Voices of the Valley: What is your favorite thing about winter in the Kern River Valley?

"There are less people out." - Kim Manning, Southlake

"Snow. I love it when it snows. The air is clean and crisp, and there’s still lots of outdoor activities to do." - Judy Hyatt, Bakersfield

"Cool mornings, perfect weather in the afternoons, and sitting on my front porch watching the hillsides go dark in the evenings." - Fred Clark, Bodfish

"My favorite thing is that you can still wear flip flops." - Kristie Barnes, Wofford Heights

"I like taking my kids up Alta Sierra." - DaniLee Taylor, Mt. Mesa

"I come from the San Fernando Valley where we don’t have winter, so I like the snow." - Kayla Putnam, Mt. Mesa