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Mariposa Native Pamela Flick Presents Audubon Program

MARIPOSA — Defenders of Wildlife, a national conservation organization founded in 1947, has a singular mission: “…the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities.” Dedicated solely to wildlife and habitat conservation and to safeguarding North America’s biodiversity, Defenders holds a vision of diverse wildlife populations that are “…secure and thriving, sustained by a network of healthy ...

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Scout Christmas Tree Sale At North Fork Library

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Scout Fund’s annual Christmas Tree Sale will begin on Saturday, Dec. 5. Fresh, locally grown red fir (silver tip) in a variety of sizes through at least 14 ft. will be available. Tree sales will begin at 9 a.m. on Dec. 5, and continue daily until sold out. The Christmas tree lot, located behind ...

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Glacier High Students In Poetry Out Loud

Submitted by Kaylene Friesen OAKHURST — After all of the scores were tabulated, sophomore Chloe DePledge placed first and freshman Matthew Silguero placed second in Glacier High School’s Poetry Out Loud competitioh, held Wednesday, Nov. 18. Both students will advance to the next round of competition. Poetry Out Loud gives high school students the opportunity to learn great poetry, perform ...

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American Legion Auxiliary Plans Veterans’ Christmas

Submitted by Melody DeWolf COARSEGOLD — As we all know, there are many deployed and active duty men and women serving our country that won’t be able to be home for Christmas. For them, and all U.S. Veterans, past and present, the American Legion Post #110 Oakhurst Auxiliary is sponsoring a community Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Dec. 5 at ...

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Curry Village Ice Rink Opens For The Season

YOSEMITE – The Curry Village Ice Rink opens for the season on Friday, Nov. 20, at 3:30 p.m. Located in the heart of Yosemite Valley with stunning views of Half Dome, the Curry Village Ice Rink has been a Yosemite tradition since the 1928. In addition to ice skating, Curry Village Ice Rink features a large fire pit with bench ...

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Speak Up On Technology To Improve Education

Submitted by Rhonda Corippo — MOUNTAIN AREA – The community, staff and students of Yosemite Unified School District schools are invited to participate in the National Speak Up Survey, giving those who take the online survey a voice in how technology is used and viewed in education, both locally and across the nation. The national research project survey is offered so districts can learn ​more ...

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Safe Driving Classes For Seasoned Citizens

OAKHURST — With the overwhelming response to the Age Well, Drive Smart class offered by the Oakhurst Area CHP Office, they have scheduled another class for Friday, Jan. 8, at 10 a.m. This Friday’s class is full, and Public Information Officer Kaci Lutz is encouraging those who wish to be part of this free class to register for the next ...

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Mariposa Deputies Bring Christmas To Kids

Submitted by the Mariposa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association MARIPOSA — Seasons Greetings… it’s that time of year again! The KOPS for KIDS program has been a staple in our community during the Christmas season and the deputies of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office are beginning to feel the Christmas spirit. The KOPS for KIDS program is beginning its 19th year ...

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Sierra Tel Employees Win Awards From CalCom

OAKHURST – The Tenaya Lodge hosted the California Communications Association annual CalCom Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 3, and three locals nominated by Sierra Tel won in their categories. Jesse Parr, son of Sierra Tel employee Jacob Parr, was awarded the $2500 Robert Ringman Scholarship. The Robert Ringman Scholarship Trust Fund was established to recognize the importance of education in the ...

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Badger Pass Offers Free Skiing To Fourth Graders

YOSEMITE  – Badger Pass Ski Area, located in Yosemite National Park, has announced that it will offer free skiing to fourth grade students who complete and present their Every Kid in a Park pass. Every Kid in a Park is an initiative launched by President Obama to encourage youth and their families to visit public lands by offering free entry ...

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