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Supervisors Get Quarterly Updates On Operational Priorities

MADERA COUNTY – The Board of Supervisors continues to move forward on their Operational Priorities, receiving reports from staff and inviting the public to a Management Workshop in Bass Lake next month. On Tuesday, Mar. 6, Madera County management provided a quarterly update to the Board on the eight priorities chosen at the 2017 Management Workshop. The priorities are Mission/Vision/Values, ...

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Multi-Vehicle Crash Blocks Highway 41 At Fast Tire

COARSEGOLD — A three-vehicle accident blocked Highway 41 this morning just south of Coarsegold in front of Fast Tire. Just before 10:30 a.m., John Glenos, 72, of North Fork was headed to Fast Tire, where he had just days ago, put four new tires on his Pontiac G6. Glenos was northbound on Highway 41, and says he put on his ...

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Train Now To Volunteer At A Red Cross Shelter

OAKHURST – Remember last summer when the devastating Detwiler Fire hit, and you were wondering what you could do to help? Now is the time to register for the Red Cross Shelter Boot Camp, right here in the mountains. Red Cross volunteers put compassion into action every day, and your help is needed to man the Red Cross shelters when ...

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Pair Pleads Guilty In Bass Lake Heights Burglary Case

BASS LAKE – Two suspects arrested on Jan. 10 for breaking into a garage in Bass Lake Heights and stealing numerous items, have both pleaded guilty in Bass Lake Superior Court. Tama Lucas, 25, entered into an agreement and pleaded guilty on Jan. 25 to a felony (PC 496a) of receiving stolen property. She was sentenced on Feb. 22 to ...

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Driver Escapes Without Injuries In Road 400 Rollover Crash

COARSEGOLD – A Raymond woman walked away from a single-vehicle accident on Road 400 today, suffering only a few bruises after crashing her SUV off the side of the road. Just before 12:30 p.m., the 49-year-old driver was southbound on Road 400 just south of Road 415 when, for unknown reasons, she failed to negotiate a right-hand turn and crossed ...

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IRS Refunds Worth $1.1 Billion Waiting To Be Claimed

WASHINGTON ―Unclaimed federal income tax refunds totaling about $1.1 billion may be waiting for an estimated 1 million taxpayers who did not file a 2014 federal income tax return, according to the Internal Revenue Service. To collect the money, these taxpayers must file their 2014 tax return with the IRS no later than this year’s tax deadline, Tuesday, April 17. ...

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David Linn Says He’ll Run For Re-election As District Attorney

MADERA – Madera County District Attorney David Linn announced today that he is a candidate for re-election as Madera County D.A. in the June 5 election. When Linn was first elected in 2014, he said he wasn’t sure if he would seek re-election, but has now decided to do so. All necessary documents and filing fees were provided to the ...

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Learn About Creating Smoke-Free Homes And Workplaces

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Tobacco Education Program will be presenting a free workshop on Mar. 15, about how you can increase tobacco-free air in outdoor and indoor spaces where you live, work and play. Most people know that smoking and breathing secondhand smoke is toxic, but may not be aware of the impact of thirdhand smoke. Both secondhand and ...

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Snow Brings Good News For Some Skiers In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — With all the recent snow in the Sierra, there is a bit of good news from the Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area today. In a posting on their Facebook page, they’ve made the following announcement: We are excited to announce the opening of the Nordic Center at Yosemite Ski & Snowboard Area with limited services starting March 9, ...

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Site Chosen For New Community College In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — At its Mar. 6 Board of Trustees meeting, the State Center Community College District (SCCCD) Board approved the purchase of 30.20 acres of property located on the west side of Westlake Drive, north of Highway 49 in Oakhurst, for the purchase price of $1,822,500. Pending a successful close of escrow, this will be the new site of the ...

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