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Pitching in at the Great Kern River Clean-Up

By Elise Modrovich / September 19, 2017

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On Saturday, September 16, the Kern River Conservancy led a successful clean up effort on the Lower Kern River. The Kern River Conservancy is a grass roots non-profit organization focused on restoring and protecting the Kern River’s recreational spaces and educating the campers who visit and enjoy the […]

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Fun with Numbers & Legos at the Library

By Shannon Rapose / September 19, 2017

Photos by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun Brothers Bentley and Luke Knudtson (middle photo) along with fellow Math Club Member, Elizabeth Davis (bottom) had fun making different triangles at the first gathering of the “Legend of the Numbers” Math Club at the Kern River Valley Library in Lake Isabella on Friday, Sept. 15. The […]

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Ice Cream with a Scoop of Politics

By Kathe Malouf / September 19, 2017

By Kathe Malouf Special to the Sun Politics and ice cream may not seem to be a typical combination; but for the Lake Isabella Bodfish Property Owner’s Association, it provided the ideal venue for an update from First District Supervisor Mick Gleason regarding issues in and around the Kern River Valley. The LIBPOA opted to […]

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Making a Splash for a Great Cause

By Shannon Rapose / September 19, 2017

The Kern River Conservancy had great success at their 2017 Whitewater Rafting Fundraiser, “Rafting for a Cause.” Participants had a lot of fun as they rafted with local guides from Whitewater Voyages, Mountain River Adventures, Kern River Tours and Kern River Outfitters on the Mighty Kern then were treated to a BBQ buffet courtesy of […]

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Fishing with Noble: Schooled on Lake Isabella

By Noble Smith / September 19, 2017

By Noble Smith / Fishing with Noble Smith After 10 days of work, it was time to fish a tournament. Lake Isabella Bass Club held its tournament on September 9. I spent Friday evening prepping my four rods with the best baits possible for this time of year. I was confident my partner, Roy King, […]

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King of the Box Office

By Josh Simpkins / September 19, 2017

By Josh Simpkins Special to the Sun So, the Warner Bros./New Line 2017 remake of the 1990 miniseries Stephen King’s IT, based on King’s terrifyingly gripping novel of the same name, is a huge success. IT came crashing in to cinemas on the first weekend in September like a nitrous fueled carny ride, shattering the […]

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The Reel Cinemaniac: SOMBER FAST 5

By Josh Simpkins / September 19, 2017

By Josh Simpkins / The Reel Cinemaniac As you may or may not recall, friends and neighbors, sometimes when I’m in search of a news worthy story to report, I find myself enamored with multiple small, surprising news bytes that just stick with me. These little tales that can be summed up in the span […]

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VFW Auxiliary Honors POW/MIAs

By Debbie Teofilo / September 19, 2017

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun For National POW/MIA Recognition Day on September 15, the Auxiliary of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7665 in Lake Isabella hosted an awareness dinner to honor and remember those American war veterans who remain unaccounted-for as prisoners of war or missing in action (POW/MIA). VFW […]

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Steers Making Saves at College

By Ray Conner / September 12, 2017

By Ray Conner Sports Editor Playing soccer at the next level, Abby Steers proves she belongs. Steers a member of the history making Lady Broncs soccer team of last season has moved on and plays for Colorado Mesa University. Taking the field on August 31 to open the season, the Mavericks were humbled by Humbolt […]

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Just One of the Guys

By Grace Harrison / September 12, 2017

By Grace Harrison Special to the Sun “Everyone is equal on the football field.” says Kern Valley High School’s Head Varsity Football Coach Brandon Deckard. This season, that statement means so much more as Kern Valley’s varsity players welcome the first girl to the varsity team. Meet Jordan Allen, a 17 year-old junior who is […]

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