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YHS Grad Katie Thompson Seeks Assist To San Diego

OAKHURST — Mountain area residents know how much the youth of our community are loved and supported, and we like to keep up on what they’re doing once they finish high school and move on out into the greater world. Katie Thompson is a 2017 graduate of Yosemite High School (YHS). Quiet and shy, she is known for her prowess ...

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Hodges Carves Out Runner Up Finish At 2019 Stihl Timbersports Championships

MILWAUKEE — North Fork’s Nate Hodges finished second overall this past weekend at the 2019 Stihl Timbersports U.S. Championships. Hodges, one of his sport’s rising superstars, was edged out for the top spot by a single point by another successful and popular timbersports athlete, 38-year-old Cassidy Scheer of Minnesota, whose family has been dominating lumberjack competitions for more than 40 ...

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Celebration Of Life For Sam Krucki

Beloved by family and cherished by friends, Samuel Lee Krucki passed away unexpectedly on July 20, 2019. His loss has had a profound impact on those who knew and loved him. Sam was born on February 22, 1997 in Fresno, California, to Micheal Allen and Launa Lee Krucki. He grew up in Oakhurst, California where he lived with his grandpa ...

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Dust And Money Raised At ‘Nationals or Bust’ Gymkhana

COARSEGOLD — Today at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, Minarets Class of 2019 grad Katie Linderholm raised thousands of dollars for her school’s FFA chapter. Saturday’s ‘Nationals or Bust!’ gymkhana, which Linderholm organized, drew more than 30 local competitors — from 4 to well over 60 years old — who paid $10 to $25 to compete in events including Washington Poles, ...

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The Growing Connection Between Radio And Gardening

By Jeanne-Ann Pine — I now wear two hats proudly. I have been involved with our local community radio, KRYZ for over three years and last May I graduated from the UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa. Both have been exceptional experiences. And somewhere along the way I was able to start a blend of these two interests and now they ...

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New Executive Director Of Red Cross Central Valley

FRESNO — The American Red Cross Central Valley Chapter has named Lori Wilson as its newest Executive Director – a role in which Wilson will focus on volunteer development, fundraising, relationship management, stewarding the board of directors and leading local Red Cross outreach. Wilson joins the Central Valley Chapter after serving as the Executive Director for the American Red Cross ...

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Celebration Of Life For William “Bill” Reetz

Beloved father, grandfather and friend William (Bill) Reetz, 75, passed peacefully on July 23, 2019, at his cabin in Cedar Valley, Oakhurst, CA. Born on December 3, 1943 to Maurice and Margaret Reetz, Bill graduated from Fresno State and, in the foothills, was a member of the local Mason Lodge and Rotarian group. Bill proudly owned and operated the local ...

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‘Extreme Registration’ Offers One-Stop College Enrollment

OAKHURST — State Center Community College District (SCCCD) will hold its fall semester ‘Extreme Registration’ on Friday, Aug. 2 from 2 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held both days at the Oakhurst Community College Center’s main office. SCCCD’s Extreme Registration is a one-stop process that offers everything a ...

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Flash Flood Watch For Parts Of The Central Sierra

MOUNTAIN AREA — A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for some of our local area, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), as isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms remain possible in the Sierra through Friday, July 26. A large area of high pressure maintains widespread triple digit heat across the San Joaquin Valley, West Side Hills and Kern County ...

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Red Cross Issues Heat Safety Tips As Temperatures Climb

FRESNO — It’s hot out there and the soaring temperatures can be dangerous. The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to help stay safe when it’s hot outside. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS IN YOUR VEHICLE The inside temperature of the car can quickly reach 120 degrees. Other heat safety steps include: • Stay hydrated, drink plenty of ...

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