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Town Hall Meeting With Cal Fire In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Cal Fire Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich and staff will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse in YLP. This will be a chance for residents and concerned citizens to ask questions and get updates on the recent fires in the area, and learn what they can do ...

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Who Ya Gonna Call? Oakhurst's Radio Hams

Submitted by Joseph Frank OAKHURST – Despite the Internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio.

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Yosemite High School Graduation 2013

OAKHURST – After years of striving toward the goal of graduation, 152 students in the Yosemite High School Class of 2013 reveled in their commencement Friday night, June 7. The program began at 7:30 p.m. with a processional accompanied by the YHS band and Color Guard. Jubilant students were welcomed by Class President Kayla Davis followed by YHS Principal Edward ...

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Oakhurst Library Opens New Doors

OAKHURST – Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL) invite the community to visit for a Completion Celebration on Wednesday, June 12, at 4 p.m. The reception marks the opening of the library following an expansion which began last fall.

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Children's Museum Events For Everyone

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) has some terrific plans lined up for the summer, as part of the race for honorary mayor. The community is invited to start at a free Chamber of Commerce mixer at the Museum on Tuesday, June 11, at 5 p.m. and follow up with a Carnival and Open House on Saturday, ...

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Local Author Shares History Of Willow Creek

OAKHURST – Marcia Penner Freedman will be at the Oakhurst Library on Saturday, June 15, to talk about and sign her new book Willow Creek History – Tales of Cow Camps, Shake Makers and Basket Weavers. It’s the same Willow Creek that flows into Bass Lake and moves through five powerhouses generating 27 kilowatts of electricity for California. It’s the ...

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Wildlife Rescue At Children’s Museum

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra is holding a special event for animal lovers on Saturday, June 8 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All ages of kids are invited to attend the morning program featuring experts from the Fresno Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Service. Organizers promise a fun and informative look at some of the beautiful creatures with ...

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Kurtis For Mayor Plans Post-Spring Cleaning Sale

OAKHURST – Forces behind the Kurtis For Mayor campaign are joining together for a massive rummage sale and “Post-Spring Cleaning Event,” set for June 15, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Boys & Girls Club (BGC). Kurtis Foster is a Yosemite High School graduate who is running for honorary mayor of Oakhurst on behalf of the BGC. Foster is ...

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Adventures Of A New Bee Keeper

OAKHURST – Recently our friend Doug Mendonca decided to build a Kenyan “top-bar” style bee hive. Before ordering bees online, Mendonca practically lived on a diet of YouTube bee-keeping videos in preparation for his precious new arrivals. The newly minted beekeeper received an initial order for three pounds of honey-makers, which translates to ten or twelve thousand individuals bees. Once ...

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