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Sober Grad Is Last Hurrah For Sierra Lanes

OAKHURST – A very special night is being planned for Yosemite High School (YHS) graduating Seniors. On June 7, following the graduation ceremony, participating students will head over to Sierra Lanes bowling alley for Sober Grad, a tradition that dates back decades and costs nothing to the graduates.

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Caregiver Groups Offer More Than A Break

OAKHURST – The numbers are staggering: 65.7 million caregivers make up 29% of the adult U.S. population, providing care to someone who is ill, disabled or aged, according to a study published by the National Alliance of Caregiving. Many families regularly face the stress and isolation that can come along with taking care of an aging or ailing person. Now ...

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Brand New Bookstore Branches Into Oakhurst

OAKHURST – In yet another sign of good times to come, residents can now look forward to a new book and gift store in town, with the as-yet-unspecified but coming-soon opening of Branches. The new store is described on official company documents as “books, gifts and awesomeness.”

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OCI Raiders Capture Mountain Area Championships

OAKHURST – With only a handful of weeks left before school lets out for summer break, spring sports are over and Oak Creek Intermediate (OCI) girls’ basketball and boys’ soccer have big wins to celebrate. OCI Raiders girls’ basketball players finished their season undefeated, capturing the 2013 Mountain Area Championship on Friday, April 26 at Yosemite High School.

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Low-Cost Summer Soccer Camp For Kids

OAKHURST – Is your exuberant youngster looking for a way to kick up a little dirt on the soccer field this summer? If so, there’s good news from the Bass Lake Education Foundation (BLEF). The nonprofit BLEF is offering a week-long (that’s 5 half-days) soccer camp for youth ages 6-12 years, kicking off on July 15 at the Yosemite High ...

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"The Love Of Three Oranges" at YHS Theater

OAKHURST – What do you get when you combine 17th century scenarios with contemporary high school students? Answers will be forthcoming at the new Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department spring play, “The Love of Three Oranges,” presented May 2, 3 and 4, at 7 p.m. in the YHS Theater. Theater arts teacher Lars Thorson says the “foolish modern fairytale” ...

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Cowboy Up For The Coarsegold Rodeo

COARSEGOLD – This is where spurs meet sparkles. The 61st annual Coarsegold Rodeo returns to Bohna Arena with Heritage Day on Friday, May 3, and professional rodeo action on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5. It’s an action-packed, family-friendly weekend event that “brings back the old days of rodeo, and the guests and the competitors really appreciate that,” says ...

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Ladies Of The Lake Swap Meet Saturday

COARSEGOLD – Do some thrifty shopping this weekend at the Yosemite Lakes Park (YLP) Ladies of the Lakes annual Swap Meet, Saturday, Apr. 27 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Swap Meet will be in the parking lot of the YLP Clubhouse on Clubhouse Drive, just off Yosemite Springs Parkway in YLP. The public is invited to attend and ...

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Art, History, Science And Basketball At Rivergold

Rivergold Elementary School Round-Up COARSEGOLD – The Rivergold Hawks are always up to something interesting, and April has been no exception, with students from the elementary school taking field trips, presenting pageants, making pottery and so much more. Making PotteryRivergold kindergarten student Ella Aguero holds a Mother’s Day bowl she made, almost ready for the kiln.

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