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YHS To Live Stream Varsity Sports And Playoffs

OAKHURST — Yosemite High Athletics will offer live streaming of varsity athletic events this year, through a new partnership with NFHS Network online. “Through generous donations by Adventist Health and Sierra Tel, the Sports Marketing and Business Management Class at Yosemite will be producing as many home games as they can this year,” says YHS Athletic Director Rusty Oetinger. “This gives ...

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Eric Griffin Hired As Chowchilla School Principal

NORTH FORK — In a clear case of local guy makes good, Eric Griffin, 28, has been named Principal of Stephens Elementary School in Chowchilla. The Sierra High and Cal Poly SLO graduate lives in Clovis now, but he was raised in North Fork, and his parents are local teachers, as well. Principal Griffin’s first day on the job at ...

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Sierra Mercantile: It’s A Family Affair

OAKHURST — When searching for the daily necessities to outfit family or that gift for someone special, and you want to shop locally, look no further than Sierra Mercantile. From sophisticated and classic to contemporary mountain style, customers think Sierra Mercantile is a great place to shop, and the two sisters who run the store agree wholeheartedly. Paula Henry, 64, and ...

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Program Offers Help For Seniors To Live Independently

MARIPOSA — The Central Valley Burn Prevention Coalition is introducing a new program geared toward senior citizens, and will schedule an event for seniors in your area upon request. The Remembering When program, developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is centered around 16 key messages aimed at fire and fall prevention to help older adults live safely at ...

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What To Do Before The Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

WASHINGTON – As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers there are things they should do now to get ready for filing season. For most taxpayers, Dec. 31 is the last day to take actions that will impact their 2016 tax returns. For example, charitable contributions are deductible in the year made. Donations charged to a ...

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John Leal Named SCCCD Board President

FRESNO — Board members of State Center Community College District (SCCCD) elected John Leal as board president at its December board meeting. Bobby Kahn was elected vice president and Eric Payne was elected secretary. SCCCD is governed by a board of seven trustees. The executive committee is joined by trustees Miguel Arias, Richard M. Caglia, Ronald H. Nishinaka, and newly ...

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Flings, Follies, And Fundraising: Squirrel Cage Theatre

MOUNTAIN AREA — The season of giving continues and we invite readers to join in celebrating twelve local community organizations and nonprofits, and the people behind them who are making a difference. For our third spotlight, we focus on a theater company with a mission to entertain and contribute to the community, the arts, and education. Day #3 Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. What is ...

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Student Shares Food And Smiles

O’NEALS — During the holidays, it’s very important to be thankful for everything you have in your life, because some people are not as fortunate as we are. There are multitudes of less fortunate people in the valley and we should be aware of these saddening facts. On Thanksgiving morning, my family and I, along with my dad’s business Fiesta ...

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Programs For Kids: Bass Lake Ed Foundation

MOUNTAIN AREA — The season of giving makes its merry way in the busy days remaining before Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 25. Again today, we invite readers to join in celebrating twelve local nonprofits and the people behind them who are making a difference. For our second spotlight, we feature an organization that serves mountain area youth with outstanding low and no-cost programs ...

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Bird Lovers Invited To Join The Christmas Bird Count

CENTRAL SIERRA — Bird lovers, photographers and anyone interested in the enjoying the variety of bird species in the Central Sierra are invited to join the National Audubon Society’s 117th Christmas Bird Count (CBC). The CBC is an annual international bird census that began on Christmas Day in 1900, and now takes place in more than 1,500 locations throughout the ...

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