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YHS Graduate Completes Training To Become CHP Officer

WEST SACRAMENTO – Yosemite High School graduate and Coarsegold resident Clayton Guillemin has successfully completed the 28 week cadet-training course at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Academy. He has been assigned to duty at the CHP’s Ukiah Area office. Officer Guillemin is a 2010 graduate of Yosemite High School in Oakhurst, Calif. He also studied communications at Fresno City College ...

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North Fork Rancheria Bids Farewell To Kelly Michele Marshall

NORTH FORK – The Board of Directors of the Sierra Mono Museum announced recently that Kelly Michele Marshall, 56, passed away on Dec. 24, 2017 in her home. She was the wife of Jason Kaelii Marshall. They shared 24 years of marriage together. Marshall was long-time Sierra Mono Museum leader and distinguished North Fork Rancheria citizen. Kelly was born in ...

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Supervisor Tom Wheeler Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will hold his first Town Hall meeting of the new year on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Oakhurst Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m. On the agenda are updates from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, and Cal Fire and Madera County Fire. Madera County Clerk-Recorder Rebecca Martinez will talk about changes to ...

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Firefighters Invited To Attend Taping Of “The Ellen Show”

CALIFORNIA — NBC television host Ellen DeGeneres is inviting local firefighters to attend a taping of her show as a way to say “thank you” for the service they provide, statewide. Ellen took time in her first broadcast of the new year to thank the people who responded to fires that threatened the Santa Barbara-area home she shares with Portia ...

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Meet Up For Meatless Mondays With Vegan Potluck

OAKHURST — A growing group of locals from towns around the foothills are meeting monthly for a vegan potluck dinner, and all those who wish to participate are welcome. “Anyone who is curious at all about healthier eating or ‘what does a vegan eat,’ or anyone who is slightly open to being exposed to something different than the status quo ...

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What Would A Healthier Mariposa County Look Like?

MARIPOSA — Mariposa County residents are invited to a Community Forum in order to share their opinions and hear ideas about health in Mariposa County, at a Community Health Assessment held on two days at two locations. The Community Health Assessment event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the Mariposa County Government Center ...

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Celebrate Restaurant Month With Local Dining Specials

MOUNTAIN AREA — If you have a taste for the sweet or the savory, or the hoppy, you’ll be happy to know that Visit Yosemite Madera County has deemed January to be Restaurant Month, and a host of local eateries are celebrating. For instance, Ducey’s on the Lake in Bass Lake is offering a prix fixe menu with great value, in ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Dec. 31

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Dec. 25 to Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. North Fork burglary On Monday, Dec. 25 at 9:19 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 56000 block of Road 200 in regards to a commercial burglary investigation. Statements were obtained and a report was written. ...

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Dog And Puppy Training Classes – Gail Hawksworth/MySham

MOUNTAIN AREA — Gail Hawksworth of MySham has announced the dates for puppy socialization and training classes, and basic dog training, for the new year. Contact Gail directly at the number listed below for location and additional information. Training dates for 2018 Group Classes  Puppy Socialization/Training Classes and Basic Dog Training Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018 to Tuesday, Apr. 3 at ...

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Get To Know The Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club

MARIPOSA — Like to ride? All area motorcycle riders are invited to the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle Club (SSC, MC) annual “Get to know the SSC” luncheon. “The SSC, MC is seeking new members who want to ride and have fun as well as help do charitable events for our communities,” organizers say. “Come learn the history of the SSC, what ...

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