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Sheriff Binnewies Honors Fallen Heroes On 9-11

MARIPOSA – The community is invited to join Sheriff Doug Binnewies for a lunchtime 15-minute 9-11 remembrance ceremony at the Mariposa County 9-11 Memorial Site at the Arts Park, on Friday, Sept. 11. The event will start at 12:15 p.m. with a welcome from Sheriff Binnewies, followed by an Invocation delivered by the Sheriff Chaplain. The Honor Guard will  then ...

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Student Seeks Help Replacing Stolen Laptop

By Lluvia Moreno, Minarets Correspondent O’NEALS – We’ve all felt that moment of panic when we turn and realize something important is missing from its place, and the terrifying feeling when you’re not sure if you will see your belongings again. Unfortunately sometimes, those items are gone for good. On Thursday, Aug. 13, this nightmare became a reality at Minarets ...

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North Fork Village of 4 Seasons Planning Meeting

NORTH FORK – The community is invited to gather for a meeting on the North Fork “Village of 4 Seasons” project. This new marketing theme in intended to help North Fork get back on track. “Our excellent entertainment and events have been under-appreciated outside the mountain area for too long,” says organizer Don Grove. “The concept to group our events ...

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Fish Camp Fire Rescue BBQ

FISH CAMP – Residents and others looking for a fun way to give back to those who’ve given so much to us need look no further: Fish Camp Fire Rescue invited the community to the annual Fish Camp Fire BBQ, with all the fixins. “This year we are spending $300,000 to supplement the water supplies of our own water companies,” ...

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Local Marines Hold Scholarship Fundraiser

Submitted by Ralph Capone OAKHURST – The community is invited to a special mini-melodrama at Golden Chain Theater to support scholarships for high school seniors on Friday, Sept. 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. It’s sponsored by the Marine Corps League Mt. Detachment #1121 in Oakhurst. The mini-melodrama is “Awful Awakenings at Asphalto,” ...

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Coarsegold 4-H News: Starting The New Year

Submitted by Lexey Jenkins COARSEGOLD – Hi, my name is Lexey Jenkins. I am this year’s Coarsegold 4-H reporter. My job is to write articles every month about Coarsegold 4-H and submit them to the local newspapers in our area. I am twelve years old and I am from Coarsegold 4-H. I joined 4-H last year because I thought it ...

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Females & Fairways Benefit Boys & Girls Club

AHWAHNEE – On Friday, Sept. 25, women from all over the community will swing clubs in a 9-hole tournament at Sierra Meadows to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club in Oakhurst. Organizers look forward to an exciting day as women in teams of four compete for fun and charity. “It’s a great opportunity for women in business to ...

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2015 Grizzly Century Bike Ride Cancelled

NORTH FORK – Organizers of the Grizzly Century Bike Ride are saddened to announce that this year’s ride has been cancelled. “There have already been three major fires in the area this summer, making for unhealthy, smoky air for a strenuous Grizzly Century Bike Ride,” say organizers, “and the likelihood of more fires is quite high.” They also note that ...

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Quest For Balance: Because You Asked

By Virginia Eaton — Everyday I receive questions from people asking about the best way to be “healthy” and the short answer is, “it depends…” Being healthy requires that all the various components that make us human to work in concert—from the bacteria that live in our guts to the chemicals that make our hearts beat and brains think. Here ...

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SNO Survey: The Results Are In

There’s an old saying that goes, “never ask a question you don’t already know the answer to.” That’s a good rule to live by if you’re in court, but when it comes to the business of reporting local news, question-asking is essential to forward-movement. With that in mind, Sierra News Online recently conducted a survey, and the results are in. ...

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