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Yosemite Winter Rangers’ Update For Mar. 14

YOSEMITE – Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski have posted their latest blog on conditions at Tuolumne Meadows — you can follow them every week for up-to-date reports. New snow: 6 inches Total settled snow depth: 28 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 48°F (March 11) Low temperature: 10°F (March 9) Ski Conditions and Weather The weather this week was dominated by spring ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Mar. 11

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 5 to Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018. Coarsegold vehicle stop, vehicle towed On Monday, Mar. 5 at 8 a.m. a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Road 417 / Delaware which resulted in the vehicle being ...

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Coarsegold 4H Chick Tales And Other News

Submitted by Keiana Cramblett —  Since The Egg Show competition took place on February 24 and Chick Days happened on March 3, I thought I would write an article filled with cool chicken facts this month. Chick Days is something our poultry project does every year at Oakhurst Feed. All the poultry members come and answer any chicken-related questions the ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Starting Spring Seeds

By Brian David (Mariposa Master Gardener) —  February and March are months to try a spring garden. Spring gardening is a tango with fluctuating temperatures. You may need to combine starting seed indoors with direct outdoor seeding. Spring (cool season) vegetable seeds include several nutrient dense vegetables often planted at the end of summer for fall gardens. Cool weather vegetables ...

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Letter To The Editor: Bad Experience With DirectTV

I had been a DirectTV customer for more then five years. Bill always paid on time and ahead of schedule. I decided to change companies (Northland) after the first of the year 2018 when I was notified by DirectTV of the price increases they would be imposing. I called on Friday, January 5, 2018 and cancelled finally closing it out ...

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Big Dollar Incentives For New Wood Burning Stoves

Submitted by Mountain Comforts MOUNTAIN AREA — Living in the Sierra foothills, heating your home with a wood burning stove or fireplace is a way of life for most of the residents. Coming in from the cold to absorb the warmth and seeing the friendly glow of a fire is one of the great things we love about our life ...

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Time for Minarets Baseball!

By Mary Uribe and Maisy Fronteras —  O’NEALS — Baseball season is in full swing and the Minarets baseball team has hit the ground running. The players have been working hard and practicing throughout the year with Fall Ball and winter practices. ​The team is three games into the season and Mustangs are currently at 3-0. On Thursday, Feb. 22, the ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Mar. 4

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 26 to Sunday, Mar. 4, 2018. Coarsegold domestic disturbance On Monday, Feb. 26 at 5:27 a.m. deputies were dispatched to Sioux Road for a domestic disturbance. Investigation revealed subjects were in a verbal argument only and no physical altercation occurred. Incident was ...

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Over The Garden Fence: Gardening As The Climate Changes

By Bob Labozetta (Mariposa Master Gardener) Gardening in this time of increasing global temperatures, rising sea levels, and changing environments is challenging to say the least. In our own locale, we notice significant impact on our backyard habitats: With higher average temperatures and inconsistent precipitation, plants are blooming earlier and growing seasons are becoming unpredictable. Even warm-weather plants like tomatoes ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Feb. 25

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. Coarsegold possession of a stolen vehicle and narcotics On Monday, Feb. 19 at 2:04 a.m. a deputy contacted a male on Road 417/Chukchansi Road. During the contact an adult male on probation out of Mariposa County ...

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