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Belly biology at Camp KEEP

By Kern Valley Sun / April 25, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun If you ask the 6th grade Wallace Middle School students to describe their weeklong field trip to Camp KEEP last week, they can’t get their words out fast enough. Tidepools and hikes, dead crabs and bird skeletons, floating otters and Morro Rock, and most enthusiastically, “belly biology” and […]

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The bust of Kern Valley gold mining

By Kern Valley Sun / April 25, 2018

By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun NEWS FLASH over 150 years later – Fake news, fires, floods, and fraud doomed most of the mining industry and the pioneer miners who rushed to the Kern River Valley (KRV) in search of gold and riches beginning in the 1850s. Make no mistake, fortunes were made in […]

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Kern River Valley Profiles: Father Bob

By Kern Valley Sun / April 25, 2018

By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun Robert Woods, or “Father Bob,” as his faithful parishioners at St. Sherrian’s Episcopal Church refer to him, has been a man of devotion his entire life. A devotion to faith, family and justice that has always inspired him to nurture a moral and ethical center, and that, in […]

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Walking in memory of “Dill Pickle”

By Kern Valley Sun / April 25, 2018

Photo submitted by Richard Elton A small group of Kern River Valley residents, amongst others, participated in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Great Strides fundraising event in Bakersfield on Saturday, April 21, in memory of Dillon Hefner (a.k.a. Dill Pickle), who passed away on February 3, just days before his 23rd birthday.

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Club News (Pub. 04/25/2018)

By Kern Valley Sun / April 25, 2018

Club News is offered as a public service to the many non-profit clubs and groups in the Kern River Valley. Club News runs in the Sun on the last week of every month. To ensure your information appears correctly and in a timely manner, please submit by mail, fax, or email by Thursday at 4:00 […]

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‘Happily ever after’ at KVHS Prom 2018

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photos by Ashley Loza / Kern Valley Sun It was a fairy tale evening at the Kern Valley High School 2018 Prom on Saturday, April 14, at Ewing’s on the Kern in Kernville. Students danced the night away to classics like Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” (bottom right) and a medley of songs from the movie Grease, […]

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South Fork Fun Run

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photos by Richard Peterson / Freelance Photographer It was a beautiful day on Saturday, April 14, for the annual South Fork 5K/10K Fun Run. Proceeds from the event will benefit the “Field of Dreams,” where ballfields and track will be built at the South Fork Middle School Campus.

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Young Eagles ‘flying high’ after donation

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photo by Ashley Loza / Kern Valley Sun The Kern River Valley Lake Isabella Board of Realtors (KRLIBOR) presented an $800 check to the Young Eagles Flying Club on Saturday, April 14, at the Kern Valley Airport. Pictured left to right are airport owner and manager Rick Lach, pilot Tom Livermore, Board of Realtors Vice […]

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Improving student health in the KRV

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photos by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun With the help of the Kern Family Health Care (KFHC) School Wellness Grant for the 2017-2018 school year, the Kern River Valley Family Resource Center (KRVFRC) is promoting a healthier lifestyle within the community by hosting monthly Healthy Eating Cooking Classes and KFHC workshops. A Walking Club […]

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Sidewalk CPR at Wallace

By Kern Valley Sun / April 17, 2018

Photos by Ashley Loza / Kern Valley Sun As parents were picking up their children from Wallace on Wednesday, April 11, some took a few minutes to learn hands-only CPR, with hopes that they may save a life one day. “The only way to make the situation worse is to do nothing,” said Nurse Randy […]

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