Breaking News
Home » Features (page 7)

Features

The Adventures Of Orangie – Chapter 4: Butch’s Return

Written by David Novell – Orangie woke up early, even though it was summer and he could sleep in if he wanted to. Today was Sunday, and the house was quiet except for the sound of his dad’s electric percolator making coffee and the occasional rustle of the morning paper’s pages being turned. And then he remembered! His best friend ...

Read More »

Snow Depth And Coverage Excellent In Tuolumne Meadows

Written by Tuolunme Winter Ranger Laura Pilewski – YOSEMITE –  The weather and ski conditions this week were nearly a carbon copy of last week. We still have not had an extended period of high pressure ridging to bring warm/dry weather to the central Sierra this ski season for more than just a few days at a time. There were ...

Read More »

Puppies And Poppies: Bob Goes To The Superbloom

Puppies and poppies, both being an entirely worthwhile addiction, we loaded the former in the car and set off to see the latter. We had been told that the bloom was like nothing we’d ever seen before. But there were billions of things we’d never seen before and so we couldn’t help but wonder which one it would turn out ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

The Adventures Of Orangie – Chapter 3: Orangie Nearly Gets Pounded

Written by David Novell – The sky was deep blue as Orangie walked out onto the sidewalk, a big paper bag in each arm. He found himself whistling “Blueberry Hill” by Fats Domino, including all the background stuff after each melody line, which is part of what made it such a cool song. Orangie’s very first record that was his ...

Read More »

This Is Us: Terry Robinson

I always wanted to be an artist and was given a guitar at age 11. My dad was the artist in the family, and my mom was the musician. She played organ at our church. I started getting into music when I was about nine, collecting albums. Remember those? My record collection started with 45s  of the Rolling Stones’ Time is ...

Read More »

Discovering Wildflowers Along The Moss Creek Trail

With the Hite Cove area trails closed, where could we go to check out the Merced River Canyon poppies and other colorful wildflowers? We found a nice trail with lots of yellow poppies and color combinations of all kinds represented by other wildflowers. We also discovered that the wildflowers are running a little later than they were in previous years ...

Read More »

The Adventures Of Orangie – Chapter 2: Trouble In The Supermarket

Written by David Novell – Orangie stuffed the shopping list into his back pocket, not particularly thrilled with the idea of doing the grocery shopping for his household, which of course was not much of a household, consisting of only him and his dad nowadays. But still, it wasn’t all that much fun having just a few bucks to get ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online