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8th Graders Get A Taste Of High School At YHS

OAKHURST – Potential Yosemite High School (YHS) students from area middle and elementary schools were treated to a day at YHS during 8th grade orientation last week. Student Activities director Tammy Thacker explains, “We give incoming 8th graders as much information as possible about YHS so they feel comfortable about coming here. All of the mountain area 8th graders were ...

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The Bigger The Waterfall, The Better The Firefall

YOSEMITE – People were gathered around this time last year, waiting, talking and laughing – then the crowd began to settle down. We were amateurs among professionals, but no one seemed to mind, as a hush fell on the crowd looking out at Horsetail Fall. Colors began to change on the cliffs, as light played with water, and in the ...

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Local Company Creates Award-Winning Music Software

OAKHURST – A leading manufacturer of innovative music production and multi-track recording software announces that its flagship product has won an industry award. Mixcraft 6, from Acoustica, Inc., received the 2013 Electronic Musicians Editors’ Choice Award in the Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) category, at the winter National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention in Anaheim, California. Acoustica was founded in ...

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Ancient Guardians: The Legacy Of The Key (Book 1)

HOUSTON – Mountain girl and Yosemite High School graduate Stacy Morgan has written a book series under a pen name. Friends in the Oakhurst area may remember her as Stacy Baker, daughter of Dr. Terry Baker (Baker Chiropractic) and Rhonda Baker. Stacy’s married surname, since 1996, is Morgan, and readers now know her as S.L. Morgan, author of Ancient Guardians: ...

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'Helping One Woman' Honors Fay McHatton

OAKHURST – Women in the mountain area will meet once again to treat and honor one of their own, as the local chapter of Helping One Woman (HOW) gathers at Sweetwater Steakhouse, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. HOW’s mission is to “help a woman in her time of need and loss,” by reaching out to support women in the ...

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Poetry Comes To Life At Yosemite High Competition

OAKHURST – “Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary,” said writer Kahlil Gibran. All of these elements will be in evidence as students from area high schools gather at Yosemite High School (YHS) for Poetry Out Loud county finals, Saturday, Feb. 9. The public is invited to attend the free program ...

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Mountain Candies' Sweet Success: Owners Retire After 30 Years

OAKHURST – Mountain Candies owners Jim and Cindy Pogue have been quietly letting customers know that after 30 years in business, the treasured shop will close following Valentine’s Day. Cindy assures the community that this isn’t “good-bye,” just “see you somewhere else,” and took some time between fielding phone calls and selling fresh candy and other inventory to answer some ...

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Yosemite High Wins Academic Decathlon; Chawanakee Student Takes Top Points

MADERA – Yosemite High School won the 2013 Academic Decathlon (ACADEC) for the 20th year in a row, and Chawanakee Academy student Laurel Samuelson was the top scoring decathlete, at the 31st annual Madera County Academic Decathlon held Feb. 2. The Academic Decathlon team from Yosemite High School will compete in the California Academic Decathlon State Finals March 14-17 in ...

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Relay For Life Is Gearing Up – Volunteers Needed!

AHWAHNEE – It’s time to start planning an event the mountain community takes seriously: Eastern Madera County (EMC) Relay For Life is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. and will unfold over 24 heartfelt hours, on the field at Wasuma Elementary School. This is the 14th year of EMC Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. ...

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