Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 11/10/18 – 11/16/18

* * 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 11/10/18, Deputies arrested Kevin Simenas (32) in the 6400 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 11/10/18 – 11/16/18

Winter Road Closures near Hume Lake

Sequoia National Forest, CA – Forest Service officials are implementing seasonal road closures for Hume Lake Ranger District high elevation areas in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest, due to anticipated storm activity. Most Forest Service administered roads in the district will be closed for public safety and resource protection. Highway 180 between … Read moreWinter Road Closures near Hume Lake

Wildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer and Moses Wildfires – November 17th

The Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Wildfires, located in the Western Divide Ranger District, are burning in dense timber stands with extensive tree mortality and heavy fuel loading on the ground. In many places, aerial ignition from a helicopter is used due to safety concerns for ground-based firefighters.   Aerial firing operations are often used to moderate … Read moreWildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer and Moses Wildfires – November 17th

Wildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer and Moses Wildfires

The Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Wildfires, located in the Western Divide Ranger District, are burning in dense timber stands with extensive tree mortality and heavy fuel loading on the ground. In many places, aerial ignition from a helicopter is used due to safety concerns for ground-based firefighters.  Aerial firing operations are often used to moderate … Read moreWildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer and Moses Wildfires

Extended Road Construction Delays and Closures This Weekend in Sequoia National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA –The second season of road construction along a one mile section of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park is winding down, and this requires some additional work to be completed before the upcoming holiday weekend. The one mile segment of the Generals Highway between Hospital Rock and … Read moreExtended Road Construction Delays and Closures This Weekend in Sequoia National Park

Wildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Wildfires

Both the Alder and Mountaineer Wildfires, located in the Western Divide Ranger District, are burning in dense timber stands with extensive tree mortality and heavy fuel loading on the ground. In many places, aerial ignition from a helicopter is used due to safety concerns for ground-based firefighters. Aerial firing operations are often used to moderate … Read moreWildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Wildfires

Forest Service to Begin Prescribed Burning Projects

Kernville, CA – Hazardous Fuels Reduction projects are scheduled this winter on three mountaintops within the Kern River Ranger District on the Sequoia National Forest. All projects are subject to weather conditions while working closely with the Eastern Kern and San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control Districts to manage smoke production and reduce any impacts. … Read moreForest Service to Begin Prescribed Burning Projects

Corps to Conduct Test-Blasting Operations at Isabella Lake

Sacramento, CA. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its contractor Flatiron/Dragados/Sukut Joint Venture will conduct test-blasting operations as part of the Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project on Thursday, November 15, starting at 12 p.m., forcing a short-term closure of Highway 155 near the main dam. Additional test-blasting will also occur on … Read moreCorps to Conduct Test-Blasting Operations at Isabella Lake

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Announce Request of Proposals for Land Exchanges in Wilsonia Historic District

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA – The National Park Service (NPS) at Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is seeking Requests for Expression of Interest (RFEI) in the exchange of federally owned, improved residential properties in Wilsonia Historic District within Kings Canyon National Park, for privately owned, unimproved properties within the boundaries of … Read moreSequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Announce Request of Proposals for Land Exchanges in Wilsonia Historic District

Update – Wildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer and Moses Wildfires

Western Divide Ranger District, CA – Both the Alder and Mountaineer Wildfires, located on the Western Divide Ranger District, are burning in dense timber stands with extensive tree mortality and heavy fuel loading on the ground. In many places, aerial ignition from a helicopter is used due to safety concerns for putting firefighters out on … Read moreUpdate – Wildfire Update – Alder, Mountaineer and Moses Wildfires

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