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Hike Up To The Dana Glacier

This hike was not for sissies. That is what one of my hiking buddies said to me on the way down the hill from the Dana Glacier as we had just finished descending three glacial moraines while it was hailing. One of the most difficult hikes that I have done, it was also a beautiful one that had white puffy ...

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Yosemite Restoring Endangered Frogs to Alpine Lakes

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park is restoring the federally endangered Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog to alpine lakes within the park. The yellow-legged frog was once the most common frog in mountain lakes throughout the Sierra Nevada, but introduced predators and diseases caused their population to decline by over 95 percent. Park experts are encouraged by the results of initial restoration ...

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Hazard Trees Removed From County Roadways

OAKHURST – Fallers and crews from Cal Fire and the US Forest Service were hard at work along Cedar Valley Drive today, removing hazard trees that pose a danger to motorists and residents. The project is a cooperative effort between Cal Fire, the Forest Service and the Madera County Road Department (Public Works) to get out ahead of the mounting ...

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The History Mystery #30

Submitted by Karen Morris, Coarsegold Historical Society/Museum – The picture of these two little women is painted on paper with a fabric backing. It was donated to the Coarsegold Historical Society and now hangs in the Adobe building on the museum grounds. Do you recognize who these two young girls are? We are asking for help in identifying the girls ...

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You Art What You Eat

OAKHURST – It’s been said we eat with our eyes before our mouth, and now you can easily do both in a most imaginative way, for free, on three different occasions. The public is cordially invited to a Celebration of Tasteful Art at local Timberline Gallery, which amounts to a splendid collaboration between 16 artists and 16 local restaurants, resulting ...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrate Summer

By Leticia Juarez Sisson – OAKHURST – Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Valley (BBBS) celebrated last week at the Summer Splash at Yosemite High School for those who participated in this year’s program. The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in the Oakhurst area started in February and continues to unite their bigs and littles with a little summer ...

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Mikey Ward Goes To “World Series”

By Robin Ward – OAKHURST – The South County Colts is a travel baseball team managed by Mike Molina, Steve Gallegos and Pete Ramirez coaching. They were #1 in the nation as an AAA team and were moved to Majors this year. Since the move they are #6, but are working their way up quickly. The team is comprised mainly ...

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Alli Patterson: Express Yourself

AHWAHNEE – Alli Patterson is many things to many people. She’s a loving daughter, a protective sister, and a good friend. Alli is a student, a photographer, a writer, and an activist. If there’s one thing Alli knows how to do — and actually, there are lots — it’s express herself. “I express myself through everything I do: music, photography, ...

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The Range of Light: Night & Day on the John Muir Trail

UPDATE – Aug. 11, 2015: Scott and Nick of DarkSky Photography announced today their Kickstarter bid was successful to the tune of $9,151 with 130 backers, and the Range of Light: Night and Day on the John Muir Trail trip is ON. By Scott Lange — After meeting in a physics class at the City College of San Francisco a little ...

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New Sierra Meadows Owners Make A Splash

AHWAHNEE – The For Sale sign has come down at Sierra Meadows Golf Course and Country Club, as the entire place is officially under new ownership. The 142-acre property was purchased from former owner Robert Bard by business partners Charlie Sheldon and Reid Spice. “Charlie and I have been friends and business partners for over 15 years,” says Reid. “We ...

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