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Relay For Life Is Gearing Up – Volunteers Needed!

AHWAHNEE – It’s time to start planning an event the mountain community takes seriously: Eastern Madera County (EMC) Relay For Life is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. and will unfold over 24 heartfelt hours, on the field at Wasuma Elementary School. This is the 14th year of EMC Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. ...

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Kids Get Excited About Science – And Pizza!

Free Hands-on Science Club For Middle School Students Starts Tuesday in OAKHURST – Bass Lake Unified School District students in grades 6-8 once again have the chance to attend Yosemite Science Club, a free after-school project-based program at Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) School, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 3 – 4:40 p.m., in the OCI science lab. The 12-week program ...

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Minarets Offers Vocational Training at Water-School

O’NEALS – In his book, “The Great Thirst: Californians and Water,” historian Norris Hundley Jr. said the Golden State has the “largest, most productive and most controversial water system” in the world, mostly referring to its scarcity and practices of distribution. The California water industry provides drinking water and wastewater to residential, commercial and industrial sectors amounting to about 30 ...

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"Grand Night For The Arts" At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST – Organizers behind one of the area’s most visible and valuable nonprofits invite you to attend Vision Academy’s Grand Night for the Arts, an evening of entertainment and fine art held this year on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Golden Chain Theater. A “taste of the foothills” will be available in the form of delectable finger foods, appetizers and ...

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Free Tax Preparation for Seniors & Low-To-Moderate Income Taxpayers

OAKHURST – Thanks to the AARP Foundation program Tax-Aide, mountain area seniors will again this year have a chance for free Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax return preparation assistance. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to-moderate income taxpayers, especially for those 60 and older, at nearly 6,000 locations nationwide.

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Great Alternative To Football For Green Thumbs On Sunday

OAKHURST – The Superbowl is Sunday but for tillers of soil, Sunday’s nearly balmy temperatures, expected to be in the mid-sixties, it’s an opportunity to get outside and do some winter gardening. True Value Home Center is offering a free Winter Sowing and Preparing New Garden Beds Workshop, in the garden department, Sunday, Feb. 3, starting at 1 p.m.

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Jocks, Nerds & Plastics – YHS Play Examines High School Life

OAKHURST – Life will imitate art imitating life as Drama 2 students from Yosemite High School (YHS) present “Makin’ It,” a play about life in high school, on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 1 – 2, at 7 p.m. in the YHS campus theater building. Tickets are $5 for everyone. The play was written in the 1980’s by Cynthia Mercati, and ...

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Rotary Crab Feed Features Major Raffle Prizes

OAKHURST – History tells us ancient comic playwright Aristophanes said, “You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.” While that may still be so, nothing can stop hoards of hungry mountain folk from walking straight over to the Oakhurst Sierra Rotary’s 27th Annual Crab Feed, on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m.

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YHS Lady Badgers Basketball

OAKHURST –The fierce Lady Badgers basketball teams tore through the Washington Union Panthers on Wednesday, Jan. 23, during home games played at Yosemite High School (YHS). Girls’ Junior Varsity basketball (pictured) took a win of 56-14, followed by a second serving of Badger spirit when Varsity girls beat Washington Union 64-18.

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