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  • NEWS

    Half Dome Century

    Visitors come from all across the globe just to catch a glimpse of Yosemite's historic Half Dome, but for one Fish Camp resident climbing it is another annual event.

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    Dry wells are concern for mountain residents

    On Tuesday Aug. 26, the Madera County Supervisors voted against introducing a moratorium on new wells in the county, siting the possibility of future lawsuits and the need for a more equitable solution.

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    CVS takes strong stance on health

    As of Sept. 1, CVS Pharmacy is tobacco-free. Where cigarettes once were neatly stacked in long rows, there are Nicotine aids (gum, lozenge and patch) to help smoker's quit the addictive habit. Highly visible posters plaster the walls, now dedicated to the cessation of smoking.


    Yosemite's diving board not for inexperienced

    Without some research one would not know that Yosemite National Park has two diving boards. One diving board is located at the top of Half Dome and the second is located just below Half Dome on the lower west side. This article will introduce you to the diving board located below Half Dome on the...

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    Fresno River clean-up Sept. 27

    The annual Great Sierra River Clean-up will be held 9 a.m. - noon, Saturday, Sept. 27, Oakhurst River Parkway.


    Formidable Force

    After sweeping all four divisions of the North Sequoia League Championship last year, the Yosemite High School cross country team, the premier team in the NSL, is expecting another successful season this year.


    An American tragedy

    Today is another anniversary of a terrifying and heinous tragedy. The destruction of an American icon, the Twin Towers, and 3,000 of its occupants should never happen again.


    911 - 13 years ago today

    Today (Sept. 11, 2014) marks the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on this great nation.


    Churning up some old-fashioned ice cream

    Many of us love peaches and many love ice cream. Why not combine the two foods and concentrate on peach ice cream this week? I know I'm up for that. We have an old-fashioned ice cream maker, the kind that requires turning a handle to make the paddles churn.

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    Summer lake level tough on Bass Lake businesses

    With the Labor Day weekend serving as the "unofficial" end of summer, tourism dependent Bass Lake businesses are reporting less than an ideal summer season - a season that had the lowest lake water level in nearly 40 years.

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