Local News

County holds local recruitment event

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

First dollar mania event drew crowds

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Library holds egg hunt

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Lotto winning in Bodfish

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Insights display showcases fiber art

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Local musician releases record album

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

County gives update on Sierra Way

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Library invites public to chess

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Derby Days are upon us!

Matt Freeman Contributing Columnist

Whiskey Flat Days and mayor announcement draws massive crowds of tourists 

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

The annual 67-year-old Whiskey Flat Days theme was Whitewater & Whiskey.

As is tradition the event was held on President’s Day weekend.

Bakersfield family business assists Heart Walk

By CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

What are these delicious cinnamon buns capturing attention during every annual Heart Walk event?  For many years the owners of Hodel’s Country Dining and Catering has brought their own private recipe cinnamon rolls for serving at the Heart Walk to participate in helping the Kern Valley community.  

School district swears in new trustee and awards students

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

At the Kernville Union School District, Board of Trustees meeting, Tuesday February 13, the newly appointed trustee Bill Stonebarger was sworn into the recently vacant trustee position on the board.  

Commissioner runs on ballot for Judge seat

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Don Griffith, whose candidacy Judge Schuett endorsed, is running for office of Kern County Judge.  Griffith spoke to the Kern Valley Sun about his candidacy Friday, February 16. 

Camp Erwin Owen students help Kern Valley Museum

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

Saturday February 10, the Whiskey Flat Days team of River Rat Ryan and Deputy Doug held a Meet and Greet at Kern Valley Museum where Dianna Anderson curator of the museum showed what the students at Camp Erwin Owen did to assist the museum.

FFA raises money for conference

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

The pouring rain that chilly night didn’t stop the students of Kern Valley High School’s Future Farmers of America from holding their annual drive through BarBQ fundraiser Tuesday evening, February 7. 

Sophomores awarded for performance

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

The Kern Valley Exchange Club held a luncheon, Thursday February 8, at Paradise Cove Lodge to award sophomores from Kern Valley High School for their stellar performance during the semester.

KVHD rejects contract bids for admin building project

by CATHERINE STACHOWIAK

During new business reports, last Thursday, at the Kern Valley Healthcare district’s board of directors meeting, Plant Operations Manager Bob Easterday talked about  bids for a construction project at an administration building the hospital purchased.

KVHD board decides committee assignments

The Kern Valley Healthcare District board of directors agreed Thursday on the new committee assignments for the Board of Directors. The positions on the committees are the board voted on where in agreement with the suggestions of Katheryn Elconin