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You Can Now Get Your Campfire Permit Online

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – Did you know that not only can you obtain your campfire permit at any Forest Service Office, but you can also get a permit online? Campfire Permits are required for open fires, such as campfire, barbecues and portable stoves on federally controlled lands and private lands that are the property of another person. On private lands, ...

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YUSD New Hires: Football Coach And Music Director

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District has announced that two key positions have been filled by new hires, and the 2018-19 school year will begin with fresh faces in football and music. Chance Sigala has been brought on as Varsity Head Football Coach, and Megan Rice has been hired as the new Choral and Instrumental Music Director. “Chance comes to ...

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Prescribed Burning On Bass Lake Ranger District

OAKHURST – Sierra National Forest (SNF) officials continue their spring prescribed burning program within the Bass Lake Ranger District. Using the advantage of favorable weather conditions, extra fire personnel and equipment will be committed to the project until the treatments are extinguished, as burn days permit. Projects will include understory burning in the months of May and early June. According ...

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Free Smart Phone Workshop At Oakhurst Branch Library

OAKHURST — Because the cellular industry is “extremely complicated” and “requires constant learning,” Kevin Baker and Brandon Cummins of the Sierra Tel Business Center in Oakhurst know from experience that people are always going to have lots of questions about their smartphones. So, they’re planning a special “Smartphone 101 Question and Answer” workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library Community Room ...

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Movies In The Park Are Back With SING

OAKHURST — They’re baaaack! Join family, friends and neighbors for Movies in the Park at Oakhurst Community Park on select Fridays at dusk. Free! This is the second year of the event and, after an excellent inaugural season, all systems are go for another exciting year of populating the park with people who like pictures. Organizers say to please bring ...

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Yosemite Unified Trustees Accept Superintendent Greenberg’s Resignation

OAKHURST — During Closed Session at the regular meeting on Wednesday, May 9, the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees considered a settlement agreement with Superintendent Cecelia Lynn Greenberg. According to Interim Superintendent Mike Berg, Member Joe Reynolds moved to approve the agreement and was seconded by Member Christine Wilder. The motion passed by unanimous vote. “Dr. Greenberg has ...

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Yosemite High Honors 23 Pitman Scholars In Class of ’18

BASS LAKE — On the shore of Bass Lake with perfect weather, 87 people gathered Monday night to honor the Yosemite High School Class of 2018 Valedictorians. The 32nd annual Paul and Martha Pitman Awards Banquet was held on the Gazebo Deck at The Pines Resort to recognize 23 outstanding students in the YHS graduating Class of 2018. The Pitman ...

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One Tribe Global: Earth/Energy Awareness

OAKHURST — As part of One Tribe Global’s Earth Energy Awareness class cycle, the group is offering a three workshops over the course of three months: Wildcrafting and Foraging, Geomancy and Magic Places, and Sacred Places and Vortexes of the Sierra. Wildcrafting and Foraging Wildcrafting and Foraging is led by senior biologist and local resident Wendy Fisher, who is also ...

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Local Women Honored With Soroptimist Awards

OAKHURST — Founded in 1968, Soroptimist International of The Sierras is celebrating 50 years of service in the Oakhurst area, and inviting the community to join them for a very special luncheon at The Pines Resort on Sunday, May 20. The event, held in the Lakeview Room, runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and tickets are $30. “We will be ...

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Helping One Woman Honors Maria Gonzalez

OAKHURST — The nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet for an uplifting fundraising dinner in honor of Maria Gonzalez on Wednesday, May. 16 at Sweetwater Steakhouse, starting at 6 p.m. HOW meets monthly to celebrate one deserving woman who receives the community’s support when she needs it the most. Maria has lived in the mountains since she was ...

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