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Structure fire in Bodfish

By Press Release / December 20, 2017

Photos Courtesy Kern County Fire Department PRESS RELEASE / Kern County Fire Department At 6:07 am this morning the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 100 block of Verna St. Upon arrival, firefighters were faced with a fire on the outside of a single wide trailer that was […]

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Keepers receive recognition

By Press Release / December 19, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Keepers of the Kern Keepers of the Kern are famous for their tied-dye clad “Trash Warriors” t-shirts. Volunteers from this organization can be seen on or near the Kern Wild and Scenic River year-round. They turn out in force on and after busy holiday weekends, passing out trash bags, filling dumpsters, and educating […]

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Car accidents leave 2 dead

By Press Release / December 19, 2017

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun On Tuesday, Dec. 12, at approximately 12:37 p.m., Bakersfield CHP was notified of a possible single vehicle collision on SR-178 east of Powerhouse #1. The driver of a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, identified as 25 year old Kyle Green, was traveling westbound on SR-178 at an unknown rate of […]

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FREE PERSONAL USE FIREWOOD PERMIT OFFER EXTENDED TO JANUARY 1

By Press Release / December 15, 2017

FREE PERSONAL USE FIREWOOD PERMIT OFFER EXTENDED TO JANUARY 1 SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST, California December 14, 2017—Forest officials have extended the Free “Personal Use” Firewood Permit offer to January 1, 2018. The free permit may only be used on dead firewood material (without green leaves or needles) within the Sequoia National Forest, which includes the […]

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Hannah Hurley scores 44, helps KV beat McFarland

By Press Release / December 12, 2017

By Ray Conner Sports Editor The varsity Lady Broncs basketball team picked up a hard fought win over McFarland. The two evenly matched teams went toe-to-toe, but it was Kern Valley throwing the last blow and collecting the 68-66 victory over the Lady Cougars. Kern Valley fell behind early as they started slow. They only […]

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USFS makes arrest for illegal OHV

By Press Release / December 12, 2017

Press Release USFS Due to numerous complaints about off-highway vehicles riding illegally in the South Lake and Mountain Mesa areas, local law enforcement agencies have been making extra patrol checks in the area. On December 6, a U.S. Forest Service Agent saw Alan Vessey, 20, of Mountain Mesa riding an off-highway motorcycle illegally on a […]

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Structure fire in Lake Isabella

By Press Release / December 5, 2017

Press Release Kern County Fire   At 4:45 a.m., the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure fire at 1831 Chain Ave., Lake Isabella. The first arriving engine crew was faced with a double wide mobile home 25 involved in fire. One occupant was home at the time and made it out […]

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Structure Fire in Canebreak

By Press Release / November 29, 2017

PRESS RELEASE / Kern County Fire At 6:29 pm, the Kern County Fire Department was dispatched to a reported structure on fire in Canebreak, east of Onyx. The first arriving engine crew was faced with a single wide trailer and an approximately 500 sq ft additional structure that was fully involved on fire. Two occupants were home […]

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November is Veterans Remembrance Month for Elks Lodges

By Press Release / November 14, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Elks Lodge Some twenty-two million veterans live in our communities. The Elks National President, Malcolm J. McPherson Jr., has proclaimed November is Veterans Remembrance Month as a way to encourage Elks nationwide to find local veterans and help them with their needs. Elks volunteers provide direct service to veterans in more than 330 […]

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Rotary to host pancake breakfast before parade

By Press Release / November 14, 2017

PRESS RELEASE Rotary of the KRV Isabella Christmas Parade Pancake Breakfast From 8:30 till Parade Time on Saturday, November 25, the Rotary Club of Kern River Valley and volunteers will be serving hot breakfasts raising money for toys for KRV kids. The pancake breakfast will be held in the KRV Senior Center at 6405 Lake […]

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