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Cedar Valley 40th Annual Deep Pit BBQ

Support your local firefighters! Don’t miss the 40th Annual Deep Pit BBQ and Raffle this Saturday, Sept. 1, from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. All you can eat beef, salad, beans, bread, cake, and coffee. Water, soda. wine and beer are extra. This event takes place at the Cedar Valley Fire Department, 44907 Lakeside Drive, just north of Oakhurst. Adults are ...

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Body Of Missing Boy Recovered In Yosemite

Jacob Adams Missing Since Wednesday, August 15 Yosemite – The body of Jacob Adams, a six year old boy who was swept into the Merced River on Wednesday, Aug. 15, was recovered today. Yosemite Park Rangers located his body approximately 50 yards downstream from the Vernal Fall Footbridge. Jacob was wading in the Merced River with his ten year old ...

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Windows Broken At Purple Cow And Dollar Tree

A vandal may be loose in Oakhurst, and is targeting store windows. Two businesses were vandalized Saturday, Aug. 18, by having their large front windows broken. The first incident was reported around 10 p.m. Saturday, after a passerby noticed a broken window at the Purple Cow, the shop at 39935 Highway 41 that sells handcrafted decorative items. The passerby reported ...

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Picking Apples In Curry Village Helps Save Bears

YOSEMITE — You are invited to an apple picking party in Yosemite this Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. til 4 p.m. This is an annual event that was started as part of efforts to help reduce bear-human contact in the park, and to “Help Keep Yosemite’s Bears Wild.” “The historic, ripe apples attract bears to developed areas and alter ...

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Update – Fire At Sugar Pine 100% Contained

A fire which burned approximately 6.5 acres near Camp Sugar Pine has been 100% contained and crews are in the process of mopping up. The fire was burning on private property in deep duff, causing very dense smoke in the area. Structures in the Sugar Pine community were threatened, but no evacuations or road closures were implemented and no one ...

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Amazing and Beautiful Ancient Polish Salt Mine

Deep underground in Poland lies something remarkable but little known outside Eastern Europe .For centuries, miners have extracted salt there, but left behind things quite startling and unique. Take a look at the most unusual salt mine in the world.

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Friday At Fresno Flats Presents Local Horseman

“Friday at Fresno Flats” is featuring local horseman, veterinarian, poet and artist Dr. Madison Seamans for their monthly event this Friday August 10, 2012 Dr. Madison Seamans, DVM MS lives with his lovely wife, Sunny Rae, in the foothills outside of Coarsegold, California. Their family unit also includes six horses, an undisclosed number of barn cats, a few coyotes, deer, ...

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Jack Gyer Passes Away

Jack Gyer, long-time Oakhurst resident and founder of the Sierra Star, passed away this morning at the age of 98. Jack was instrumental in starting many organizations in the community, including the Sierra Lion’s Club, the Historical Society, the Positive Living Center, the Vision Academy, and with his wife Jane, he helped organize many of the art groups in the ...

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Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow In North Fork

The 42nd Annual Indian Fair Days and Pow Wow is this weekend in North Fork. Always held the first weekend in August, this two day event features Native American dance competition, food vendors, hand crafted Native American arts, and demonstrations of traditional dances and games. Indian Fair Days is hosted by the Sierra Mono Indian Museum of North Fork, a ...

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Bears Killed In Yosemite

Nine bears have been hit by vehicles so far this year in Yosemite National Park. The public is reminded to please obey speed limits and scan roadsides while driving to ensure the safety of bears and other wildlife. Of the bears nine that were hit, two were confirmed to be dead. A female yearling was the bear most recently hit ...

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