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North Fork Scouts Christmas Tree Lot Is Sold Out

NORTH FORK – Well, it’s great news for the North Fork Scout Troop 357, but sad news for anyone wishing to get a Christmas Tree at their annual sale. As of last night, the scouts had sold every single one of their trees in the lot behind the North Fork Library. Scoutmaster Dave Smith says this is the second year ...

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Celebrating 25th Annual Free Dental Day In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – The Tooth Fairy flew in to remind us this week marks the 25th annual Free Dentistry Day in Oakhurst, when a team of professionals will once again join forces to help patients who do not have dental insurance and cannot afford to see a dentist. The free day of healthy hygiene will take place at the practice of Dr. ...

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Holiday Shenanigans Courtesy Of YHS Theater Arts

OAKHURST — Stop by Yosemite High School for some merry-making this week, as the Theater Arts Department presents Holiday Shenanigans, a one night comedy variety show that features 25 students from YHS’s Advanced Theater Arts class. “It’s a celebration of the holidays and a chance to laugh and enjoy the spirit of the season with family and friends,” says department chair Lars ...

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5th Graders Take A Trip Back In Time

OAKHURST — Online and in person, parents and community members have been talking about a terrific field trip recently taken by about 75 lucky students from Oakhurst Elementary School (OES) to nearby Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park. The hours-long excursion was a celebration of their own pioneer day, as three 5th grade classes descended on the conveniently located landmark, ...

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Paul Henry Abram

Paul Henry Abram passed away on October 19, 2018. He was 77 years old. Paul was born on March 22, 1941, in Los Angeles, Calif. He joined the Air Force after graduating from Loyola High School in Los Angeles, and was stationed on the island of Crete, Greece with the NSA. He was honorably discharged in 1963 and graduated from ...

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Free Days For Yosemite 2019

YOSEMITE — Here are some good dates to add to your calendar for the coming year: the National Park Service says it will waive entrance fees at Yosemite National Park and other locations on five days in 2019. “The entrance fee-free days hosted by the National Park Service are special opportunities to invite visitors, volunteers and veterans to celebrate some ...

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Students Attend Native Youth Hawaii Conference

By Ashley Davis — O’NEALS — Three Native students from Minarets High School were selected to attend the IAC Pacific Region Native Youth Food Sovereignty Summit in Hawaii — a conference for Native youth, including Native Americans and Native Hawaiians. The students who were selected from Minarets were senior Sierra Stalter along with juniors Darrin Coleman and Ashley Davis. They ...

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Five Christmas Bird Counts Scheduled For Central Sierra

Contributed by Len McKenzie, YAAS – MARIPOSA – The arrival of December heralds a multitude of holiday traditions and festive celebrations. Among the traditions for birding enthusiasts is the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC), when intrepid observers throughout the western hemisphere take to the field for one day to make a record of all the birds they see and ...

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Celebration Of Life For Carolyn Enlow

Carolyn passed away peacefully in her sleep on Nov. 15, at age 77. She was born in Oakland, the daughter of Hale and Janet Braae Enlow. As a teen her family was involved in stock car racing, where she occasionally competed. She graduated from Willits High School and married Robert Box. They moved to Ahwahnee in 1973 and opened Box’s ...

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Shine On, Christmas Star: Free Inspirational Concerts

OAKHURST — For the ninth consecutive year, a group of choristers from the local area and a mini-orchestra made up of numerous talented local instrumentalists will come together for an impressive and inspirational Christmas program. This year’s program will feature a collection of musical pieces and accompanying inspirational texts and readings all supporting the theme, “Shine On, Christmas Star!” Singers ...

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