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Public Health talks vaping, marijuana

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

By Ashleigh Bartlett Special to the Sun Three parents and around a dozen students attended a presentation arranged by Kern County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services at KVHS this past Thursday, March 28. The meeting was intended to initiate a dialogue with parents regarding the somewhat conflicted views, effects, and consequences of vaping in developing […]

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Fishing Derby continues to grow

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

By Matt Freeman Special to the Sun The 2019 Isabella Lake Fishing Derby kicks off April 13-15, 2019, in the Kern River Valley. This event, now in its 30th year, started off small as a Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce-sponsored event designed to create something new and fun that came after the local Whiskey […]

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Writing Out Loud: DOPPLEGANGER HUNTING

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

By George Stahl Have there been times in your days when you see someone, and you just know that you’ve seen that person before? Maybe you even mistake someone for someone you know, and when you approach them, you quickly see that they are not who you thought they were. We have all probably had […]

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Firewood cutting permits

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

PRESS RELEASE USFS Personal use firewood cutting permits for the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument will be available for purchase at Ranger Stations in Dunlap, Springville and Kernville starting April 1. Customers can purchase an 8-month firewood permit which can be used between April 1 and Nov. 30. According to Forest Officials, […]

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Letters to the Editor (Published 04/03/2019)

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

Extra Stove Pellets I ran out of pellets for my stove about 2 weeks ago. Everyone was out around here, or so I thought. I even called stores in Bakersfield and they were out. I mentioned my problem to a neighbor and he said Fire and Ice and Barnes Bargains had pellets. I would like […]

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Editorial: Poppy Stomping

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

By Ashley Loza If you’ve been paying attention to the news or posted any seemingly innocent photos of wildflowers on social media lately, you’ve probably noticed that Californians have collectively lost their minds over this year’s superbloom. (We know we have. See our latest photos on page B5.) It’s an understandable excitement. It’s not every […]

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James Loyd Ray

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

James Loyd Ray (Jim), born September 2,1942, in Bakersfield, Calif., passed February 18, 2019, at home in Mt. Mesa, Squirrel Valley. Jim graduated from Taft High School in California. Jim’s love of motorcycles, dune buggies and all types of cars stayed with him until the end. Jim loved adventure and having fun, and if you […]

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LeRae Elton

By Kern Valley Sun / April 3, 2019

LeRae Elton, age 76, passed away on March 27, 2019. She was born in 1943 in Fort Worth, TX, and was a longtime resident of Santa Monica, Calif., and Lake Isabella, Calif. LeRae attended Santa Monica High School. She worked at the Kern Valley Hospital for 19 years and retired as a nurse. She was […]

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