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Fall For Yosemite All Over Again

Image of Yosemite in the daytime.

Say goodbye to reservations and say hello to Yosemite as you discover what all the buzz is about, and find your best fall experiences in Yosemite National Park. Fall for Bass Lake After summer visitors subside, tranquility settles over the region. Find five reasons to fall for Bass Lake in this article, and find thousands more when you visit in ...

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50th Annual Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow Coming Soon

Image of the Indian Fair Day & Pow Wow flyer.

NORTH FORK — The 50th Annual Indian Fair Days and Pow Wow will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 & 7, at the North Fork Recreation Center (see map below). Gates open at 10 a.m. and the grand entry is at noon on Saturday and Sunday. Pre-sale tickets are $1 each or $5 at the gate. The popular community event, ...

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YGAC Announces Solo Art Show by Mary Beth Harrison

Image of High Sierra Fish Delivery, by Mary Beth Harrison.

NORTH FORK — The Yosemite Gateway Art Center presents “Honoring Our Past,” a solo art show featuring 12 original oil paintings by local artist Mary Beth Harrison. Each painting showcases a scene from local history, such as Bass Lake, downtown North Fork, Yosemite National Park, and more. Harrison brings early black and white photos of our area to life in ...

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The Week’s Events – Dec. 13 to Dec. 19

OAKHURST–As we wind our way through the holiday season, there’s lots to do from an old-fashioned Christmas Faire at Fresno Flats to getting limbered up with all the yoga offerings on the calendar below. And if you just need to relax and unwind with some good music–holiday or not–there’s plenty of that, as well. Does your organization have an event ...

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Celebrate Indian Fair Days And Pow Wow

O’NEALS — The 49th annual Indian Fair Days and Pow Wow will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 3-4 at Minarets High. The popular community event, sponsored by the nonprofit Sierra Mono Museum, is the longest-running pow wow in Central California. North Fork and surrounding areas are home to many members of the Mono, a tribe who has lived in ...

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Join In Song And Dance: Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow

NORTH FORK – The nonprofit Sierra Mono Museum invites one and all to share in a celebration of heritage and culture at the 48th Annual Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow, held again this year at Minarets High School, on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 4 – 5. The event is said to be the longest-running pow wow in the state ...

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Haroleen Sue Bethel-Bowlan

Cherished mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Haroleen Sue Bethel-Bowlan passed away on July 24, 2018 in Oakhurst California. Haroleen was born on January 10, 1949, the eldest child of Velma Chepo and Harold Bethel. She grew up in North Fork with siblings Sandra, Robert, and Brenda. Haroleen met Frank Smith at Sierra High School and together they had three children, Michelle, ...

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The History Mystery #65

This month we are featuring not so much a Mystery as a celebration of the past from Christina McDonald. “As the Sierra Mono Museum embarks on a new phase in cultural preservation, let us remember the original ground breaking that took place in the 1970’s. Community members please identify the people in the groundbreaking photo. Let us see who you ...

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Mono Storytelling With Local Elders

NORTH FORK– I remember as a child my mother would always tell us stories about the “boogeyman” that came to get little kids at night if they didn’t go to sleep. Those days are long gone and it’s been a while since anyone has told me a story, so I wasn’t sure what to expect when I arrived at the ...

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Mono Storytelling At North Fork Rancheria Community Center

NORTH FORK — The Sierra Mono Museum invites the community to a very special winter event, as elders Gaylen Lee, Leona Chepo and other special guests gather for Mono storytelling. The event is on Saturday, Feb 3, from 1 – 3 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and the public is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. Come ...

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