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Rafting for a Skate Park

By Kern Valley Sun / September 13, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun On Saturday, September 8, a couple dozen thrill-seekers donned life vests and helmets and rafted down the Kern – for a skate park. The first “Kern River Rafting Skatepark Fundraiser” half-day rafting trip launched at Keyesville and explored the lower Kern’s Class C rapids with Whitewater Voyages and […]

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AYSO Soccer Week 1

By Kern Valley Sun / September 12, 2018

PRESS RELEASE AYSO Reg. 294 8U Raptors vs. Eagles: Eagles win 10-0 Goals: Eagles- Octavio Guarneros-1, Addalyn Speakman-1, Noel Guarneros-5, Liam Gibson-1, Eli Liske-2 Player of the Game: Eagles – Noel Guarneros Raptors – Caelan Hallmark Silver Hawks vs. Tigers: Tigers win 5-0 Goals: Tigers: Warren Rankin-1, Mackenzie Bechtel-1, Sullivan Hayes-1, Xander Anzaldo-2 Player of […]

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KRLIBOR presents check to Kern Valley FFA

By Kern Valley Sun / September 12, 2018

Photo by Cora Kelly / Special to the Sun Last week, the Kern River Lake Isabella Board of Realtors (KRLIBOR) presented a check to members of the local FFA chapter at Kern Valley High School. From left to right: Rebecca McClean, Jeremy Duncan, KRLIBOR Associate Beth Ubil, Bailey Hurst, KRLIBOR Associate Becky Starr-Harris, Aislynne Chappell, […]

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KUSD Literacy Fair

By Kern Valley Sun / September 12, 2018

Photos by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun Reading was tops at the Kernville Union School District (KUSD) Literacy Fair on Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Wallace Middle School Gym. Students of all ages were able to participate in fun crafts, read various books, participate in Readers Theater and even got to take home books […]

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Library picks up with STEAM

By Kern Valley Sun / September 12, 2018

Photo by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, Sept. 8, children and adults alike learned about electricity and magnetism from Doug Duvall, who presented on the various types of magnetic metals and currents of electricity during the library’s first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) Club meeting at the library in […]

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Autumn is in the air!

By Kern Valley Sun / September 12, 2018

Photo by Cora Kelly / Special to the Sun Fall is here! And that means cooler temperatures for sweaters and boots, and the flavor of the season… PUMPKINS! One Wofford Heights resident appears to be ready with his perfectly, plump pumpkins that are so large, they can be seen from the street.

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AICITMA demos Native Combative Arts at Nuui Cuuni

By Kern Valley Sun / September 5, 2018

Photos Courtesy Nuui Cunni Facebook Page New and seasoned warriors united during the final demonstration of Native American Combative Arts by Americas Indigenous Children In Many Arts (AICITMA) martial arts group (top left) on Friday, Aug. 31, where members and Sensei Benny “The Jet” Urquidez were presented with ceremonial shields (top right) that the children […]

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KVLTRG: Starting from the ground up

By Kern Valley Sun / September 5, 2018

Photos submitted by Sheri Bryant / Kern Valley Long Term Recovery Group With the help of Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS), the Kern Valley Long Term Recovery Group has been hard at work helping survivors get closer to housing recovery after the Erskine Fire and have been able to start construction on two homes over the […]

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Skate Park raffle results

By Kern Valley Sun / September 5, 2018

PRESS RELEASE Skate Park The skate park committee members drew the winning tickets on Wednesday, August 3 for the latest fundraiser raffle. Here are the results: Emerson Microwave Oven donated by Don Skoglund: June Cannon (donated back for a future raffle) Antique Funny-Faced Soccer Ball donated by Shalea Wolski: Cassie Holguin Patriotic Conceal Carry Purse […]

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KRV Profiles: Roberta Piazza Gordon

By Kern Valley Sun / August 28, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun The roots of the Pine Cone Inn run deep in the Kern River Valley, and are at the very core of Roberta Piazza Gordon’s world. Gordon’s parents, Al and Eileen Piazza, had spent time separately in the valley as children. Eileen told stories of attending dances at the […]

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