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Clovis bull rider Sean Peterson sets sights on NFR

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter Bull riding has been Sean Peterson’s passion since he was 11 years old, when a friend of his father’s let him...

Clovis Botanical Garden pavilion now open

By Valerie Shelton, Editor After months of construction, the Clovis Botanical Garden’s first permanent structure, the Clovis Community Foundation Pavilion, officially opened March 31 with...

The Van Ornam twins spread disability awareness

Photo by Valerie Shelton - The Van Ornam family: Lori, Juliana, Sydnee and Mark.   By Valerie Shelton, Editor When twins Sydnee and Juliana Van Ornam, 14, were...

California Health Sciences University hosts Measure C town hall meeting

Clovis Community College staff and students sought community support for Measure C during a town hall meeting on March 29, held at California Health...

CR Superhero: Jim Ray

Photo by Ron Sundquist - Jim Ray at a recent Friday night dance at the Clovis Senior Center. By Valerie Shelton, Editor Clovis, as is often touted,...

School board adopts dress code changes

After months of deliberation, the Clovis Unified School Board voted 6-1 to adopt proposed gender-neutral changes to the district’s dress code on April 6. The...

Clovis West partners with EECU to offer banking and finance courses

Photo by Valerie Shelton - Clovis West principal Marc Hammack with students Brittney Medina and Giovanni Hernandez, who are signed up for next year’s banking...

California Health Sciences University announces plan to stay in Clovis

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s official: California Health Sciences University will be staying in Clovis, constructing its permanent campus in the Clovis Research and Technology...

Plans for Shaw and Armstrong Rite Aid denied

Photo by Valerie Shelton - Property owner Richard Ginder Jr., asks the city council to consider his plan to have a Rite Aid built on...

New Clovis water rates to have adverse effect on lowest users

Photo by Ron Sundquist - The city council chamber was packed on April 11, with many citizens present to protest the proposed water rate changes,...

City adopts Garfield Bionic Brains students’ idea

Photo by Ron Sundquist - Clovis council members with Garfield’s Bionic Brains students, from L-R, Nate Catillo, Upek Amarasinghe, Josef Bath, Sachini Kalkarni, Anaik Amarasinghe,...

Ag at Large: Oppressive rules hinder farmers

By Don Curlee Talking with, learning and writing about California farmers and their associates has been at least a half lifetime experience. It tells me...

True Equestrian: Horses need chiropractic care too

Photo by Lauren Mueller - Dr. DeBenedetto-Iared checks Chester’s flexibility.  By Lauren Mueller, Reporter Going to the chiropractor is a normal practice for some people. But...

Running Time unveiled

By Valerie Shelton, Editor It’s the first day of spring. A cool morning breeze rustles the pink blossom filled trees at the Dry Creek Trailhead...

A purpose driven life: Tim Thiessen’s miraculous recovery from West Nile virus

By Paul Meadors, Sports Editor paulmeadors@gmail.com By all accounts Tim Thiessen is a walking miracle. Nineteen months ago, the Granite Ridge teacher and baseball instructor was...

YEA graduates host fashion show

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Young entrepreneurs Emily Liang and CJ Harris, owners of CEAL Clothing, are continuing to expand their growing business, which sells stylish...

Clovis Community students debate tenure at the campus Oxford Debate

By Lauren Mueller, Reporter For 14 years, Cynthia Elliott has hosted an Oxford-style debate in her class at Clovis Community College, with her students as...

A scenic drive along the Wildflower Trail

Contributed The National Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway is primarily on State Highway 168, which ties the Sierra Nevada with eight foothill and mountain communities. The...

Clovis recognizes 16 juniors as Students of Promise

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Being a teenager isn’t easy—you constantly encounter social pressure, you often have a rigorous academic load and are making choices now...

Ag at Large – Next gold rush may be farming

Photo courtesy of Bob Berg/Getty Images. Marijuana farm in Goleta, California.   By Don Curlee   Unofficial of course but widespread is the belief that marijuana is already California’s...

Girls’ Night Out benefits Sisterhood of Survivors

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Every so often, girls need a night out to relax, have fun and pamper themselves. A local non-profit organization, Sisterhood of...

Saving Soles: Leadership students across districts join forces for Operation SOS shoe drive

By Valerie Shelton, Editor Running shoes can be expensive. Rather than foot the bill of $150 to $250 for the proper pair, instead many young...

Clovis Botanical Garden celebrates “Spring into Your Garden”

By Carole Grosch, Reporter Blooming flowers, blue skies and comfortable temperatures welcomed guests to the sixth "Spring into Your Garden" annual festival at the Clovis...

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