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Sierra Tel Employee Linda Burton Earns Prestigious Award

OAKHURST – At the recent 2017 California Communication Associations Annual Meeting held in Lake Tahoe California, Sierra Tel employee Linda Burton was awarded the prestigious “Industry Leadership Award.” This award is given to individuals who have a history of leadership in the telecommunications industry and who have made outstanding contributions at the local, state and national levels. Linda is the ...

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Yosemite Mt. Sugar Pine Railroad Reopens After Namesake Fire

FISH CAMP – After more than three weeks without the sounds of the steam locomotive whistles in the forest south of Fish Camp, the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad will open the gates this Saturday, Sept. 23. When the Railroad Fire started on Aug. 29., just across the road from the popular destination, everyone was forced to evacuate with just ...

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Steve’s Pet Shop Team: Tough Mudders, No Doubt

OAKHURST — What do Tough Mudders and small businesses have in common? They thrive on teamwork, according to the company running the popular 10-12 mile mud and obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to drag participants out of their comfort zone. It’s an endurance event series that tests mental as well as physical strength — that’s a lot like small ...

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Get In While You Can: The Trading Post Is Closing

OAKHURST — Bad news and good news: first, the bad news. After a long and successful 37-year run, the well-known and loved Oakhurst business – The Trading Post – will close its doors within the next two months. The good news? “We don’t plan on being gone forever,” says Oakhurst-born co-owner Natashia Burrell. “I’m planning on opening a new shop ...

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Inside the Mountain House As Renovation Continues

OAKHURST– “The owner cares about the community and wants to lease the building to good, solid people who will bring business here.” This is the latest on the Mountain House, according to General Contractor Steve Gabbard of  Sun Construction, who highlighted some of the renovations made to the well-known building on the corner of Highway 41 and Bass Lake Road 222. “The ...

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Lazarcheff Named President Of CVMA

OAKHURST — Kevin Lazarcheff, owner of Oakhurst Veterinary Hospital, was recently sworn in as President of the California Veterinary Medical Association. The CVMA is the largest state veterinary medical association in the nation with more than 7,200 members. Kevin Lazarcheff, DVM is a native of Reno who attended the University of Nevada, where he received a Bachelor’s of Science in ...

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Remodel Nears Completion At Pines Resort Chalets

BASS LAKE — Changes are underway at The Pines Resort at Bass Lake as the popular Chalets are renovated with new kitchen floor plans and other upgrades that will allow the resort to reduce its impact on the environment while affording guests the best in accommodations and experience. The Chalet kitchens are getting a complete facelift, with all-new tile or ...

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PG&E Uses Retardant On A Wildfire Too

MARIPOSA COUNTY — We know all about firefighters working in dangerous conditions on wildfires, but there are other crews out there as well. Over the last 10 days on the Detwiler Fire, more than 500 PG&E workers and contractors were assigned the task of repairing lines and infrastructure, replacing poles, and getting people back online as quickly as possible. Often ...

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Gift Shop Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

OAKHURST — Oakhurst has a shiny new gem in the form of a gift shop, opened early this month by longtime area resident Laurie Flanagan. Many remember Laurie from her days as the owner of Time For Tea, from 2007 to 2011, and in other incarnations as a gift shop owner around town. Since selling the tea shop about six ...

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Job Fair And Career Opportunities At Caltrans

FRESNO — If you’re looking for new employment or thinking of changing careers, please note: Caltrans is opening its doors in welcome for jobs opportunities with departments including planning, engineering, IT, office, maintenance and more. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced a job fair for individuals interested in working for the state’s department of transportation. The event is ...

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