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Bass Lake Triathlon Results 2017

BASS LAKE — Another successful tri is in the books, agree organizers and supporters of the Bass Lake Triathlon, 5K Poker Run and “Go Fish” Fun Run, held last Saturday, June 3, at Bass Lake. “We had an amazing Triathlon this year,” says Visit Yosemite Madera County’s Rhonda Salisbury. “We had more triathletes and 5K runners than any other year.” ...

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Juvenile Escapes Serious Injury In Rollover Crash

COARSEGOLD — A two-vehicle accident blocked traffic on Highway 41 for over an hour this afternoon. Shortly after 1 p.m. a 16-year old male from Coarsegold was southbound on Highway 41 just south of Serpa Canyon in a Jeep Wrangler, when he “zoned out,” he told CHP. The Jeep left the right side of the roadway, hit a rock, pitched up ...

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Good News From Bass Lake School District

OAKHURST — Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary School District recently made a report available for community review, celebrating key accomplishments within the district in the 2016-17 school year, and sharing information about the future. The Board of Trustees of the District include President Curt Pollock, Vice President Dalene Stephens, Clerk Stella Pizello, with Board Members Ronda Clarke and Julie Greenwood. ...

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Hillview Water Seeks Source Of Major Leak

OAKHURST — Hillview Water customers are being asked to conserve water this morning and to be prepared for discoloration and the possibility of running low, after Manager James Foster announced there is a significant leak in the Oakhurst area and the location is undetermined at this time. According to the company, Hillview’s on-call service technician received a call early this morning about a low level ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through June 4

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, May 29 to Sunday, June 4, 2017: Oakhurst public intoxication On Monday, May 29 at 6:24 a.m. a deputy responded to a disturbance on Road 222 in the area of Dorstan Drive. The reporting party advised that a male subject was throwing a ...

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Bass Lake School District Chooses Randy Seals As Superintendent

OAKHURST — The Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary School District Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that a finalist for the position of District Superintendent has been identified and final negotiations for a contract are in progress. It is anticipated that ratification of the appointment of Randy Seals as the district’s next superintendent will occur on June 21, 2017, ...

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In Loving Memory Of Dale W. Miller

COARSEGOLD — Family and friends are mourning the loss of beloved husband, father and grandfather, Dale W. Miller. He passed away on Sunday, June 4, at his home in Coarsegold, California. He was surrounded by his cherished wife of 36 years, Viola J. Miller, and four adult children. Dale was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on August 30, 1956. The ...

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Biking Across America With Bob: We’ve Got Issues

Editor’s Note: As longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar continues an epic coast-to-coast ride from California to his hometown near Boston, he checks in from the road. Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is a large natural hot springs on the San Juan River whose ownership was contested for many years between the Ute and Navajo tribes. Click on images to enlarge. Ownership was finally settled ...

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Nighttime One-Lane Traffic Control On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced the schedule for a project to create rumble strips on the Highway 41 corridor from Avenue 15 near Madera Ranchos to Highway 49 in Oakhurst. Caltrans spokesman Sam Yniguez reports that crews will begin the process of creating a center rumble strip on Highway 41 starting Sunday night, June 4 at ...

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Bass Lake 5K Poker Run And Go Fish Fun Run

BASS LAKE — Organizers are staging a chip-timed 5K with an exciting twist, together with a fun run for kids, and all the proceeds are designated for local charities. The 5K Poker Run and Go Fish Fun Run take place on the same day as the Bass Lake Yosemite Triathlon, on Saturday, June 3. The Triathlon begins at 7 a.m. and the ...

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