Breaking News
News from the communities in and around Yosemite National Park
Home » Features (page 59)

Features

The History Mystery #32

We have a lot of great information on Grub Gulch and the mines in that area, and good information and photographs of the Texas Flat Mine. But recently some folks have asked the Raymond Museum about the “French Gulch Mine” in our area. There is a mine by that name up by Shasta, Calif., and there is a geographical name ...

Read More »

A Day In Pictures At The County Fair

Mariposa – Some of us spent Friday at the Mariposa County Fair in what turned out to be about as perfect an afternoon as one could imagine. Click here for the full four-day schedule. Photos by Virginia Lazar Photography and Kellie Flanagan  

Read More »

Fourth Graders Admitted Free To National Parks

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park invites all fourth grade students to visit the park and receive free entrance as part of the White House’s new Every Kid in a Park program. The program provides a free annual pass for fourth grade students and their families to visit more than 2,000 federal recreation areas, including national parks. Beginning today, fourth grade ...

Read More »

Hike to Upper Jackass, Burro Lakes and Beyond

The skies were cloudy as we headed up Beasore Rd. It rained lightly for a while but didn’t last near long enough. It made everything smell nice and fresh for a short while though.   Where: Sierra National Forest, Ansel Adams Wilderness Distance: 8.81 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Range: 6,641’ – 9,678’ Date: August 26, 2015 We headed up Beasore Rd. to ...

Read More »

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. ...

Read More »

Master Gardeners Say Water Your Prized Oaks

MARIPOSA COUNTY – “Give an oak a chance,” said Mariposa County Master Gardener Coordinator Kris Randal, for whom oaks are a passion. That chance includes giving them some water during our record drought, contrary to most previous advice. She and Greg Giusti, a forest and wildlands ecology advisor for Lake and Mendocino counties, are offering guidelines for keeping oaks from ...

Read More »

Taco Tuesday at the Hitching Post in Ahwahnee

Where: Hitching Post, 42592 Hwy 49, Ahwahnee When:  Tuesday Lunch or Dinner Not every adventure is a hiking adventure. Taco Tuesday at the Hitching Post in Ahwahnee is always a fun adventure, especially with friends. I think that Taco Tuesday is a well kept secret at the Hitching Post. Well, perhaps locals are familiar with it but I am here ...

Read More »

Boys & Girls Club Summer Wrap

Submitted by Peggy Decker OAKHURST – Summer 2015 came and went with a fun rush at our Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club. By July we had 76 new members join for our summer festivities. Among our activities were local weekly field trips to the Yosemite High School pool. Thank you to Martha for your generous donation to offset pool admission ...

Read More »

Carbs Before Workout? Yes, Please.

By Virginia Eaton — The last couple of weeks I’ve had the pleasure to work out with Oakhurst’s boot camp-queen, Suzy Peek. Her classes are an intense and sweaty affair that raises the heart rate and gets your endorphins flowing — I always leave these workouts with wobbly legs and a smile on my face. However, the last workout I ...

Read More »

Hiking with Sally In the Hoover Wilderness

Where: Inyo National Forest, Hoover Wilderness Distance: About 5 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Range: 9,819’ – 10,338’ Date: August 6, 2015           Highlights: Sally and I headed up to Saddlebag Lake, then worked our way to the west through the Harvey Monroe Research Natural Area. Mount Conness at 12,590′ elevation towered above us as we wandered through the Hoover ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online