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Miller’s Landing And The Forks Soon To Open For The Season

BASS LAKE – It’s a sure sign that summer is just around the corner – the season opening on Friday, Mar 29, of two popular local lakeside businesses, The Forks Resort and Miller’s Landing Resort. The Forks will be celebrating their 72nd season and Miller’s Landing marks season number 38. The Forks and Miller’s Landing are both long-time favorites on ...

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West Point Bound In NCAA Division 1 Baseball Commitment

O’NEALS — “What are you your plans for after graduation?” That’s the age-old question that high school seniors are asked during the last year at Minarets. For some, it causes stress. Senior Aaron Hall can proudly declare that he has committed to West Point Academy, making him the first-ever Minarets student to commit as a NCAA Division 1 baseball player. ...

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Minarets & Western Railroad, 1923: Free Talk At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historic Park invites the community to attend the March edition of their First Friday Lecture Series. On Friday, Mar. 1, historian David Rodriguez will share a brief history of the Minarets and Western Railroad and its ties between Pinedale and the Oakhurst area. Highlights include a short video on the history of the Minarets and Western Railroad in 1933, ...

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Hiking Along Hensley Lake On The Buck Ridge Trail

I needed a break from snow, ice and cold so I headed down the hill to warm up with a hike along Hensley Lake. A rolling hilly hike while walking through history, white puffy clouds and the first wildflowers of spring welcomed me. Where: Hensley Lake, Army Corps of Engineers Distance: 6.95 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on how ...

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MadaLynn Raises Awareness In Grandfather’s Honor

By MadaLynn Rocha — O’NEALS — Every year the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) holds an annual seven week campaign that specially selects students from the Central Valley for participation. For seven weeks students advocate to raise awareness and funds for blood cancer research. In November of 2017 my grandfather, Richard Tobin, was diagnosed with stage 4 large B-cell lymphoma. ...

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Good News For Recreation Say Winter Rangers

YOSEMITE — Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski latest report from the field and they come bearing good news about the snow pack. New snow: 39 inches Total settled snow depth: 92 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 32°F (February 14) Low temperature: -17°F (February 19) Ski Conditions and Weather This week continued the February weather trend of cold and wet. ...

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Micallef Qualifies for State Wrestling At Grand Masters

By Anne Guynn — OAKHURST — Yosemite High School (YHS) sophomore Justin Micallef qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Tournament, placing ninth in the 172 lb., 32 man bracket of the Central Section Boys Grand Masters Wrestling Championship Tournament at Lemoore High School Feb. 14-15. Micallef, 5 and 2 in this elite competition, is the first YHS wrestler ...

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Academic All Stars: Minarets Girls Soccer

By Greta Ziegler —  O’NEALS — Those who play sports in high school are student athletes. Maintaining a decent GPA is key in order to be eligible to play sports, and the Minarets varsity girls soccer team has done just that. They have become the first Minarets team to place first in the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Central Section academic competition ...

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Oakhurst Gets Its Own Toy Anime Comic Con

OAKHURST  — Ready to dress up as your favorite superhero or super-villain? It’s time to do your thing! And you can do it together with your loved ones, as many will be happy to know that family is at the heart of the Oakhurst Toy Anime Comic Con. For starters, kids 12 and under get in free when you bring the gang ...

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Birdscapes Exhibit Takes Wing At Stellar Gallery

OAKHURST — Bird lovers, art lovers, gallery lovers — may we have your attention, please? The community is invited to stop by Stellar Gallery for a special exhibit that runs through Mar. 15. It’s called Birdscapes and features the photographs of David Hoffman and G. Dan Mitchell and is the first new exhibit of the year at the popular local gallery ...

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