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Newly Appointed YNP Superintendent to Start in Early 2020

Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Cicely Muldoon, Yosemite National Park’s newly appointed acting superintendent, will be arriving in the park sometime in January 2020, according to the most recent update from the National Park Service. Details are still being worked out regarding Muldoon’s schedule but park officials said this week the new acting superintendent will not be doing any media interviews ...

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Lights Go Out Early for Popular Local Pet Groomer

OAKHURST — A popular local pet groomer has been forced to close up shop. Liz Hunter, who for nearly five years has operated “Liz is Grooming” inside the former Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply, came in to her shop last Monday (Nov. 4) to find that her electricity was out. “At first, I thought it was another PG&E power shut ...

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Celebration of Life for Scott Burert Rankin

From everyone at Sierra News Online, our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of Scott Rankin.

Scott Burert Rankin passed away on September 15, 2019, in Coarsegold. He was born January 27, 1961, in Inglewood to Norma and Wallace Rankin. Scott grew up in Cypress in Orange County until the age of 12, when the family moved to Oakhurst in 1973. He attended Oakhurst Elementary, Sierra High and then Yosemite High (Class of 1979). He held ...

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Two Veterans to Celebrate on Veteran’s Day 2019

Editor’s Note: SNO photojournalist Leonard Andrenacci caught up with two area veterans today. They may be exactly fifty years apart in age but their patriotism –and the debt of gratitude they’re owed by this nation — is timeless. OAKHURST — The Mountain Area community observed Veteran’s Day Monday at ceremonies scheduled to take place at a number of local venues. ...

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New Holiday Inn Express Poised to Open in Oakhurst

OAKHURST — The long wait is almost over. Nearly a decade in the planning and construction, the first of Oakhurst’s three new hotels appears poised to open — and local business leaders, county officials and mountain area residents couldn’t be more excited. “We’ve been waiting so long for these new hotels to come on online,” said one business owner this ...

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Clampers to Dedicate New Bass Lake Monument

BASS LAKE — The Grub Gulch chapter of E. Clampus Vitus — better known as the “Clampers” — will dedicate their newest monument at Bass Lake next weekend. The monument, which commemorates the history of Bass Lake, Willow Creek and the recreational and commercial development history of the popular resort, is located at the Yosemite RV Park. According to Dan ...

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Teacher’s Toolbox Assists Local K-8 STEM, Arts Educators

MOUNTAIN AREA — Be the Power of One, a locally based nonprofit, is introducing a program called “Teacher’s Toolbox” to assist local K-8 teachers with projects in the area of STEM or the arts that are not covered by school district budgets. “At Be the Power of One we understand that local school budgets are stretched to the limit,” says ...

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Celebration of Life for Gary Morris

Gary Morris

Gary Morris, a mentor to many and a friend to all, passed away on October 26, 2019, at the age of 80 from a brain tumor at his beloved home “China Creek Ranch” in Oakhurst. He was surrounded by his loving wife, Penny Flinn; daughters Paula Morris and Tracy (Morris) and Craig Taylor; stepchildren John Flinn and Stacee Flinn; sisters ...

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Mariposa Sheriff’s Office Expands County Connection with New App

MARIPOSA — As digital technology constantly alters the modes and methods of communication, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has rolled out a new app that Sheriff Doug Binnewies describes as “a key tool to keep us connected to the community we serve.” “More and more of our society is really looking to apps and other methods of communication for information, ...

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