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Walt Page to Compete in New STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Season

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The original extreme sport is back in action this weekend! The first events of the 2023 U.S. STIHL TIMBERSPORTS season kickoff on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13, with the Rookie Championship and U.S. Trophy events. Tollhouse local, Walt Page, will be competing in the U.S. Trophy event. Reigning Rookie Champion Andrew O’Connell of West Falls, NY, looks ...

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Friday Night Lectures: Ghost Towns, Mines, and Railroads

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OAKHURST — Join Ed Marsh from the Fresno County Archaeological Society as he presents on the history of Nevada and Colorado’s ghost towns, mines, and railroads at Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park. The lecture will include a slideshow of photos and historical records documenting the colorful, ethnographic stories of the people of such towns as Goldfield, Tonopah, Ely, and ...

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U.S.A. Wins Silver at Timbersports World Championships

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GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN —  Team USA went axe-to-axe with the best lumberjack athletes in the world last weekend in front of a raucous crowd of 3,000 at Partille Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden, for the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® 2022 World Championships. The U.S. team won a major upset over New Zealand, finishing second out of 20 countries, while Matt Cogar, seven-time United States ...

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Fresno Chaffee Zoo Welcomes New Baby Wallaby

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FRESNO — Fresno Chaffee Zoo has welcomed a new baby wallaby. Tammar wallabies are born about the size of a jellybean and are then carried in their mother’s pouch for eight to nine months as they continue to grow and develop. The young wallaby is now out of its mother’s pouch and can be seen in Roo Walkabout. There are ...

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