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Step Back in Time at Badger Pass Ski Area

Image of Badger Pass Ski Area.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Looking to enjoy the snow without the throngs of people? Then skip the crowds & spend more time enjoying the great wintry outdoors. It’s time to head over to the Badger Pass Ski Area. From downhill skiing to snow tubing, Nordic and every other snow-filled activity you could imagine, it’s your one-stop shop for winter-time family fun. ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: A Modern Day Impressionist

Image of LeRoy Neiman's "Masters Tournament."

By Sal Maccarone Impressionism is a theory and practice in painting that simulates reflected light through dabs and strokes of paint. This painting approach was originally conceived by French painters who lived and worked during the late 19th century. The Impressionist movement received its name as a result of a Claude Monet work titled “Impression Sunrise.” This painting received a ...

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Yosemite Grad Sprinting Toward 2020 Olympics

LONG BEACH — Former Oakhurst resident and 2012 Yosemite High School (YHS) valedictorian Riley Cooks has emerged as a top contender to make the 2020 U.S. Olympic heptathlon team. Riley, 25, is now living in southern California and working as a substitute school teacher while training to compete in the Tokyo Olympics. Her next major hurdle — and javelin throw ...

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