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Update On Deputies Following HazMat Exposure

OAKHURST — Two Madera County Sheriff’s Office deputies have been examined by doctors following what appears to have been exposure to hazardous chemicals while on duty. Just after 8:30 a.m. today, the Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate the possibility of stolen property at Oakhurst Self Storage on Winding Way. Shortly before 10 a.m., two of the responding deputies began exhibiting ...

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Holiday Spirit Abounds At Cowboy Christmas Concert

OAKHURST — Once again, the Oakhurst Lutheran Church has a special Cowboy Christmas Concert planned to get everyone in the holiday spirit on Sunday, Dec. 10. There will be two performances, one at 2:30 p.m., and a second at 6:30 p.m. The concerts feature Bobby Black, Tim Johnson, Candie Cobb, and Wendy LeBlanc. Bobby Black is a world renowned master ...

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Yosemite’s Tioga And Glacier Point Roads Close For The Season

YOSEMITE — The Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park are closed for the season, say Park officials, due to hazardous driving conditions. Recent winter storm activity throughout Yosemite National Park has resulted in snow accumulation above 6,000 feet. Glacier Point and Tioga Roads close each fall, when snow and ice create hazardous driving conditions, and remain closed throughout the winter ...

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Mariposa Museum & History Center Christmas Open House

MARIPOSA — Santa Claus is a big fan of history, just as we are. He’s officially inviting the community to stop by the Mariposa Museum and History Center Christmas Open House. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. Santa will be on-hand from 1 – 3:30 p.m., but there’s plenty to do even ...

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Tracking Santa With Free Games & Apps

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Do your kids want to keep an eye on the big guy in the red suit this holiday season? Here’s how: The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!  The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launching Dec. 1, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, ...

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Free Elf On The Shelf Party At Branches

OAKHURST — Bring the believers to Branches Books & Gifts on Monday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. in celebration of their free-to-attend Elf on the Shelf Holiday Party. The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition is a 2005 children’s picture book, written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell, and illustrated by Coë Steinwart. The Branches Books Elf ...

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Free Community Christmas Party, AKA The Outpouring

OAKHURST — What has become a tradition in the mountain area now has a few new twists, and organizers think the community will be very pleased with the results. Everyone is invited to the 9th annual free Community Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 22 at the Oakhurst Community Center. Also known as The Outpouring, the Community Christmas Party takes place ...

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It Really Is A Wonderful Life (The Musical)

OAKHURST — Looking for a perfect way to share the wisdom of the holiday season with the entire family and friends, too? Heather Sconce is directing a production of It’s A Wonderful Life — the Musical — at Sierra Pines Church. Written and scored by Keith Ferguson and Bruce Greer, the show opens on Friday, Dec. 1 for eight performances ...

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Winter Weather Advisory For Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — A series of Pacific storms will bring heavy rain, mountain snow, and strong winds to much of the western U.S. this weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is also forecast for high mountain passes Sunday. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from Sunday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. to Monday, Nov. 27 at 1 ...

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Oakhurst Christmas Tree Is Up

OAKHURST — The holiday spirit is in the air and ‘tis the season for holiday trees and decorations to start appearing, as crews delivered a 40-foot white fir to its new home in Oakhurst, where it will serve as this year’s community Christmas Tree. Donated by Sierra Tel, the tree was logged under permit from the Sierra National Forest. The ...

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