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Inside The Broken Bit

COARSEGOLD – Since his family purchased the once-popular Broken Bit earlier this month, Tanner Tweed has been on the move, making plans for the immediate future of the property, while making discoveries about its past. The public has been instrumental, helping to fill in the blanks on local lore.

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New Owners See Bright Future For Broken Bit

COARSEGOLD – Gabby the Miner is a silent wooden sentry kneeling at the entrance to the Broken Bit, holding his precious nugget to the sky and keeping an eye on Highway 41 traffic. He’s seen the once-promising business nestled on the property flourish under the guidance of previous owners, and Gabby has seen it fail with seemingly insurmountable building requirements ...

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Spring Valley 4-H News

Submitted by Rhett Samper O’NEALS – Spring Valley 4-H Club proudly introduces Matthew Shellar as our January member of the month. Matthew is 11 years old and in 6th grade at Spring Valley Elementary School. This is Matthew’s 3rd year in 4-H. In 2015 he plans on doing rocketry, community service and rabbit projects. He joined 4-H to get experience ...

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NP Sandy Peck Retires From Community Med

OAKHURST – Community Medical Providers announced recently that longtime Nurse Practioner Sandy Peck is retiring from practice. Sandy Peck has been working at the local office for 11 years, and has been a Registered Nurse (RN) for 43 years altogether; 26 of those years, Sandy was a RN. For 17 years she’s been a Nurse Practitioner (NP).

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Lawson Donates Labor for Habitat Home

MARIPOSA – Dave Lawson, Owner of Lawson Construction, has graciously donated more than five days of labor, valued at over $7,500, to the framing and construction of the latest Habitat for Humanity home in Mariposa County. Over the course of 5 1/2 days, the Lawson Construction crew took the Habitat home from a flat slab foundation to a complete weathered-in ...

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Forget The Turkey, Save Yourself!

ANYTOWN, USA – This is the time of year we gather in America to express our gratitude and bond over turkey and football. Glossy magazines decorate the aisles of overflowing supermarkets, resplendent with cornucopia, while malls stock up on stocking stuffers as Black Friday looms and the season of consumption begins. The juggernaut is on us. All we really want ...

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Meet Mystery Writer Jennifer Moss

OAKHURST – Picture yourself in a splendid book store on a Sunday afternoon, enjoying a delicious treat and drinking tea as you admire the penmanship of your new favorite author on the book she’s signed for you. If any of that sounds good, be sure to stop by Branches Books & Gifts on Sunday, Dec. 7, when our local bookseller ...

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Sierra Meadows Golf To Close

AHWAHNEE – Local favorite Sierra Meadows may be the latest golf course to close amidst a growing trend in America. It seems a potentially fatal combination of economic hardship, historic drought, and declining interest has turned the nation’s love affair with a small white ball into a passing fancy for a severely endangered sport.

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Modern Woes Conspire To Close Local Golf Course

AHWAHNEE – Local favorite Sierra Meadows may be the latest golf course to close amidst a growing trend in America. It seems a potentially fatal combination of economic hardship, historic drought, and declining interest has turned the nation’s love affair with a small white ball into a passing fancy for a severely endangered sport. Sierra Meadows Country Club and Golf ...

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Wreaths Across America Senior Legacy Project

O’NEALS – Holidays roll around again and for many the season doesn’t bring up cheerful feelings about sleigh bells and glistening snow. Instead, we can be reminded of family and friends serving in the military who are far away. We may remember those who won’t come home at all, for the worst possible reason. Here’s one possible way to bridge ...

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