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Caltrans Hazard Tree Removal Last Day

MOUNTAIN AREA — Good news for anyone who has experienced delays recently on Highway 41 associated with the massive tree removal project that began last fall. After taking out 15,179 trees at a cost of $5.7 million, Caltrans spokesman Cory Burkarth says the hazard tree removal along the Highway 41 corridor north of Oakhurst will cease for the season. The last day for tree ...

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Memorial Day Service At Little Church On The Hill

OAKHURST — A Memorial Day service remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces will be offered for the community on Monday, May 29 at 9 a.m. at the Little Church on the Hill in Oakhill Cemetery. The service will feature the precision a capella singing of the Bill Seaberg Trio. Fr. Gordon ...

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Students: Pre-Register Now For Forestry Challenge

  The Forestry Challenge is an academic event developed for high school students in technical forestry and current forestry topics. Participants spend four days in the forest learning about the ecology and management of the forested landscapes that provide communities with water, recreational opportunities, wood products and wildlife habitat. Since its inception in 2003, the program has grown from one event ...

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Dispose Of Hazardous Household Waste Free At YHS Event

OAKHURST — This is your chance to clean out that garage or shed, get rid of that broken TV, or dispose of paint and dangerous chemicals. Madera County is sponsoring a one-day hazardous waste disposal event on Saturday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Yosemite High School, 50200 Road 427 in Oakhurst. None of the items listed ...

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Adventist Health Welcomes New Family Physician

OAKHURST – Dr. William Chi Ta has been serving families on a temporary basis at Adventist Health / Community Care – Oakhurst for seven months, but recently accepted an offer to join the clinic full-time. Ta is a family medicine physician who cares for patients of all ages. His goal is to teach people how to live healthier lifestyles, and ...

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You’re Invited To Nic Medina’s Welcome Home Party!

OAKHURST — After more than six months, Nicolas Medina is back at home following a devastating car accident, from which he has recovered beyond all expectation. Now, friends and supporters are invited to a celebration on Saturday, May 27 at the Oakhurst Community Center from 2 – 5 p.m. Let there be cake! “Nicolas was in an accident on Oct. ...

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Memorial Day Ceremonies

MOUNTAIN AREA — Once again this year, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #8741 and Marine Corps League Griswold Detachment #1121 will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at four cemeteries in honor of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The ceremony consists of a reading, the placement of flowers and the flag on a veteran’s grave, followed by three ...

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Drivers Escape Serious Injury In Deadwood Head-On Crash

OAKHURST — A two-vehicle accident slowed the commute on Highway 41 just south of Oakhurst this morning. At about 7:10 a.m. a 19-year-old male from Fresno in a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta was headed to work at Emadco. He was traveling northbound approaching Road 425B at the top of Deadwood at a stated speed of 55 – 60 miles per hour, ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through May 21

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, May 15 to Sunday, May 21, 2017: Coarsegold violation of court order On Monday, May 15 at approximately 9:28 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 45000 Block of Road 415 in regards to a violation of a court order. A report was taken and ...

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Yosemite High Senior Project Fair

OAKHURST — If you’re in search of a positive affirmation for the future — this is it! 138 soon-to-be-graduates will proudly display their service projects and achievements to the community and a panel of volunteer judges at the Yosemite High School Senior Project Fair on Tuesday, May 23 in the YHS Cafeteria from 6 to 8 p.m. Senior project are not easy: the process starts at the ...

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