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Celebrate 2018 With Vintage Glamour At Chukchansi Gold

COARSEGOLD — People are invited to celebrate New Year’s at Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino with an all-night party inspired by the vintage glamour of old Hollywood, say organizers, taking you into the wee hours of 2018. “Don your best celebration attire and get ready to feel like a star as you walk the red carpet on this special evening.” Complimentary ...

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Comment Period Open For SNF Off-Highway Vehicle Program

CLOVIS — The Sierra National Forest (SNF) is requesting public input for the California 2019 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program application cycle. Part of the grant process is gathering input or project ideas that individuals and organizations would like to have included in the 2018 submission. This feedback will be considered in development of the preliminary grant ...

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Hiking from Bass Lake to Goat Mountain

Our hiking adventure required some specific ingredients. It needed to be somewhere close by. We wanted to get a workout in . . . and be back in town by mid afternoon. We found it on the Spring Cove Trail at Bass Lake! Not only did we get some elevational gain, we got some bonus exercise in as we climbed ...

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Avian Fine Art Exhibit Benefits Local Nonprofits

OAKHURST — The public is invited to enjoy a special winter exhibit — Avian: Birds in a Changing World — presented by Sierra Art Trails, Yosemite Area Audubon, and Visit Yosemite Madera County. Avian is a natural blend of the missions of two California non-profit organizations based in the Sierra Foothills surrounding Yosemite National Park, and is a fundraising exhibit ...

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Mariposa Arts Council Exhibits Married Artists’ Work

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception of UNION: Work from the Treetop Gallery’s Married Artists on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery located in historic downtown Mariposa. This special exhibition will feature the work of painter Charlotte Hoffman and photographer David Hoffman, ceramicists Patti and Malcolm ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Festive Holiday Concert

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) 16th Season Festive Holiday Concert will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. The MSO is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. The concert features British composer Sir Edward Elgar’s landmark “Variations on an Original Theme – Enigma.” The ...

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Yosemite High School Wins The Mock Trial

MADERA COUNTY — Yosemite High School won the 2017-2018 Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial held on Dec. 5, 6, and 9, beating out Liberty, Madera, and Madera South High Schools. Yosemite High’s defense and Liberty High School’s prosecution teams competed in the championship round held on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. Yosemite won the competition and ...

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Hiking up the 4 Mile Trail to Glacier Point & Sentinel Dome

The 4 Mile Trail led me from the Yosemite Valley floor where the old Leidig Hotel stood in 1870 up to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome, full of wonderful views of Yosemite Falls and the snowy high country. Where: Yosemite National Park Distance: 12.8 Miles Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous Elevation Range: 3,979′ – 8,107′ Date: November 29, 2017 Maps: El ...

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Minarets FFA Fall Banquet 2017

O’NEALS — FFA members, their families, teachers, and community members gathered to watch Freshman compete in the Creed Speaking Contest, among other activities while at the at the Minarets FFA annual Fall Banquet, held Wednesday, Nov. 29. In the Creed contest, Jeremiah Stout placed 4th, Morgan Pelowski placed 3rd, Justin Linderholm  placed 2nd, and a big congratulations to Justin Bowe ...

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Dual Enrollment Classes at Minarets

O’NEALS — Want to get ahead on college credits before you’re even out of high school? Well, Minarets is expanding the number of dual enrollment classes offered. Last year, the school offered a Welding class and a Health class that counted for both high school and community college credit. Starting next semester, Minarets will be offering both of these classes, ...

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