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Boy Scout Troop 357 to Hold Special Recruitment Night

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NORTH FORK — North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 will be holding a special recruitment night on Monday, October 24. The event will take place at the Scout Building which is located near the Town Hall in North Fork. The special event begins at 7 p.m. and runs to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at 32996 Road 228, ...

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Free Admission to Yosemite National Park on Veterans Day

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Yosemite National Park will offer free admission into the park on Friday, November 11, 2022 for Veterans Day. Fees being waived include the fees associated with entrance into the park only. All other fees associated with camping, lodging, or activities within the park are not waived. The fee waiver is good on Friday, November 11, 2022, only. If ...

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Celebration of Life for Roger Kenneth Mitchell

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Roger Kenneth Mitchell March 22, 1938  – July 14, 2022 Roger Kenneth Mitchell was born March 22, 1938 in Waukegan, IL, and went to be with his Lord on July 14, 2022, aboard the cruise ship Ruby Princess while docked in Juneau, AK. Spending his youth in Trona, CA, Roger spent many hours exploring the surrounding mountains and desert near ...

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Boy Scout Troop 357 to Hold Special Recruitment Night

Image of the Boy Scout's Scout Me In logo.

NORTH FORK — North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 will be holding a special recruitment night on Monday, May 23, at the Scout Building, located near the Town Hall in North Fork. This special event begins at 7 p.m. and runs to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at 32996 Road 228, in North Fork. All boys from age ...

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Escape to Death Valley: The Racetrack

I had heard of the Racetrack at Death Valley and its mysterious moving rocks, but the stories that I had heard of the washboard road and that 3 1/2 hour drive had not put this adventure on my list until now. We rented a jeep for the day and took it where I didn’t want to take my personal vehicle. ...

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Escape to Death Valley: Mesquite Sand Dunes

Last year we had visited Death Valley at this same time and were wowed by the “Superbloom.” We discovered zero wildflowers this year but there are always incredibly beautiful areas to explore in Death Valley and one of those are the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. They are a beautiful place to visit in the morning when we could see the ...

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