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Fishing with Noble: Fishing the Pea Soup

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

Fishing with Noble / Noble Smith This time of year, when our lake turns over and algae blooms on its surface, our lake turns green. I use the term ‘pea soup’ because in some of the shallow areas, the water looks like pea soup. It definitely has an impact on fishing. Especially the new strain […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Pharmacy & Drugs

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

Health Insurance Matters / Harry P. Thal Information abounds when it comes to healthcare and insurance. We have a client who has many problems with his teeth cracking and breaking. A little research discovers that Coumadin (generic name Warfarin) has a side effect for some people where their teeth turn grey and crack. The responses […]

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Reel Reviews: Incredibles 2

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

Reel Reviews / Josh Simpkins Fourteen years! Fourteen years, friends and neighbors. I have been waiting 14 years for a sequel to my favorite Disney-Pixar film. I’ve seen Toy Story get two sequels. Heck, Cars got two sequels and a spinoff that got a sequel. However, after a decade and a half, Pixar finally presents […]

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Gotham gets a new Joker

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Currently, one of the oddest and most interesting projects I have heard of is in development in Holly-weird—and we all know that which does not kill you only makes you stranger. The project of which I speak is the Martin Scorsese produced, Todd Phillips directed standalone Joker movie. […]

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Healthy Living: My Surgical Experience at Memorial Hospital

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

Healthy Living / Christine Harness I have known for quite some time that writing about any of my painful experiences in my life supplies me with comforting relief by offering me a form of distraction as well as an opportunity for redirection. My latest painful episode began about 2 years ago with my right shoulder […]

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Writing Out Loud: What’s in a Word?

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

By George Stahl In 1806, Noah Webster published his first dictionary. This was pre-Merriam days, and prior to his son, William G., joining the company, and certainly way before his son in law, Chauncy, got into the family business. In that book, Webster attempted to give meaning to the words we have been using for […]

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Valley Voice (Pub. July 18, 2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

This is in response to a letter to the editor dated June 27, 2018, by Mark Nelson of Wofford Heights. I have lived in the Kern River Valley since 1976. My wife was born here in Wofford Heights before the hospital was built. I have worked for the healthcare district for 26 years and I […]

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Letters to the Editor (Pub. July 18, 2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / July 17, 2018

Thanks to John Blythe You probably don’t know him because he’s the behind the scenes, humble, dedicated, not self-glorifying, but behind the scenes volunteering for the community. He’s now going on to his second year as President of the KRVR; he’s chairman of the hospital board, Regional Vice President for the National Exchange Club, lifelong […]

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Health Insurance Matters: Travel to the Moon

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2018

Health Insurance Matters / Harry P. Thal Returning from the moon in July 1969, what did the Apollo 11 crew declare on a U.S. customs form? If you’re traveling abroad, there’s a lot to do before you leave. There are suitcases to pack, an itinerary to plan, and perhaps a passport to renew. We want […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: A CHEERY STORY

By Kern Valley Sun / July 10, 2018

The Reel Cinemaniac / Josh Simpkins For far too long when I take to my keyboard to relay news to you, dear friends and neighbors, concerning a celebrity, it has been unpleasant at best. From deaths to scandal, I was beginning to really worry we would never escape the gloom and doom. That is, until […]

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