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Wounded Warrior “Chance” Gaal Makes It To Arlington

OAKHURST – UPDATE Monday, Aug. 3, 2015: After 63 days hand-cycling across the United States, former Marine and YHS grad Toran “Chance” Gaal has made it to Arlington. That was his goal. For a complete update on Toran’s journey, check out USA Today. And now, here’s the story we told a month ago: A Yosemite High School graduate and former ...

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North Fork Military Wall Adds New Names

NORTH FORK – When the community gathers to celebrate Memorial Day at the Military Wall at Gas ‘n Stuff, there will be more service men and women to honor than in years past. Augie Capuchino, who is a lieutenant and former Station Captain with the Madera County Fire Department Station #11, built and maintains the wall. He has announced that ...

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Veterans Honored In North Fork Monday

NORTH FORK – North Fork will celebrate Memorial Day with two observances on Monday, May 27. The first will take place at the Military Wall at Gas ‘n Stuff at 12 noon. Everyone is invited to attend, and anyone who wears a uniform, past or present, is encouraged to wear it on this day, from Scouts to Vets. The ceremony ...

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Warning About Free iPhone App For TSP

Anyone with a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), which is a retirement savings and investment plan for federal employees and members of the armed forces, is being warned about the dangers of a free iPhone app available at the Apple App Store. Program officials on the TSP website caution that this app could pose a security risk, and is not sanctioned ...

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The Forgotten War, The Forgotten Soldiers

NORTH FORK – While folks around the mountain area were enjoying a warm and festive holiday season with friends and relatives, there were many families with an empty chair at the dinner table. That’s because these families have a son or daughter, mom or dad, brother or sister who is serving their country in some far-away land. Those absent loved-ones ...

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Yosemite High School Student Nominated to Air Force Academy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) announced the 2012 service academy nominees from California’s 19th Congressional District; one of those nominated is a Yosemite High School (YHS) student. David R. Nobles, of Oakhurst, was nominated by Rep. Denham to the U.S. Air Force Academy in December. Nobles is a senior at YHS.

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