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Hard work and dedication pays off

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By: Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun Years ago, as a young willing student, I would have told you that a great teacher was someone who was entertaining and fun. Being a teacher is not an easy job. To maintain a classroom of 20 plus students every day can be challenging. Yet, a great teacher shows up, […]

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Keeping the cowboy way alive

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By: Daniel RileySpecial to the Sun January 11 and 12, the Kern Valley Jr. rodeo was held in Canebrake off of Highway 178 just past Onyx at Tony and Karen Cain’s. The competitors and their guardians gathered around at 10 a.m. for the ground rules, a set of rules for both the smooth running and […]

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Crazy, but true laws

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

In Florida … legal parking fees toward animals must be paid. Sounds like Jumanji was real once upon a time in Florida, because legal fees have to be paid for animal parking — including elephants, camels and horses. According to Country Living, this law took effect in the 1920s, when the Ringling Bros. Circus moved […]

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INTERACTing with students

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

By: Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun The Interact Club was brought back to Kern Valley High School by senior Katy Davenport, under the supervision of teacher advisor Wayne Moore and Summer Kirby. In February of 2019, Davenport started the club and held an election to let other students run the club since she was unable to. […]

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Messages from the Whiskey Flats’ Mayoral Candidates

By Kern Valley Sun / January 15, 2020

Chester “Chaps” ChapmanWell folks, it was blue skies and fair weather this past weekend out at the ranch, where I had all of the young’uns from the Kern River Valley Junior Rodeo ridin’ and ropin’ like the pros. The grand stands were packed, givin’ way for that famous literary novel “Under the Bleachers” by Seymor […]

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Mayoral Candidates: Layin’ down the law

By Kern Valley Sun / January 8, 2020

By: Jake Lee Green Kern Valley Sun On Friday, January 3, Ewings Restaurant in Kernville hosted an array of colorful characters who packed into the lovely scene to catch a glimpse of the shenanigans about to precede the Whiskey Flat’s Days. Two mayoral campaigns stood at the attention of the Whiskey Flat’s Kick-Off Dinner. Jami […]

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Every year brings new resolutions

By Kern Valley Sun / January 8, 2020

By: Julie GiyerKern Valley Sun At the end of every year people discuss what their New Year’s Resolutions will be for the upcoming year. Many strive to find new jobs, make more money, lose weight, quit addictions, go on more trips, spend more time with family, or maybe even make promises to be a better […]

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