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Oakhurst Photographer Fares Well At Mariposa County Fair

OAKHURST – Local photographer Virginia Lazar has a tendency to capture the bigness of small moments. With trademark emotional awareness in the capture of images, and sharp-eyed clarity while editing, the frequent Sierra News Online contributer recently entered a number of her favorite pictures into a series of categories at the Mariposa County Fair.

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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

FISH CAMP – With the crowds of summer gone, this is the perfect time to spend the day with friends and family at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. Just 15 minutes from Oakhurst and 4 miles south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad offers excursions with authentic, historic Shay locomotives and Jenny ...

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Picking Up The Pieces

OAKHURST – Since I hadn’t really left the house since Monday when the fire broke out, this seemed like a good day to drop my no-school-today teenager at the movies and drive north to see what was happening in the aftermath of the Junction Fire, a beast that screamed through Oakhurst with a rate of speed and intensity that had ...

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Summer Reading Program Award Winners

NORTH FORK – Kids really looked forward to Wednesdays this summer as the North Fork Library let young readers get hands-on during their Summer Reading Program, Paws to Read. Kids from 4 years of age to 12th grade participated every Wednesday afternoon in fun projects with special guests. And of course, they got to explore the wonderful world of books.

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Six Thousand Miles From Home

OAKHURST – More than thirty Chinese students traveled from China to San Francisco and then drove to Oakhurst on Sunday, July 20. They arrived late in the afternoon for a welcoming ice cream social at Sierra Vista Church, looking around for their host families with shy and anxious smiles. They were being picked up by strangers who would become known ...

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Mariposa Grove to Biledo Meadows Hike

White, orange, yellow, blue, and purple flowers showed off for us on this hike. Some were striped and some had dots. We also saw bugs and butterflies flitting around the flowers. We even saw young bucks still in velvet and we almost got hit by a mob of turkeys while flying home. What a nice hike that was close by ...

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Summer So Far At The Boys And Girls Club

OAKHURST – The first weekend in May at the Oakhurst Boys and Girls Club (BGC) kicked off strong , as the Club was represented in San Francisco at the 108th National Boys and Girls Club Conference. It was a weekend of fabulous trainings, demonstrations, and a great learning experience I was able to bring home to our very own Oakhurst ...

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