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Shooting Scare At Summerville High  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA – A Summerville High School student was taken out of class today after threatening to shoot up the school. Calls from several parents to Clarke ...



Ditler Named Principal At Summerville High School  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA — Summerville High School did not have to look far to find its new principal. Kellene Ditler was hired today by the school's board of trustees to ...



Summerville’s New Superintendent From Calaveras High  MyMotherLode.com

Outgoing Summerville Union High School District Superintendent Robert Griffith announces that his successor has been chosen.



‘Every 15 Minutes’ Hits Home At Summerville High  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA -- As first responders converged in a central part of the Summerville High School campus, two smashed, overturned vehicles made for a grim ...



Update: Summerville High Was Put On Lockdown  MyMotherLode.com

Update at 3:06pm: Summerville High officials are further clarifying actions taken to call for a temporary campus lockdown earlier this afternoon. Superintendent ...



‘Harvey’ opens at Summerville High School  Union Democrat

Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy will introduce “Harvey” this week in Tuolumne. The play is about a man and his ...



Summerville principal resigns to take director role at county office  Union Democrat

Diana Harford announced her resignation as Summerville High School principal Monday to take the position of director of school and district support beginning ...



It was homecoming at Summerville  Union Democrat

Kat McKinstry was crowned homecoming queen Friday night at Summerville High. Escorted by her grandfather Richard McKinstry, who she calls Pappa, ...



Summerville High board to consider superintendent candidates  Union Democrat

The search for a new Summerville Union High School District superintendent is on schedule, and officials expect to announce the hire at a June 27 board ...



Ditler named Summerville High and Connections Academy principal  Union Democrat

Kellene Ditler, new principal of Summerville High School and the Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy, taught at the community day school at ...



Summerville High superintendent to retire  Union Democrat

Robert Griffith on Friday announced his retirement after five years as Summerville Union High School District superintendent. Griffith, 63, a resident of Twain ...



4 Students Arrested in Northern California, Suspected of Plotting Killings in High School  New York Times

Four Northern California high school students have been arrested in connection with what law enforcement officials called a highly detailed plan to shoot and kill ...



Long-time Tuolumne County educator to retire in June  Union Democrat

When Dave Urquhart was principal of Summerville High School in 2002 and awaiting heart transplant surgery in a Stanford-area hospital, he heard that a staff ...



Summerville music teacher honored for decades of service and encouragement  Union Democrat

A Summerville Union High School District choir teacher and the director of the acclaimed and award winning jazz choir Jazz@8 was honored Tuesday night with ...



High School Football Tonight  MyMotherLode.com

It is week one of the high school football season for some teams, and week two for others.



Mother Lode school superintendents respond to shootings, safety, and armed teachers;  Union Democrat

Several superintendents in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties disagree with President Donald Trump's proposal to arm teachers to prevent school shootings.



Sonora Union High School District trustee candidates seek a new direction for board  Union Democrat

Five candidates vying for three open seats on the Sonora Union High School District Board of Trustees intend to pivot the board toward an era of transparency.



Summerville High honors graduates with annual fireworks display  Union Democrat

The stands at Thorsted Field were packed with family and friends of the 129 graduates of Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts ...



Threat against “SHS” deemed a hoax, but law enforcement stood watch  Union Democrat

A shooting threat directed at an unspecified school with the acronym “SHS” circulated widely on social media Wednesday, but students at Sonora and ...



Summerville High twins advocate for those with special needs  Union Democrat

Twins from Sonora, now Summerville High School seniors, met their neighbor Sinclair Darr, who has Down Syndrome, over 12 years ago. “Sinclair has ...



Kirk and Sylwester square off to win votes in Tuolumne County’s 3rd District  Union Democrat

The two challengers vying to replace Evan Royce on Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors District 3, squared off Tuesday evening to debate and to try to ...



Foundations, donor team up to send Summerville students to ‘Mock Trial’ competition  Union Democrat

The Summerville High School Foundation recently partnered with Sonora Area Foundation and an anonymous donor to award a Bear Grant of $3100 to ...



Many seats, few candidates for November election  Union Democrat

Candidates aren't exactly lining up to compete for dozens of open seats on school boards and special districts in the Mother Lode that are up for grabs in the ...



The lights are bright on Friday night | Home  Calaveras Enterprise

For five seasons from 2006 to 2011, the TV drama “Friday Night Lights” focused on the small-town phenomena of Friday night football. I was a latecomer to the ...



Black Oak Casino Brings New Music To The Foothills  MyMotherLode.com

Tuolumne, CA -- Music lovers in the Mother Lode can kick-up their heels as a new concert series featuring mostly country acts kicks off in May. Black Oak ...



Gun violence vigil in Sonora draws over 100 people  Union Democrat

People started arriving at Courthouse Square in downtown Sonora just after 4:30 p.m. Sunday, about a half dozen at first, but the number quickly doubled within ...



Schools name high achievers for March  Union Democrat

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for March: Ahna Bell, second grade, Belleview Elementary — Ahna, the daughter of Eric and ...



Columbia College preps for 50th anniversary celebration  Union Democrat

Columbia College students, staff, faculty and generations of graduates are preparing for the school's 50th anniversary celebration community picnic this ...



Outgoing TCEDA board member chastises public, media in farewell speech  Union Democrat

Jim Gianelli gave a farewell speech to the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority Governing Board on Thursday in which he chastised the public ...



Four vie for Roundup crown, one for junior crown  Union Democrat

The Mother Lode Roundup is just around the corner, and the contests for 2018 Mother Lode Roundup Queen and Junior Roundup Queen have begun.



Summerville High, Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy announce honor rolls  Union Democrat

Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy have announced honor rolls for the fall semester of the 2017-18 school year: ...



Tuolumne County Sheriff Race Looks To Be Competitive  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA -- On the same day that Tuolumne County Undersheriff Bill Pooley filed his election papers to officially become a candidate to replace Jim Mele, a.



Summerville Bears stung by the Hilmar Yellowjackets  Union Democrat

ed/mb The Hilmar High School Yellowjackets buzzed by the Summerville High School Bears with a 47-3 victory in the opening CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football ...



MLL Finals  Union Democrat

The Mother Lode League track and field finals took place Thursday at Summerville High School's Thorsted Field. The events started in the afternoon and went ...



Summerville High School bears down on Denair in season opener  Union Democrat

It's no wonder that in the animal kingdom the bear is known to be more formidable than the coyote. That proved to be true in the kingdom of school mascots as ...



Bret Harte team to go to state | School News  Calaveras Enterprise

The Bret Harte High School Academic Decathlon team earned enough points to dethrone the Summerville High School Bears from a six-year run as regional ...



Pins and wins  Union Democrat

Mother Lode League wrestlers were on the road Friday and Saturday for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V tournament. Sonora placed third behind Calaveras ...



Mother Lode schools receive threatening message believed to be a hoax  Union Democrat

An email sent to Calaveras County school administrators and others throughout the state that threatened to bomb schools and shoot students and staff has been ...



Fire destroys house of well-known Tuolumne family  Union Democrat

A fire on Woolworth Street in Tuolumne consumed the home of a family well-known to the Tuolumne education community on Saturday, prompting a ...



Sierra Xplosion Champion Athletes Head To U.S. Vegas Finals  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA -- "It's Vegas, baby" next month for the Mother Lode's all-star competitive cheerleading teams whose recent wins have qualified them for the U.S..



Schools name November’s star students  Union Democrat

Tuolumne County schools have announced Students of the Month for November: Ronan Kennedy, sixth grade, Belleview Elementary — “Ronan Kennedy is a ...



Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office: Four Arrested In School Shooting Plot  Capital Public Radio News

In Tuolumne County, four students at Summerville High School have been arrested for plotting a school shooting.



Summerville High locked down after student threat  Union Democrat

Summerville High School was on lockdown for about 30 minutes Tuesday morning after a student went into a keyboarding class and threatened two teachers.



Tuolumne County FFA students to benefit from homegrown meal  Union Democrat

Community members will get a taste, literally, of the work of agriculture students from throughout Tuolumne County at a Community Farm to Table Dinner on ...



Sonora, Summerville take their shots at annual Columbia College tournament  Union Democrat

Columbia College is hosting their annual boys basketball tournament. Eight high school teams are in action, including Summerville and Sonora. Final round The ...



Students present ‘Grease’ musical at Summerville  Union Democrat

Students from Summerville High School and Connections Visual and Performing Arts Academy will present the musical “Grease” this week in Tuolumne.



Summerville Parent Nursery School averts a shut down  Union Democrat

On a recent sunny Monday morning, in the hills outside Tuolumne, the Summerville Parent Nursery School perched serenely a few dozen feet off Tuolumne ...



Tuolumne entertainment venue to stage first show May 25  Union Democrat

A piece of land that fueled the township of Tuolumne's economy for the first half of the 20th century will be host to nationally renowned entertainers beginning ...



Urquhart Retiring After 41 Years In Education  MyMotherLode.com

Groveland, CA -- A longtime local educator will retire at the end of June, and a transition plan is already in place for his leadership role in the Big Oak Flat.



Thousands line Washington Street for Roundup parade  Union Democrat

The 61st annual Mother Lode Roundup Parade was held Saturday morning in downtown Sonora. More than 100 entries marched or rode down Washington ...



Thirteen candidates face voters on June 5  Union Democrat

There are 13 local candidates in four contested races to be decided by Tuolumne County voters in the June 5 primary election. The Board of Supervisors and ...



Summerville students build 300-pound car  Union Democrat

When Summerville High School rolled out its “Cardboard Car Challenge” more than eight years ago, it didn't suspect the cars would get so big. This afternoon at ...



Mother Lode League football playoffs begin Thursday at Sonora  Union Democrat

Friday night marked the beginning of the postseason for Calaveras, Sonora and Summerville high schools' varsity football teams. With final stats and records in ...



Inmates At Work Outside Tuolumne County Jail  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA – The Tuolumne County Jail outside inmate work crews program is almost a year old -- so how is it working? "So far, we have not had one issue with ...



Curtis Creek, Sonora strongest at youth track meet  Union Democrat

The Curtis Creek boys and the Sonora Elementary girls were the strongest teams Thursday at the Tuolumne County Middle School Track Meet. Curtis Creek and ...



WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Attempted murder and relatively quiet Mother Lode Roundup Parade  Union Democrat

Attempted murder in Sonora A Sonora woman was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of attempted murder after authorities say she shot her ex-boyfriend ...



Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians opens new Public Safety Building  Modesto Bee

The tribal security and fire departments of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians have moved from separate headquarters into a new 8640-square-foot Public ...



Students celebrate famous Miranda court case for Law Day  Union Democrat

On March 13, 1963, Ernesto Miranda, a criminal suspect in the kidnapping and rape of an 18-year-old girl, was led by officers through the doors of a Phoenix ...



Author to share hiking highlights  Union Democrat

Her adventures hiking more than 70 trails in order to write a local guidebook will be shared by Katherine Joye at a 2 p.m. program at the Tuolumne City Museum ...



Tuolumne County champs  Union Democrat

Soulsbyville had four individual champions and two runners-up Saturday, Dec. 10, and won the Tuolumne County Elementary Schools Wrestling Meet at ...



Deputies, CHP chase stolen car suspect to Oakdale  Union Democrat

It was the law enforcement pursuit heard from the foothills to the valley, a 50-plus mile chase that ended in a dramatic finish with a highway patrolman busting ...



Coaching in the Mother Lode isn't easy!  Calaveras Enterprise

A little after 9:30 p.m. on a typical fall Friday night in the Mother Lode, high school football players and their families head to their favorite postgame spots ...



Rumors of threats keep law enforcement busy at schools in Stanislaus County, foothills  Modesto Bee

Rumors swirled around schools in the Northern San Joaquin Valley and foothills as reports of potential threats of violence circulated.



Forest Service cancels astronomy programs at heliport  Union Democrat

Planets, stars, constellations and galaxies in the night sky are one of the free benefits for people who spend nights high in the Central Sierra, and for people who ...



Marching to the beat  Union Democrat

Several Tuolumne County school bands participated in the annual band review Wednesday evening at Thorsted Field in Tuolumne. The review is one of many ...



The man behind the lens  Union Democrat

Much has changed in the world of photography since Rich Miller opened his own studio 30 years ago. A lot, including Miller's innate ability to make subjects ...



Richard (Rick) Kuebler Jr.  South Platte Sentinel

Richard (Rick) Arthur Harry Kuebler Jr., (formerly of Sterling), died suddenly on Fri., Oct. 9, 2015 at his home in Twain Harte, Calif. at the age of 68. At Rick's ...



County kids are back in class  Union Democrat

A portion of Tuolumne County schools began classes on Tuesday and administrators all agreed that an atmosphere of optimism and zeal descended on their ...



Coroner IDs Stanislaus River victim as a 22-year-old Sonora woman  Union Democrat

A Sonora woman was pronounced dead at Oak Valley Hospital in Oakdale at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday following an inner tube float accident at Knights Ferry on the ...



DA: SHS scuffle evidence lacking;  Union Democrat

The Tuolumne County District Attorney will not pursue charges against Sonora High School Principal Todd Dearden for an incident involving an alleged scuffle ...



Brian Kent Taylor; March 29 1952 — Aug. 5 2017  Union Democrat

On Aug. 5, 2017, Brian Kent Taylor passed away in Emmett, Idaho, at the age of 65. He was born in Oakland and moved to Mi-Wuk Village at a young age.



Hundreds celebrate life of Lucas Gruenther;  Union Democrat

Tears, laughter and applause erupted intermittently Sunday as friends and family celebrated the life of Tuolumne County native and Air Force Major Lucas ...



Four vie for Twain Harte school board  Union Democrat

Besides the countywide Tuolumne Utilities District race, the second-most competitive local contest on the Nov. 8 ballot is for the board of a small school district in ...



Former Tuolumne woman forging fame  Union Democrat

A letter, a Skype interview and a passel of questions earned Knights Ferry resident Kelly Vermeer Vella one of four spots to compete on the reality show “Forged ...



Youth gridders warming up for 2016  Union Democrat

Youth gridders are back on the field this week preparing for their respective jamborees on Saturday, Aug. 20. The teams start with a week of conditioning and will ...



Tattoos taboo? Acceptance of employee body art growing over time;  Union Democrat

Whenever Danny Wandersee, 38, extends a hand to greet a client at Black Oak Casino, a small bit of tattooed scripture peaks out from his right cuff. The suit the ...



Bears rally to beat Coyotes in Denair  Union Democrat

DENAIR — The first time the Summerville Bears touched the ball and the last time had the same result – Zach Marquez punched it in for six. The 5-foot-6 senior ...



Thousands attend downtown Sonora parade  Union Democrat

The day was picture perfect for the 60th anniversary of the Mother Lode Parade in downtown Sonora Saturday. More than 100 entries drifted down Washington ...



Twins have passion for orienteering  Union Democrat

There are three things that paternal twin sisters Katie and Sarah Petersen need to put distance between themselves and the majority of high schoolers: a ...



Calaveras uses depth to propel past Bret Harte in rivalry track showdown  Calaveras Enterprise

The Mother Lode League track and field season is starting to hit its stride. Wednesday's cluster meet at Summerville High School was the second league cluster ...



Indigeny Reserve Adds Products, Accolades  MyMotherLode.com

Sonora, CA – Although fully open to the public only since early 2012, Sonora-based Indigeny Reserve already ranks as one of the Mother Lode's top tourist.



Pokémon Go descends on the Mother Lode;  Union Democrat

When Troy Lockwood moved to Sonora around early June to take a job as a cook at Black Oak Casino Resort, he mostly stayed inside. “I didn't have any friends, ...



Vella cuts through competition on History Channel program  Union Democrat

A gleaming steel blade with a horse-head pommel won Kelly Vermeer Vella $10000. About 200 people attended a viewing party for her episode of “Forged in ...



Youth theater group gets new hideout;  Union Democrat

After years of rehearsing wherever there was space, students in the Mountain Youth and Community Theatre now have a stage of their own. The nonprofit group ...



Student essays address freedom, visions for America;  Union Democrat

VFW Tuolumne Post 4748 and VFW Sonora Post 3154 reviewed student essays as part of the Patriot's Pen 2015-16 competition, whose theme was What ...



Coastal Carolina’s CWS championship hits close to home  Union Democrat

Jeremiah Grove and Brett Gordon were 1600 miles and two time zones away from each other. Grove was on his feet, holding his breath inside TD Ameritrade ...



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