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Bass Lake Spring Clean This Saturday

BASS LAKE – Once a year, like-minded individuals dedicated to making the world a more beautiful place, gather at Bass Lake for a tidy fling known as the Bass Lake Spring Clean. This year’s clean up is set for Saturday, May 11, with registration starting at 9 a.m., and complimentary coffee and snacks for the volunteers. While Bass Lake may ...

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Local Christmas Bird Counts Successful

Annual Christmas bird counts last month in Mariposa, Oakhurst and Yosemite yielded fewer birds than last year, yet organizers of the three local events nonetheless judged them successful–and, as always, fun! The counts were part of the National Audubon Society’s 113th Christmas Bird Count, an annual avian census held between Dec. 14, 2012 and Jan. 5, 2013. Begun on Christmas ...

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5,000 Lbs. Of Trout Released At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – The Department of Fish of Game (DFG) planted 5,000 pounds of rainbow trout at Bass Lake on Friday, Nov. 16. The trout were released into the lake at Ducey’s boat ramp on the east side of the lake on Friday morning. The fish stocking caps Pacific Gas & Electric’s (PG&E) two-year dam retrofit project completed in cooperation ...

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Give The Gift Of Life – Give Blood

All donors receive a free vintage T-shirt BASS LAKE – Everyone is encouraged to help save lives by donating blood when the bloodmobile from the Central California Blood Center comes to park outside Bass Lake Realty between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.

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Crane Valley Dam Project Nears Completion

Hikers and bikers look forward to the re-opening of the trail across the dam at Bass Lake “By the first of the year the Crane Valley (Bass Lake) dam should be open for foot and bicycle traffic across the dam,” says Mike Palmer, project engineering supervisor for the Southern Hydro Group for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), owner of the ...

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Teen Injured On Jet Ski At Bass Lake

An 18 year old Fresno man was injured in a jet ski accident on Bass Lake Sunday afternoon, Aug. 26, at about 5 p.m. and had to be air-lifted to Community Medical Center. Witnesses report that the teen was on a jet ski with 2 other people, doing donuts at a high rate of speed, when he was thrown off ...

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Update – Drunk Driver Crashes Near Pines Resort

BASS LAKE — A drunk driver traveling north on Road 274 near Fog Point failed to negotiate a turn and flipped his pickup about 2 miles south of the Pines Resort turnoff. The accident happened about 4:45 pm on Monday, Aug 20, and closed the road in both directions. Travis Coleman, 33, of Cascadel Drive in North Fork was arrested ...

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Bass Lake Courthouse Re-Open For Business

The Bass Lake Courthouse is back in business this morning after the explosion that closed the facility all day yesterday. After an incendiary device exploded outside the back door of the building around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, employees, court personnel and people having business with the court had to be turned away as investigators got to work. The Madera County Sheriff’s ...

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Update – Explosion At Bass Lake Courthouse

A small incendiary device exploded at the Bass Lake Courthouse this morning at about 4:30 a.m., according to Cal Fire and the Madera County Sheriff’s Department. Karen Guillemin of the California Department of Forestry (CDF) says that an incendiary device placed at the glass doors at the back of the building shattered the glass, damaging the paint and charring the ...

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Fatal Crash At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Sheriff John Anderson has learned that the two men killed this morning in a solo vehicle crash may be tied to an auto dealership break-in in Oakhurst over the weekend. 19-year-old Albert Hammond and 20-year-old Dylan Beazley died this morning following the wreck on Road 274 near Bass Lake. Both men were residents of Oakhurst. Based on ...

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