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Locals! Get Your Daily Ducey’s On The Lake

BASS LAKE – Have you been to Ducey’s on the Lake lately? We’re talking: discounts. The signature restaurant at the Pines Resort is a mainstay for delicious cuisine, with a mouth-watering menu thanks to Chef Johnathan Frabotta, who cooks with an emphasis on fresh local ingredients and aims for flavors that jump off the plate. It’s pretty well-known that Ducey’s ...

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Another Fire Near The Top Of Road 425B

OAKHURST – A full wildland dispatch was called up for another vegetation fire today near the top of Deadwood, about one-half mile down Road 425B. A call came in just before 4 p.m. about a fire burning approximately 100-yards downslope from the scene of a fire that burned last Thursday. The first engine on scene reported the fire at 100 ...

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Over $150 Raised To Replace Stolen Piggy Banks

NORTH FORK –  UPDATE: Aug. 18: Lisa Clark reports: “Whoooohooo! The girls got the piggy banks and the goal jar and this community did great with over $156 cash plus a few English pounds and pences.” Thanks to all who made a contribution. Published originally on Aug. 8: After the burglaries in the Cascadel Woods area during the Willow Fire ...

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Back To School!

Laces were tied, backpacks were zipped, lunches were packed and perhaps even some tears were shed as mountain area residents got kids ready to return to school today, Monday, Aug. 17. Many noted on social media that it was a cruel coincidence Starbucks in Oakhurst is closed this week for a remodel. Undaunted, the community united and carried on despite ...

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Love At First Sight: Gail Hawksworth’s Gentle Giants

OAKHURST – They’ve been the subject of at least one sonnet, and the gift to kings. Yet, common questions about the creature include, “where’s the saddle,” and “how much does it poop,” along with “do you use a shovel?” Throughout her time loving and owning Irish Wolfhounds, Gail Hawksworth has heard it all, and has continued to help people separate ...

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Crews Respond To Report Of Fire At North Fork Pizza Factory

NORTH FORK – At 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, firefighters were called out to the Pizza Factory in North Fork for reports of a structure fire. The report came after power went out in the Pizza Factory, and owner Greg Kissee went downstairs to investigate. He discovered smoke billowing out of the room where the electrical breakers are located ...

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Mountain Heritage Days Parade

OAKHURST – The 19th Annual Mountain Heritage Days Parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, and now is the time to register your entry. “Please join us in celebrating your business, service organization, sports teams, scout group or your family and pets in this fun and entertaining community event,” say organizers. “Market your business, show your community ...

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Stay Cool, Drink More

By Virginia Eaton — Playing golf in the summer has some special perks. When you hit the ball on a fairway hardened from the heat it rolls a long, long way. Sometimes it evens rolls in the right direction, which makes me want to do the happy dance. Long roll aside, temperatures in the mid-90s also make the muscles and ...

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Two Minors Killed By Falling Tree Limb In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Two minors were killed early this morning in a tragic accident in Yosemite National Park. At approximately 5 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, a limb from an oak tree fell in Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley, striking a tent in which two minors were sleeping. Park Rangers responded to the campground to provide medical assistance, yet both minors ...

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Fire On Road 425B Quickly Knocked Down

OAKHURST – Just after 4 p.m. today crews were called out to reports of a vegetation fire on Road 425B near Green Acres Drive in Oakhurst, about one-quarter mile off of Highway 41 near the top of Deadwood. Cal Fire Battalion Chief Chris Christopherson spotted the smoke from Oakhurst and called the Command Center to report it. Sierra National Forest ...

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