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It’s Rattlesnake Season; Here’s What You Need To Know

CALIFORNIA — As the warm weather returns, humans are not the only species coming out to enjoy the sun. Snakes, too, can be found basking in the sun’s rays. As KMPH reported on Friday, a 17-year-old girl remained at Valley Children’s Hospital after being bitten on the foot by a rattlesnake while hiking at Millerton Lake on Monday. Although most ...

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Emadco Spearheads Cleanup Of Abandoned Homeless Camp

OAKHURST — A group of Emadco employees rolled up their sleeves and got busy this past week removing more than 3,100 pounds of trash left at an abandoned homeless camp along the Fresno River behind Vons. The cleanup effort, which took place Thursday morning, is generating a lot of positive comments on Facebook — and around town. “We didn’t do ...

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Car Overturns On Wet Road Near Cedar Valley, Blocks Highway

OAKHURST – A single-vehicle crash slowed traffic for a little over an hour on Highway 41 north of Cedar Valley this afternoon. At about 1:43 p.m., CHP received reports of an overturned white sedan blocking the southbound lane about 1/2-mile north of the Cedar Valley turnoff. When first responders arrived at scene they found a Lexus RX 350 on its ...

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Young Entrepreneur’s Energy Powers Sierra Global Tech

OAKHURST – Ashley Kruser may be one of the youngest entrepreneurs in Oakhurst. The 20-year-old managing partner at Sierra Global Tech graduated two years ago from Minarets High and is already running her own local business. Kruser’s family has lived in the area for four generations and Ashley decided to launch her store, in part, “because I didn’t want to ...

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Join The Team As Tenaya Lodge Expands, Two Job Fairs In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — With the new cabins at Tenaya Lodge nearly ready to open and the newly remodeled restaurant in the final stages of preparing to welcome guests, the folks at Tenaya Lodge continue to expand their team. To find just the right people to fill the new positions, Tenaya will host a pair of job fairs at their Oakhurst Recruitment ...

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Growing Tomatoes in the Hot, Dry Sierra Foothills — Part One

By Bob Labozetta —  This is the first of a three-part series about growing tomatoes in the Sierra foothills. Parts two and three on tomato care will follow in the weeks to come. Tomatoes are adversely affected by temperature extremes. When temperatures stay over 90℉ during the day and the nights remain above 70℉, non-adapted tomato blooms often fail to ...

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The Sweet Sounds Of Nite On The Town This Saturday

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School’s award winning music department is hosting the 11th annual Nite on the Town on Saturday, Mar. 23 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. The extravaganza is held in the YHS gymnasium, transformed for one afternoon only into a fabulous bistro-style venue with entertainment in all directions. All proceeds benefit the Badger Music Department. Tix are $25 ...

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Badger Baseball Efforts Paying Off In League

OAKHURST — Badger baseball is off to a great start this season with a new coach and plenty of enthusiasm. “We have good attitudes and we’re playing pretty good baseball,” says head coach James Gillaspy. “It seems like the kids are having fun doing it, as well, which is the key to success.” The Yosemite High School varsity baseball team ...

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Annual Community Baby Shower Moves To Yosemite Lakes

OAKHURST — Do you know a local mom-to-be or someone with small children? Expectant moms and families of children five-and-under are invited to the Sierra Mountain Community Baby Shower on Saturday, Mar. 23 from 9 a.m. to noon at Yosemite Lakes Community Church. Now in its eighth year, the event is — as always — free. One of the most ...

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ACT Pups Of The Week: Cocoa, Saffron, Nutmeg And Pepper

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is actually four adorable puppies. Meet Cocoa (brown and white female), Saffron (tan and white female), Nutmeg (tan and white male), and Pepper (black with white and tan female). These sweet pups weigh between two and three pounds and are eight weeks old. We are now ...

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