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Kinetic Eclectic Sorensen Sculpture Now Graces Gallery Row

OAKHURST – Those traveling to and fro on Highway 41 near Gallery Row may notice a new addition to the area’s rich and eclectic art scene: a 16′ kinetic culmination of a dream known as the Sorensen Sculpture Project, developed by Sierra Art Trails and its Public Art Fund. The strong and whimsical piece is the work of award-winning metal ...

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Minarets News: Football, Volleyball, Prom and More

O’NEALS – Here’s what’s happening at Minarets High School in the coming weeks. You’ve heard of the ESPY awards – here are the “Mini’s.” Sports Awards Mustang enthusiasts will want to save the date of Thursday, May 16, for the first-ever Minarets Sports Awards, hereafter known as the “Minis.” Awards will be handed out for player, coach, team and fan ...

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Evergreen Alternative High School Believes Every Student Can Graduate

OAKHURST – One high school educator wants the community to know that there are local alternatives to the educational model offered at traditional high schools. Mary Beth Harrison is the lead teacher at Evergreen Alternative High School, the independent study high school in the Yosemite Unified School District. “I want the community to know that we’re here and that there ...

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Open Your Home And Hearts To A Foreign Exchange Student

OAKHURST – One summer two years ago our family took a “big chance,” and at the urging of our friend Sheila Adams, hosted two Chinese teenage girls in our home for two weeks. It was a phenomenal experience for our family and now, we’re getting ready to do it again. Many mountain area residents know Sheila Adams from her work ...

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Yosemite Badgers Swim Teams Defeat Firebaugh

OAKHURST – According to Varsity swim coach Brandon Brokaw, on Thursday, Apr. 11 in a home meet at the Yosemite High School pool, “both Yosemite teams,Varsity and JV, won by close to a hundred.” On Saturday, Apr. 13, the swimming Badgers took on a host of schools in the Sunnyside Sprint Meet. Early reports are that the JV team won. ...

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Oakminster Dog Show At Community Park

OAKHURST – Tongues and tails will be wagging as the Oakhurst Mountain Lions Club sponsors a fun fundraising event to benefit our four-legged friends and the animal shelter for the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMCSPCA). It’s the first-ever Oakminster Dog Show, scheduled for Saturday, Apr. 27 at the Community Park from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. All dogs and their ...

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Pam Payne Guest Of Honor At H.O.W. Dinner

AHWAHNEE – Mountain area women are invited to raise a glass and share dinner, stories and resources at this month’s meeting of Helping One Woman (HOW), at the Hitching Post, on Wednesday, Apr. 17, at 6 p.m. HOW is a nonprofit woman’s organization that meets monthly for an uplifting evening in honor of one deserving woman who receives the community’s ...

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