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North Fork Scouts Have A Busy, Fun-Filled Summer

Written by Dave Smith – NORTH FORK – It has been another summer of fun, adventure, and honing their skills for the Scouts of North Fork Troop 357. The Scouts traveled to Morro Bay in late April where they set up camp at Morro Bay State Park, then spent Saturday afternoon at Montana de Oro State Park exploring the tide ...

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Artist Stephen Stavast To Close Local Gallery After 26 Years

By Barbara Eicker —  OAKHURST — It’s been an amazing journey, but Stephen Stavast, owner of Stavast Studio/Gallery, will be closing his doors in Oakhurst after more than 26 years in business. In 1992, Stavast opened his fine art gallery on Highway 41 — the second gallery to open in what is now known as Gallery Row. During that time, ...

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Help Clear The Shelters This Saturday With $25 Adoptions

By Karen Bauer —  COUNTY — Looking for that perfect four-legged addition to your family? Want unconditional love from someone who is always excited to greet you at the door?  We can recommend a small cuddle-bun for your lap, or maybe a big (slightly!) slobbery lug you can take on long walks. Friends of Madera Animal Shelter (FMAS) is participating ...

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Show Your Love For #YosemiteNOW

OAKHURST – With the reopening of Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Yosemite Gateway communities have come together with #YosemiteNOW campaign on social media, to show the world Yosemite’s icons remain unharmed from the fire and to encourage visitation that is vital to the region’s economic recovery. After thirty days of challenging fire and unhealthy air quality, Yosemite ...

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Free Library Workshops On Self-Publishing For Authors

OAKHURST — As president and creative director of Ball Point Creative Design, Inc., local author Lauren Ball consults with clients to ensure the design of their book “captures the tone and vision” they had in mind. On Saturday, Aug. 11, Ball will present Part 1 of a two-part workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library entitled “Self Publishing for Authors.” Ball’s ...

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Ferguson Fire News – Behind The Scenes In Lush Meadows

Submitted by Jeannie Harsha – MARIPOSA COUNTY – Smokey sunrises, fiery front-page photos, convoys of fire trucks and personnel – we see these every day in our foothill communities of late. I love the signs of support for our fire crews and law enforcement along the local routes that I travel. They like it, too. Some of them have told ...

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YUSD Believes In Continuous Learning For Students And Adults

Written by YUSD Interim Superintendent Mike Berg – OAKHURST – The learning never stops in Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD), where leadership has been developing and planning a dynamic two days of Professional Development for all employees to kick-off this school year. YUSD knows the value of including all staff and community in the development of and aspirations for student ...

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Water Rebates Top $53,000 And Still Counting

MARIPOSA COUNTY — In case you weren’t able to purchase and install new water-saving appliances in time for the July 2018 rebate deadline, there is good news, say folks at the local conservation district. The grant funding the Countywide Water Efficiency Rebates has been extended for one year through July 2019. All Mariposa County residents and all customers of Lake ...

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The Hills Are Alive! Sing Along With The Sound Of Music

OAKHURST — From Do-Re-Mi to Edelweiss, songs in the classic 1965 film The Sound of Music still resonate in many hearts, and children around the world continue to learn the Rogers and Hammerstein songs anew each generation. If these are a few of your favorite things, you’ll be tickled to know that the Golden Chain Theatre is holding a sing ...

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