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Westrick Honored As National Police Chief

HOLLISTER – Former North Fork resident and Sierra High School graduate-turned-Police Chief David Westrick has been named the 2014 National Police Chief of the Year by WeTip, Inc., an anonymous crime reporting hotline network. On Friday, Apr. 11, Westrick received the 2014 Police Chief of the Year award at the company’s 41st Annual National Conference in Ontario. “I am honored ...

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Awesome YHS Swim Pics And Results

OAKHURST – The Yosemite High School Badger Swim Team has had three meets in less than ten days, with another coming up at home against Firebaugh on Thursday, Apr. 10. Here’s how they all shook out, with special thanks to Dale Hartesveldt for the photographs of the Sunnyside Sprint Meet.

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Free Easter Fun For Kids

OAKHURST – Some bunny wants everyone to know that the Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) is hosting an Easter Open House for kids on Sunday, Apr. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. Family-oriented festivities include photo opportunities for the mama-and-paparazzi, and the chance for kids to make their own Easter baskets. Refreshments will be served at the free, fun-filled ...

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Raymond Parade Is Real Old West

RAYMOND – The 28th Annual Raymond Parade and Family Fun Day is set for Saturday, Apr. 19, on Road 608 in the historic little town formerly known as Wildcat Station. Family Fun Day runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a swap meet, craft and food fair. The parade starts at noon. The public is invited to watch the ...

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Volunteers Do It For Free

MADERA COUNTY – April 6 -12 is National Volunteer Week, and it’s hard to imagine a population with more people-power than the mountain area we live in. We have much to be grateful for, and yet, there’s still so much to be done.

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Trust The Intention For Positive Education

Written by Chawanakee Unified School District Superintendent Bob Nelson NORTH FORK – I got into the education business because I really like teaching. A lot. There is absolutely nothing like seeing a light come on in the eyes of a child, when you help them connect what they already understand to some new piece of information that you have shared ...

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Fun With Numbers Free Family Musical

OAKHURST – Mountain Home School Charter (MHSC) students in 3rd through 8th grade have been very busy preparing for their school musical, “Fun with Numbers,” to be presented for one special showing only, on Thursday, Apr. 10, at the Yosemite High School Theater. The program begins at 5:30 p.m. and admission is absolutely free.

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Civil War Skirmishes Heat Up In Mariposa

MARIPOSA – Do you love the smell of gunpowder in the morning? If so, please note: the Las Mariposas Civil War Group, in partnership with the American Civil War Association, invites the community to attend an authentic period weekend of living history this Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 12 and 13 just north of Mariposa.

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Ready, Set, Rodeo!

COARSEGOLD – The Coarsegold Rodeo rides back into town for the 62nd year, on Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. As always, the rodeo action happens at Bohna Arena on Road 415, a venue known for its top-notch views and top-quality competitors. Those in attendance can look forward to exhibits, food, vendors and pro-rodeo excitement for all ages.

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A Walk Before Rain

COARSEGOLD – With a storm set to roll into the foothills tonight, and clouds already pulling together in the darkening day, my friend and I set out in search of our elusive winter and instead found only signs of spring. Mudge Ranch is a glorious place for a walk, at the top of Road 420 south of Deadwood. The streets ...

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