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Winter Storm Warning From Yosemite To Kings Canyon

MOUNTAIN AREA — A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow is in effect above 7,000-feet, from 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15 through 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. The Winter Storm Warning is for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, including the towns of Bass Lake, Fish Camp, and ...

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Moulin Joins Statewide Educational Review Team

SACRAMENTO — Yosemite Unified School District board member Monika Moulin has joined a select statewide group formed by the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE). Moulin is one of approximately 40 individuals in the California education arena selected from an applicant pool of 150 to serve as a member of the California Content Library review teams. The CCEE, in partnership ...

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YHS Arts Showcase “Pop-Aganda”

Submitted by Evan Higgins — OAKHURST — There is power in imagery and truth in words, but what lies between the lines and what exists outside of the frame is just as important.   If we pause and take on the premise that every picture aims to tell us a pointed story and every story aims to crystalize an exact ...

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Oakhurst Christmas Tree Lighting: Magic!

OAKHURST — The annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in Oakhurst on the first Saturday of December each year, at Century 21 Ditton’s Talking Bear Corner on Highway 41 and Road 426. This year, it’s Saturday, Dec. 2 and activities start at 4 p.m. The public is invited to join in this free celebration — it’s super kid-friendly, and ...

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Soroptimists’ Gold Country Chili Cook-Off A Spicy Success

Submitted by Nikki Van Velson — COARSEGOLD — Soroptimist International of The Sierras held their inaugural Gold Country Chili Cook-Off fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Coarsegold Community Center and it turned out to be a resounding success, say members of the nonprofit organization. Six chili experts participated in the cook-off, with those attending the event voting for their ...

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New Veterans Memorial Unveiling In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — After 18 months of hard work and good planning, members of the local organization, Caring Veterans of America, Inc., invite the community to attend the unveiling of their very special Veterans Memorial, situated in a prime location at the Coarsegold Historic Village. Fittingly, the reveal takes place on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at the northwest corner of ...

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Free Entry Into Yosemite For All On Veterans Day

YOSEMITE — In honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11 and Sunday, Nov. 12, the entry fee to Yosemite National Park is waived for all visitors. This fee free weekend is offered to all park visitors in honor of current members, retired members, and reserve members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. The National Park Service ...

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Just Sit Down And Listen: Coolwater Concerts’ Robin Ralston

AHWAHNEE — Here’s a riddle: what do horses, mountain-climbing, and spectacular music have in common? Answer: Robin Ralston. She’s the dedicated patron and mastermind behind the Coolwater Ranch House Concerts. Robin brings top-notch musicians known for entertaining audiences worldwide to play intimate shows in her living room. Following a winding path marked by mixed fortune while maintaining a forward gaze, Robin ...

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Boy Scouts’ American Flag Retirement Ceremony

OAKHURST — “When the United States flag (Old Glory) becomes worn, torn, faded or badly soiled, it is time to replace it with a new flag, and the old flag should be ‘retired’ with all the dignity and respect befitting our nation’s flag,” according to the Boy Scouts of America. “The traditional method of retirement is to incinerate the flag.” ...

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Little Church On The Hill Holds Veterans Day Service

OAKHURST — Veterans Day will be observed at the Little Church on the Hill in the Oakhill Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 11 with a 10 a.m. service. This service will give thanks for the sacrifice of thousands of men and women and will include patriotic hymns, a short message, prayers and readings. The public is invited to attend. Rev. David ...

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