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The History Mystery #34

This month’s History Mystery comes from the Sierra Mono Museum in North Fork. Do you know when and where this photo was taken, and who the people are in the picture? We are hoping to find someone who knows where this rock formation is, and may recognize the photo. Submitted by: Sharon Carter,Interim Director Sierra Mono Museum

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Local Farm, Local Teen Go Back To Basics

By Bethany Morgan — Teenagers live in a fast-paced world full of technological distractions. Because of this, we often do not take the time to connect with the natural world or sometimes even our own families. Every year in October I am set free from the distraction of a 21st century teenage life and transported back to a simpler time, ...

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The Garden Door To Nowhere

Fantasy & Magic in the garden… Ever since seeing this image of Karen’s Crafts “Door to Nowhere,” I have wanted one of my own. Transported willing and quietly by my husband, Tractor Man, to our new property in the foothills of California, I now also have a bit of ‘nowhere’ in which to work. These elements add up to tell ...

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Quaint Color for Autumn In Flea Market Garden

The addition of blue in the traditional warm Fall color scheme makes this chicken coop dazzle and delight! Dandi Gentry made her chickens the stars of this colorful little scene and the focal point is her stunning stained glass window of a rooster.  She stuck with French and Cobalt blues, orange and buttery yellow with a tiny bit of pink. ...

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History Mystery #33

With Hensley Lake water levels down most of the lake bed is now exposed. Grub Gulch Chapter 41-49 E Clampus Vitus has been doing a research project mapping the location of several historical sites on the dry bed of Hensley Lake and the actual Flume Route on the Fresno River. The preliminary results have been presented to the Army Corps ...

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Choose Your Eggs Wisely

By Virginia Eaton — I have always been daunted by trips to the grocery store: too much noise combined with endless choices make my head spin. When my children were young, I would strive to be an organized domestic engineer with grocery lists, packs of coupons and good intentions for healthy home cooked meals. Good intentions took a wicked beating ...

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Animal Faire Raises $5,000 For EMC SPCA

OAKHURST – It was a perfect day for an outing of this sort, agreed the dog, the cat, the lizard, the snake, the bunny and the chicken. Nothing like an all-inclusive animal event to benefit the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA) and its ongoing efforts to build a shelter in Oakhurst. About 175 people came out to the Oakhurst ...

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Button Up Your Overcoat

MOUNTAIN AREA – The National Weather Service (NWS) forecast out of Hanford says the storm is still on track to move through Central California this weekend, bringing showers and thunderstorms to the Sierra, with a few inches of light snow in the high country above 9000 feet. “Please be prepared for rapidly changing temperatures and weather conditions,” says NWS Hanford. ...

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Big Turnout For District 2 Art Show

Submitted by the Mariposa County Arts Council MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council announced the success of the 3rd Annual District 2 Art Show recently, featuring the work of artists and craftsmen/craftswomen living in Greeley Hill, Coulterville, Don Pedro, and the surrounding areas, at the home of Merlin and Mimi Jones in Greeley Hill. Local artists and craftsmen and ...

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Super Harvest Moon Eclipse

EARTH – Coming up this weekend, overnight on Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 28, we get to experience another supermoon, the time when the moon is closest to our planet this year. Precisely speaking, the moon is full at 7:51 p.m. PDT on Sept. 27 and will appear full all night. For the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the Harvest Moon: ...

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