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A Golden Day Of Prospecting

MARIPOSA – When a California Gold Country couple found a stash of pristine old coins while dog-walking on their nearly bankrupt property, word spread faster than they could say “Eureka!” Dubbed the “Saddle Ridge Hoard” for the space on the couple’s land where the dirt-crusted fortune was accidentally discovered in rusty cans, experts estimate the find to be the most ...

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Mathletics for Area Middle Schools

MADERA COUNTY – Middle school students in the foothills will be putting their minds to the test at this year’s Math Tournament, kicking off Academic Pentathlon season. Students will take three tests on Friday, Mar. 14, at the Madera Center: Individual Endurance, Circuit Training and Relay Race.

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Spring Valley School Hosts Tinker Fair

O’NEALS – “Come Tinker With Us,” reads the invitation to the community from Spring Valley School, where all are invited to join in a family-friendly showcase of invention, resourcefulness and creativity. The 1st annual Tinker Fair takes place on campus from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 22. The idea behind the experience is that students will show ...

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Rivergold School Roundup

Submitted by Jessica Medrano COARSEGOLD – Do the Olympics offer a Hula-Hoop category? No, they don’t, but perhaps the committee should consider the addition. While we wait for that, if you’re a student or teacher at Rivergold School, you might find yourself competing vigorously in any number of exciting arenas, including the various “Olympic Events” kids participated in during recess ...

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Gaming And Rangers At The BGC

Submitted by Peggy Decker, Unit Director of the Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club OAKHURST – Our Boys and Girls Club (BGC) members had a very busy and exciting Valentine’s Day at the Club this year, with Yosemite Park Ranger Christine Raines coming to the Club for our first of four Junior Ranger Program classes!

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YHS Swim Team Meet Scores And Results

Yosemite High School’s (YHS) Badger swim team hosted valley school San Joaquin Memorial (SJM) on Thursday, Mar. 6. The diving portion of the scrimmage was underway by 3 p.m., beneath cloudy skies, followed by boys’ and girls’ Junior Varsity and Varsity swim competition. Stay tuned as YHS goes up against Madera at Yosemite, on Tuesday, Mar. 11.

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Tiny Trout Teach Middle School Science

OAKHURST – Inside a watery incubator tiny baby trout barely an inch long flit from pebble to rock, some with their egg sacs still attached. These future river-dwellers are part of the Salmonids in the Classroom project taking place now at Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI). FYI, that’s pronounced “sal-MON-ids.”

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Sierra Mountain Little League Opening Day

OAKHURST – Sierra Mountain Little League (SMLL) is ready to play ball! SMLL Opening Day is this Saturday, Mar. 8, when 13 teams, along with visiting Yosemite Little League teams, will be introduced to the community. Opening Ceremonies will be followed by some fun and games. League play begins on both Majors and Minors fields. First pitches start at 8:30 ...

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Produce Place Bags It April 11

OAKHURST – When one door closes, goes the saying, another opens. Now, area business owners Kandie and John Stier, together with son Blake Elsman and the whole family, are excited to see what life has in store for them as they plan to close the double glass doors of the Produce Place for one last time. Kandie announced the final ...

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Return Of The Woodcarvers Rendezvous

OAKHURST – The 7th annual Woodcarvers Rendezvous is set for Sunday, Apr. 6 to Sunday, Apr. 13, at the Community Center in Oakhurst. The event is a woodcarver’s dream, and an important yearly destination attraction for the area. Woodcarvers Rendezvous brings visitors from all over, inviting them up to the foothills for shopping, dining, touring and fun. “This special week ...

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