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Deceased Man Found At Eastman Lake

MADERA COUNTY — Authorities were called to Eastman Lake today when reports came into the Madera County Sheriff’s Office that a body had been found. “Shortly before noon today MSO received a report of a deceased person at Eastman Lake,” says Lt. Bill Ward. “Deputies responded and confirmed there was a deceased male near the shore.” At this time, there ...

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Yosemite Celebrates Volunteers of the Year

YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of the park’s Volunteer of the Year awards. These prestigious awards are bestowed annually to outstanding volunteers in nine different categories for exemplary service in Yosemite National Park. In 2016, Yosemite National Park hosted 12,394 volunteers who donated over 167,000 hours of work to the park. This award ...

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Local Bus Filled With Love For Santa Rosa

OAKHURST — You needn’t look far to find that giving spirit that defines the foothills. Just one day ago, Dee Ann Smith at Discover Yosemite put out the call, asking for community help to fill a bus with snacks and water so it could be driven up to support firefighters and other responders in the hard-hit town of Santa Rosa, ...

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Help Fill The Bus With Rations For Santa Rosa

OAKHURST — Dee Ann Smith at Discover Yosemite says their office knows of at least 21 friends who’ve lost their homes due to fires burning in Santa Rosa, so they’re in touch with what people in the midst of this disaster need on a day-to-day basis, right now. In order to help out, they’ve decided to fill a bus with ...

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Bass Lake Comedy Show Returns Friday Night

BASS LAKE — After a five month hiatus, the Comedy Show is coming back to Bass Lake, with two performances before the year ends. The first show is Friday night, Oct. 13. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m in the Lakeview Room conference center at The Pines Resort. It ends at 10 p.m. The ...

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Workshop On Understanding Difficult Dementia Behaviors

OAKHURST — Are you someone who takes care of a family member with dementia-related behaviors, or do you know someone who is? If so, please note that Valley Caregiver Resource Center is planning a free workshop for family caregivers. It’s available so people can learn important strategies on how to respond and cope with the common dementia-related behaviors, including aggression, ...

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Oktoberfest At Bandit Town

NORTH FORK — Don your lederhosen and get yourself to a wild west saloon, as the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center invites the community to celebrate the season with Oktoberfest at Bandit Town. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase, and two bands will take the stage. First on is Bill Clifton’s Chicken and Whiskey ...

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Fireside Chat About Firefighting In The Sierra

MARIPOSA — Marcia Penner Freedman, author of Fighting Fires in the Sierra National Forest, will be at the Mariposa Museum and History Center for a Fireside Chat on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 2 p.m.  Marcia will discuss the history of firefighting in the Sierra National Forest and fire management as it has evolved over the last 50 years, as well as ...

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Ted Lilly Golf Tournament Helps Support Badger Baseball

FRIANT — It’s perfect weather this weekend for the Ted Lilly and Badger Baseball Boosters annual golf tournament to support Yosemite High School Baseball and the Yosemite Colts Travel Baseball Team. The Ted Lilly Golf Tournament is held this year at Eagle Springs Golf Course in Friant on Saturday, Oct. 14. The cost is $150 per player, which includes a ...

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Women’s Club Chili Cook-Off, Pie & Cake Bake-Off

NORTH FORK — One of North Fork’s most delicious events is fast approaching — the Women’s Club will host its Chili Cook-Off and Pie & Cake Bake-Off this coming weekend, on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Bandit Town. Everyone is invited to taste and vote for their choice of best original chili, pie or cake ...

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