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Search Continues For Man Missing In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Officials are asking for the public’s help in locating a man missing from Yosemite National Park. Alan Chow was last seen on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 17, at the entrance of Hetch Hetchy Trail at Yosemite National Park in Yosemite, Calif. He was planning to hike the Hetch Hetchy trail. He failed to check out on Feb. ...

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Tuolumne Meadows Winter Conditions Update for Feb. 21

YOSEMITE – Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski have posted their latest blog on conditions at Tuolumne Meadows. Be sure to follow them every week for up-to-date reports. New snow: 4 inches Total settled snow depth: 9 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 50°F (February 17) Low temperature: -14°F (February 20) Ski Conditions and Weather: Well, we sure jinxed ...

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Verdict Is In On Ahwahnee Drug Deal That Ended In Murder

BASS LAKE — After two weeks of testimony in the murder trial of Ahwahnee resident Craig Anthony Fetty, the jury has reached a verdict. Fetty, 30, was found guilty on all charges in Bass Lake Superior Court today, for beating and stabbing to death Dennis Dolan, 68, also of Ahwahnee. The jury found him guilty of first degree murder with ...

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Sheriff’s Deputies Recover Another Stolen Vehicle And Arrest Suspect

OAKHURST — For the second time in two days, Madera County Sheriff’s Mountain night deputies have recovered a stolen vehicle to be returned to its rightful owner. On Feb. 19, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received information from Colusa Police Department that a vehicle reported stolen from their jurisdiction was in the Oakhurst area. Sheriff’s deputies promptly began following leads ...

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Man Missing From Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE — Officials in Yosemite National Park are seeking help from the public to find a missing man. Alan Chow was last seen at the Hetch Hetchy entrance to Yosemite on Saturday, Feb. 17. If you have information that could help locate him, say officials, or if you were in the area of Hetch Hetchy between February 17–20, please call or ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Feb. 18

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 12 to Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. North Fork warrant citation On Saturday, Feb. 17 at 8 a.m. a deputy cited a subject with an outstanding misdemeanor warrant on the 32000 block of Willow Creek Drive. Coarsegold narcotics On Tuesday, Feb. 13 at ...

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Man Arrested For Driving A Stolen Vehicle And Drug Possession

COARSEGOLD – A Mariposa man was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle after deputies on patrol in the Coarsegold area came upon a suspicious vehicle and began investigating. On Feb. 19 at approximately 2:04 a.m, Deputy Jerry Marin was performing routine patrol when he observed a vehicle partially blocking the driveway of a residence in the 40000 block of ...

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Suspect Sought In Stabbing At Gas ‘N Stuff

NORTH FORK — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing in North Fork last week. On Feb. 14 at approximately 7:59 a.m., Deputy Jose Villegas of Madera County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service for a reported stabbing at Gas N Stuff service station, located at 33127 Road 222 ...

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Prescribed Burning Continues On Bass Lake Ranger District

OAKHURST – Sierra National Forest officials continue to implement the winter/spring burning program within the Bass Lake Ranger District. Projects will consist of two activities: pile burning, and understory burning. Prescribed fire is used to remove fuels created during tree mortality, timber harvest, and reforestation. The removal of these fuels provides a benefit by reducing the potential of a wildfire ...

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Felony Arrest for Criminal Threats in Oakhurst

OAKHURST – An Oakhurst man was arrested on Tuesday by sheriff’s deputies after threatening to kill his family, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. On Feb. 13, at approximately 7:55 p.m., the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service in the 50000 block of Road 620 regarding a male subject who was shooting a gun outside his home ...

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