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Stoneflys film first music video at River Rhythms

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

By George Stahl Special to the Sun Riverside Park in Kernville has been the venue for the concert series called River Rhythms. For the past 7 years, hundreds of locals, as well as visitors to the valley, set aside at least one of their August Friday nights to sit in the relaxing venue on the […]

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Nolan “the Champ” takes the victory home

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

Katie – Nolan’s Mom Special to the Sun The day before Halloween in 2017, my 9 week old son spiked a 102.5 fever. He was a preemie, born 7 weeks early. We lived in a small town and took him to the local Emergency Department hoping they would be able to help him. They looked […]

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FYDO saves lives

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

Photos submitted by FYDO Left: Lou the senior Pug was dumped in a backyard in Lake Isabella and left there to die after he was adopted from a shelter and the child in the home was found to be allergic. Members of FYDO were able to rescue him and nurse him back to health before […]

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Rubber Ducky Races celebrate 31st Anniversary

By Kern Valley Sun / August 14, 2018

By Marsha Smith Kern Valley Sun The roar of the river, and a lot of quacking will be heard in Riverside Park on Saturday, Aug. 25, as the Kern Valley Exchange Club presents the 31st annual Rubber Ducky Races. Head quack, coach and trainer Ron Smith says, “Every single one of the 1,000 little web […]

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Save the Fireworks!

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

By Marsha Smith President, Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce The response from the community has been enormous since the article on the fireworks appeared in the Kern Valley Sun recently. However, for the most part the response was just that, response, and very little funding. Other than Starlite Lounge stepping up to allocate this […]

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River Rhythms rocks Riverside Park

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

Photos by Richard Peterson / Freelance Photographer Friday nights in August are heating up! River Rhythms is back at Riverside Park in Kernville and a good sized crowd (right) turned out for the first show featuring the Just Dave Band (left) who took the stage on August 3.

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Students get help going back to school

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

Photos by Richard Peterson / Freelance Photographer On Saturday, August 4, The Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Lake Isabella (left) and the Elks Lodge in Wofford Heights (top right) hosted their annual Back to School Giveaways, handing out much needed supplies and backpacks for young students headed back to school next week. Both […]

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Kern River Valley Heritage Foundation Awarded Cal Fire Grant

By Kern Valley Sun / August 7, 2018

PRESS RELEASE KRV Heritage Foundation Cal Fire has awarded a grant to the Kern River Valley Heritage Foundation (KRVHF). The funds will be used to purchase a walk-behind brush mower and a tractor with implements. These resources will be used to mitigate fire hazards on both the Bob Powers Preserve and the Hot Springs Valley […]

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