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Kern River Valley Branch Library Re-Opens for Curbside Service

By Kern Valley Sun / June 17, 2020

By Elizabeth Mendia Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Branch Library will open for curbside service in Lake Isabella beginning on Wednesday, June 17th, and continue every Wednesday through Friday, from 12 to 6 p.m. Services will be by appointment only. Patrons interested in checking out books can contact the library at (661) 868-0701 or […]


Lack of care in the Community

By Kern Valley Sun / May 27, 2020

By Paula AndradeKernville I find it so distressing that our community seems to care so little of each other. I support our local market, hardware store, pharmacy and restaurants. I appreciate having these services and it’s important to me that they are here. How is it some of them do not care enough about their […]


Health Insurance Matters: Real Cost of Medicare

By Kern Valley Sun / March 4, 2020

By Harry ThalSpecial to the Sun The other day I heard a person say, and then defend their premise, that the cost of Medicare was expensive. They were outraged that it was going to cost $144.60 a month when they turned 65. They currently are paying much less a month through Covered California. Before I […]


KCSO makes multiple arrests in drug bust

By Kern Valley Sun / November 5, 2019

By Jake Lee GreenKern Valley Sun Deputies with the Kern Valley Substation served a warrant within the 2500 block of Smith Lane in Lake Isabella to 40-year old James Shelton on October 29, 2019. He was found to have had 150 grams of methamphetamine, 21 grams of heroin, and an unspecified amount of cash taped […]


Kern Community Reading Project seeks volunteers

By Kern Valley Sun / September 24, 2019

By: Julie Giyer Kern Valley Sun On September 12, 2019, an announcement was made by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools that they are looking for volunteers for the Kern County Community Reading Program. They plan to recruit and train community members to become reading coaches for local second grade students. According to Teresa Twisselman, […]


Vandals visit South Fork School

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2019

By Ashleigh Bartlett Kern Valley Sun The South Fork Union School District (SFUSD) held their monthly meeting August 8, 2019, and is ready for the upcoming school year. MOT manager Ron Ferris detailed some of the summer cleaning and upgrades; steam-cleaning of the rugs was able to be accomplished, buses went in for repair with […]


First Responders play for SAL

By Kern Valley Sun / August 8, 2019

Photos by Christina Denys / Kern Valley Sun Kern River Valley’s first responders paid to play a softball game benefiting the Sheriff’s Activities League (SAL) on Saturday, August 3. SAL members sold refreshments while first responders gave the game their all. Top and middle, players at bat hit and run. Bottom, left to right, are […]


Repping the KRV

By Kern Valley Sun / March 19, 2019

This past weekend, the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Kernville Chamber of Commerce attended the annual Fred Hall Show to promote the KRV. The Fred Hall Show promotes outdoor recreational activities such as fishing, hunting and boating. The KRV Chamber promoted the upcoming Fishing Derby while the Kernville Chamber showcased all the Kern […]


Skate Park questions clarified

By Kern Valley Sun / January 22, 2019

PRESS RELEASE Karene Williams Volunteer Treasurer The skate park slated for the corner of Lake Isabella Blvd. and Elizabeth Norris Road inside the Linda Kissack Ball Park was originally proposed on October 30, 2015, by County Supervisor Mick Gleason and then Director of County Parks and Recreation Bob Lerude. At that initial meeting, several locals […]

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