matthew Kraft, who didn’t return from a 200-mile backcountry ski trip in the highest reaches of the Sierra. (Click arrows for additional photo.)
  An intense multi-agency search has entered its 10th day for a man who failed to return from a multi-day backcountry ski trip. The subject of the search is U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lieutenant Matthew...
The entrance to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fresno.
  Joe Austin of Three Rivers has learned first-hand the frustrations of dealing with the local Veterans Administration.     Joe served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Kittyhawk during the Vietnam War...
Tunnel Log on the Crescent Meadow Road in Sequoia National Park. The memo that spring begins Wednesday, March 20, hasn't been received here yet.
  FIRST DAY OF SPRING:  Wednesday, March 20, 2:58 pm   Those who enjoy warm weather will appreciate that the warmer month, spring and summer, are 7.584 days longer than the colder seasons, fall and...
  PHOTOS CAPTION: Ignited by lightning on July 31, 2015, the Rough Fire devastated over 150,000 acres of land and entered the Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park. The fire was stopped upon...
San Quentin State Prison in Northern California.
  Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Wednesday, March 14, in Sacramento that places a moratorium on the death penalty in California. The executive order also calls for withdrawing...
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  PHOTO CAPTION: An aerial view of the peak flows on the Middle Fork of the Kaweah River on Wednesday, March 6. At about 7 am that day, the water was flowing at 7,200 cubic feet per second, the...
Searchers head out to look for any sign of 1st Lieutenant Matthew Kraft, who didn’t return from a 200-mile backcountry ski trip in the highest reaches of the Sierra. (Click arrows for additional photo.)
The entrance to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fresno.
Tunnel Log on the Crescent Meadow Road in Sequoia National Park. The memo that spring begins Wednesday, March 20, hasn't been received here yet.
San Quentin State Prison in Northern California.
Click arrows for additional photos.
Searchers head out to look for any sign of 1st Lieutenant Matthew Kraft, who didn’t return from a 200-mile backcountry ski trip in the highest reaches of the Sierra. (Click arrows for additional photo.)

Search underway in the Sierra for missing Marine

March 19, 2019 - 15:27
  An intense multi-agency search has entered its 10th day for a man who failed to return from a multi-day backcountry ski trip. The subject of the search is U.S. Marine Corps 1st Lieutenant Matthew Kraft, 24, from Washington, Conn., but based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. 1st Lt. Kraft is 6’1” and 185 pounds.   Kraft’s...
The entrance to the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Fresno.

Local veteran’s plight solved with call to the White House

March 19, 2019 - 15:17
  Joe Austin of Three Rivers has learned first-hand the frustrations of dealing with the local Veterans Administration.     Joe served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Kittyhawk during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1968 and was honorably discharged.    “I was having trouble breathing for the last two years so I had an MRI...
Tunnel Log on the Crescent Meadow Road in Sequoia National Park. The memo that spring begins Wednesday, March 20, hasn't been received here yet.

WEATHER WATCH: March 15, 2019

March 19, 2019 - 15:10
  FIRST DAY OF SPRING:  Wednesday, March 20, 2:58 pm   Those who enjoy warm weather will appreciate that the warmer month, spring and summer, are 7.584 days longer than the colder seasons, fall and winter. Here is the current length of the seasons:   Summer — 93.641 days Autumn — 89.834 days Winter — 88.994 days...

Proposed federal budget includes increase for Wildland Fire Management Program

March 19, 2019 - 14:44
  PHOTOS CAPTION: Ignited by lightning on July 31, 2015, the Rough Fire devastated over 150,000 acres of land and entered the Grant Grove in Kings Canyon National Park. The fire was stopped upon entering the popular grove of giant sequoias due to lack of fuel from previous prescribed burns. The National Park Service...
San Quentin State Prison in Northern California.

Governor Newsom orders halt to California's death penalty

March 19, 2019 - 14:35
  Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Wednesday, March 14, in Sacramento that places a moratorium on the death penalty in California. The executive order also calls for withdrawing California’s lethal injection protocols and immediately closing the execution chamber at San Quentin State Prison.    The...

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