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Pet Photo Contest Winners

OAKHURST – Over 100 photos of dogs, cats, pets of all kinds and their humans, were submitted for the annual Pet Photo Contest sponsored by the Oakhurst Mountain Lions. Winners were announced at Responsible Dog Owner Day, Saturday, Sept. 29, at Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply.

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OES Hosts Spirit Night This Friday

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Elementary School’s Parent/Teacher Club is hosting its annual Patriotic Spirit Night on Friday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. All OES families, community members and neighbors are welcome for an evening of great food, games and entertainment. The evening also includes a silent auction, with fabulous items donated by many local businesses. The auction closes at ...

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Drink And Drive, Do Some Time

CHP Plans DUI Checkpoint Saturday Night The California Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI and driver license safety checkpoint on Saturday, Sept. 22, “somewhere within the incorporated area of the city of Madera,” according to Lt. Dave Paris, CHP’s Madera Area Commander. Officers will patrol the surrounding area in search of drunk drivers attempting to evade the checkpoint, which will ...

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CA Fire Prevention Fee

As a homeowner in Mariposa County I have struggled with my budget for many years in order to make my property fire safe every spring. Now this!!! I’m expected to add “up to $150” a year(????) for fire prevention, which already costs me more than $300 a year? NO WAY!!! Why? Here are the reasons: 1. The fire department in ...

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Patriot Day Celebrates Those Who Serve

OAKHURST – There are some dates you just don’t forget. Where were you, that fateful Tuesday in 2001, when the news broke that planes had hit the Twin Towers in New York? Eleven years later, on Tuesday, on Sept. 11, 2012, friends, neighbors, veterans, civilians and students gathered at the patriotically festooned Sierra Telephone Headquarters on Road 426 to remember ...

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Heritage Days Parade Winners

Oakhurst’s 100th Birthday was celebrated in fine style this past Saturday with the Mountain Heritage Days Parade. For nearly two hours the antique cars, floats, marching bands and floats rolled down Road 426, pausing for some banter with parade emcee Dr. Bill Atwood at the judges’ booth. When the festivities were over, and everyone headed to Fresno Flats for fun ...

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Construction Hits Highway 41 This Week

OAKHURST – If your route to and from work takes you up Highway 41 north of Oakhurst, you might want to leave a little earlier this week. Between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., construction crews will be working on both sides of Highway 41, from Cedar Valley Road to just north of Fish Camp at the Yosemite National Park boundary, ...

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'A Bed of Roses' Gets New Owners

OAKHURST – A popular bed and breakfast near Yosemite is under new ownership. Steve and Mary Kay Eicholtz took over A Bed of Roses B&B earlier this year and have been keeping busy ever since, making numerous changes to the property. Although taking over the property has proven to be a lot of work, the couple agree that they are ...

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Take The North Fork Survey

Let the merchants in North Fork know what matters to you – The North Fork Chamber of Commerce is conducting a survey to evaluate the services and capabilities of the North Fork community to improve resources & opportunities for everyone. Your feedback and opinions are an important part of this process. All individual survey data will be kept confidential. All ...

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Bass Lake Home Tour Wows

If you like to look at properties and tip-toe around people’s houses, you’ll want to know about the 2012 Bass Lake Home Tour, taking place this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This annual event, now in its 7th year, is sponsored by the Bass Lake Lions Club and Bass Lake Realty and helps fund the Lions ...

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