Community news for the Sierra Star Sept. 20 edition includes notes on the 16th annual Sierra Art Trails; another movie showing at the new Madera County elections office in Oakhurst; and the Oakhurst Sierra Rotary Club’s 4th Annual Poker & Bingo Fun Night fundraiser and dinner.
Democrat Jessica Morse and Republican Tom McClintock questioned each other’s stances and their loyalty to the district in the first and only debate scheduled, so far, in the race for the 4th Congressional District seat.
On Sept. 22, Yosemite National Park visitors will not have to worry about paying an admission fee thanks to the National Public Lands Day celebration. Admission fees will be waived at all national parks across the country.
Community news for the Sierra Star Sept. 20 edition includes notes on the 31st annual Smokey Bear run in Bass Lake, California; Jessica Morse visiting the Oakhurst Democratic Club on Oct. 6; and the showing of the 1989 film “A More Perfect Union: America Becomes a Nation” by the Republican Party of Madera County’s new elections office in Oakhurst on Sept. 21.
First-graders at Oakhurst Elementary School celebrate the importance of routine exercise. Each Friday the “firsties” walk to Oak Creek Intermediate to walk on the track. It’s a teachable moment, too – they now know that each lap is a quarter-mile.
A resort in Groveland, California, 22 miles from the western gate of Yosemite National Park, has opened six Conestoga wagons for glamping. The wagons are air-conditioned, heated and roomier than the ones pioneers traveled in.
A fundraiser will be held for Jessica Woodington, 31, of Oakhurst, who was injured in a fatal head-on crash near Bass Lake. Woodington was conscious while she was pinned in her crushed SUV on July 24, 2018.