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    Fire can destroy homes ... but not the human spirit

    Sunday, Sept. 14, was a quiet afternoon in the Mountain Area. Most of our beloved tourists had rolled up their tents and hitched-up their boats a couple weeks earlier and returned to their homes in Northern and Southern California and beyond.


    Customs & classics benefit area schools

    For the 12th consecutive year, schools in Eastern Madera County will be submitting mini-grant requests to the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis Club for special projects in the fields of math, science, reading, and technology. Funds for the grants are raised through the club's Run for the Gold Car Show, held...

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    Half Dome Century

    Visitors come from all across the globe just to catch a glimpse of Yosemite's historic Half Dome, but for one Fish Camp resident climbing it is another annual event.

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    Dry wells are concern for mountain residents

    On Tuesday Aug. 26, the Madera County Supervisors voted against introducing a moratorium on new wells in the county, siting the possibility of future lawsuits and the need for a more equitable solution.

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    CVS takes strong stance on health

    As of Sept. 1, CVS Pharmacy is tobacco-free. Where cigarettes once were neatly stacked in long rows, there are Nicotine aids (gum, lozenge and patch) to help smoker's quit the addictive habit. Highly visible posters plaster the walls, now dedicated to the cessation of smoking.

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    Fresno River clean-up Sept. 27

    The annual Great Sierra River Clean-up will be held 9 a.m. - noon, Saturday, Sept. 27, Oakhurst River Parkway.


    Formidable Force

    After sweeping all four divisions of the North Sequoia League Championship last year, the Yosemite High School cross country team, the premier team in the NSL, is expecting another successful season this year.

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    Summer lake level tough on Bass Lake businesses

    With the Labor Day weekend serving as the "unofficial" end of summer, tourism dependent Bass Lake businesses are reporting less than an ideal summer season - a season that had the lowest lake water level in nearly 40 years.

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    Funds sought for Team Clancy wheelchairs

    When Jack Williamson moved to the Mountain Area in the 1960's he had no idea the connection he would grow to have with the community.


    Autos and Art

    For the 12th consecutive year, car enthusiasts will again help the schools in Eastern Madera County by attending Friday's kick-off tri-tip barbecue 6-8 p.m. and Saturday's 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Run for the Gold Car Show at the Oakhurst Community Center.

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