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Last Weekend For Much Ado About Nothing

OAKHURST — Let us take you back to the cosmopolitan port city of Messina, Italy. The year is 1602 and you will spend your evening at the fashionable home of Leonato (James Mierkey) and his wife Antonia (Jennifer Olsen) as they welcome Prince Don Pedro (Andy Graham), recently returned from war. Beautiful period dress and set will immerse you in ...

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Escape to Utah: Hiking in Capitol Reef National Park to Cassidy Arch

Colorful uplifted ancient canyons and mountains that used to be rivers, swamps, deserts and oceans make up Capitol Reef National Park. As I rounded every bend of the trail, it revealed a slice of geologic history through millions of years. It also revealed beauty unlike anything I had seen. Where: Capitol Reef National Park Distance: 10.49 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation ...

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Superheroes Gather For Wildcat Literacy Night

AHWAHNEE — Over one hundred superheroes converged on Wasuma Elementary School’s gymnasium on Wednesday, Sept. 26,  to celebrate the second annual Family Literacy Night. Parents and students traveled to 10 activity centers to play word games, explore kid-friendly websites, draw background pictures, eat “wonder dogs,” listen to celebrity readers share their favorite childhood books, choose free books, and win raffle ...

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Mary Beth Harrison: Sweet Home North Fork

Mary Beth Harrison Sierra Art Trails 2018 Catalog #61 I am so nervous and excited to be participating in my first Sierra Art Trails Oct. 5, 6, and 7, and hope you will come experience it with me! I call my art business Sweet Home North Fork and have been busy all summer painting some of the local scenery I ...

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Volunteer To Be Part Of The 15th Annual Facelift In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the 15th Annual Yosemite Facelift, an event held each fall to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. Volunteers are needed to help pick up litter at various locations in the park including roadways, in the river ...

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Locals Attend Native Youth Leadership Conference

By Greta Ziegler —  O’NEALS — Through a competitive application process which required involvement with Native American cultural activities and an interest in natural resources, three Minarets students were accepted and able to attend the Native Youth Community Adaptation and Leadership Congress (NYCALC) at the US Fish and Wildlife National Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Darrin Coleman, Ashley Davis, ...

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Lady Badger Volleyball Pounces To More Victory

By Tamara Manieri — OAKHURST — Winner, winner, chicken dinner! On September 20, the Yosemite High school gym was filled with fans of the Lady Badgers volleyball team — and they had a lot to cheer for. The Yosemite Badgers Varsity team went up against the Liberty High Hawks for a fierce battle. The Hawks are the second team in ...

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Hiking to the Headwaters of the East Fork of Chiquito Creek

Sometimes hikes don’t go as planned, creating an unexpected fun adventure. A pretty little lake, beautiful end of September wildflowers and a one of a kind view all made this hike a winner. Where: Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sierra National Forest Distance: 7.08 Miles Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous Elevation Range: 8,040′ – 9,612′ Date: September 17, 2018 Maps: Merced Peak Topographic ...

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Locals’ Discount This Fall At Tenaya Kids Adventure

FISH CAMP — Aerial Trekking Parks are the latest craze in outdoor fun and Tenaya Lodge has opened one just for kids. What’s more — the property is offering a special discount to families of Madera, Mariposa and Fresno Counties so they can be among the first to try it out this fall. Below is more information about the activity ...

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New Coach for Minarets Cross Country

By Cheyenne Upton —  O’NEALS — In a flash, cross country will be here! Coach Lisa Kaczmarek is very thrilled for this year and what her runners will bring on and off of the track. She has coached for four years at the Ranchos Middle School in the Golden Valley Unified School District. According to Coach Kaczmarek, ​she is looking ...

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