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Yosemite National Park And The Ansel Adams Gallery Announce The 9th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art Photography Contest

Image of field workers by Ansel Adams

Winning artwork will be featured in the Ansel Adams Gallery! Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Gateway Expressions Student Art and photography Contest. This contest celebrates the artistic creativity of our local youth living in Yosemite’s gateway communities. The Gateway Expressions Student Art and Photography Contest is open to all students, ...

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Yosemite National Park Rescue Medic Heather Wonenberg Awarded 2018 Outstanding Wildfire EMS Individual Of The Year

Rescue Medic Heather Wonenberg

This national award recognizes outstanding work in the area of emergency medical service for our Nation’s Wildland Firefighters. The National Wildfire Coordinating Group, based in Boise, Idaho, has awarded Yosemite National Park Helitack member Heather Wonenberg the 2018 Outstanding Wildfire EMS Individual of the Year Award. This award recognizes and honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding work, actions, or programs, ...

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Welcome Back To School: California Bus Laws And A Message From Glen Billington, YUSD Superintendent

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Sierra News Online would like to welcome all new and returning students to the start of the 2019-2020 school year! Please be advised that all classes for the following school districts begin tomorrow, Thursday, August 15th: Chawanakee Unified School District Yosemite Unified School District. An important message about buses and flashing red lights:  As every Californian should know, when driving, ...

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Yosemite National Park To Host A Public Meeting On The Upcoming Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project

Yosemite National Park

OAKHURST:  Yosemite National Park will host a public meeting in Oakhurst, California from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 on the upcoming Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project. All are welcome to attend this public meeting, which will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center. The park will also host a webinar on September 4th, 2019. The ...

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Yosemite National Park Will Host A Public Meeting On The Upcoming Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project

Yosemite National Park

Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park to be closed for road construction during the 2021 visitor season. Yosemite National Park will host a public meeting in Oakhurst, California from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 on the upcoming Glacier Point Road Rehabilitation Project. All are welcome to attend this meeting to learn more about the ...

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A Visit From Wizard The Bull This Weekend, Compliments Of The Coarsegold Stampede Pro Rodeo

What: This Saturday, August 10th, the Coarsegold Stampede All In Pro Rodeo, LLC brings Wizard, an eight-year-old bull, to show off all his bull and to raise excitement and awareness for the Coarsegold Stampede Pro Rodeo which takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 & 15, 2019. The exciting event is an opportunity to take photos with Wizard, the ...

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YUSD Appoints New Board Trustee For Area 1

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Effective June 13, 2019, Board Trustee for Area 1 of Yosemite Unified School District, Tim Curley, resigned from office. August 5, 2019, Anne Flanagan was appointed as Provisional Trustee to Area 1 effective August 19, 2019 through December 2020. Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the office of the ...

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YNP Debuts New App To Help Visitors Explore Park

YOSEMITE — A new app will make it easier for visitors to explore the wonders of Yosemite National Park. Created by Yosemite National Park and Yosemite Conservancy, park officials announced Monday, Aug. 5, the new app is now available on iOS as NPS Yosemite National Park and on Android as NPS Yosemite. “This app features incredible content about what to ...

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Identity Of Yosemite Accident Victim Released

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office on Monday confirmed the identification of a 21-year-old man who died in a July 31 accident at the base of Bridalveil Fall. Mariposa County Assistant Coroner Andrea Stewart identified the man as Lucian Miu, a Romanian tourist visiting the park. Miu sustained major injuries after a fall last Wednesday, according to ...

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Yosemite Commemorates World Ranger Day

YOSEMITE — The men and women who protect Yosemite were recognized Wednesday during a ‘World Ranger Day’ celebration held at the national park. Officials hosted the annual event to honor park rangers worldwide who’ve lost theirs lives in the line of duty. The ceremony also recognizes current park rangers who form the so-called ‘Thin Green Line’ in state and national ...

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