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Winter Weather Forecast For Mountains

MOUNTAIN AREA – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, from 5 a.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, above 6,000 feet. Travelers should expect blowing and drifting snow, with accumulations of 2 to 4 inches about 4,000 feet, 8 to 12 inches above 7,000 feet, and local accumulations ...

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Calling All Candidates For Honorary Mayor

OAKHURST – The hottest “political” campaign in the mountains is about to get underway – the 2015 race for Honorary Mayor of Oakhurst. The Eastern Madera County Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce this year’s campaign, which will run from Friday, Apr. 17 through Saturday, June 27.

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Harry Baker Passes Away

FRESNO – ABC30 is reporting that former Madera County Supervisor Harry Baker died early Friday morning, according to his attorney. Baker was the president of Sierra Telephone in Oakhurst, and made headlines after he was accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl at a Fresno hotel in 2007. The case never went to trial due to Baker’s deteriorating health, and he ...

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Woodcutting Season Opens On Sierra National Forest

NORTH FORK – Personal Use Fuelwood permits are now available for purchase at the Sierra National Forest offices starting Apr. 1, and running through Nov. 30. The Forest is charging $20 for a two cord permit, with a maximum purchase of 10 cords per household. Permit terms and federal regulations are strictly enforced.

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Michael Gulezian Coolwater Ranch Concert

AHWAHNEE – Michael Gulezian is the next virtuoso guitarist to grace the stage at Coolwater Ranch. Passes are available now for Michael’s concert on Saturday, Apr. 25, at 8 p.m. This talented artist is one of the most highly acclaimed solo acoustic instrumental guitarists of our time. He is a phenomenal technical guitarist with the rare ability to transcend his ...

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County Audit Completed Before Deadline

MADERA COUNTY – Recently elected Madera County Auditor-Controller Todd Miller announced today to the Board of Supervisors that for the first time in at least 15 years, Madera County financial statements were filed with the State before the required March 31 deadline. Madera County has been criticized in past years for not completing the annual audit on time. In some ...

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Real Hero Award for Madera Deputies

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff Varney is proud to announce that Sergeant Larry Rich, Deputy Warren Anderson, Deputy Eric Grijalva and Deputy Chris Williams were singled out to be honored by the American Red Cross at the annual Real Heroes Event in Fresno on Friday, Mar. 20. These four Madera County Sheriff’s deputies were selected as Real Heroes due to their ...

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Loggers Jamboree Kick-Off Dinner & Dance

NORTH FORK – The 56th annual Mid-Sierra Loggers Jamboree Kick-Off Dinner and Dance is Saturday, Mar. 28, at the North Fork Town Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6, and introduction of the Queen and Little Logger contestants at 7 p.m. Dance to the music of The Freightshakers, and enjoy the barbeque for just $15. A no-host ...

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Missing Hiker Found Alive In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Missing visitor, Michael “Mic” Dahl, was found alive this morning, at approximately 11 a.m., in Yosemite National Park. Dahl was spotted by visitors on the Yosemite Valley Loop Trail. They recognized him from the missing persons flyer.

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Search For Missing Visitor In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park Rangers and search volunteers continue to search for Michael “Mic” Dahl, a 20-year-old male from southern California who has been missing since Saturday, Mar. 21. A student at University of California Santa Barbara, Dahl arrived in Yosemite on the morning of Saturday, Mar. 21, with three friends who discovered him missing after a planned day ...

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