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“Makin’ It” Dramedy Explores Surviving High School

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School (YHS) Theater Arts Department presents the dramatic comedy Makin’ It, a play about surviving high school. Curtains rise in the YHS theater for two nights only: Thursday and Friday, Mar. 7 and 8. Performances begin at 7 p.m. and tickets are $5 for everyone. Makin’ It follows a young woman who tries to reinvent ...

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Chuck And Roz Thrapp Named North Fork Citizens Of The Year

NORTH FORK – For the 40th year running, North Fork has chosen its Citizen of the Year, with the 2018 honor going to Chuck and Roz Thrapp. “We moved here over 40 years ago to raise our family,” said Roz, who was surrounded by children and grandchildren during last night’s celebration at the Town Hall. “We love North Fork; this ...

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Bass Lake Job Fair At The Pines Resort

BASS LAKE — The Pines Resort at Bass Lake is seeking individuals to join their staff in positions with departments that range from culinary and housekeeping, to food and beverage, front desk, banquet, and the market. All applicants will be interviewed during the job fair, say organizers. It’s scheduled for Wednesday, Mar. 6 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The ...

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4th Annual Sierra Lions Club Trivia Night

OAKHURST – Sierra Lions Club of Oakhurst invites the community to an evening of fun and frolic at their fourth annual “If I Only Had a Brain” Trivia Night on Saturday, Mar. 16  at 5 p.m. at Sierra Senior Center. Sharpen those skills — you could take home a trophy. In addition to trivia, participants will be treated to the ...

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Register Now For NatureBridge Summer Backpacking Program For Teens

YOSEMITE — Registration is now open for NatureBridge summer programs for teens in Yosemite and Olympic National Parks. NatureBridge, the largest non-profit educational partner of the National Park Service, leads life-changing backpacking programs for middle and high school students in Yosemite and Olympic National Parks each summer. These one- and two-week programs offer the perfect mix of backpacking, science and ...

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YHS Girls Basketball Falls Short In Valley Championship Game

By YHS Correspondent —  OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School girls basketball team fell just five points short of its goal of winning the Division II Central Section championship, losing to Bakersfield High 47-42 at Selland Arena in Fresno last Friday night, Feb. 22. In an electric atmosphere with hundreds of spectators gathered from around the Central Valley and Central ...

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Out To Pasture For Sierra Physical Therapy’s Joy Kagawa

OAKHURST — Longtime area resident, dedicated community volunteer and gifted physical therapist Joy Kagawa is heading out to pasture, quite literally, as she closes the doors on her Sierra Physical Therapy practice for retirement — and prepares to train a newly-acquired Arabian colt. A native of Arroyo Grande, Joy attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo before transferring to Fresno ...

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Community Forum With Architects On New Oakhurst College

OAKHURST — Interested in the future? Plans are progressing for the new Oakhurst Community College Center located on the west side of Westlake Drive, north of Highway 49 in Oakhurst. Once again, the public is invited to attend a community forum where architects will provide an update on the project. The Oakhurst Commununity College Center Community Forum will take place ...

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Light The Fight Against Cancer

O’NEALS — As the Sierra Mountain Communities for a Cure gear up to celebrate, remember, and fight back against cancer at the annual Relay for Life on Friday and Saturday Mar. 29 and 30 at Minarets High School, another time-honored event will take place: the Luminaria Ceremony. In this case, a luminaria is a paper lantern that is dedicated to ...

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West Point Bound In NCAA Division 1 Baseball Commitment

O’NEALS — “What are you your plans for after graduation?” That’s the age-old question that high school seniors are asked during the last year at Minarets. For some, it causes stress. Senior Aaron Hall can proudly declare that he has committed to West Point Academy, making him the first-ever Minarets student to commit as a NCAA Division 1 baseball player. ...

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