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1st District race heating up

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun The race for the First District Supervisors Office is well underway with three candidates vying for control of the title through their respective campaigns. Kern County is less than a month away from hitting the voting booths and each candidate has been hard at work to earn the attention […]

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Valley Voice

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

My name is Judy Hyatt. I have been in and around Kern County government for over 23 years. I have lived and/or worked in the Kern Valley since 1993. I currently live in Bakersfield. At one time, I was Chief of Staff for First District Supervisor Jon McQuiston. I want to share with you why […]

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Letters to the Editor

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

Already planned for the Canyon section of Highway 178 is the installation of rumble strips between the double yellow lines and along the edge of the highway where space will permit. These strips will warn drivers where it is safe to drive. Unfortunately, the date for this project is still under consideration and Fellow Travelers […]

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Health Insurance Matters: 300+ MEDICATIONS DROPPED BY INSURANCE IN 2020

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By Harry ThalSpecial to the Sun Insurance providers update their list of covered medications every year. This list is called a formulary, and it helps plan enrollees to understand whether or not their insurance will help pay for their medication. More and more medications are removed from formulary lists each year. This means that if […]

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Russel Wilbert Kaderly

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

Russel Wilbert Kaderly, age 77, resident of Bodfish, Calif., died on January 2, 2020, in Bakersfield, Calif., after a long battle and complications from COPD. He was born July 29, 1942, in Jefferson City, Miss. His parents were William (Bob) Russell Kaderly and Mable Gladys Huser Kaderly. His siblings were two sisters; Pat Stroud and […]

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Carl Lynn Witten

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

Carl Lynn Witten, 78 years-old, passed away January 14, 2020, in Bakersfield, California. He was born January 19, 1941, in Tulare, Calif., son of the late Jess Lynn Witten and Beatrice Lulu (Tait) Witten. He is survived by his children Jess and his wife Pamela Witten of Weldon, Calif.; Carleen (Witten) and her husband Tim […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies-HELPING CHILDREN GRIEVE

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By Tracy LeeSpecial to the Sun When a death occurs, curious children are naturally curious. At the onset, they want information. The information delivered to them must be truthful and delivered on each child’s level of understanding. In order for children to feel safe during a time of loss, we must give them the information […]

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Lady Broncs tied for first in HDL, Broncs nearly upset Cal City

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By: Ray ConnerSports Editor The varsity Lady Broncs basketball squad did what it had to do. With the stage set and the stakes high, the Kern Valley team entertained. Rosamond with first place on the line. Rosamond came in at 9-0, while the Lady Broncs were sitting at 8-1. Their only loss was to the […]

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Kern Valley defeats Roadrunners

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By: Ray ConnerSports Editor Kern Valley’s varsity basketball squad has a week. The Broncs knew they had a pair of games that were going to be tough. They entertained Rosamond in key High Desert League match up. They would follow that up with a game versus league-leading Cal City. They were able to slip past […]

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Kern Valley crowns seven champs

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2020

By: Wes WoodyCoach’s Submission The Kern Valley Broncs wrestling team was at home when they competed in the High Desert League wrestling finals on Feb. 6. As a team, they took down seven golds. This equates to seven league champion wrestlers from Kern Valley. Chane Randall, Chris Mendoza, and Gaige Smoot were league champions by […]

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