Prescribed Burn Projects Begin on the Hume Lake Ranger District

Dunlap, CA – Sequoia National Forest Fire Managers have initiated prescribed burn projects on the Hume Lake Ranger District in the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Forest Service fire crews are ready to conduct prescribed burn operations now that weather and smoke conditions have become favorable and will continue prescribed burning as long as conditions allow. … Read morePrescribed Burn Projects Begin on the Hume Lake Ranger District

Cooperative Hazard Tree Projects: Sequoia National Forest, Kern County, Caltrans, Edison

Kernville, CA – In response to high tree mortality rates, Kern County recently began work falling hazard trees along County-maintained roads within the Sequoia National Forest. Kern County applied for and received $2.3 million in state funding from the California Office of Emergency Services (OES) specifically for mitigation of hazard trees located along roads maintained … Read moreCooperative Hazard Tree Projects: Sequoia National Forest, Kern County, Caltrans, Edison

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 3/9/19 – 3/15/19

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 3/9/19, Deputies arrested Cathey Ketchem (26) on the 2600 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 3/9/19 – 3/15/19

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 3/2/19 – 3/8/19

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 3/2/19, Deputies arrested Doreena McCartney (37) in the 1600 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 3/2/19 – 3/8/19

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 2/23/19 – 3/1/19

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 2/23/19, Deputies arrested Jody Dearman (30) at the intersection of … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 2/23/19 – 3/1/19

March 2019 Isabella Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project SITREP

Lake Isabella, CA – Isabella Lake Dam (consisting of a Main Dam, Auxiliary Dam and service spillway) is located about 40 miles northeast of Bakersfield in Kern County, California, and became fully operational in 1953. The Main Dam is located near the confluence of the north and south forks of the Kern River and the … Read moreMarch 2019 Isabella Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project SITREP

End of Watch for K9 Neco

Bakersfield, CA – K9 Deputy Neco, with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, was euthanized on March 3rd, after being taken to the veterinarian for health issues. Neco was a German Shepperd, cross-trained in patrol and narcotics. He served as a K9 Deputy for KCSO with his handler Deputy Weiss for seven years, and his favorite toy … Read moreEnd of Watch for K9 Neco

Sequoia National Forest Seeks Public Comment for Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV)Grant Application

Porterville, CA – The Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument are seeking public comments on a preliminary application to the State of California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR) for the 2018/19 grant cycle. The public review and comment period for the State’s Grants and Cooperative Agreement Program begin Tuesday, March 5 and … Read moreSequoia National Forest Seeks Public Comment for Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV)Grant Application

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 2/16/18 – 2/22/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 2/16/19, Deputies arrested Andrew Cruikshanks (36) in the 2700 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 2/16/18 – 2/22/18

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