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Gay Ivonne Shuell

By Kern Valley Sun / September 19, 2018

Gay was born on March 11, 1942, and passed away on September 3, 2018, with her daughter at her side. Gay raised three children: Kenneth Shuell, Eugena Gramm, and Patrick Shuell, as well as four foster children who considered her Mom. She was a woman with many talents and taught her art to children at […]

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KRVR looks to future Town Council

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun The nearly 25-year history of Kern River Valley Revitalization, Inc. (KRVR) came to a quiet close at its last community meeting held on September 5 at the Kern River Ranger District Office in Kernville as KRVR President John Blythe read a prepared statement to the community. True to […]

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Shady Lane closes doors

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Shady Lane Bar and grill closed up shop last weekend after 56 years as a Lake Isabella staple, and owner Andy DiAngelo has nothing but gratitude to the community. “I can’t emphasize enough the big thank you I want to send out,” he said. DiAngelo has owned the business, […]

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State adopts new fire plan

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

Press Release CA Board of Forestry As destructive wildfires continue to burn throughout California, the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (Board) took action last week in adoption of the 2018 Strategic Fire Plan. The Strategic Fire Plan for California is the State’s road map for reducing the risk and impacts from wildland fires. […]

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Critical health needs identified

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun Earlier this year the Kern Valley Healthcare District (KVHD) conducted a study of the health care condition of local residents so it could identify the types of future services most needed in the Kern River Valley (KRV). Results of the study were presented to the KVHD Board of […]

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“The Camfather” turns 97

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

From street rods to hot rods, there was a variety of cars to see at the car show in Canebrake, September 8, at the ranch of Lanny Trefz. It was the 97th birthday of Ed Iskendarian, the “Camfather,” the creator of ISKY Racing Cams. He is a legend and well known in the racing circle […]

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An honor for Coach Thompson

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor “Coach” Thompson goes back to the future. For many around the Kern River Valley, when you mention the word “coach,” the thought goes immediately to Jimmy Thompson. After all, he has been around for a while on the sidelines, court side, in the dugout, or up in the box leading […]

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McFarland’s big plays bury Broncs

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The varsity Broncs football squad continues to take their lumps on the field. Four games into their non-league schedule, they are 1-3. The offense continues to improve, but the mistakes and the inexperience of a young team has been shining through. On Friday at home, the undefeated McFarland Cougars came […]

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Kern Valley opens season with a win

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The Lady Broncs made their court appearance in Porterville on Sept. 5. Opening the season on the road Kern Valley squared off with Granite Hills. The temperature was warm and the teams played a pro-set match. (First player to eight, winning by two.) Granite Hills has 10 tennis courts. The […]

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Rafting for a Skate Park

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On Saturday, September 8, a couple dozen thrill-seekers donned life vests and helmets and rafted down the Kern – for a skate park. The first “Kern River Rafting Skatepark Fundraiser” half-day rafting trip launched at Keyesville and explored the lower Kern’s Class C rapids with Whitewater Voyages and […]

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