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Fishing with Noble: The Fun of Pan Fishing

By Kern Valley Sun / June 19, 2018

Fishing with Noble / Noble Smith By pan fish, I mean a small fish caught that will fit in a frying pan. My brother, Jim, reminded me of this term recently. He was fishing near the bridge at Riverside Park. He caught a nice 10-inch trout using salmon eggs. At first I thought we should […]

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Stan “The Man” finds a hero

By Kern Valley Sun / June 19, 2018

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Back in April, I wrote a piece on how comic book maestro Stan Lee, who for decades has been revered as a legend for his central role in creating the Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man, Iron Man and other beloved Marvel characters, had fallen prey to a venue of vultures […]

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Reel Reviews: Book Club

By Kern Valley Sun / June 19, 2018

Reel Reviews / Josh Simpkins This may come as a surprise to some of those who read my writing, but I used to hate to read and write. Oh yeah, I just hated having to read a book then do a stinking book REPORT on it—ugh! I always loved movies, not so much when it […]

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Writing Out Loud: Fragile – Handle with Care

By Kern Valley Sun / June 12, 2018

By George Stahl Today, in 2018, you can buy just about anything you could possibly want on the internet. Not just that, but you can have any number of those items shipped right to your doorstep, usually for a small fee, but in some cases, they can even be delivered for free. Wonderful! Think back […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. June 13, 2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / June 12, 2018

Thanks from the Keepers Dear Editor, Keepers of the Kern would like to give KUDOS to the Kern County Parks & Rec. crew who care for Riverside Park in Kernville. Also, a very big thank you to Supervisor Mick Gleason for his support in having extra trash cans and trash bins, it makes a huge […]

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President’s Message: Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce

By Kern Valley Sun / June 12, 2018

By Marsha Smith We would like to welcome our new Office and Events Coordinator Anna Kopperman. She is excited to get started and to meet all of you soon at the next General Meeting. I hope to see you all at today’s general meeting. Our speaker is Michael Dillenbeck from Kern County Public Works. He […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: How Do I Love Thee

By Kern Valley Sun / June 12, 2018

By Tracy Renee Lee Wow, have you ever had one of those weeks where it starts in a crazy rush and before you know it, what seemed out of control on Monday, turns out to have actually been the calmest part of the week? That has been my week. As I woke up on Monday, […]

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Conner’s Corner: Bowling makes me want to roll

By Kern Valley Sun / June 12, 2018

Conner’s Corner / Ray Conner When Mt. Mesa Lanes closed, it brought me a lot of heart ache. I had just recently got back into a sport that always captured my attention. For over a year I had to drive by the lanes and see it closed, wondering if it was ever going to see action […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: TOP GUN SEQUEL

By Kern Valley Sun / June 12, 2018

As a product of the decade known as the 1980s and all the design, music and film treasures that were created during said decade, I can say that my totally tubular taste is like radically eclectic. One 80s film that I watched ad nauseum was director Tony Scott’s Top Gun. I was so into Top […]

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Healthy Living: The Joys of Cat Care

By Kern Valley Sun / June 5, 2018

Healthy Living / Christine Harness Those of us who are cat lovers find we can never pass up a chance to read another cat story. Well, here comes another one for you. Way back in 1973, we bought a home in Yorba Linda with a two-car garage fitted with a “doggy door,” located in what […]

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