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Denny's Opens This Sunday In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Billing itself as “America’s Diner,” Denny’s is always open, 24/7, and now they will be open in Oakhurst. The brand new restaurant, located in the newly remodeled ‘Ol Kettle building at 40650 Highway 41, will open Sunday, June 30, at 4 p.m.

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Work Progresses On North Fork Verizon Cell Tower

NORTH FORK – Things are progressing on the new Verizon cell tower just outside the Cascadel Woods gate, but not fast enough for many residents. When construction began in mid-April, the completion date was stated as about two months. So when two months came and went, we contacted Verizon for more detailed information about when the tower would go online.

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Two Area B&Bs Earn Customer Service Recognition

OAKHURST – A Haven of Rest Bed and Breakfast in Oakhurst and Yosemite’s Sierra Mountain Lodge in Ahwahnee received word from Trip Advisor recently that they had earned the Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.

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Solstice Gallery, Plants and Gifts

OAKHURST – Step into Solstice Gallery, Plants and Gifts and you may get a noticeably good feeling. It’s filled with plants, light, and images of nature. Vases and vessels line the walls along with stunning photographs. The small store feels spacious and if you happen to find yourself taking a deep breath and feeling more relaxed on the exhale than ...

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Natura Recalls Pet Food With Possible Salmonella

FREMONT, NEBRASKA – Natura Pet Products has announced a voluntary recall of all Innova, California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Mother Nature and Karma branded dry pet food and biscuit/bar/treat products with expiration dates prior to June 10, 2014. “We made this decision in part due to a single positive Salmonella test by the FDA on product manufactured April 3,” says their ...

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Wildlife Rescue At Children’s Museum

OAKHURST – The Children’s Museum of the Sierra is holding a special event for animal lovers on Saturday, June 8 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. All ages of kids are invited to attend the morning program featuring experts from the Fresno Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation Service. Organizers promise a fun and informative look at some of the beautiful creatures with ...

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Watch Minarets Graduation Ceremony Online

O’NEALS – For anyone wishing to watch tonight’s graduation ceremonies at Minarets High School, but are unable to attend, you will be able to watch on live streaming video. The ceremonies will be available for viewing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 6.

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Visitors Center Livens Up Downtown North Fork

NORTH FORK – When Chamber of Commerce president Scott Marsh organized an Economic Development Forum in September 2012, one of the things born out of that event was the North Fork Visitors Center. Dan Cunning, CEO of the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau (YSVB) and North Fork resident, committed at that meeting to provide whatever training and funding was necessary to ...

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Minarets Senior Excels In Speech Competition

O’NEALS – This past February, 17-year-old Breanna Cairns participated in the Lions Club Student Speaker Contest in North Fork. It was the first of five straight wins for the Minarets High School senior. Breanna become the first student from North Fork to advance past the 3rd level in the annual competition, and on June 1, she traveled to Torrance, Ca, ...

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Grads Zip Through The Trees At 40 MPH

CALVIN CREST – Many words describe the joy of zip lining, like invigorating, thrilling and spectacular, to name a few. One word we don’t hear is transformative. The experience can be moving… moving as much as 40 mph as high as 100 feet in the air. Thus was the case when a group of Yosemite High School students hiked into ...

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