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How Medicare works with other insurance

By Kern Valley Sun / June 21, 2017

By Greg Dill Special to the Sun If your family is anything like mine, everyone has a certain specialty or role in keeping the household running. Since I wash dishes faster than anyone, I’m the family dishwashing expert. I’m also the point man for paying medical bills. My wife and I have separate health coverage, […]

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Preschoolers level up

By Kern Valley Sun / June 21, 2017

  Photo by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun Pint-sized graduates from Kernville Unified School District Preschool, located at the Woodrow Wallace campus, sang songs and saluted the flag as their families cheered them on from the stands on June 16, 2017. Those with yellow caps will be entering Kindergarten in the fall while those […]

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Congressional race comes to the KRV

By Kern Valley Sun / June 21, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun The campaign for California’s 2018 congressional election is already underway, and Democratic candidate Robert Owen is making moves to let District 23 know that he’s serious about unseating incumbent Kevin McCarthy. Kernville residents Ernie and Vera Anderson hosted a meet and greet for Owen at their home on […]

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Zimmer gives crash course on gangs

By Kern Valley Sun / June 21, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Superivising Deputy District Attorney of Kern County Cynthia Zimmer took some time to attend the Kern River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s monthly general meeting on June 14 to talk about gangs in Kern County. Unfortunately, it’s a topic that isn’t pretty. “When I started 32 years ago, we didn’t […]

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Skate park rakes in big bucks

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun On Saturday, June 10, the George and Darlene Randall Skate Park Foundation held a skate competition fundraiser at Mt. Mesa Park with the help of Joe’s House, SoCal Sk8 and Surf and several generous local donors. Skateboarding pioneer and former Bones Brigade member Steve Steadham was at the […]

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Rossback graduates with help from ‘Turbo Aunt’

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

By Pattie McGarvey Special to the Sun Unplanned, never had a consideration, and certainly was not expected to attend college after high school, Daniel Rossback graduated from Kern Valley High School in Lake Isabella in May of 2012. He completed 12 years of schooling, never taking an Advanced Placement (AP) class, and he finished high […]

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Brummer rocks it

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

By Ashley Loza Kern Valley Sun Valley Fitness began a unique kind of scavenger hunt last week by hiding a rock in the valley with their name engraved on it and encouraging residents to search for it based on clues. The winning prize for whoever found the rock was $250, which doubled for gym members […]

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Mule & Donkey Days

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

        Photos by Seth Fike / Special to the Sun: Guests from all over came out to Jake’s Place Arena in Kernville to compete in the 11th Annual Mule & Donkey Days. Events included Sorting, Driving, Cow Working, Gymkhana, English/Jumping, Roping, Western Pleasure, English Pleasure, Halter, Western Riding, Reining, and Trail.

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Kid’s Fishing Derby reels ‘em in

By Kern Valley Sun / June 14, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun This year, the Kern River Valley Elks Lodge put on the annual Kid’s Fishing Derby to get local youngsters interested in the sport of fishing. The Derby has traditionally been held by the Habitat Club, but when they stopped meeting, its future became imperiled. Seeing the need for […]

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