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Fishing With Noble: Great Fishing in the High Country

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By Noble Smith This past week, my son-in-law Jessie and grandson J.J. went camping at the lower Peppermint Camp ground. I joined them for a day of fishing. It had been a couple of years since I had fished the Peppermint Creek area. I had almost forgotten how nice it is up in this area. […]

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Letters to the Editor: 08/16/17

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

Thank you, Stranger! Last Wednesday, while in Kernville, I drove off with my wallet sitting on top of my car. When I discovered what I had done, I panicked. It was one of the worst experiences of my life. I called on my bank cards and all other agencies to report my missing records. I […]

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Writing Out Loud: California Gets Eclipsed Again

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By George Stahl Where will you be next Monday? Why? What’s going on? Where have you been? Hiding in a bomb shelter the past few days? Just so you know, the happenings in North Korea have nothing on the event we’re talking about here. It’s only the biggest thing of the Century. That is, unless […]

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Pushin’ Up Daisies: Special Occasions

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By Tracy Lee Today was an important day for my cousin’s grandson. He hit a milestone in his young life. At church, my cousin said that she was so very proud of her grandson for the efforts he has made to achieve this honor being bestowed upon him, and grateful that her uncle had driven […]

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Bodywisdom: Five Steps to Immune Strength

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By Nancy Ivey How do you build a strong immune system capable of fighting infections and germs without antibiotics? The truism “health is wealth” guided me early in life leading to research on preventative holistic medicine. Keeping an eye on this polestar introduces me to protective practices that increase immunity as described in this article. […]

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Interesting History: The attack on Gallipoli

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By Clayton Huckaby World War I, the Great War or the War to End All Wars, whatever you call it, there is no doubt that the First World War was one of the bloodiest skirmishes of all time. The war began after a Bosnian Serbian man named Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in an […]

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Rest In Peace Robert Hardy

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun Those who dwell within the magical world of Harry Potter are in mourning alongside the rest of the muggle population at large. Minister for Magic Cornelius Oswald “Goblin Crusher” Fudge, or as we muggles knew him, British actor Robert Hardy, passed away of natural causes on August 3, […]

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Goodbye to Sam Shepard

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

  By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun “Because I could not stop for Death— He kindly stopped for me— The Carriage held but just Ourselves— And Immortality.” -Emily Dickinson: Because I could not stop for Death (479) These words truly resonate in our society today. We are far too busy with our mobile devices, […]

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Reel Reviews: Dunkirk

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

By Josh Simpkins “When 400,000 men couldn’t get home, home came for them.” As taglines go, I really like this one. It stirs something in the depths of my soul. Though I may not have enjoyed the film this tagline goes with, I cannot deny the power and intensity within Christopher Nolan’s WWII film Dunkirk—starring […]

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