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Gas tax signed into law

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun On Friday, April 28, Governor Jerry Brown signed California State Senate Bill 1 (SB-1), the controversial gas tax increase, into law. SB-1, a law that Governor Brown personally pushed for, will put an excise tax on gas further increasing California’s already high gas prices. According to money.cnn.com, California […]

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The importance of water safety

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

Press Release USFS The Kern River Ranger District in the Sequoia National Forest met with several local emergency response agencies Wednesday, April 26 to discuss the potential for water rescue incidents this summer. This winter’s substantial snowpack has significantly increased the volume of water in our waterways, and most likely, extend the runoff period. The […]

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President’s Message: Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce 05/03/2017

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

It is bittersweet that I say goodbye and good luck to Office Coordinator Keri Swindle and Secretary Sue Wiruth, who are both leaving the valley for new adventures and welcome our new office coordinator, Lily Mason. We feel extremely fortunate to have Lily on board, she has significant talent and creativity that will definitely benefit […]

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Steven Lee Sauers

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

  Steven Lee Sauers passed away in a traffic accident in Bakersfield, Calif., on April 16, 2017, at 41 years of age. Steven was born on May 23, 1975, in Artesia, Calif. He spent over 23 years in the Kern River Valley and graduated from Kern Valley High School in 1993. He worked at Mt. […]

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Terry Linn (Wilson) Vega

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

  On May 1st, Terry entered Heaven to be with our Heavenly Father and those she so dearly looked forward to being with again. Terry was a long time resident of the Kern River Valley, a place where she found joy and peace in its simplicity. Terry was born to Vern and Eloise Wilson (Malone) […]

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Writing Out Loud: Life’s Just a Country Song

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

By George Stahl There are certainly a lot of things that divide people. There are politics, religion, finance, generational views and education that separate us throughout our lives. Given that, you would think that there would be a few things left to help unite us in some way. Actually, there is one thing that seems […]

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KV has two HDL track champions

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

  By Ray Conner Sports Editor This past week, the Kern Valley track team competed in the High Desert League prelims at Cal City and the finals at Cerro Coso College in Ridgecrest. Windy conditions at Cal City hindered the athletes, as most were pushed right to the finals. Both the boys and girls teams […]

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Broncs battle back to beat Bishop

By Kern Valley Sun / May 3, 2017

  By Ray Conner Sports Editor When you get down 15-0 after three innings, most times, for a team, it’s a short game. This was not the case when the varsity Broncs baseball squad made the trip to Bishop this past Friday. This team, despite the huge deficit, came all the way back to win […]

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