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Health Care Matters: High Cost of Prescriptions

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2019

High Cost of Prescriptions The cost of many prescription drugs continues to be in the news as well as the topic of conversation with lawmakers. The costs vary greatly between insurance plans as well as even pharmacies. Furthermore, the cost of prescriptions varies tremendously between countries. For example, Humira, an injectable medication for arthritis would […]

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Writing Out Loud: TUT, ANKHESENAMUN, AND VALENTINE

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2019

By George Stahl Tomorrow is the day we celebrate amor, unquestionable devotion to the heart, the pursuit of happiness ever after, and the pledge of undying love. It is a day named in memory of a 3rd century priest in Rome. The Emperor at the time, Claudius, said that men were not joining the army […]

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Letter to the Editor (Pub. 02/13/19)

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2019

County Needs to Hire More KRV Residents As we saw recently, many local county agencies like schools, libraries and branch court were shut down on the account of snow, when there wasn’t enough snow to measure. That is because these offices hire and depend upon workers from Bakersfield and nobody trusts the 178 in any […]

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Healthy Living: VERTIGO

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2019

By Christine Harness Dizziness is a strange sensation. Your body and the room around you are spinning; you feel lightheaded, unsteady, and you mistrust trying to continue your activity. Some people even feel nauseous. One of the most common causes of dizziness for all age groups is hyperventilation, overbreathing, usually due to anxiety. When you […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Financial Preparedness

By Kern Valley Sun / February 12, 2019

By Tracy Lee As a business owner, I work with budgets daily. Ensuring that a business has adequate operating capital is paramount to sustainability. Prior to retirement, my husband was enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Such employment necessitated strict budgeting if we wanted to provide a decent home and food on the table for our […]

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Writing Out Loud: This Gift’s for You

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2019

By George Stahl Gifts. They are the best! Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s Day (That’s in 8 days, on the 14th, guys), Easter, anniversaries, Hannukah, Passover and Kwanzaa. If we thought we could get away with it, we’d try for Arbor Day. These are the days. Aren’t they? Giving, getting, and buying. It’s a win/win situation all […]

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Reel Reviews: Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2019

Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse As the credits rolled on Venom, after that amazing scene introducing the audience to Woody Harrelson as Cletus Kasady, what I saw blew my mind. We were given a peak into a multiverse—a Spider-Verse. This idea was instantly appealing to me (as a huge fan of all things Marvel and the […]

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Declining to Comment: An Ode to Darl Snyder

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2019

By Ashley Loza Managing Editor Two things happened in the last couple of weeks that were intertwined in my mind: the annual State of the County dinner and the death of Kern River Valley fixture Darl Snyder. Darl was a 40-year resident of the valley, the guy in the overalls and fluorescent shirt who sold […]

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Body Wisdom: The Look of Love

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2019

The Look of Love Do you wonder why some people make you feel uneasy? You might call it intuition or your gut feeling. “Neuroception” is a term used to describe how we pick up cues, unconsciously, from our environment and respond to them. Neuroception was coined by neurophysiologist Stephen Porges who discovered the “polyvagal hierarchy.” […]

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Fishing with Noble Smith: Back in Action

By Kern Valley Sun / February 5, 2019

Back in Action After a 3-month vacation from fishing, I am ready to hit the water. This is absolutely the longest period of time I have spent away from fishing. Fishing shows are great to watch, it’s just not the same as being on the water. I have my fishing license, wiped the dust off […]

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