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Volume 23, No. 31 August 1 - 7, 2014
The smoky mornings this past week are
attributed to the French Fire, according to
the National Weather Service in Hanford.
The wildfre is in Sierra National Forest
east of Oakhurst. It is burning in parched
timber and brush, has grown to more than
7,000 acres and, as of Thursday, July 31,
is 10 percent contained. The fre started
Monday, July 28; the cause is under in-
vestigation. Twelve area campgrounds
have been closed. The El Portal Fire,
burning west of Yosemite near Highway
140 is 3,900 acres and 34 percent con-
tained.
see HIKERS, page 10
An aerial view of the Rock Fire near Alta Peak, which is one of two in the area that was ignited by
lightning on Friday, July 25, shows the fire contained in a stand of foxtail pines.
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE PHOTO
Those clouds this past week
brought some scattered rainfall
and were a welcome relief from
an otherwise extremely dry sum-
mer. But they also brought doz-
ens of lightning strikes, several
of which caused fres that have
continued to burn.
The latest spate of fres are
burning in elevations above
6,000 feet and currently do not
pose any threat to life or proper-
ty. The frst two fres were report-
ed on Thursday, July 24, burning
in remote areas of Kings Canyon
National Park.
The Center Peak Fire is located
1.5 miles north of Forester Pass
at 11,170 feet in elevation. There
are fames and smoke in a stand
of white fr. Its doubtful that the
fre will spread beyond its ini-
tially reported size of less than
an acre.
The Triple Falls Fire was re-
ported the same day. It is burn-
ing in scattered red fr trees
west-northwest of the Simpson
Meadow Patrol Cabin at an el-
evation of 8,975 feet.
This fre was estimated initial-
ly at three acres and burning in
rugged terrain. It has a moderate
potential to spread.
On Friday, July 25, two more
fres were reported near Alta
Peak in Sequoia National Park.
Smoke and fames from these
lightning strikes have been vis-
ible intermittently from locales
in Three Rivers.
With the sheer number of visi-
tors who come to hike, backpack,
run trails, and bag peaks in Se-
quoia and Kings Canyon Nation-
al Parks, the search-and-rescue
(SAR) teams that locate lost ad-
venturers are among the parks
busiest and most indispensable
units.
This week, as one hiker was be-
ing located in Kings Canyon Na-
tional Park, another was reported
missing in the Mount Whitney
zone of Sequoia National Park.
Young teen lost overnight
in Bench Lake backcountry
The frst of the two incidents
began Monday, July 28, when
Austin Shedd, 13, was reported
missing. The call came into the
parks dispatcher at 2 a.m.
Shedd, from Carlsbad and
Mammoth Lakes, became sepa-
rated from his party earlier the
previous day while they were
off-trail hiking from Arrow Peak
to Bench Lake. The groups plan
was to exit the high country in
Inyo National Forest via Taboose
Pass on July 28.
Details are sketchy as to how
Shedd became separated but it
is easy to do, especially when
members of a hiking party travel
at different paces. Arrow Peak,
at an elevation of 12,959 feet, is
among several popular but stren-
uous hikes in the area.
Throughout the day on Mon-
Lightning fres burning in
Sequoia and Kings Canyon
Search-and-rescues in parks:
One hiker found, one missing
see FIRES, page 10
Sequoias chief ranger named
San Francisco Maritime boss
Kevin Hendricks, who has
served as chief ranger at Sequoia
and Kings Canyon National
Parks since 2009, has been ap-
pointed superintendent of San
Francisco Maritime National
Historical Park.
Hendricks will begin his new
post in September where he is re-
placing Craig Kenkel. Kenkel re-
cently became superintendent at
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
in northeastern Ohio.
Kevin has a great passion and
respect for maritime resources,
said Chris Lehnertz, Pacifc West
Regional director. He is a prov-
en leader who will continue the
proud tradition of partnerships
and innovation at San Francisco
Maritime. He is well prepared
for success, and we are delighted
to welcome him to the San Fran-
cisco Bay Area.
Hendricks, who has worked for
the National Park Service for the
by JOHN ELLIOTT
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What would you do
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2 THE KAWEAH COMMONWEALTH, Friday, August 1, 2014
THE KAWEAH COMMONWEALTH
encourages submission of letters
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And, remember, a community that
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brant future.

Brandon Mockett
U.S. Army, retired /
engineering student
Visalia
Buy a house in Three Riv-
ers or somewhere in the
mountains. Ive always
loved coming up and
spending time in Three Riv-
ers. I would make certain
that my kids have a fund
to put them through col-
lege. For me, I love to trav-
el so Id buy a boat and sail
around the world. And then
ride a motorcycle to the tip
of South America.
Bethany Goggin
Customer service
(Totem Market)
Exeter
I would travel all over Eu-
rope and check out the
art, the food, and the cul-
ture. The places I like the
best, I would build homes
there. Its cool to immerse
yourself in other cultures
to learn more about your-
self. Id be a gypsy with
money.
Amanda Chapman
Clerk / interpreter
(Sequoia Natural
History Association)
Visalia
Travel! I would love to go
somewhere outside of the
U.S. Ive never been to
another country. My uncle
lives in Japan, and Ive al-
ways wanted to go there
for a visit. I know it would
be a culture shock but
thats part of the learning
experience.
Trish Libhart
Homemaker
Marietta, Ohio
First Id invest a sizable
part in energy and medical.
Then Id buy a home for
each of my two kids some-
where they would want to
live like Colorado. There
is lots of opportunity there
right now.
Keith Wemmer
Wood carver /
maintenance
(River Inn)
Three Rivers
First, I would give to the
needy, and by needy I
mean those who lack food,
shelter, and clothes. There
are so many people today
who, because of circum-
stances beyond their con-
trol, fnd themselves hun-
gry and homeless. If I had
a sign it would say: I was
once blind but now I see.
Please give to the needy.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
Pay it forward
with blood donation
Dear TKC:
The Three Rivers Lions Club
will be having another Commu-
nity Blood Drive on Thursday,
Aug. 7, at the Three Rivers Me-
morial Building between 2:30
and 6 p.m.
As usual, the Central Califor-
nia Blood Center is struggling
to provide lifesaving blood and
blood products to those needing
it. I have been chairing the blood
drive for the Three Rivers Lions
Club for over 20 years, and I see
the same 20 or so people donat-
ing time after time.
Over 50 percent of people in
the United States require blood
or blood products during their
lifetime. When someone needs
this service, it is too late to do-
nate as it takes about one week to
process any donation.
For your protection and the
safety of those you love, wont
you consider taking an hour or so
of your time and donate on Au-
gust 7?
Here is a list of those who do-
nated during the past drive, held
Thursday, June 5: Eric Abbott,
Jami Beck, Warren Campbell,
Malinee Crapsey, April Da-
vis, Jim Dempsey, April Elliott,
Gregg Fauth, Richard Fletcher,
Nicole French, David Graber, Ju-
lie Gray, John Griesbach, Mike
Hand, Terry James, Robin Kaul-
ing, Janet King, George Kulick,
Pam Marlow, Kathleen Mc-
Cleary, Glenn McIntyre, Norma
Nevarez, Arthur Ogawa, Cynthia
Powers, Paul Scheile, Kent Sher-
man, Paul Smith, Cliff Stone,
William Sullivan, Simon Topp,
George Tomi, Patricia Witt, Gary
Wissink, and Mary Zlotnick.
Come by the Three Rivers Me-
morial Building on August 7 and
you can personally thank these
individuals.
Rusty Crain
Blood drive chairman
Three Rivers Lions Club
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Generals Highway Road Construction
When: Ongoing through October 24
Where: Sequoia National Park from Eleven Range (13.5 miles/
21.5 kilometers from Sequoia entrance station) to Wolverton Road intersection
(19 miles/31 kilometers from entrance).
Road Construction Updates
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Weekly Schedule: Monday-Friday, 5:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
(There will be no work on weekends, but traffic may be controlled by signal lights.)
From Eleven Range to Last Hill:
30-minute delays
Each week, The Kaweah Commonwealth will update these times and
dates with the most current information available, but the construction
schedule is subject to change. Check at Foothills Visitor Center (one mile
beyond Sequoia entrance station) for up-to-the-minute trip planning. Park
information phone number: (559) 565-3341.
From Last Hill to Wolverton Road:
Rolling delays of less than 5 minutes
THE KAWEAH COMMONWEALTH, Friday, August 1, 2014 3
Ranger
continued from page 1
Where
in
Three Rivers?
KNOW WHERE THIS IS? Take a guess.
The answer will be provided in next weeks issue.
The answer to last weeks challenge is: WOOD N HORSE TRAINING
STABLES on North Fork Drive (The white box shows the clue.)
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wilderness policy and tries to
bring consistency to all the is-
sues, Hendricks said. That
leadership experience will be
invaluable in dealing with the
unique resources of my new
park.
Admittedly a beginner when it
comes to sailing, Hendricks said
he has had a passionate lifelong
interest in ships, sailing, and the
history of those who made their
living at sea. At San Francisco
Maritime, Hendricks assumes
the reins of a park situated along
the most visited section of the
San Francisco Bay.
San Francisco Maritime Na-
tional Historic Park preserves
ships, small boats, structures,
and a multitude of artifacts as-
sociated with San Franciscos
maritime past. Among the parks
renowned collection is the Bal-
clutha, a 300-foot-long square
rigged ship with a steel hull
launched in 1886 and today an-
chored at the Hyde Street Pier.
Ive been part of a crew in
a Puget Sound race, sailed the
South Pacifc in a 36-foot sloop,
and am anxious to learn more
about sailing, Hendricks said.
Im excited to take on a new
challenge and become a part of
the Bay Area sailing scene.
Hendricks, a native of South-
ern California, graduated from
UC Berkeley in 1984 with a Zo-
ology degree. His national park
job experience began as a volun-
teer bear technician in Yosemite.
After landing at Lake Mead Na-
tional Recreation Area in 1986 as
a seasonal ranger, his permanent
NPS career began three years lat-
er as a park ranger at Fort Pulaski
National Monument in Georgia.
At Sequoia-Kings Canyon, Hen-
dricks has been instrumental in
eradicating pot growing sites
within the boundaries of the lo-
cal national parks.
Hendricks has also supervised
the revival of traffc checkpoints
at Ash Mountain and in Grant
Grove. His wife, Nancy, an envi-
ronmental protection specialist,
also works at Sequoia and Kings
Canyon National Parks.
For now our home base will
remain in Three Rivers, Hen-
dricks said. Ive had a fabulous
time working at Sequoia and liv-
ing here in Three Rivers.
past three decades, said his posi-
tion at Sequoia-Kings Canyon,
where he worked closely with the
parks division chiefs and senior
managers, has prepared him well
for becoming a superintendent.
In 2010-2011, Hendricks also
served as acting superintendent
at Joshua Tree National Park.
During his fve years at his cur-
rent position, Hendricks served
on the National Wilderness
Leadership Council that included
a stint as the chair.
The council looks at national
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Arts Center for an open house to mix and mingle and share ideas about
potential FHCN services and activities.
Were here tonight to find out what we can do in the future and
how we can better serve the
community, said Jay Kelley of
FHCN.
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medical assistant; April Marie
Davis, medical assistant; Robin
DeMeyer, health center manager;
and Tiffany Feenstra, medical
assistant.
LOWER PHOTO: FHCN executive
staff from Visalia headquarters
networking with Charlene
Vartanian, RN, of Three Rivers
are (left to right): Henry Cisneros,
DDS, chief clinical officer;
Charlene; Jay Kelley, chief
information officer; and Dante
Rosh, director of administration
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FAMILY: Robert Quadland and his wife, Zelda, have been living
much of the past eight years in Three Rivers. They also have a
home in Cincinnati, Ohio. The couple has three adult children,
all who live in the Cincinnati area.
PLACE OF BIRTH: El Paso, Texas.
OCCUPATION: Robert works for Rocksol Consulting Group Inc.,
which is based in Colorado. They are the supply inspectors for,
and have represented, the Federal Highway Administration
for the past 12 years. Robert is the project engineer who has
worked on every phase of the long-term Generals Highway
road reconstruction project in Sequoia National Park, including
the most recent (11th) segment.
FAVORITE FOOD: Mexican food, especially enchiladas with eggs
on top.
FAVORITE MOVIE: I like houses: Animal House and Road House.
FAVORITE BOOK OR AUTHOR: Anything by Tony Hillerman.
FAVORITE MUSIC: Beach music like Jimmy Buffett and Bob Mar-
ley.
DIVERSIONS / LEISURELY PURSUITS: I love to go bowling on the week-
ends, do woodworking, and go hiking. One of my favorite hikes of
all times is the Weminuche Wilderness in Colorado.
YOUR BIO IN SIX WORDS: School, work, work, work, work, play.
IN 10 YEARS I HOPE TO BE: Retired, living on my property in
Colorado with my wife.
PET PEEVE: Drivers who dont use pullouts.
ROAD TO THREE RIVERS: I have moved 27 times in 35 years. I
left South Carolina in 2002 and was sent to California to work. I
frst was on a job in Grant Grove. After the Grant Grove project,
I had two projects in Bryce Canyon and Zion national parks
[Utah], then I came to Three Rivers in July 2006 to work on the
Generals Highway, and Ive been here ever since.
FAVORITE NATIONAL PARKS: Sequoia is actually my second fa-
vorite park to Bryce Canyon because, one, there are features
in Bryce that are found nowhere else in the U.S. and, two, I just
cant beat the historic cabin they let us live in when we worked
there.
HOT TIMES IN THREE RIVERS: Three Rivers is especially beautiful
when its below 100 degrees. I like the small-town feel of Three
Rivers but I sure wish there was a good Chinese restaurant!
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People You Should Know...
4 THE KAWEAH COMMONWEALTH, Friday, August 1, 2014
Betty Sue Coffelt
1948 ~ 2014
Betty Sue McGee Coffelt of
Woodlake died Monday, July 28,
2014. She was 66.
A celebration of Bettys life
will be held Saturday, Aug.
2, at 11 a.m., at the First Bap-
tist Church in Three Rivers. A
graveside service will be held
Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m., at
the Woodlake District Cemetery.
Betty was born in the Wood-
lake hospital on January 21,
1948, and passed away in the
house where she was raised, one
block from the former hospital.
She attended Woodlake
schools, graduating from Wood-
lake High School in 1966. She
attended College of the Sequoias
in Visalia where she received an
accounting degree.
Betty worked for Security
Title Company in Visalia for a
few years but the majority of her
adult life was spent as a stay-at-
home wife, mother, and grand-
mother.
On June 20, 1970, Betty mar-
ried her high school sweetheart,
Stanley Coffelt. After he went
back into the Army in 1972 she
followed him everywhere the
military would let her and the
children go for the next 20 years.
They spent two tours in Ger-
many, as well as being stationed
at Fort Ord, Calif.; Fort Lewis,
Wash.; and Fort Hood, Texas.
Betty was actively involved in
her church, First Baptist of Three
Rivers, where she chaired the fi-
nance committee and performed
numerous other tasks. She also
sang in the Gift to Woodlake
for a few years.
Betty was in the inaugural Mas-
ter Gardeners of Tulare County
class and served with them for
a number of years. As a Master
Gardener, she gave talks to vari-
ous gardening groups throughout
Tulare and Kings counties and
wrote articles for local newspa-
pers.
Betty was preceded in death by
her father and mother, Troy and
Edna McGee, and her brother,
Donald.
She is survived by her husband
of 44 years, Stan; son Jeff Cof-
felt of Folsom; daughter Alicia
Christian and husband Beau of
Riverside; five grandchildren;
her sister, JoAnn Jackson, and
husband Earl of Hanford; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Kaweah Delta
Hospice, 500 W. Oak St., Visa-
lia, CA 93291, or to the Ameri-
can Cancer Society of Tulare
County. Condolences may be
sent to the family at www.evans-
millerguinnchapel.com.
Ananda the Horse
1979 ~ 2014
Ananda McCleary, a lifelong
resident of Three Rivers who
for many years gave hundreds
of young locals their first equine
experience at the Halloween Car-
nival pony ride at Three Rivers
Union School, died peacefully in
her North Fork pasture on Thurs-
day, July 17. She was 35, which
is about 110 in human years.
Ananda spent her youth at a
Hare Krishna ranch on Dinely
Drive, was at one time owned
and trained by Mary Becker,
and just over a decade ago went
to live at Kathleen McClearys
ter horse. She was the horse I
could give anyone for a trail ride,
and I did. She was perfect: light
rein, ears perked forward, quick-
quick walk, always eager for
what was ahead, never silly or
balky. Skilled riders, novice or
inexperienced friends all loved
her.
Ananda was a fixture for many
years at the Fall Carnival, at
Our Place library activities,
and gave many rides to young
neighbors and grandchildren.
She aged gracefully, with two ro-
mances in her third decade of life
and, until her final days, would
canter into mealtimes with the
youngest horses, always ready.
She even passed away with style,
lying peacefully under the cano-
py of oaks in her pasture.
She is survived by her son,
Thor, who lives in Oregon.
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see FOOD, page 12
PART SIX: BARCELONA
This is a series about a two-
week cruise that Dane and Al-
lison Millner took this past
January to the Mediterranean,
visiting fve countries while tast-
ing, experiencing, and sampling
the food, drink, and culture.
If you are ever in Barcelona,
Spain, and have only one day to
admire this amazing city, your
choices of what to do are very
clear, so listen carefully. Go to
La Sagrada Familia Iglesia, one
of Gaudis most incredible archi-
tectural creations, and stand and
stare.
When you get tired of staring
and Im not sure thats pos-
sible make your way to the
Gothic Quarter for some tapas,
and move from place to place
until youve tried them all. Then
take your overstuffed, sated mind
and body and meander down Las
Ramblas to the waterfront. At
this moment you can die happy.
Or, if youre Dane and me, you
can decide that you havent quite
eaten enough and need to try out
some additional delicacies. All of
which will be amazing and leave
you wondering, why dont we
tapa more in America?
For a foodie like me, eating
tapas-style is so enjoyable be-
cause instead of one main meal,
you can order six different tapas
(or bites) and try a whole range
of foods. From cheese to bread
to calamari to potatoes to shrimp,
the possibilities are endless. And
if you are dining with others, it
makes the options even more in-
credible.
Dane and I visited Barcelona
four years ago when we started
our last vacation and were ex-
cited to be back; we had a won-
derful, albeit quick, visit the last
time we were here. This time
around, however, the going is a
little bit slower.
It is January 1, 2014, and we
celebrated New Years Eve on
the high seas the night before.
Big time.
So as we stand, faces turned
to the sky, and take in the mag-
nifcence of La Sagrada Familia,
I hold onto a railing and try to
ignore my pounding head. We
make our way around the mas-
sive church, stopping to stare
and point as if things are sud-
denly jumping out of the struc-
ture. With my solid four hours of
sleep they might have been, but
Im pretty sure its just the over-
whelming detail of the building.
After a quick stop at McDon-
alds (hold your gasps, they are a
reliable bathroom source that is
both clean and free), we decide to
tear ourselves away from La Sa-
grada and make our trek toward
food. I am in desperate need of it,
despite the breakfast I ate on the
ship two hours before.
We amble through the Gothic
Quarter, looking at one menu
after another. I want to go to the
Mercado Central and eat, but its
closed due to the holiday.
Dane is fnally the one to
choose a restaurant based on the
fact that they serve pimientos fri-
tos. These little treats are made
from small green peppers that are
fried just enough to take the raw
edge off, then topped with coarse
sea salt. They are a childhood fa-
vorite and enough of a reason to
choose this as our destination.
Traditionally, tapas are eaten
standing up, with drink, amongst
a crowded room of Spanish
smokers. This little hole-in-the-
wall is invitingly smoke-free
and thankfully we can sit; I order
sparkling water. We choose four
tapas and wait with anticipation
for their arrival.
Soon enough the wait is over
and we all dig into a tantaliz-
ing spread: shrimp wrapped and
deep-fried, crusty bread toasted
with tomato sauce, crispy pota-
toes topped with spicy mayo, and
Danes pimientos fritos. If you
havent noticed, theres a lot of
fried available but with my stom-
ach, its okay.
We talk, laugh, and clean each
plate with bits of bread left over,
practically scooping crumbs into
our mouths. And then I have that
ah-ha moment this food is so
simple yet painfully delicious.
Every item we order has a
maximum of three ingredients.
We arent being wooed with mile
high plates of layered food.
Instead, each dish enchants us
with its raw, honest, and real fa-
vors. Nothing is covered up and
no expense is spared. The food is
fresh, the highest of quality, and
made with pride; the delicious
bread is a perfect example.
Each piece of bread is cut from
a rustic baguette, sliced down the
middle and toasted. The outside
is perfectly frm while the inside
is soft and chewy.
It is drizzled with a slightly
bitter olive oil that drips into
the nooks and crannies running
throughout. There is just enough
of a basic, yet masterfully made,
tomato sauce on top of each piece
to impart a light red color and in-
Food f or
Thought
by Allison Sherwood Millner
Food adventures around the Mediterranean
The great tapas enlightenment
FIRST STOP: The architectural wonder known as La Sagrada Fa-
milia Iglesia in Barcelona, Spain.
LUNCH STOP: Assorted tapas are so simple yet painfully deli-
cious, describes the author. PHOTOS COURTESY ALLISON MILLNER
6 THE KAWEAH COMMONWEALTH, Friday, August 1, 2014
see GRANT, page 7
All nonproft groups are solely
dependent upon the benevolence
of benefactors to support their
cause. And all donations, no mat-
ter what the size, are welcomed
and appreciated because they all
add up.
But every now and then, a
generous gift comes along that
can give an organization a major
boost. And thats what happened
last month to the Sequoia Parks
Foundation, a nonproft fundrais-
ing partner of Sequoia and Kings
Canyon National Parks.
The Foundation recently re-
ceived a grant of $100,000 from
the Jeangerard Family Foundation,
longtime supporters of the parks.
The grant will be used to edu-
cate youth about the parks via the
Junior Ranger program and will
increase accessibility to popular
attractions for those with mobil-
ity issues.
NATURE DEFICIT DISORDER
Its a trend that has outdoor
enthusiasts concerned. Less and
less children are spending time
outside and in national parks,
opting instead for electronic di-
versions for entertainment.
Studies have shown that expo-
sure to nature is essential for a
childs healthy physical and emo-
tional development. And a grow-
ing body of evidence links the lack
of nature in childrens lives to the
rise in obesity, attention disorders,
and even depression.
Youth in the Central Valley are
in close proximity to national
parks where they should be able
to easily get a regular dose of na-
ture, but many come from low-
income families, which adds an-
other dimension to the dilemma.
The Junior Ranger program,
which is available in every na-
tional park, has a goal of pro-
viding access to all children by
teaching the natural sciences to
kids as young as fve years old.
The many faces
of Moro Rock
MORO ROCK IS ONE of the most often-visited attractions in Se-
quoia National Park. The huge granite dome is visible from as
far away as the Central Valley foor on a clear day. And it is a
part of the beloved viewscape that is seen from Three Rivers.
This is the image most people think of when Moro Rock is
mentioned. Sequoia National Park visitors may also envision
standing in the parking lot at the base of Moro Rock looking
up at the staircase that leads to the top of the dome.
But due to the vast network of trails throughout Sequoia,
there are 360-degree views of the monolith. These photos
depict how Moro Rock looks from the Middle Fork Trail, which
is accessed from the Hospital Rock area.
MORO ROCK FACTS:
Elevation: 6,725 feet above sea level (2,048 meters)
Year stairs were frst built: 1917 (wooden)
Year current stairs were built: 1931 (concrete)
Number of steps: 400
Length in miles: .25
Vertical ascent: 300 feet
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places:
1978 (stairway)
Sequoia Parks
Foundation
receives
sizable grant
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THREE MILES OUT ON the Middle Fork Trail in Sequoia National
Park is the Panther Creek crossing, where soon after the wa-
terway drops precipitously to the Middle Fork of the Kaweah
River. There is fowing water in this creek that is low enough
to create several refreshing wading pools (photos above and
lower left). It is advised that hikers get an early start and carry
water as temperatures can rise quickly on this low-elevation,
foothills trail. The Middle Fork Trail continues beyond Panther
Creek to Redwood Meadow (15 miles from the trailhead), a
backpacking destination, and from here several trails lead
in various directions that will take backcountry travelers to a
multitude of beautiful places, including Bearpaw High Sierra
Camp on the High Sierra Trail about 1,500 feet above.
THE VIEW OF CASTLE ROCKS from the Middle Fork Trail (top left
photo) reveals that this may have been the vantage point
from where the promontory received its name as the resem-
blance to a medieval castle is striking.
Scenes from a
foothills hike
The Jeangerard Family Founda-
tions grant will help this award-
winning program as a portion of
the recent donation will be used
to update and reprint the Junior
Ranger booklets.
The booklets are available at
no cost at every park visitor cen-
ter. In addition, the badges that
reward the children who com-
plete the tasks in the booklet,
which makes them eligible for
Junior Ranger status, will also be
remade.
Perhaps more importantly, the
funds will be used to ensure more
youth have access to the parks
and to develop more educational
activities for them.
ACCESSIBILITY FOR ALL
National parks arent just for
those who can lace up their hik-
ing boots, hoist a pack, and head
out on a day-long excursion.
There are those with varying
stages of mobility who would
also appreciate having access to
the most beautiful of places that
are far-removed from parking
lots and sidewalks.
To that end, the Jeangerard
grant will provide the means to
complete a universal access
nature trail in the Cedar Grove
area of Kings Canyon National
Park. This will build on a project
already started a two-mile trail
accessible to all ages and abili-
ties that begins at the Zum-
walt Meadow parking lot and
which was previously funded by
the generosity of the Jeangerard
Family Foundation.
The current grant dollars also
have the Sequoia Parks Foun-
dation planning additional uni-
versal access trails in the Grant
Grove area of Kings Canyon Na-
tional Parks.
The Jeangerard Family Foun-
dation was established in 1992.
The Madera-based organization
is dedicated to the conservation
and preservation of natural re-
sources.
For more information about
the Sequoia Parks Foundation or
to make a donation, go to www.
sequoiaparksfoundation.org.
Grant
continued from page 6
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contractors must have their license number in all
advertisements. These registration and licensing
procedures provide certain protection and rights of recourse
to customers contracting work with licensed contractors.
The Kaweah Commonwealth newspaper does not approve
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responding to advertisements placed in this classification
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Fires
continued from page 1
The Rock Fire was reported
burning at 10,240 feet in a small
stand of foxtail pines surrounded
by rock approximately one-half
mile west of Alta Peak. At this
location, in steep terrain above
tree line, there is low potential
for spread.
A separate fare-up, named the
Heather Fire, is reportedly burn-
ing three-quarters of a mile west
of Alta Peak. It is also burning in
a stand of foxtail pines, and due
to sparse fuels nearby, it also has
a low spread potential.
Another lightning-caused fre
was reported to have started
on Wednesday, July 30, in the
Kaweahs North Fork drainage at
5,800 feet in elevation. The loca-
tion of the Springs Fire is one-
half mile northwest of Hidden
Springs and in the vicinity of the
Pine Ridge giant sequoia grove.
According to Linda Mutch,
acting fre education specialist,
this fre had a greater potential
for spread so a park helicopter
began making aerial water drops
shortly after the blaze was report-
ed. Since then, a park fre crew
completed a hand-line around the
fre and will continue to secure
the perimeter.
National Park Service off-
cials also issued a press release
dated July 29 stating that the
heavy smoke experienced in the
Kaweah canyon this past week
was the product of two active
Yosemite area wildfres. Ac-
cording to the National Weather
Service in Hanford, the smoke in
Three Rivers is coming from the
French Fire, northeast of Fresno.
Want more information on
park fres? Log onto www.nps.
gov/seki and click on Fire in the
Parks under Quicklinks.
Missing hiker/continued from page 1
day at least 25 personnel from
Sequoia and Kings Canyon Na-
tional Parks searched for the
teen in the area where he was
last seen. The ground search was
aided by the park helicopter.
At 9:30 p.m. Shedd was locat-
ed by members of a Kings Can-
yon National Park trail crew. He
spent Monday night with the trail
crew. At 10:33 a.m. on Tuesday,
the rescue helicopter arrived at
Ash Mountain where Shedd was
reunited with a family member.
Whitney hiker goes missing
Park rangers barely had time
to stow their SAR gear when dis-
patch received another call. On
Wednesday, July 30, it was re-
ported that Dawson Johnson, 75,
was missing in the Mount Whit-
ney zone. According to informa-
tion from other hikers in the area,
Johnson of Redwater, Texas, had
intended to summit Whitney, el-
evation 14,500 feet, on Tuesday,
July 29, and hike back that day to
his camp at Lower Crabtree Mead-
ow, a round-trip of 16.8 miles.
Johnson was last seen by other
hikers between Trail Crest and
the summit of Mount Whitney
at 3 p.m. Reportedly, he never
made it back to his camp at Low-
er Crabtree Meadow.
Johnson is a Caucasian male
with gray hair, a full gray beard,
and blue eyes. He is 5 feet, 11
inches, in height and weighs 148
pounds. He was last seen wear-
ing a blue windshell jacket, beige
pants, and a white foppy hat.
The hikers who saw Johnson
said he was not carrying a back-
pack. Anyone with information
as to Johnsons whereabouts is
asked to call Sequoia and Kings
Canyon National Parks toll-free
at 888-677-2746.
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NEW LISTING - At 2,600 sq. ft., this is one of the largest homes in
Cherokee Oaks. At the end of a quiet street, the home is beautifully
landscaped and has 3 bd. upstairs, plus a full suite of rooms, includ-
ing bath, downstairs. Fine view up the South Fork canyon. $289,000.
NEW LISTING - Superbly maintained 2 bd., 2 ba. home on a large
parcel with a gorgeous view of the High Sierra. Attached 2-car ga-
rage, plus a detached 2-car garage and a covered RV area. In-
ground pool overlooks the broad pasture. Several mature citrus
trees. Recent roof. Quiet and private. $279,000.
NEW LISTING - Storybook 3 bd., 2 ba. log cabin with authentic lodge
styling and panoramic views on a private tree-filled, 3/4-acre parcel.
Large living room, dining area, kitchen, bath/laundry, two decks .
Real wood floors, wood windows and doors, natural stone and slate
fireplace, country kitchen with granite countertop and bar, updated
bathrooms, central air and heat, ceiling fans and a recent roof.
Perfect for vacation getaway or full time living. $249,500.
MINUTES FROM SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK - Comfortable, well-
maintained, 3 bd., 2 ba. Over 2 dozen fruit trees and mature grapes,
large raised vegetable beds, irrigation front and back. Well designed
kitchen, indoor laundry, screen porch and more. $247,000.
NEW LISTING - In the quietest part of Cherokee Oaks, this like-new
3 bd., 2.5 ba., 1,900 sq. ft. home has new carpet, new paint through-
out, an excellent roof and charming architectural elements. The
kitchen is well designed and large enough for a breakfast table, with
an intimate patio right out the kitchen door. The view of distant moun-
tains is expansive. At $125 per square foot, the home is priced for a
quick sale. $239,000.
NEW LISTING - 2 bd., 2 ba. home tucked under spreading branches
of mature trees in Cherokee Oaks. Oversized parcel, several fruit
trees, lots of room for gardens and more orchard trees. The home is
sound, with a recent roof replacement. An excellent starter home
with plenty of room to add value through updating. $229,000.
NEW LISTING - Charming 2 bd. cabin 10 minutes from Sequoia
National Park, 15 minutes from Ladybug trailhead. New roof, new
HVAC, new paint. An ideal getaway cabin. $149,900.
3.7-ACRE ELEVATED PARCEL - Panoramic view, graded road to
building pad, well, septic installed, power nearby. Backs up to his-
toric Dinely flume, a walker's paradise. Possibly splittable. $129,000.
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THREE RIVERS - NEWLISTING - 5.6 acres, South
Fork riverfront, prime location, private beach,
1,900 sq. ft. w/ studio apt. $585,000.
THREE RIVERS - South Fork riverfront, 2,700+ sq.
ft., 3 bd.,2 ba., gourmet kitchen, rec. room, 2
bonus rooms, 4 ac. $499,000.
THREE RIVERS - NEWLISTING - Sierra Dr.,
2 bd., 2 ba., Saltillo tile, 2.5 ac., panoramic
views, above-ground pool. $325,000.
THREE RIVERS -
$385,000.
NEWLISTING - Ultimate
cabin in Sequoia National park , 2 bd. A-frame
w/large loft, spectacular views.
THREE RIVERS-River View Restaurant and
Lounge, indoor and outdoor dining, riverfront,
4 pizza ovens, apartment, 1+ ac. $885,000.
BUSINESS
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559-561-4507
REALTOR MLS
THREE RIVERS - North Fork Dr., 4 bd., 3 ba.,
family room, decks, 3,100+ sq. ft., barn
and arena, 6.95 fenced acres. $499,000.
THREE RIVERS - Washburn Dr., hand crafted, 4
bd., 3 ba., .85 wooded ac., 2 bd.,1 ba. guest
house, studio w/ bath, lg. shop. $350,000.
THREE RIVERS - NEWLISTING - custom built w/
many upgrades, 3 bd., 2 ba., 1.92 ac. Sit on
your deck and enjoy the views. $348,000.
THREE RIVERS - On the Kaweah River bank, 3
bd., 3 ba., fireplace, large deck, 2-car garage,
.62 ac. (Adj. lot $49K) $315,000.
THREE RIVERS - Hawk Hollow, builder owned, 3
bd., 2 1/4 ba., office, game room, lg. detached
shop, deeded river access. $595,000.
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THREE RIVERS - North Fork Dr., 3 bd., 2 ba.,
totally renovated. lg. deck., garage, 1.5 ac.,
riverfront. $335,000.
THREE RIVERS - NEWLISTING - Old Three
Rivers Rd., classic custom home, 3 bd., 2 ba.,
in-ground pool and spa, 1 ac. $359,000.
THREE RIVERS -NEWLISTING - 3 bd., 2 ba.,
office/weight room, recent updates, vaulted
ceilings, .77 landscaped ac. $235,000.
THREE RIVERS - North Fork Dr., 52 ac., wonder-
ful views, secluded, various building sites,
well, septic, electric, borders BLM. $260,000.
THREE RIVERS - 5 South Fork riverfront ac.,
4 bd., 4 ba., 2-car detached garage w/shop,
storage, former group home. $229,000.
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river frontage, 1,728-sq. ft. barn, fenced, well,
septic, yurt, some owner finance. $225,000.
THREE RIVERS - NEWLISTING - N. Fork Dr.,
riverfront w/beach, 3 bd., 2 ba., 2,300 sq. ft.,
garage, 3.24 ac., mature trees. $425,000.
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$380,000.
South Fork Estates, 3 bd.,
2 1/4 ba., 2,300 sq. ft.,custom, 2.4 ac.,
lake view.
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2,800 sq. ft., Alta Peak/Moro Rock views, in-
ground pool, 2.75 ac. $359,000.
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CHEROKEE OAKS, FLAT LOT. $45,000.
WASHBURN DR., OWC. $60,000.
S. FORK DR., 2.29 AC., WOODED $70,000.
N. FORK DR., 30 AC., WELL. $198,000.
SALT CREEK, 40 AC., REMOTE. $450,000.
WERE SELLING
REAL ESTATE...
THREE RIVERS LOTS AND ACREAGE
.5 AC., RIVERBANK, SHARED WELL. $49,900.
SUPER BUY - 4 AC., SF RIVER. $95,000.
9.7 AC., PRIVATE RD., NF RIVER. $105,000.
3.5 AC., WOODED, SF RIVER. $158,000.
THREE RIVERS RIVERFRONT
SOLD SOLD
THREE RIVERS - Log home, 2 bd., 2 ba., large
loft, vaulted ceilings, wood floors, large
deck, shop, 5.71 ac. $260,000.
THREE RIVERS - NEWLISTING ,N. Fork Dr., 1,900
sq. ft., 3 bd., 2 ba., deck, 1.65 wooded acres
with river access. $295,000.
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frontage,
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2 bd., 1 ba., 2.39 ac., plus 1/1 cottage,
charming barn, water tank
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CALL FOR AN EVALUATION
NEW LISTING South Fork Dr., 2 bd., 2.,
ba., 1,400 sq. ft., 5.13 ac., family room, wood
fireplace, large windows, kitchen island and
beautiful gardens, a must-see. $229,000.
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area. 2 bd., 2 ba., 1,236 sq. ft., 1.16 ac. New
roof, well, septic, stone fireplace, 2-car
garage, views. Needs work. $110,000.
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on the market, this exquisite 2 bd., 2 ba.,
1,630 sq. ft., 6-year new home on the bank of
the main fork is a must see. $598,000.
N. KAWEAH RIVER DR. Riverfront, 3 bed-
rooms, 3 baths, gourmet kitchen, guest facil-
ity, modular home, 57+/- ac., suitable for
horses/cattle. $1,115,000.
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Hammond Dr. .5 ac. $20,000 Black Oak Dr. 2.49 ac. $65,000
Dinely Dr. .57 ac. $44,900
Sierra Dr. 1.0 ac. $59,000 Hammond Dr. 1.49 ac. $69,900 North Fork Dr. 6.45 ac $185,000
Hammond Dr. 1.21 ac. $60,000 Buckhorn Trail 5.06 ac. $185,000
Hammond Dr. .75 ac. $65,000 Sierra Dr. 11.88 ac. $185,000
Hwy 198 2.2 ac. $95,000 August Dr. 2.77 ac. $160,000 Noel Dr. 3.27 ac. $200,000
Sierra Dr. 2.5 ac. $209,000
Mineral King Dr. .8 ac. $65,000 Eagles View Dr. 2.79 ac. $99,000 Mineral King Dr. 45.02 ac. $169,000
Buckhorn Trail 8.56 ac. $250,000
Black Oak Dr. 1.2 ac. $48,000 Ferndale Dr. .75 ac. $68,000 Washburn Dr. .5 ac. $120,000 Sierra Dr. 36.5 ac. $175,000
N. Kaweah River Dr.52.0 ac. $295,000
Sierra Dr. 4.28 ac. $125,000
Buckhorn Trail 5.69 ac. $375,000
Mineral King Dr. 12.03 ac. $79,000 Silver City .22 ac. $149,000
South Fork Dr. 1.5 ac. $380,000
Sierra Dr. 10.27 ac. $399,000 Mineral King Dr. 10.06 ac. $85,000 Eagles View Dr. 4.62 ac. $149,000
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NEW LISTING The Riverwoods Ranch,
newly remodeled, 3 bd., 2 ba., den, approx.
37 ac., 1,100 ft. of river frontage, 4 sandy
beaches, wilderness and trails. $795,000.
NEW LISTING Mineral King Rd., private
top-of-the-hill location with views of Eagles
Nest, 2 bd., 2.5 ba., 2,600 sq. ft. on 36 acres.
$388,500.
MINERAL KING RD. 14 private acres on
East Fork river, three 1-room cabins
w/porches, spring-fed water, solar system
w/generator backup. $450,000.
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561-1900
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NEW LISTING Small home with huge
views, includes 8+ acres, detached garage
and an observatory. $262,600.
SHORT SALE Cherokee Oaks, Oakridge
Dr., Blossom Peak views, 3 bd., 2 ba.,
upgrades, fireplace, family room, garage,
1.23 ac., natural landscaping. $200,000.
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riverfront, 3 bd., 2.5 ba., 2,652 sq. ft., 2 living
rms., laundry rm., pantry, 4.41 ac., garage,
carport, barn w/workshop. $390,000.
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BEST EXPOSURE
NEW LISTING Cozy cabin with 123 feet of
river frontage on the main fork of the Kaweah
River, 0.67 acres zoned commercial. Owner
financing available. $380,000.
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OFF WASHBURN DR. 4 bd., 4 ba., 2,740
sq. ft., 23 acres, mature gardens, fenced
area for pets, 2-car detached garage, mini
barn/shop, swimming pool. $398,000.
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3 bd., 2 ba., 1,440 sq. ft., vaulted ceilings,
central heat-A/C; washer, dryer and fridge.
Minutes to Sequoia Natl Park. $35,000.
N. KAWEAH RIVER DR. Great secluded
location, 2 bd., 1 ba., river access, views,
updates, Corian countertops, vaulted ceil-
ings, woodstove, deck. $129,000.
NEW LISTING Cherokee Oaks, cute 3 br.,
2 ba., 1,205 sq. ft. home in very good condi-
tion with panoramic views. Hurry! $199,000.
HAMMOND DR. 2 bd., 2 ba. 1,564 sq. ft.,
two-story country home with views of Moro
Rock. Upstairs loft can be used as 3rd bd. or
office. $249,000.
SOUTH FORK DR. Beautifully maintained,
3 bd., 2 ba., 1,265 sq. ft., manufactured
home, 1.35 ac., 2-car garage, RV facilities,
quiet setting w/pond. $198,000.
NEW LISTING Mountain hideaway,
recently renovated, 3 br., 2 ba., 1,800 sq. ft.,
lg. windows, patios and screened porch to
take advantage of views. $265,000.
KAWEAH RIVER DR. Riverfront property,
1 bd., 1.5 ba., garage/shop area, large slid-
ers open onto backyard and river views.
$210,000.
NEW LISTING Country living on North Fork
Dr., 3 bd., 2.5 ba., 2,190 sq. ft. on 3.97 ac, 2-
car attached garage. Suitable for horses and
backs up to BLM land. $299,000.
NEW LISTING La Cienega Dr., 2 bd., 2 ba.,
2,000 sq. ft., 3.53 ac., views of Moro Rock
and Alta Peak from kitchen, dining rm., living
rm., den, master suite. Call now. $299,900.
NEW LISTING Sierra Dr., 3 bd., 2 ba.,
2,100 sq. ft. vintage home on 1.9 ac. exudes
character, time period features and breath-
taking views of the Sierras. $230,000.
NEW LISTING Washburn Dr., 4 bd., 3 ba.,
2,600+ sq. ft., lg. wooded lot, upgraded
appliances, Corian counters, lg. master
suite, huge garage and shop. $319,000.
RIVERFRONT B&B selling as home, per-
mitted as B&B, 3,534 sq. ft., 6 bd., office, 4
ba., priced to sell at $659,000. Includes most
furnishings. Business available at $70,000.
NORTH FORK DR. Riverfront, great river
and mountain views, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths,
guest cottage, gazebo, 2 parcels totaling
5.21+/- ac. $880,000.
NORTH FORK DR. Vintage home, 2 bd., 1
ba., North Fork river, fireplace, 2-car
detached garage, mature trees, covered
patio, art studio, 2+ ac. $325,000.
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open floor plan, large kitchen, bonus room,
oversized 2-car garage, .62 ac., walking dis-
tance to Sequoia Union School. $219,000.
LEMON COVE
40846 SIERRA DRIVE THREE RIVERS
David Learned 280-0704
www.davidlearned.com
Robert Goff 679-7299
Gerald Avants 289-7677
Richard Smith 382-6676
Curtis Beedle 936-7515
Chris Britten 936-7767
Diana Glass 280-5853
Diana Jules 799-8201
www.teamdiana.com
Esther Garcia 359-7033
Scott Savastio (818) 970-7268
Carol L. Dopko (310) 890-1876
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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
NEED A TENANT FOR YOUR PROPERTY?
LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO RENT?
LEMON COVE 3 bd., 2 ba., 1,867 sq. ft. $1,200/mo.
NEW LISTING North Fork Dr., mobile
home with river access, 2 bd., 1 ba., 1,440
sq. ft., dining area, indoor laundry, new shed
and 5-year-old roof. $35,000.
REDUCED REDUCED
SIERRA DR. Turnkey motel, 10-unit main
building, , 3-bd. 2-ba. home, managers quar-
ters, office. $525,000.
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ily home, 3 bd., 2 ba., 1,415 sq. ft. w/new
stainless steel appliances, wood stove, new
paint in/out, saltwater pool, more. $239,000.
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properties available, 190+/- acres, several
dwellings. $1,695,000.
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WWW.KAWEAHCOMMONWEALTH.COM
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THIS WEEKEND...
RIVER VIEW LOUNGE:
LIVE MUSIC
Friday, August 1, 9 pm-12 am: Ka-
raoke by Joelle. Saturday, August
2, 9:30 pm-1:30 am: DJ Dale. Sun-
day, August 3, 4-8 pm: Dirty Poppas.
42323 Sierra Dr.; 561-2211
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1ST SATURDAY THREE RIVERS
Saturday, Aug. 2, 11 am-5 pm,
throughout Three Rivers (watch
for the purple/gold fags). Pick up
free maps at Three Rivers Histori-
cal Society or Anne Langs Empo-
rium. Dozens of artists; specials
throughout town, lessons, and dem-
onstrations; discounts at galleries,
restaurants, and on lodging; local
art for show and sale. 561-3463;
www.1stsaturday.com.
COMING SOON...
OPEN SWIMMING POOL DAYS
Monday-Thursday, Aug. 4-7, 1-3 pm,
Santa Teresita Youth Conference
Center, St. Anthony Retreat, Three
Rivers. Swimming pool open to the
public. Minors must be accompanied
by an adult. Free admission. Ad-
ditional public pool day: August 10.
561-4595.
THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY
BLOOD DRIVE
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2:30-6 pm,
Three Rivers Memorial Building.
Blood donation takes less than one
hour to complete. Donors must be
in good general health, weigh a
minimum of 110 pounds, and be
at least 17 years old. Senior citi-
zens are encouraged to donate, as
there is no upper age limit. Donors
should eat a good meal and drink
plenty of water within four hours
prior to their donation. Donors can
give blood every eight weeks, the
time it takes for the body to com-
pletely replace a pint of blood. A
Social Security number is required
for registration and all donors must
present photo identifcation upon
registration. Administered by the
Central California Blood Center;
sponsored by the Three Rivers Li-
ons Club. 561-4549.
SQUARE DANCING CLUB
Thursday, August 7, 7-9 pm, Three
Rivers Arts Center, 41763 North
Fork Dr. Monthly meeting to teach
and perform square dancing. Begin-
ners welcome. Open to the public.
$5/person. Caller: Rick Hampton.
561-4270.
FULL MOON ON MORO ROCK
Friday, Aug. 8, 7:30 pm, meet at
the top of Moro Rock, Giant Forest
area, Sequoia National Park. Watch
the full moon rise over the Great
Western Divide during this astron-
omy program that will focus on the
features of the moon. All ages wel-
come. Free; open to the public (park
entrance fee required). 565-4251.
BIG TREES BARN DANCE
Saturday, Aug. 9, 7:30-9 pm, Beetle
Rock Education Center, Giant For-
est area, Sequoia National Park. An
old-fashioned community dance with
basic instruction and period music.
Families welcome. Free; open to the
public (park entrance fee required).
Sponsored by Sequoia Natural His-
tory Association. 565-4251.
GUEST CHEF NIGHT
Saturday, Aug. 16, Silver City Moun-
tain Resort, Mineral King area, Se-
quoia National Park. During this an-
nual event, a guest chef will prepare
a fve-course meal that is served out-
doors featuring the fnest local ingre-
dients. Book a cabin and spend the
weekend or just reserve a place at
the table. Reservations/information:
reservations@silvercityresort.com
or 561-3223.
ONGOING...
FREE MEDITATION TIME
Thursdays, 7:15 pm, Yoga of the Se-
quoias, 41838 Sierra Dr., Three Riv-
ers. 786-3358.
SEQUOIA FIELD INSTITUTE:
OUTDOOR SEMINARS,
LESSONS, AND PROGRAMS
Programs daily in Sequoia National
Park with subjects from Astronomy
to Zoology. Go to www.sequoiahis-
tory.org for a complete list of edu-
cational programs. 565-4251.
SEQUOIA FOOTHILLS
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE /
THREE RIVERS
HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Open daily, 9 am-5 pm, 42268 Si-
erra Dr. Visitor information servic-
es; free wireless Internet. 561-3300.
RANGER-LED PROGRAMS
For a complete list of free ranger-
led programs offered at Sequoia
and Kings Canyon National Parks,
check online at: www.nps.gov/seki/
planyourvisit/rangerprogsched.
htm.
AMERICAN MARTIAL ARTS
Tuesdays and Thursdays, First Bap-
tist Church, 42013 Eggers Dr., Three
Rivers. Children (5-12 years): 4:15-
5 pm; adults, 5-6:30 pm. Cost: $25/
month. Information: 786-4803; 623-
1002.
EXERCISE FOR SENIORS
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fri-
days, 9:30 am, Three Rivers Me-
morial Building. Sponsored by
Three Rivers Senior League. Re-
sistance training, balance, and
weight workout. Open to anyone
55+. $15 annual membership fee.
AUGUST
credible favor. Thats all there is
to it, yet I might give my left arm
for some more of that bread.
Thankfully, however, I dont
and we continue our journey to-
ward Las Ramblas. The sun is
strong and has pulled the revel-
ers from the night before out of
hiding. Our pace is leisurely as
we appreciate the people, art,
and street performers that line
the boulevard.
Soon we fnd ourselves sitting
at another caf near the water, not
really very hungry but incredibly
content. Sangria is ordered and
we pore over the menu searching
for the hidden gem, that golden
nugget, the perfect bite.
Allison Millner and her hus-
band, Dane, are the owners/op-
erators of Sierra Subs and Salads.
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