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Siebenberg Back To Build YHS Baseball

OAKHURST – Bob Siebenberg says he campaigned with enthusiasm for the position of Head Coach for Yosemite High School baseball. Now, he looks forward to getting back on the field and down to business. “We have a hard core crew of kids who want to do well and are ready to go to work,” he says.

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Free Days For National Wildlife Refuges

If you have never visited a national wildlife refuge before, one of the fee-free days would be the perfect opportunity to see what you’ve been missing, like this sandhill crane at the Merced National Wildlife Refuge. Get outside and enjoy some of the country’s most magical places – America’s national wildlife refuges – and get free admission on these days ...

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Sierra Meadows Golf Stays Open

AHWAHNEE – Staff at Sierra Meadows Golf and Country Club are reporting they’ve received good news: the club will stay open for the near future after members voted on a proposal that will have them paying a little bit more to play a whole lot longer, they hope. Last month Sierra Meadows owner Robert Bard sent out a letter telling ...

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Cause 4 Paws Thrift Shop Vandalized

OAKHURST – Madera County Sheriff’s office is reporting that a popular Oakhurst thrift store that donates its proceeds to support animals, was found vandalized, with nearly $1,000 worth of donated Christmas items discovered missing or destroyed. When the owner of A Cause 4 Paws located on Highway 41 arrived at her thrift store yesterday, she found the property had been ...

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Vote Logan For Little League

COARSEGOLD – He may be less than five years old, but Logan Sesto is already a well-known person in the foothills, and now, the Coarsegold Elementary School student is poised to go nation-wide, as he’s on the short-list to win the 2014 Little League Photo Contest. Local boy Logan needs our votes. Click through to the Logan Little League link.

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Fatal Accident Near Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – A single vehicle accident on Road 274 near Fawn Point has claimed the life of a Fresno resident. At 11:46 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 6, a bicyclist riding west on Road 274 spotted an overturned Jeep about 100 feet down the embankment on the north side of the road. CHP, Cal Fire, and Sheriff’s Deputies responded to ...

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Bass Lake School District Election Redux

MADERA COUNTY – The Bass Lake School District will need a do-over on their Area 4 Trustee election. Results of the Nov. 4 contest were in already in question when the County Office of Elections declined to certify results of the race. Now, the long-time Trustee who seemed to have been voted out will remain in office until a new ...

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Restoring Public Land After Pot Farms

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – University scientists studying the effects of forest thinning on a species of small mammal did not expect to find evidence of toxic chemicals in the organs of their subject, the Pacific fisher. When post-mortem tests showed that fisher after fisher had the same significant amount of rodenticide in the liver, researchers looked not far afield and ...

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All Things Bright And Beautiful

46 years ago on the Sunday before Thanksgiving a television special premiered starring Burl Ives, Lionel Hampton, Randy Sparks & The Back Porch Majority, and me. It was November 24, 1968, and I was just nine years old. Burl Ives was already a huge star known to many as the Wayfaring Stranger. My mom said to call him Mr. Ives. ...

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Forget The Turkey, Save Yourself!

ANYTOWN, USA – This is the time of year we gather in America to express our gratitude and bond over turkey and football. Glossy magazines decorate the aisles of overflowing supermarkets, resplendent with cornucopia, while malls stock up on stocking stuffers as Black Friday looms and the season of consumption begins. The juggernaut is on us. All we really want ...

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