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YHS Sober Grad Returns To Camp Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Members of the Yosemite High School PTA are already busy organizing plans for this year’s Sober Grad for graduating seniors. Sober Grad is set for Thursday, June 8, when it returns to Camp Oakhurst, immediately following Yosemite High School’s graduation ceremony. The annual event marks an opportunity for parents and the community to participate in giving local students a memorable night ...

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Pentathletes’ Super Quiz Battle Of The Brains

COUNTY — No fooling: Madera County’s middle school students will be putting their minds to the test during the 2017 Academic Pentathlon Super Quiz on Saturday, Apr. 1, with an  awards ceremony held immediately afterwards. Nearly 200 students from 13 schools from throughout Madera County will participate. Super Quiz marks the final event in this five-event competition. On Friday, March 17, students ...

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Universal Reversal: Minarets’ Interactive Installation

Submitted by Willow Sanchez and Natasha Lucas —  OAKHURST — Students at Minarets High School invite the community to an afternoon that combines wine tasting for adults with the opportunity to experience a world of art — a galaxy, even — from a youthful perspective. The Art & Wine event will take place at the Idle Hour Winery on Saturday, Mar. 25, from 1 ...

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Minarets Spring Sports Progress In Pre-Season

By Ryan McDougald and Zemí Stacy —  O’NEALS — Spring sports teams at Minarets continue to progress into their seasons. Both baseball and softball played more pre-season games, and the new track team competed in their first meet. It was a full week for our athletes, but the work is paying off already, and will continue to be apparent once the ...

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Yosemite Audubon Field Trip: Merced River Canyon to Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — Yosemite Audubon invites interested parties to a field trip that covers the Merced River Canyon and with stops, makes it all the way to Yosemite. If you’d like to come along, meet in Mariposa at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot that’s next to the museum and across from the post office. The activity takes place on Saturday, Mar. ...

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Vision Academy Daffodil Photography Contest

MOUNTAIN AREA — Vision Academy of the Arts is having a Daffodil Photography Competition this month, for adults and children alike, and anyone who wants to enter has until Friday, Mar. 31 to participate. Click on flyer and map to enlarge. “Each autumn, Vision Academy of the Arts spearheads a movement to bring beauty to our mountains by planting daffodil bulbs in ...

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Chukchansi Gold Resort And Casino Job Fair

COARSEGOLD — Looking for a new job or maybe a new career? Dress for success, bring your resume, and plan to attend the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino job fair later this month. The employment event takes place on Monday, Mar. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hotel conference rooms at the resort. Departments hiring include facilities, finance, IT, ...

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Miller’s Landing Fleet Features Antique Wooden Tug Boat

OAKHURST – Miller’s Landing, the ultimate family getaway at Bass Lake, has acquired a 1959 Skagit Tugboat that was built by hand in Huntington Beach, Calif. The acquisition of the tug boat last summer expands their boating fleet to over 50, offering visitors and tourists a variety of boating options. Tug boats have historically been used to haul equipment and ...

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Public Meeting On North Fork Roundabout Project

NORTH FORK — The public is invited to attend a meeting concerning the North Fork Roundabout Project on Thursday, Mar. 30, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Rancheria Community Center. The Madera County Public Works Department has begun the work for design of a roundabout at the intersection of Road 274 and Road 225 between North Fork and South ...

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