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Celebration of Life for Stacey Hunt Montalto

Stacey Hunt Montalto September 10, 1960 – June 17, 2022 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stacey Hunt Montalto, on June 17th, 2022, at the age of 61, from advanced cancer in the liver. Stacey passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her loved ones. Throughout her life, Stacey embodied the virtues of optimism, ...

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Celebration of Life for Clayton de Graaff

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Clayton de Graaff May 17, 1985 – May 15, 2022 Clayton de Graaff, 36, of Ahwahnee, California, passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2022. Clayton was born on May 17, 1985, to Terry and Maureen de Graaff in Santa Cruz County, California. Clayton graduated from Yosemite High School in 2003. After years of soul searching he began his own business. Clayton ...

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YHS Class of 2022 Celebrates With Sober Grad Night

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OAKHURST — On June 8, after a two-year hiatus, the Yosemite High School Parent Teacher Association was once again able to hold Sober Grad Night for the Yosemite Unified School District’s graduating seniors. Students were treated to an all-night party featuring casino and carnival games, Badger Bingo, temporary tattoo artists, photo booth, a hypnotist show, and thousands of dollars in ...

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Oakhurst Branch Library to Offer In-Person Summer Programs

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OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Branch Library will be holding its Summer Reading and Summer Art programs in-person this year. The reading program will include three different schedules of events: Activities for children pre-school through fourth grade starting June 15th. A set of workshops for fifth through eighth grade. Workshops for ninth through twelfth grade, both beginning June 28th. The children’s ...

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Students Win Eleanor Roosevelt Community Service Awards

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The Oakhurst Democratic Club has announced that five area seniors have received the 2022 Eleanor Roosevelt Service Award, which comes with $500 to help offset college and vocational school expenses. Student applications were evaluated primarily on their volunteer hours and activities within the community. Winners from Yosemite High School are Tessa Butcher, Makayla Jeffris, Sebastian Rosales-Valdez, and ...

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Free Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Coming to Madera County

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MADERA COUNTY — On Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 8 a.m. to noon, there will be a free hazardous waste drop-off at Yosemite High School, located at 50200 High School Road, in Oakhurst, CA. This drop-off is for Madera County residents only. Businesses will not be accepted. Acceptable Items Include AEROSOL CANS AMMONIA-BASED CLEANERS ANTIFREEZE BRAKE FLUID BATTERIES CELL PHONES COMPUTERS DEODORIZERS ...

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Celebration of Life for Jamie Leann Mascola

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Jamie Leann Mascola May 30, 1974 – March 15, 2022 Jamie Mascola passed away peacefully in her home on March15, 2022, in Coarsegold, California, surrounded by her loved ones. Jamie is survived by her husband Peter Mascola with whom she shared 14 incredible years. Jamie was blessed with three sons, Lance, Hunter and Chase; daughter-in-law Rylie; grandson Greydon; and mother ...

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He Made A Difference. His Passing Leaves a Void.

Lars Thorson

OAKHURST—He Made a Difference. How many of us wish our epitaph could read like this? How many of us achieve that goal? Lars Erik Thorson did. Before his passing at age 60 after a long battle with end-stage renal disease, he impacted many lives, young and old, and he leaves a living legacy through them. His wife Kimberlee, his children ...

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Celebration of Life for Lars Erik Thorson

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Lars Erik Thorson September 21, 1961 – March 13, 2022 Lars Erik Thorson, age 60, passed away on March 13, 2022, after a long battle with end stage renal disease. His kind-hearted and loyal soul will be deeply missed and his life and spirit will surely live on in those who loved him. Lars was born on September 21, 1961, ...

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Yosemite Mortgage: Homegrown and Committed to the Community

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OAKHURST — Nick Schneider has ties to the Eastern Madera County area. He grew up here, graduated from Yosemite High School and, immediately after graduation, joined his father Roger Schneider’s business, Yosemite Mortgage. He’s been there ever since, with no plans of moving on. He loves what he does, and he loves that members of his family have joined with ...

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