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  • CATHIE CAMPBELL

    Cranking out ice cream

    Making ice cream during the summer is one of life’s most memorable treats; at least it was for me. We had a tradition that you had to take a turn at the ice cream freezer’s crank in order to earn a bowl of the frozen delight. I know that most ice cream freezers are electric nowadays...

  • COLUMNISTS

    Tips for seniors on taming pet care costs

    Dear Savvy Senior,

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    The greatest of these is love

    If you were born on June 25, 1950 you would be 65 years old today. You would be eligible for Social Security and people would be congratulating you on reaching that milestone. On your actual birthday, people would have been congratulating your parents on your birth and then the conversation would...

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    Matthew v. 2015

    It doesn’t happen overnight.

  • TONY KRIZAN

    Junction Buttes and Sheep’s Crossing offer plenty of wildlife

    Let’s take a drive along the historic Sierra Vista Scenic Byway out of North Fork, the winding mountain road that will dazzle you with its natural rock formations and stands of pine trees.

  • T.R. WILLIAMS

    Raising the roof

    There’s something delightful about a community assembling to revel in the landmark 50th Anniversary celebration of our very own Oakhurst Community Center.

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    Solstice Sunday

    At 9:38 a.m. OT (Oakhurst Time) this Sunday, June 21, it will suddenly be Summer 2015 - the exact point of the Summer Solstice.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    No trash here

    “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

  • TONY KRIZAN

    Discover Death Valley

    If you like narrows, rock art, fossils, or all three, put Marble Canyon on your preferred list when visiting Death Valley. Whether you’re driving along the scenic 4x4 canyon road or hiking the remote narrows within the Cottonwood Mountains, here one can see the ancient petroglyphs adorning...

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    “Money, Honey”

    “I finally got my baby about half past three, She said I’d like to know what you want with me. I said, “Money, Honey. Money, Honey. Money Honey. If you want to get along with me.” “Money Honey” – The third song recorded at Elvis Presley’s first...

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