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Mariposa Pioneer Wagon Train Makes History

COUNTY – Since 1975, the Mariposa County Pioneer Wagon Train has made its historic trek from the Goat Meadow campground in Fish Camp to the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, following many of the old stage coach roads from the 1800s. This 40th anniversary year, the ride takes place Wednesday, June 10 – Saturday, June 13, and everyone is invited to come ...

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Aqua Aerobics Schedule For YHS Pool

OAKHURST – Peggy Decker is returning as Aqua Aerobics instructor for the fourth year at the swim complex on campus at Yosemite High School. Here’s the summer schedule for Aqua Aerobics this year at the pool, courtesy of Peggy, who doesn’t want “her ladies” to miss out!

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Soroptimists Honor Women Who Make A Difference

Submitted by Nikki Van Velson OAKHURST – Soroptimist International (SI) of the Sierras has annually held the “Making A Difference for Women” Awards Recognition Program since 1972. Five women in the community were honored in two categories at a special awards luncheon held last month.

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Broken Bit Website For Retail Tenants

COARSEGOLD – Pavilion Properties announces the launch of a new website for their Broken Bit retail complex. Developed by social networking firm Local Social in cooperation with Moss Web Works, the site was created to attract tenants to the complex located in Coarsegold on the road to Yosemite National Park.

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ArtsFest Celebration

COUNTY – Families are invited to attend the second annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 30, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. This free event will promote art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere. Children will be able to participate in free hands-on art activities consisting of decorating flower pots, creating collages, painting rocks and necklaces and drawing chalk ...

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Coarsegold 7th Grade Wins County Math Tournament

MADERA COUNTY – Coarsegold Elementary School’s 7th grade and Thomas Jefferson Middle School’s 8th grade teams won the Madera County Academic Pentathlon Math Tournament on Friday. Sixteen schools and nearly 175 students participated in the Math Tournament hosted by the Madera County Office of Education.

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Art Theft For YHS Mock Trial Teens

BASS LAKE – In the case of a grad student accused of stealing valuable art work, teenagers from Yosemite, Liberty High, Madera South, and Dos Palos High Schools will be competing during this year’s Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial, People vs. Shem. The Mock Trial is a simulation of a court case with high school students acting ...

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Chawanakee School District Honored For AP Access

NORTH FORK – Chawanakee Unified is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 + on AP Exams. The year 2014 is a ...

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