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WINNER: Queen's Inn by the River

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Posted 1 hour ago

That was close!!! Queen's Inn by the River came out on top by just a few votes. ... See MoreSee Less

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Synthia TurvilleCongratulations Queen's Inn!!!! Charles and Denise well deserved! Love you!!!!!31 minutes ago

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Posted 1 hour ago

We would like to congratulate all 5 of the nominees for the OakhurstArea.com Business of the Year Award. It came down to just a few votes in the end but Queen's Inn by the River came out on top. All 5 businesses will be receiving award certificates. Thank you for voting! ... See MoreSee Less

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John FloryWhat were the final vote numbers?1 hour ago
John FloryThat was very close!1 hour ago
Martha Parmentier-VanamanCongratulations to all!1 hour ago
Linda Stoyka~ Queen's Inn By The River won by only 4 votes! thank goodness Denise 'n Charles Gallo are who they are 'n didn't let up recruiting voters til the deadline!! YAY!!!1 hour ago

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Posted 21 hours ago

There is a Golden Retriever running around in our area. It was in our back yard on Sierra Lakes Dr. & a short time later we saw the dog about 1/2 mi. away on Rd.423. I tried to get close enough to read the tags on the collar but it was a little afraid, probably because my husband had our large dog on a leash not too far away. It's a very nice looking dog & I'm afraid it might be lost. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted 22 hours ago

Community of Lights

The Grove, located at 42461 Highway 49, Ahwahnee, is again presenting its Community of Lights. The large display of Christmas scenes and lights will be on display nightly through Dec. 25. Between 5:30 and 8:30 p,m., this Friday and Saturday, the community is invited to see the light display and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, cider, and visit with Santa.

Details: (559) 683-7911.
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Posted 23 hours ago

I am looking for something to do on New Years Eve for myself, husband and 17 & 20 year old kids. Any suggestions? ... See MoreSee Less

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Gary-Deeann NolanPolar bear swim in.cycucus on new years day. Always fun with the fily22 hours ago
Gary-Deeann NolanFamily22 hours ago
Michelle PiotrowskiThank you, looks like it would be fun but we are looking for something in Oakhurst, Coarsegold, Bass Lake area. Maybe aother year we could try the Polar Bear Swim.22 hours ago
Leisa DavisYou might check out First Night Celebration in Monterey, it's a blast and something the whole family can do together!22 hours ago
Judi Heuring HussainTenaya Lodge and The Pines Resort both have New Year's Eve celebrations.22 hours ago   ·  1
Chandra DealThe landing (across from the high school with all the windows)will have something for your 17 year old. Pat Lynch21 hours ago
Amos ReedThere is always taking in a movie and just watching the ball drop in times square -- really a good family time together21 hours ago
Angie AllsupHitching post?21 hours ago
Pat LynchThe Landing at The Grove is having a New Year's party starting at 7pm and ending at 8am the next morning! Lots of fun for teens and plenty to do during the night!21 hours ago   ·  2
Theresa WilsonFireworks at Bass Lake19 hours ago   ·  4
Angie AllsupTheresa Wilson thats true!! I think we saw the best fire works there on New Years19 hours ago   ·  3
Tammy Clarke CarterThe Pines is having a band that night, a great band.19 hours ago   ·  1
Michelle PiotrowskiThank you everyone for all the suggestions!18 hours ago
Ray Jonesstay home12 hours ago   ·  1

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Posted 23 hours ago

CHP just went flying by my house on 200 by Bassfork. Anyone know why? ... See MoreSee Less

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Kevin DAsshatThey missed you?23 hours ago   ·  1
Melissa SharpChasing some white truck23 hours ago
Melissa SharpSaw them on 4123 hours ago
Matt SconceSaw the CHP on 41 halfway to Fresno chasing the same white truck with a code 3 Madera Sheriff sheriff truck about 3 minutes behind.23 hours ago
Kevin AndersenFresh donuts at judys?22 hours ago   ·  14
Francine Bautista TongMaybe he had to take a major dump! Lmao22 hours ago   ·  1
Clyde R JohnsonO22 hours ago
Beverly StokesSheriff said 2 different high speed chases21 hours ago
Devon Michelle Perrythey wanted to go sit on Santa's lap20 hours ago
Linda BoettcherHey Devon, I been lookin' for ya :D18 hours ago
Brand SlamProbably in a hurry to go pull someone over for no reason so they could clog madera county courts even more than they already are. But hey, if it means meeting your quota ! Tis the season17 hours ago   ·  2
Devon Michelle PerryLinda, leave my horse's head alone. :P16 hours ago

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Posted 1 day ago

The SNO List Of Great Local Holiday Gifts (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

Send us a photograph of the great local holiday gift you'd like to recommend to friends in the foothills, and we'll publish your ideas. Any local mountain-area business is welcome to send in one image of the greatest gift idea you'd recommend. Customers can send in pics of their favorite finds. Crafts and vendors encouraged. Happy shopping, mountain friends. 'Tis the season.

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Send us a photograph of the great local holiday gift you'd like to recommend to friends in the foothills, and we'll publish your ideas. Any local mountain-area business is welcome to send in one image of the greatest gift idea you'd recommend. Customers can send in pics of their favorite finds. Crafts and vendors encouraged. Happy shopping, mountain friends. 'Tis the season.

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Cindy MuehlenbeckHow does one post a picture in a response like this?15 hours ago   ·  1
Teri Lynn WelshansBest Christmas gift I have ever given my husband! Adopted a pet. Win-win situation.1 day ago   ·  1
Sierra News OnlineHi Cindy - post a picture by uploading to SNO page here, or send as FB message or email news@sierranewsonline.com5 hours ago
Tess MorganGreat! I deleted my tag for you. If you want to delete your post to me on here, that may stop notifications from coming to you.2 weeks ago   ·  1
Tess MorganTag Jerri Ghazale2 weeks ago   ·  1
Jill HowardWay Way Ettner or Molly Berg-Eichman. How about spa gift certificates entered her for our local community?2 weeks ago   ·  1
Shyloh RoweTess my Christm@s e@rrings r on here :)2 weeks ago

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Country Christmas Dinner for homeless and their pets

A Christmas dinner for the homeless and their pets will be held 2-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, at the Coarsegold Community Center. Volunteers, food donations, and gift cards for pets are especially needed.

Those homeless attending can arrange for pick-up from Oakhurst to Coarsegold, if needed, on the day of the dinner. Contact Peggy at (559) 676-3432. Send donations to P.O. Box 838, Coarsegold, Calif., 93614, or call (559) 641-2913 for donation pick-up.
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