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The Way Home, A Utopian Collective Showcase At YHS

OAKHURST — Artists, art lovers and supporters are invited to experience the Yosemite High School art department’s newest collective showcase, The Way Home, a Quest for Utopia. The exhibit is open to the public on Thursday, May 30 with a student artists reception from 6-8 p.m. in the Badger Gallery. The evening’s offerings will include snacks and guests will be ...

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Swim, Bike, Run, Fun! Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon

BASS LAKE – The 9th annual Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon is right around the corner on Saturday, June 1. It’s a picturesque triathlon rivaled by few, say organizers of the race, activities and festivities that take place every year in the Sierra National Forest about 20 minutes south of Yosemite National Park. Triathletes are treated to a swim in clear ...

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Students See ‘Government Is Made Of Real People’

By Lauren Childers — O’NEALS — Our very own State Assemblyman Frank Bigelow took a day off from his job at the State Capitol in Sacramento recently to visit Minarets High School’s class of 2019 seniors and give them advice as they advance following graduation. The purpose of the Assemblyman’s visit was to inform the senior class about how government ...

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Dog Days Have Just Begun With Senior Project Fair

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School (YHS) will hold its annual Senior Project Fair on Tuesday, May 28 in the YHS cafeteria from 6-8 p.m. This rewarding event is put on every year by YHS teacher Rebecca Hardison and, this year, Hardison will be aided by her daughter, Riley Hardison. YHS Senior Project Fair The uplifting Project Fair showcase is designed ...

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Curious Drawn To Coarsegold For Annual Peddlers Fair

COARSEGOLD — Rain or shine, the annual Peddlers’ Fair is a Memorial Day weekend tradition that draws hundreds to the Coarsegold Historic Village to shop, eat and browse an eclectic selection of antiques, collectibles and one-of-a-kind treasures. This year, the weather clearly played a starring role at the Coarsegold Antique & Collectibles Show. Rain late last week — and predictions ...

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Memorial Day 2019: Honoring Service And Sacrifice

OAKHURST — On an unseasonably chilly Memorial Day, organizers say about 60 people attended a church service and graveside ceremony held Monday morning, May 27, at the Oakhill Cemetery in honor of United States military veterans. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8743 and Marine Corps League Griswold Mountain Detachment 1121 performed Memorial Day salutes at four area ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Hearst Castle

By Sal Maccarone — I am writing a series of articles exclusively for Sierra News Online on the subject of art — a very broad subject I will tailor specifically to enlighten our mountain area readers. Chronicling places with a fairly close proximity to us, the focus will be why they’re important, as well as on specific artists and their ...

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Underwater Robotics Team Needs Support To Compete

OAKHURST — A group of local students has achieved a high water mark when it comes to remotely operated vehicles. Altum is a Latin word that means, among other definitions, ‘deep water,’ explains Glacier High School instructor John Rumohr. “It’s also the name of a highly successful underwater robotics team at Glacier High School: Altum Operations. ” The team’s mentor ...

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Yosemite Senior Puts Cash Into Wasuma’s Solar Suitcases

OAKHURST — A Yosemite High School student in the graduating class of 2019 has raised a significant amount of money for a local elementary school’s worldwide outreach solar energy program. For his senior project, a standard requirement that has students complete at least 20 hours of documented community service, YHS senior Ryan O’Meara chose to raise money for the global ...

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Local Student Awarded National Honor Society Scholarship

By Minarets Press Staff — O’NEALS — Minarets High School senior Kaitlynn Linderholm is one of 575 semifinalists receiving a National Honor Society (NHS) scholarship. Linderholm was chosen from more than 11,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education. For nearly 100 years, NHS members have been making a difference in their schools and communities. The current ...

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