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USFS building faces new chapter

By Kathe Malouf / October 24, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun When the Forest Service staff moves into the new Kern River Ranger Station later this month, they will be leaving the iconic two-story log building that has been home to the district employees for more than 35 years. It was May of 1982 when employees moved into their […]

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Leader In Me meets KRLIBOR

By Kern Valley Sun Support / October 24, 2017

Leadership Team students from Kernville Union School District presented their knowledge of the Leader In Me program to the Kern River Lake Isabella Board of Realtors (KRLIBOR) on Wednesday, October 18.    

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New firearm legislation proposed

By Ashley Loza / October 24, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) proposed new legislation on Oct. 4 that she intends to close a loophole in existing laws that prohibit automatic weapons in the United States. Named the Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act, the legislation would prohibit ownership of firearm accessories that increase the rate of fire of […]

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“A Girl’s Best Friend” takes home first place

By Kathe Malouf / October 24, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Like many 6th grade students, Jillian Barr has a best friend. But Barr’s best friend is not your typical BFF. He is five years old, a rather tall and hairy red head who has four legs and outweighs the Lake Isabella girl by about 40 pounds. Barr’s best […]

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Veteran’s Day

By Press Release / October 24, 2017

By Ashley Loza Managing Editor Do you know a military veteran who deserves to be honored in our Veterans Day publications? Let us know! Every year, we publish a tribute to our valley’s vets. We want our list to remain as complete as possible, and all of our vets deserve recognition for their service! If […]

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CDPH warns of contact risks

By Press Release / October 24, 2017

Press Release CDPH California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned consumers about the risks associated with wearing decorative contact lenses. “Advertised as color, cosmetic, fashion and theatrical contact lenses, decorative contact lenses are especially popular around Halloween.” said Dr. Smith. “Wearing any kind of contact […]

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We listened – We heard you – We are back at your door

By Marsha Smith / October 17, 2017

Marsha Smith Publisher Over the past few months we listened to our subscribers about their likes and dislikes of direct mail, and we came to the conclusion that it made a huge difference to our readership. We heard you, and so we are going back to home delivery starting next week in Lake Isabella, Mt. […]

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Home at last

By Debbie Teofilo / October 17, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun   In answer to a local woman’s prayers, her brother’s remains were identified and returned last month to his family after 67 years of waiting while he remained unaccounted for on the POW/MIA list of Korean War veterans. His relatives are relieved and grateful to finally have some […]

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USFS moves after 35 years

By Kathe Malouf / October 17, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Construction is nearing completion on the new Forest Service Kernville Ranger Station that will be home to staff of the Kern River Ranger District starting next month. And as the new ranger station gets ready to open its doors, the iconic two-story log cabin building that the Forest […]

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AB 326 affects salons

By Kathe Malouf / October 17, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Secrets shared with hairdressers and barbers might not be secrets much longer with the passage of new legislation aimed at training salon professionals on how to spot signs of domestic violence. On Sept. 27, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 326, a Domestic Violence Prevention Bill authored […]

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