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  • BRIAN WILKINSON

    Good luck class of 2016

    A high school graduation ceremony is one of the most exciting and memorable times a student will experience in their lives.

  • OPINION

    Yes on Measure C

    Bond Measure C on the June 7 primary election ballot would provide $485 million to the State Center Community College District for much-needed repairs and upgrades of aging facilities, and new construction for the district’s three schools and three centers - Including $25 million earmarked...

  • 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.

  • OPINION

    Grim Reminder

    The tragic death of 31-year-old Octavio Mendoza of Merced last Thursday, in the frigid waters of the Fresno River, is a grim reminder how quickly a fun, family outing in the great outdoors can quickly turn into a horrific tragedy.

  • OPINION

    More than just names

    I almost fell out of my chair when a press release from the Park Service about name changes in Yosemite popped up on my computer. Not being April 1, I knew it wasn’t a joke.

  • NEWS

    Reducing Fuel

    In a joint effort, Cal Fire, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Madera County Road Department came together to begin thinning dead and dying trees on forest land in the Mountain Area.

  • FEATURES

    Summer staging

    It didn’t take long for the young summer campers to become disillusioned with Camp Granada. In a brief 24-hour period, they had endured an outbreak of malaria, poison ivy, threat of bears, fighting amongst themselves, and readings from Ulysses. Home and kisses from Aunt Bertha never looked...

  • FEATURES

    Onward to first

    Grandfather John Lassos was excited to see the youngest of his grandsons graduate from kindergarten.

  • FEATURES

    Donuts with Dad

    Giavanna Powell, Oakhurst Elementary School fourth-grader, sat contentedly next to her grandfather Gene Karnes, finishing off a donut. Giavanna is his first grandchild, and as of June 3, she has another baby sister.

  • NEWS

    Star reporter wins journalism award

    Reporter wins George F. Gruner award

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