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Rubber Ducky Races Celebrate 30th Anniversary

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

  By Marsha Smith Kern Valley Sun The roar of the river and a lot of quacking will be heard in Riverside Park this Saturday, Aug. 26, as the Kern Valley Exchange Club presents the 30th annual Rubber Ducky Races. Head quack, coach and trainer Ron Smith says, “Every single one of the 1,000 little […]

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A life well lived: Remembering Winnie Henderson

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

  By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun What is the measure of a life? Is it possible to encapsulate a woman’s life, a woman who lived to be 96 years old, in two short hours? Hardly. But a grand tribute was given to Winifred “Winnie” Hand Henderson, fourth generation Kern River Valley pioneer and […]

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Noble named FFA National Finalist

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Valley is boasting its first National Finalist for the FFA’s Proficiency Award program in eight years. 2017 Kern Valley High School (KVHS) graduate Sierra Noble has reached the highly competitive National Finalist level for her Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) project with the FFA. “SAE projects […]

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Healthy Living: The Joys of Growing Old

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

  I have found that growing old offers few reasons to maintain a positive view about life. What idiot came up with that old phrase, “Those Golden Years?” First of all, we find ourselves bombarded by medical maladies. Most noted those aches and pains we experience with the damages and pain brought on by arthritis. […]

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Almost Dead, Don’s Story

By Kern Valley Sun / August 16, 2017

By Eleanore Fahey Special to the Sun He was doing a lot of heavy lifting, moving boxes of books and fire hoses into his truck from his shop in L. A. to take to his place in Lake Isabella. Due to time constraints, he was hustling to get the stuff loaded. Because of the 80 […]

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Locals camping locally

By Kern Valley Sun / August 9, 2017

  By Eleanore Fahey Special to the Sun Editor’s Note: This story ran in the August 2 edition of the Sun but was cut short in error. The following is the full story. Residents of the Kern River Valley (or of any home town) frequently take for granted the special recreational opportunities right in their […]

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