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Arts Abound at the Sierra Arts & Crafts Festival

By Kathe Malouf / September 6, 2017

The Kern River Valley played host to a variety of activities during Labor Day weekend, the last holiday weekend of the summer. From whitewater rafting, jet skiing, hiking, and camping to enjoying the musical talent at the Fishstock concert, visitors and residents alike found plenty to do this past weekend. One such event was the […]

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Town Hall meeting

By Kathe Malouf / August 29, 2017

Kern Valley law enforcement officials wanted to hear from community residents about the crime-related issues they are concerned about. So, Kern County Sheriff Sgt. Josh Nicholson arranged for a town hall meeting to provide residents and business owners the opportunity to speak directly with Kern Valley law enforcement personnel in a non-political setting and share […]

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River rescues relentless

By Kathe Malouf / July 10, 2017

It’s been a busy and frustrating summer so far for members of Kern Valley Search and Rescue unit. Busy because this year the Kern River is high, swift, inviting and unforgiving. Frustrating because despite repeated warnings, people continue to jump in. And some don’t make it out alive. This past July 4th holiday proved to […]

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Business boost on July 4th weekend

By Kathe Malouf / July 10, 2017

How did our local businesses fare this past Fourth of July weekend, what with the extended weekend, the smoke from the Schaeffer Fire, and the national press coverage of the “Killer Kern”? Overall, very well. On the Kernville side of the lake, Mark Preston, owner of The Sierra Gateway Markets, said, “Every year it gets […]

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