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Yosemite Ranger Doug Hubbard — Visionary

Written by Dave Hubbard — Doug Hubbard prided himself above all else in being an Idea Man. His long list of career accomplishments attest to his skill not only at conceptualizing his ideas, but of then implementing a plan that would bring those ideas to fruition. His specialty was Interpretation — a communication-based teaching art form manifested through writing, photographs, ...

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Escape to Bodie: A Very Special Tour

I had a rare treat to participate in a special tour of Bodie, with the local historian behind doors of old buildings that are closed to the general public. Where: Bodie State Historic Park Difficulty: Easy When: June 12, 2016 I spent the night in Bridgeport and headed south on Hwy 395 to Hwy 270, following the paved road and ...

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Hiking Along Hetch Hetchy

We headed north to Hetch Hetchy to see what those waterfalls were looking like. We kept a lookout for rattlesnakes and bears along the trail and had a surprising encounter with one of these. Where: Yosemite National Park Distance: 11.25 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Range: 3,695′ to 4,459′ Date: April 5, 2016 Maps: Ackerson Mountain and Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Topographic Quads We ...

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Area Attractions

Yosemite National Park Not just a great valley, but a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra. First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, you can find deep valleys, grand meadows, ...

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Hiking with Sally and Raven to Green Lake

We loaded up the dogs and headed over to the east side to see what kind of fall colors we might discover. We planned on visiting Green Creek, about four miles south of Bridgeport, and we hit the jackpot with prime aspen floors of yellow and gold, set against gorgeous mountains and reflecting in the beaver ponds.

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Sing Peak Hike

The feel of fall was in the air as we headed out for Sing Peak in the Sierra National Forest. Bright red and yellow colors popped up along our cross country hike, while gusty winds and old cabins played an important part in our hike.

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Raymond Parade Is Real Old West

RAYMOND – The 28th Annual Raymond Parade and Family Fun Day is set for Saturday, Apr. 19, on Road 608 in the historic little town formerly known as Wildcat Station. Family Fun Day runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a swap meet, craft and food fair. The parade starts at noon. The public is invited to watch the ...

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Open Auditions At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST – Anyone interested in participating in a live theater production is invited to open auditions at the Golden Chain Theatre. Actors, back stage, sound and lights, marketing, directing, set construction and painting, singers, dancers, seamstresses, wardrobe, hostesses and many more positions are open. All interested are encouraged to attend.

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Clampers Dedicate Another Piece Of History

AHWAHNEE – Back in the Gold Rush Days, a good prank or a practical joke brought much needed relief to the realities of what was a very hard life. The “Clampers” still love a good bit of fun, but they are also dedicated to the promotion and preservation of western history. E Clampus Vitus, Grub Gulch Chapter 41- 49, gathered ...

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