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Coarsegold Chamber Installation Dinner And Awards

COARSEGOLD — The Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce 2018 Installation Dinner and Award Presentation was held at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino on Friday, Jan. 12. Guests enjoyed a delicious meal with members of the business community, while awards were given out for Volunteer, Business, Man, and Woman of the Year. To cap off a successful twelve months, the 2018 Coarsegold ...

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Yosemite’s Tuolumne Winter Rangers Say, “Think Snow”

YOSEMITE — Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski’s latest blog post from the field: Tuolumne Meadows Winter Conditions Update for January 24, 2018 New snow [as of Jan. 24): 6 inches Total settled snow depth: 10 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 45°F (January 23) Low temperature: -5°F (January 21) Ski Conditions and Weather This was the first week ...

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Mariposa Master Gardener Award Recipients

MARIPOSA — Mariposa Master Gardeners started the new year off nicely by announcing honors for members. Belinda Gilbert was named Volunteer of the Year, while special thanks of appreciation was offered for the contributions of office manager, Debbie Wass. Elna Philbert was awarded Honorary Status and Bob Labozetta was recognized as the Rising Star. Receiving a bee pin for 100 ...

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Forrest Burrell Murlen Updike, Jr.

OAKHURST — Forrest Burrell Murlen Updike, Jr. passed away peacefully on Jan. 11, 2018 at the age of 70 in Oakhurst, CA.. Also known as Woody or Butch, Forrest was born in Tiffen, Ohio on Dec. 24, 1947 to Forrest Sr. and Margaret Marie. He grew up in Bloomington/Richfield, Minnesota, graduating from Richfield High School before enlisting in the Navy, ...

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YUSD: Montalto Selected As Provisional Trustee To Area 4

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District announces that Stacey Montalto has been selected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Joe Smith in Trustee Area 4. “Effective January 8, 2018, Board Trustee for Area 4 of Yosemite Unified School, Joe Smith, retired from office,” reads the district’s public notice. “January 22, 2018, Stacey Montalto was appointed as Provisional ...

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Circle Of Hearts: Bringing Song And Love To Life’s Transitions

MOUNTAIN AREA — Poet Heinrich Heine said, “Where words leave off, music begins.” And this is also where Circle of Hearts comes in. Be it for sickness, while regaining wellness, or even on the threshold of death, a group of local women are opening their hearts and singing together for others, to provide love and comfort in transitional times. The ...

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Coarsegold Arts & Crafts Fair

COARSEGOLD — The Spring Fling Handcrafted event is returning to the Coarsegold Community Center again this year on Saturday, Mar. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fair gives handcrafted exhibitors an opportunity to introduce and sell their products. Offerings include woodcrafters, handy home sewing, accessories, jewelers, soaps, crochet and more. Admission and parking are free. Vendors are invited ...

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One Tribe Global: Manifesting Health Through Nature

OAKHURST — The local nonprofit organization One Tribe Global is offering a trio of courses on health and nature. The classes include Manifestation of Health, Seeds of Health – Connection to Nature, and Seeds of Health – From Concept to Action. The three-hour sessions are held at the Oakhurst Library in the Community Room, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

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Shake It Up Shakespeare At Yosemite High

OAKHURST — Get ready for Shake It Up Shakespeare, the newest production out of the Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department, designed for your entertainment and playing two nights only at a theater near you. Tickets are $3 for all ages, and the show starts at 7 p.m., for Shake It Up Shakespeare, as it opens on Thursday, Jan. 25 ...

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Cal Fire Lifts Burn Permit Requirement For Mariposa County

MARIPOSA — Cal Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) has announced that the burn permit requirement in Mariposa County has been lifted as of Monday, Jan. 22, at 8 a.m. Open burning will be allowed on “Permissive Burn Days” as established by Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District, without a Cal Fire burn permit. Permits are still required in Madera County. MMU would ...

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