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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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All bark and no bite

By Kern Valley Sun / June 7, 2017

  By Elise Modrovich Special to the Sun The annual Kern Valley Rattlesnake Aversion Training, conducted by Natural Solutions, took place at the Burlando Ranch home of Marianne and Gene Fountain on the very warm and sunny first Saturday in June. The Fountains have been advocates of this training for years. “We live in rattlesnake […]

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Golden Anniversary for the Historical Society

By Kern Valley Sun / June 7, 2017

  By Debbie Teofilo Special to the Sun The Kern River Valley Historical Society has been celebrating its 50th anniversary all year long at many special events. As the owner/manager of the Kern Valley Museum, the Historical Society is also celebrating the grand opening of the Annex, a new expansion of its museum. At its […]

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Crime Prevention in the KRV

By Kern Valley Sun / June 7, 2017

      Photos by Shannon Rapose / Kern Valley Sun On Thursday, June 8, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office conducted a presentation on Crime Prevention during a “town hall” style event at the Senior Center in Lake Isabella. During the presentation, Crime Prevention Specialist Elvie Martinez discussed the different ways local youth may be […]

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Mt. Mesa Lanes to reopen

By Kern Valley Sun / May 17, 2017

  By Clayton Huckaby Kern Valley Sun Mt. Mesa Lanes is going to be under new management. The bowling alley has not been open since June of last year, but Gabriella Mayfield, a longtime resident of Squirrel Valley, recently acquired it from its previous owner, Tracy Watson, and plans on bringing it back. If you […]

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