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Over The Garden Fence: Planting Bare Root Fruit And Nut Trees

By Bob Labozetta, Master Gardener —  MOUNTAIN AREA — Now is a great time to plant bare root fruit and nut trees, although anytime from January through March works. At this time there should be a wide selection of cultivars that are much less expensive than containerized specimens, making it easier to transport. The process of planting bare root fruit ...

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Minarets Student Raising Money For Cancer Research

O’NEALS — The Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) is a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and money for patients affected by cancer, patients’ families, and research. The LLS chooses students from all throughout the Central Valley based on the leadership skills they demonstrate. I was lucky enough to be nominated as the LLS Student Of the Year, which means I will ...

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Minarets Students Give Back For Valley Children’s Hospital

O’NEALS — In case you missed it, Friday, Dec. 22, was the second annual Community Day at Minarets High School. It’s a school-wide event held on the last day before the Winter Break and consists of Minarets staff selecting activities and/or trips that will somehow benefit the community or school. ​Miss Morgan, a social science teacher, organized time for students ...

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Sierra News Online Visits Minarets Press

O’NEALS — It’s one thing to learn about journalism, but it’s another to learn it from a professional. On Wednesday, Dec. 20, Minarets Press was visited by Kellie Flanagan, the Managing Editor from Sierra News Online. During her visit we ​​discussed our previous articles that have been published on their website and she gave us feedback. Ms. Flanagan also gave ...

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Chukchansi Donates $43,600 To Local Nonprofits

COARSEGOLD — On Wednesday, Dec. 6, grants from the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino made a positive difference in the community by donating $43,600 to 14 deserving local nonprofits – the most in Chukchansi’s history, they say – as part of its Chukchansi Cares program. Throughout the past two months, each nonprofit had the opportunity to spin the “Wheel of Cash” ...

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A Dog Named Kitty: ACT Pet Of The Week

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO has a name you won’t soon forget. “Hi! My name is Kitty and my foster mama says I am a very social one-to-two year old Chihuahua. She also says I am very pretty. I think I am, too — I mean, when do you see a ...

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Minarets Student Rounds Up the Recyclables

O’NEALS — Like the idea of water bottle refill stations at Minarets High School? Recycle, and you can help make that happen! Minarets senior Beth Morgan’s Senior Legacy Experience (SLE) is a fundraising project resulting in the planned installation of  two motion-activated, filtered, refrigerated water bottle refill stations for campus. Beth has been collecting recyclables from around campus for the ...

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Local CHP Gives Seniors An Early Christmas

OAKHURST– Cheer was in the air as the Oakhurst Area CHP joined with community volunteers to deliver gifts to 66 seniors at the Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre and 11 seniors at the Oakhurst Board & Care for the Elderly on Monday afternoon. Volunteers including parents and children, and a handful of CHP officers arrived in festive Elf and Santa ...

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Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Award Thousands For Kids

OAKHURST — The room was full and so were the hearts, as teachers and school representatives gathered by request to celebrate one of the year’s highlights in giving: Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Mini-Grants for education. Local Kiwanis and others convened on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at El Cid Mexican Restaurant to give and receive money in support of projects and products that ...

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Oakhurst Elks Lodge Hosts New Years Eve Party

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Elks Lodge invites one and all to a New Year’s Eve Party on Sunday, Dec. 31 There will be no-host cocktails and hors d’oeuvres  beginning at 6 p.m., with a dinner of prime rib, garlic mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad and dessert served at 7 p.m. Dance to the music of Henry Espine at 8 p.m., and ...

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