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Pam Payne Guest Of Honor At H.O.W. Dinner

AHWAHNEE – Mountain area women are invited to raise a glass and share dinner, stories and resources at this month’s meeting of Helping One Woman (HOW), at the Hitching Post, on Wednesday, Apr. 17, at 6 p.m. HOW is a nonprofit woman’s organization that meets monthly for an uplifting evening in honor of one deserving woman who receives the community’s ...

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Sunrise Rotary Honors Outstanding Students

AHWAHNEE – This morning the Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary Club honored two outstanding local students. For several years now, on a monthly basis, the club has recognized two outstanding students for their academic and extra curricular achievements. This month the club honored Hanna Wimer from Rivergold School and Jayda Grossi from Yosemite High School.

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Wasuma Book Fair Aims To Inspire Lifelong Readers

AHWAHNEE – Wasuma Elementary will host a Scholastic Book Fair beginning Friday, Mar. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. Funds raised will help purchase books for the media center, classroom libraries, children and their teachers. Families, faculty, and the community are invited to attend this fun reading event that helps inspire children to become lifelong readers.

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Local Company Creates Award-Winning Music Software

OAKHURST – A leading manufacturer of innovative music production and multi-track recording software announces that its flagship product has won an industry award. Mixcraft 6, from Acoustica, Inc., received the 2013 Electronic Musicians Editors’ Choice Award in the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) category, at the winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim, California. Acoustica was founded in ...

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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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Local Christmas Bird Counts Successful

Annual Christmas bird counts last month in Mariposa, Oakhurst and Yosemite yielded fewer birds than last year, yet organizers of the three local events nonetheless judged them successful–and, as always, fun! The counts were part of the National Audubon Society’s 113th Christmas Bird Count, an annual avian census held between Dec. 14, 2012 and Jan. 5, 2013. Begun on Christmas ...

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The History of Ahwahnee

Ahwahnee is a small, unincorporated rural town about five miles northwest of Oakhurst on Highway 49. Situated at the southern end of California’s Gold Rush Country, Ahwahnee was first populated by immigrants who set about providing the miners with essential goods and services needed in their pursuit of gold.

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