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KV 4-H visits Skyview Dairy

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

On Wednesday, Jan. 3, members of Kern Valley 4-H participated in a field trip to Skyview Dairy in Shafter where they learned all about the milking process and got a taste of what it takes to run a dairy farm. Rebecca McClean, a 4-H leader for Kern Valley and whose children have participated in 4-H […]

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Kern Valley Sheriff Arrest Report: (12/28/17 – 1/03/18)

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

On 12/28/17, deputies arrested Ronald Cooper, age 21, in the 1900 block of Fran Ct., Lake Isabella, for possession of stolen vehicle and conspiracy to commit a crime. On 12/28/17, deputies arrested Garrett Tyler, age 18, in the 1900 block of Fran Ct., Lake Isabella, for possession of stolen vehicle and conspiracy to commit a […]

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Contract dispute resolved

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied the bid protest filed by Kiewit Infrastructure West Coast Corp., upholding the contract for the Isabella Dam Safety Modification project that was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Bay area contractors last September. By denying the bid protests, […]

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Whiskey Flat Days kick off

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Another year, another group of rabble-rousers converging on Ewing’s to celebrate the kickoff of the 61st Annual Whiskey Flat Days. This year’s dinner was hosted on Friday, January 5, and bragged two full rooms full of guests and live entertainment by local band Riverwind, led by 2016’s Whiskey Flat […]

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Man & Woman of the Year

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun On the night after the Golden Globe Awards, the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce bestowed its own cherished awards on the local man and woman giving the best performance in volunteer roles. The 31st annual Man & Woman of the Year Awards Dinner honored Mike Brownell and […]

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KVHD in need of CNAs

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun At their first meeting of the year held on January 3, the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) Board of Directors selected its new officers for calendar year 2018. A slate of officers proposed by Board Member Kathryn Knight was approved by the Board. Officers in new positions are […]

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It’s not looking like winter

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun Last year, the Kern River Valley rang in the New Year with a beautiful blanket of snow, something that hadn’t been seen in quite some time. The wet weather continued for most of January with decent downpours of rain, so much so there were flooding issues reported on all […]

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ASHES closes temporarily

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On December 31, ASHES, a local medical marijuana dispensary cooperative with locations in Wofford Heights and Tehachapi, closed its doors. At least for now. The Kern County Board of Supervisors recently voted 4-1 to prohibit commercial cannabis growing and sales, effectively banning the sale of marijuana even as […]

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Elliott transfers to Los Padres

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

Press Release USFS U.S. Forest Service officials announced the selection of Kevin Elliott as the new forest supervisor for the Los Padres National Forest effective January 21. Elliott currently serves as the forest supervisor for the Sequoia National Forest in Porterville, a position he has held since 2011. Elliott stated, “It is certainly not for […]

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Church gets new pastor

By Kern Valley Sun Support / January 10, 2018

Press Release St. Peter’s Reverend Ron Ryan was born in White Plains, New York, in 1951 and was raised in Glendale, California. After working for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and serving a stint in the United States Army, he was educated at the California State University at Dominguez Hills. He graduated with a […]

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