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North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 Has a Very Busy Fall

The Troops at Mono Lake

NORTH FORK — Since returning from Scout summer camp in mid-July, the Scouts of North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 have had a busy fall. In August, the troop went on a backpacking camping trip to Chain Lakes in the Yosemite wilderness. In September, the troop participated in the Sequoia Council 75th anniversary council camporall. 780 Scouts, Cub Scouts, parents, ...

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Yoga in Yosemite: Options Increasing for Local Enthusiasts

By Sarah Jackson Special to Sierra News Online OAKHURST – Mountain community residents hoping to find easy-to-access options for yoga are sure to be pleased by some recent local developments. Yoga classes have long been available to mountain residents with gym memberships at Mountain Muscle and Form Fitness, and an occasional ‘pop-up’ class has been available at various locations in ...

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It Just Wouldn’t Be Christmas Without a Christmas Boutique

Christmas ornament

YOSEMITE — Yosemite Lakes Community Church will soon be holding their annual Christmas boutique. Bring friends and family and do some Christmas shopping! Finish off your shopping with a delicious lunch! The boutique will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds support local and national charities/ministries. The luncheon will be from 11 a.m. to ...

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Firefighters Gaining Upper Hand on Briceburg Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — CAL FIRE reported Friday morning that the Briceburg Fire has not burned any additional acreage in the past 24 hours, while containment has increased to 30 percent. According to the agency’s latest progress report, the Briceburg Fire, which has been active now for four days, has scorched a total of 4,905 acres. CAL FIRE investigators have yet ...

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CAL FIRE: ‘Good Progress’ on Briceburg Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters appear to be slowly gaining the upper hand on the the Briceburg Fire. CAL FIRE reported Thursday morning that while the fire has burned 4,900 acres, the blaze is now 25 percent contained. “Overnight, firefighters made good progress towards containment,” CAL FIRE said in its latest update, released Thursday morning at 7 a.m. “Efforts today will ...

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YNP Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Deaf Services Program

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Yosemite National Park will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Deaf Services Program by hosting a series of special events Oct. 11-14 for members of the Deaf community. The event will be the largest gathering of the Deaf community in Yosemite’s history, according to park officials. During the four-day celebration, YNP will be offering a wide ...

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Yosemite Audubon is Offering a Field Trip to the Wawona Loop Trail

YOSEMITE — The Wawona Loop Trail is wide and relatively easy to walk – 3.5 miles that meanders around the margin of the meadow from the Wawona Hotel and across the golf course. You will likely see an array of woodpeckers and meadow birds, and perhaps some uncommon birds at the end of the migration season. Bring binoculars, lunch, snacks, ...

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Four Legged Friends at the Foundry Coming to Clovis This Weekend

A letter from high school senior Riley Hardison.  This Saturday, Oct. 12th, we hope to see you at the Four Legged Friends at the Foundry event in Clovis! This event is my senior project as I am a senior at Yosemite High School. I work with the Animal Compassion Team and am putting on an adoption event at The Foundry ...

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