Without donations, Sierra Mono Museum may close

Without donations or increased memberships, the Sierra Mono Museum in North Fork could run out of funding and close its doors, which members say would cost the public access to a legacy of tribal knowledge.

Inaugural YHS football ‘Wall of Fame’

Four of the best players to ever strap on a Yosemite High School football helmet in the past 40 years, and a retired coach, will be inducted in to the inaugural class of the school’s football Wall of Fame next month.

Old Glory

Once again our nation’s flag has been directed by the president to be flown at half-staff to honor a fallen American or victims of terrorist attacks in other lands. I understand there have been 67 such directives under the current administration, which apparently is a record for any president. On this issue of directing the flag to fly at half-staff I have no quarrel with our president. However, I am tired of seeing Old Glory flying in such a position on each flagpole. Too many victims.

Curiosity Aplenty

Last week, Mya Gonfiotti was given a choice by her grandparents - the Chaffee Zoo or Pirates Day at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra. Turns out it was a pretty easy decision for Huntington Beach resident Mya, 5, who said she likes pirates and loves hunting for hidden treasure.

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