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Madera County Math Tournament Results

MADERA COUNTY — Sherman Thomas STEM Academy swept the overall Madera County Math Tournament and took first place for both the 7th and 8th grade competitions on Friday. Ranchos Middle School came in second place in the overall 7th grade math competition and Coarsegold Elementary School placed third. Dairyland Elementary Schools 8th grade team placed second in the competition and ...

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Epic Lip Dub Honors Local Heroes

O’NEALS — Like our local first responders, Minarets annual all-school lip dub has gone above and beyond. First things first. A ‘lip dub’ is a type of creative expression that combines lip sync and audio dubbing to make a music video, and on Thursday, April 11 the entire Minarets student body and staff did just that. The lip dub is ...

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Pink Full Moon Fills Tonight’s Sierra Sky

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — After abundant rainfall this winter and spring, we’re being treated to a wild host of wildflowers decorating the mountains with bright splashes of yellow mustard, orange poppy, white popcorn, and purple-blue lupine. Now, we’re being treated to what’s known as a pink full moon, and that designation doesn’t reflect the color of the moon in the sky, ...

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HOW Dinner Honors Lisa Lewis

AHWAHNEE — Join with friends and neighbors for a gathering at The Hitchin’ Post on Wednesday, Apr. 17, as the nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) honors Coarsegold resident Lisa Lewis and her family. The event begins at 6 p.m. “Meet Lisa Lewis and her daughter Hannah,” say Lisa’s HOW sponsor, Tricia Hunter Anderson. “Hannah was born with spina bifida. ...

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Easter Sunrise Service At Little Church On The Hill

OAKHURST — The historic “Little Church on the Hill” will be host its second annual Easter Sunrise service  at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Apr. 21. The church is located in the Oak Hill Cemetery, perched gracefully atop the knoll overlooking town. In the years since its restoration, the Little Church on the Hill has been host to weddings, baptisms, memorials ...

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AAUW Hosts Free “Creative Aging” Series In Mariposa

MARIPOSA – Planning for “elderhood?” It looks different than it did a few years ago. People are viewing their next chapter in life as an opportunity for growth and enrichment as well as security and comfort. The Mariposa AAUW branch (American Association of University Women) is hosting a two-part series on this latest trend of creative aging. Part One of ...

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Choppers Raises Thousands For Valley Children’s Hospital

OAKHURST – Tim Harmon and the crew at Choppers presented Valley Children’s Hospital with a big check yesterday at the annual Spring Sale & Fundraising Event. Darrellyn Colldar, development assistant at VCH, accepted the generous donation of $3,570, raised through the sale of raffle tickets over the past two months. The tickets were $5 each and the winner of the ...

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‘Earth Day’ Farmers’ Market April 20 at Tenaya Lodge

FISH CAMP – Tenaya Lodge will be hosting its 2nd annual Earth Day Farmers’ Market on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We are really excited to let the local community know this is happening and invite everyone to come on up,” says Brooke Smith, Tenaya’s marketing coordinator. “We had great support last year and this year’s ...

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Free Entry To Yosemite For Earth Day Festival And More

YOSEMITE — Earth Day, National Junior Ranger Day, National Park Week, and John Muir’s Birthday will be celebrated in Yosemite National Park on Saturday, Apr. 20, with activities for all ages throughout the day — and all activities are free, including entry to the park to kick it off. Visitors coming to the park should be prepared for a very ...

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Sierra Ambulance Gets $15K for New Oxygen Generator

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Sierra Rotary — also known as the Noon Rotary — presented a “giant” check this week to Sierra Ambulance Service. The $15,000 donation will help Sierra Ambulance purchase a new oxygen generator, according to Ed Guzman, general manager. Guzman said Thursday’s contribution from the Rotary Club “represents a big part of our fundraising effort” in acquiring ...

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