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Dan Lyle Named New GM at Tenaya Lodge

Dan Lyle

FISH CAMP — Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite has named Dan Lyle as general manager of the 352-room resort located at Yosemite National Park’s south gate. “The opportunity to join the Tenaya team and return to the Yosemite region is a special honor,” said Lyle. “I began my career in 1987 at the Yosemite Park and Curry Company, so my career ...

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Calvin Crest Conferences Hosts Fall Crest Fest

The only way to pick an apple: from 15 feet up in the air

OAKHURST — Calvin Crest Conferences invites people of all ages to this free, family-friendly event on Nov. 9. The day will kick off at 10:30 a.m. with a 5k trail run through the beautiful grounds that lie in the heart of the Sierra National Forest. From 1:30 to 8 p.m., people can enjoy live music by Yosemite Jazz Band and ...

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Soroptimist Chili Cook-Off Coming to Oakhurst This Saturday

All you can eat chili cookoff! We love it!

OAKHURST — Soroptimist International of The Sierras will hold their 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off Fall fundraiser event Saturday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. Proceeds benefit community projects and scholarships to local women and girls. Join them for a night of good food, live music by The Whiskey Creek Band, beer and wine from ...

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Tractor Supply Poised to Begin Construction of New Oakhurst Store

OAKHURST — Construction appears poised to begin on the mountain area’s first Tractor Supply Co. store, the popular farm and ranch retailer that announced six months ago it was coming to Oakhurst. While some unexpected delays in closing the deal have had project developers tight-lipped recently, SNO has learned that plans for the new location remain in place — with ...

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North Fork Scout Troop 357 Holding Recruitment Night Thursday

Scouts at Camporee 2019

NORTH FORK — North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357, along with Cub Pack 357, will be holding a recruitment evening at the Scout Building in North Fork (near the North School bus barns) on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. In addition to weekly meetings, scouts of Troop 357 participate in once-a month-weekend activities. Weekend activities include camping at Morro ...

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Raymond Knowles School 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Fisher House Foundation

Run for fun at Raymond Knowles School!

Raymond Knowles School is hosting a 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Fisher House Foundation. Kids 13 and under receive special pricing automatically during registration – only $10! Start Time: 9 a.m. Price: $20 Registration ends November 3, 2019 at 12:59 a.m. Age-based pricing for 5k Run/Walk REGISTRATION STARTING     REGISTRATION ENDING          AGE          ...

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YNP Hosting Public Meeting on Curry Former Waste Disposal Site

Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Park officials are hosting a public meeting on the remediation of the Curry Former Waste Disposal Site. All members of the public interested in learning about this project are welcome to join park staff at the Yosemite Valley Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 1 pm to 2 pm. From 1 to 1:30 pm, employees with ...

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Wheeler: Hike in TOT Could Fund New Fire Reduction District

MADERA — Supervisor Tom Wheeler is promoting a proposal which he says could help provide local home owners some relief from sky-high insurance costs. The plan, Wheeler adds, could also help reduce fire risk. The proposal comes at a time when many in the mountain community are struggling to pay for and maintain homeowners’ insurance — and concern is only ...

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Pet of the Week: Mr. Honey

Mr. Honey, discussing life with a friend

Hello, Mr. Honey here, and I will need to make a change soon. You see, my human “assistant” will no longer be able to care for me. I am a 5-year-old neutered male who likes a good chat and a good belly rub. I do have an occasional bout of feline bronchitis which requires a shot from the vet, but I hope that won’t prevent ...

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HOW Dinner to Honor Tina Anderson Coming in November

HOW dinner to honor Tina Anderson

Join Helping One Woman (HOW) Oakhurst to honor recipient Tina Anderson. Tina is lovingly sponsored by Courtney, Briana, Erick and Gunnar. When: Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. Where: The Hitchin’ Post, located at 42592 Highway 49 in Ahwahnee. HOW it works • You must RSVP on http://www.MySOSEvent.com in advance. RSVP deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 19. • Dinner at 6 ...

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