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Inside the Mountain House As Renovation Continues

OAKHURST– “The owner cares about the community and wants to lease the building to good, solid people who will bring business here.” This is the latest on the Mountain House, according to General Contractor Steve Gabbard of  Sun Construction, who highlighted some of the renovations made to the well-known building on the corner of Highway 41 and Bass Lake Road 222. “The ...

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College Site Study Recommends Existing Location, Seeks Feedback

OAKHURST – After looking at a total of ten locations as potential sites for the $25-million Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC), the initial recommendation from a local consultant was that the existing site be used to build a new college center (see below). In June 2016 voters approved Bond Measure C, State Center Community College’s capital improvement bond. Not long after ...

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Found: 33 Bags Of Trash And Beethoven’s 9th

OAKHURST — As part of the Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup, 18 people showed up to help beautify their surroundings along the Oakhurst River Parkway, for the special event on Saturday, Sept. 9. This is the ninth year that the Oakhurst River Parkway Committee has participated. Among others, the 2017 teams included Rotarians who came out to support their community ...

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Library Workshop: Learn Basic Computer Skills  

OAKHURST — Want to tackle some simple technology but not sure just how to jump in? Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Oakhurst Branch Library will be offering a basic computer skills class. It’s scheduled from 9 – 10 a.m. weekly on Wednesdays until Oct. 25, at the library located at at 49044 Civic Circle Dr., Oakhurst. The class will be ...

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Mariposa County Offers No-Cost Flu Shots

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Health Department will be offering flu shots – at no cost – at the following locations: Tuesday, Sept. 19 2 to 3 p.m. – Mariposa Senior Center (for Seniors and Care Givers) Wednesday, Sept. 20 10 to 11 a.m. – Yosemite Wellness Center 12 to 1 p.m. – Yosemite Medical Clinic 3 to 4:30 p.m. ...

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Jackie Byers Named Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshal

OAKHURST — When the 21st annual Mountain Heritage Days Parade steps off on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m., look for the one-and-only Jackie Byers sitting atop a pink Cadillac — she’s the Grand Marshall. Jackie has been many things to many people over the course of her residency in the foothills. Mother, teacher, coach, friend, choir director, accompanist and ...

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La Sierra Guild Holds Ducey’s Dinner For Children’s Hospital

BASS LAKE — What better way to spend a Sunday evening in September than enjoying a meal with friends while helping to raise money for an essential cause? Here’s an opportunity for just such a pleasure, as the local guild of Valley Children’s Hospital invites people to attend a fundraising dinner at Ducey’s on the Lake. Hurry, though: The last day ...

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Rotary Hosts Oktoberfest Bingo And Poker Fun Night

OAKHURST — In celebration of fall fun including Oktoberfest, Oakhurst Sierra Rotary club is hosting its 3rd Annual Poker and Bingo Fun Night on Saturday, Oct. 7, with doors opening at the Oakhurst Community Center at 5 p.m. This event is a combination of a Texas Hold’em Poker tournament in the pavilion and a night of Bingo in the main ...

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Sunrise Rotary: Dale Miller Golf Tournament

AHWAHNEE – Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary tees up on Saturday, Sept. 30 for their 27th Annual Golf Tournament, this year again at River Creek Golf Course — it’s the Dale Miller Memorial. Money raised will go to Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary to support local charities, say organizers. In the last five years, Sunrise Rotary totals its giving at $288,315, including high ...

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Bikers Raise Nearly $5,400 For Local Volunteer Fire Stations

COARSEGOLD — Paid Call Firefighters (PCFs) at Yosemite Lakes Park Station 10 and North Fork Station 11 will have extra funds which to purchase what they need to do their jobs, thanks to the hard work of Mitchell Riegelhuth and Lori Brown of G’ma and Pappa’s Motorcycle Apparel. For the second year, Riegelhuth worked with businesses, community members and organizations ...

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