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Local schools talk about safety plans

By Kern Valley Sun / February 27, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun Every year, schools across the state are required to update their school safety plan. Most school safety plans include the basics such as fire and earthquake drills, and protocols on what to do if there is a gas leak or wild animal on campus. However, in recent years, schools […]

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Hub Fire sentencing

By Kern Valley Sun / February 27, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Michael Bustamante, 34, was sentenced on Thursday, Feb. 22, to 1 year in prison and 4 years probation for starting the Hub Fire, which threatened several Bodfish homes in June. Bustamante was credited 484 days for time served and good behavior.

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Last Musin’s from Evangelic Eve

By Kern Valley Sun / February 27, 2018

Good mornin’, Kern River Valley! This will be my last submission as I put an end to any political aspirations. Not only have I learned that politics are definitely not my cup of tea, I have learned many things over the last 7 weeks. I’d like to share some of them with you: 1. My […]

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PRESCRIBED BURNS TO TAKE PLACE ON TWO MOUNTAIN TOPS ON TUESDAY, FEB. 27

By Kern Valley Sun / February 26, 2018

PRESS RELEASE / U.S. Forest Service – Sequoia National Forest Per Bryan Hellett, Fuels Battalion, the Kern River Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest is planning to conduct prescribed burning on two mountaintops, tomorrow, Tuesday, February 27, 2018. The areas will be Breckenridge Mountains off road #28S08, near Golf Meadow, and SW of the community of […]

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Infant death labeled homicide

By Kern Valley Sun / February 21, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) released the name and cause of death of a Lake Isabella baby that occurred on June 23, 2017. Nine month old Seraphim Ould-Johnson’s cause of death was listed as “Acute Neck Compression,” and her death was listed as a homicide. Her father, Michael […]

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Woman goes missing Kern River Canyon

By Kern Valley Sun / February 21, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun On Friday, Feb. 16, Shayla Wingle and her husband came to the Kern River Valley to join in the Whiskey Flat Days festivities. Later that evening, Wingle and her husband went to Democrat Hot Springs in the Kern River Canyon, where they had an argument and Wingle took off […]

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Lockdown scare shakes KVHS

By Kern Valley Sun / February 21, 2018

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Editor’s Note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. Names of minors are not and will never be released unless permission is given by law enforcement or family members. Kern Valley High School Principal John Meyers responded to claims that the school […]

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Fire at Tillie Creek

By Kern Valley Sun / February 21, 2018

By Shannon Rapose Kern Valley Sun On Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at approximately 3:35 p.m., emergency dispatch received reports of a fire near Tillie Creek Campground in Wofford Heights. When KCFD and US Forest Service personnel arrived on scene, they found that the fire had already burned a half acre of the surrounding brush and, […]

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There’s a new mayor in town

By Kern Valley Sun / February 21, 2018

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun This year’s race for Whiskey Flat Mayor was between a preacher and a Madame. And in the true spirit of the Wild West days, the Madame and her claim-jumpin’ sidekick won out. The team of “Madame Annette” and “Claim-jumpin’ John” (John and Annette Davis) were named Mayor of […]

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