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  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Community calvary

    Last week in my column I mentioned having friends who had been evacuated from Bass Lake Heights and did not know if they had a house or not. Thankfully my friends' home survived. It was pink from the fire retardant, but it survived.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Heritage celebration

    Happy Heritage Days to you. This weekend many of us will gather in the central area of Oakhurst to celebrate our lifestyle and history of Eastern Madera County and the town or village of Oakhurst.

  • CATHIE CAMPBELL

    Hot dogs - one of America's favorites any time of year

    I must admit that as I get older, there are certain things about camping that aren't as easy or appealing as when I was much younger. A trailer or camper beats a tent now, as one example, even though that sometimes limits camp site access, depending on where you like to camp. Many of our favorite...

  • T.R. WILLIAMS

    Remembering the good 'ol days

    This time of year tends to leave a bitter sweet aftertaste lingering on my demonstrative palate. With the daily temp hovering beyond the century mark, and the sun still setting well into evening, it's inconceivable that school is back in session, and more so, that fall is all but upon us.

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    More from Moore

    It was a great morning.

  • J.R. FROELICH

    Playing through

    My son-in-law treated me to nine holes of golf recently, at an exclusive golf course close to where he lives. I'm not an early riser but our tee time was second in line for the early birds. The foursome that started out before us included a celebrity and they were all way too jovial for me that ...

  • TONY KRIZAN

    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...

  • ALAN CHEAH

    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.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    911 - 13 years ago today

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

  • CATHIE CAMPBELL

    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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