Home » Author Archives: SNO Staff (page 303)

Author Archives: SNO Staff

Centuries Old Songs Featured In Free Performance

OAKHURST — A presentation of soul-stirring choral works from the 15th to 20th century is free to attend, as Fresno Choral Artists sing “Magnificat! Songs of Mary,” at Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church. The concert takes place on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 4 p.m. and there is no charge to attend. Click on flyer to enlarge. Director Greg Lapp and Accompanist Catherine ...

Read More »

HOW Dinner Honors Becky Cairns

OAKHURST — Volunteers behind the monthly charitable dinner, Helping One Woman (HOW) will honor local teacher Becky Cairns, this evening. “Becky teaches at Chawanakee School and has a great love for her students,” say organizers. “She is involved in many community events and is part of the leadership for an upcoming women’s conference in North Fork.” Just under a year ago, Becky’s husband Kirby “changed ...

Read More »

Vulcan Takes Community And Environment Seriously

To the Editor: This is an edited version of the letter I sent to the Madera County Board of Supervisors urging them to support the Austin Quarry project with a YES vote on September 12, 2016. After working as a geologist for 20+ years with a California-based environmental consulting company, I was a bit weary of jumping into the industrial ...

Read More »

Appeal To Help Our Veterans

To the Editor: My name is Ray Tote and I’m an American Patriot. I’m starting a foundation to help OUR Vets. It’s called Disabled Vets Outdoor Adventures, and its purpose is to open the outdoors for OUR Vets. How many of us have sons, daughters, or friends that are serving or have served in OUR military? Since I started this ...

Read More »

SCCCD Chancellor Thanks Measure “C” Voters

To the Editor: I would like to thank the voters for supporting Measure C in the June 7, 2016 election. You are true champions for higher education and access to a quality community college education. With the passage of Measure C, State Center Community College District (SCCCD) will invest in keeping our technology, educational and training facilities up to date ...

Read More »

Take Your Trash Home — I Shouldn’t Have To Clean Up After You!

Written by Mary Schmidt Odell — I am NOT your mother and I shouldn’t have to clean up after you. Take your trash home. Members of the Sierra Freepackers Unit of BCHC (Backcountry Horsemen of California) spent Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5 at the Snow Play Area just north of Fish Camp, working and playing.  Backcountry Horsemen are a ...

Read More »

Letter To The Editor: Madera County Citizens Face 2.4 Million Debt

To The Editor: The County Board of Supervisors has encumbered the citizens of Madera County with a $2.4 Million debt by applying for a grant to purchase 954 acres known as Blackhawk Ranch. Consisting of 8 separate parcels, the property is located on Highway 41 south of the Yosemite Lakes entrance on the West side of Highway 41. The grant ...

Read More »

New Food Labels Are Good For Consumers

Written by Virginia Eaton — For the first time since 1996 the FDA has updated the requirements for the type of information that should appear on food labels and how that information should look. This is a boon for consumers who have been inundated with information about what is healthy and what is harmful but, when you pick up a ...

Read More »

Register Now For Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon

Written by Therese Williams — OAKHURST – Excitement is building up as preparations are under way and registrations are being accepted for the sixth annual Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon, set for Saturday, June 4. Bass Lake is located in the Sierra National Forest about 20 minutes south of Yosemite National Park, and creates a picturesque triathlon rivaled by few. Triathletes ...

Read More »

Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. Presents Spring Fling

NORTH FORK — Squirrel Cage Theatre Co.’s Spring Fling will be presented on Friday and Saturday, Apr. 29 and 30, at the North Fork Town Hall. This year’s event will celebrate the return of the rain to the central Sierra, featuring music to lift the spirit and welcome the burgeoning of spring. Janice Noga will serve as the evening’s emcee, ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online