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  • LETTERS

    Letters to the editor - week of May 5

    An open letter to Ellen Peterson - $170,000 worth of tax services - A personal look at Vulcan’s Austin Quarry project - Paw print on our hearts

  • OPINION

    Not a NIMBY (not in my backyard)

    Nimby (N.I.M.B.Y.) is the acronym quickly taught to all new supervisors and planning professionals as the broad brush often, but not always, used to dismiss valid community concerns which do not fit their agenda.

  • BRIAN WILKINSON

    Not cool ... but smart

    Last Saturday 177 students and Yosemite High School staff chaperons filed onto three YHS school buses for the hour drive to the Madera Municipal Golf Course for the school’s 2016 Junior-Senior Prom.

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    Requiescat

    How sad.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    A salute to mothers

    She felt your very first kick. She gave you your first drop of nourishment and cared for you from the moment of conception. Your belly button is evidence of the direct tie to her while you were in her womb.

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    Prince

    Perhaps even more unsettling than the shocking news of his untimely death were the mysterious revelations that quickly followed.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Golden Rule

    When did poor manners and courtesy become so outdated? What happened?

  • OPINION

    Split roll would harm California Prop 13

    Californians should be aware of a legislative attack on Proposition 13 known as “split roll.”

  • OPINION

    Belden versus Bigelow

    I am a candidate for the Assembly because I understand the particular rural needs of our area of California. I will support legislation and policies that better suit the needs of my constituents with “common sense” legislation.

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Saying goodbye

    When the school bell rings on Wednesday, June 8 to dismiss students from Yosemite High School for the summer break, an era will come to an end. Ellen Peterson, the last of the original YHS teachers will erase her boards, submit her final set of grades, and retire. It will be the end of a 40-year...

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