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OCI cleared of E. Coli

After remaining closed for nearly a month when its water system tested positive for contamination of E. Coli, the kitchen at Oak Creek Intermediate “reopened for business” Tuesday morning, the district’s superintendent confirmed.

Local

Forum shapes vision for Oakhurst college

Approximately 40 people including Oakhurst residents, and Oakhurst Community College Center (OCCC) faculty, staff, and administrators met on the campus last week to help shape the vision of the future mountain college facility.

Education

Academic Decathlon begins tomorrow

The 35th Annual Madera County Academic Decathlon competition begins Jan. 27. High School students will compete in the interview and essay competitions at Madera County Office of Education.

Calendar

Dream It Be It this Saturday

At the second annual Soroptimist International of The Sierras Dream It Be It event, to be held Jan. 21 at the Oakhurst Community Center, girls from 8th - 12th grades will learn the skills they need to create a brighter future. Registration and a continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m, with the event ending at 3 p.m.

Education

Reality of cyberbullying

Nine students lay shot, scattered across the high school campus. Henry Curley (Greg) compresses the stomach of a foreign exchange student in an attempt to stop the bleeding.

Education

YHS student to attend FBI Teen Academy

Yosemite High School junior Matthew Williams has been accepted to attend the Federal Bureau of Investigation Teen Academy - the one day experience will take place on Nov. 18, in Roseville, the new home of the FBI’s Sacramento field office.

Education

Yosemite Unified gets futuristic upgrade

Yosemite Unified School District got a $94,500 upgrade this week, in the form of five brand new golf carts at its campuses that transportation supervisor Sandy Dew said resemble the Popemobile, or George Jetson’s spaceship.

Videos

Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

An apartment complex on River Park Road in Oakhurst, located on a portion of Fresno River known as China Creek, was flooded out on its lower level on Tuesday, Feb. 7.
Mark Evan Sierra Star
Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods 1:17

Apartment complex in Oakhurst floods

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding 0:53

Yurt floats away in Fresno River flooding

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines 1:39

Most babies should be exposed to peanuts earlier, according to new guidelines

Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet 1:04

Female cat owners benefit most from stress-reducing effect of a pet