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Fire Burns Travel Trailer On Road 425A

OAKHURST — A fire that reportedly started in a travel trailer this evening was stopped before spreading to the home just feet away, thanks to the quick work of firefighters. Just before 9:45 p.m., crews were dispatched to an address in the 40800 block of Road 425A for reports of a microwave catching fire. Madera County Engine 12 and Water ...

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Kiwanis Address Rowdy Behavior At Bingo Night

OAKHURST — Scores of people donned shades of emerald and descended on the Oakhurst Community Center for Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis annual spring bingo Saturday night, one of the nonprofit organization’s primary fundraisers for their charitable work to improve the lives of children throughout the foothills. Students from the high schools’ Key Clubs were present to facilitate dinner and clean-up, and many Kiwanis ...

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Hazard Tree Removal Continues On Highway 41

OAKHURST — Here’s your reminder about delays north of town on Highway 41 this week, as Caltrans reports that hazard tree removal continues. Traffic control/road closure is in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Tree removal will continue at mile marker 43.1, about one mile north of Cedar Valley Road. The crews will work moving north from there on ...

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Help With Planning Your Dream Vacations

MOUNTAIN AREA — As if you need another reason to plan a great getaway, here’s a reminder that studies show vacations are a healthy choice, and even the anticipation of a trip in its planning stages can give your life a boost. Ah, but the planning stage can be stressful, unless you’re working with professionals who can guide you through ...

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This Is Your Brain On Cardio

When I talk to my clients about exercise the first question they have is usually, “what type of exercise should I be doing?” The answer is, “it depends.” It depends on lots of things, such as what your goals are, what kind of physical condition you’re presently in and what your physical limitations are. Short bursts of high intensity workouts ...

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Bass Lake School District’s Superintendent Reid To Retire

OAKHURST — The members of the Board of Trustees of the Bass Lake Joint Union Elementary School District have announced the retirement of Glenn Reid as Superintendent effective in August, 2017. Mr. Reid has served in the role of Superintendent since 2006, and has worked in the district since 1999 when he was appointed principal at Wasuma Elementary School. “It ...

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$3 Million More For Local Hazard Tree Removal

MOUNTAIN AREA — The massive hazard tree removal project that has been underway along Highway 41 and Highway 49 in the foothills since last fall has been given the funding to continue, according to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Caltrans spokesman Cory Burkarth announced today that $3 million more in funding has been allocated for the project, and operations are ...

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Oakhurst Library Vandalism Suspect Arrested

OAKHURST — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the vandalism of the Oakhurst Library last week. With the help of several anonymous tips, Deputy Daniel Lutz was able to identify the suspect who vandalized the outside wall of the library and the large mural near it last week. The suspect is a Mariposa County juvenile, according ...

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YHS Badgers Baseball Off To A Swell Start

OAKHURST — Badgers baseball players are already showing off some talent and teamwork, as Yosemite High’s Varsity took the win over Roosevelt High on Friday, Mar. 10 at home, with a score of 22-7. JV came out on top as well, with a big margin at 23-2. Chris Ward, Frankie Lemos, Ty Peterson, Tyler Matyshock, Evan Prater, Tanner Bonillas, and ...

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Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis BINGO Bash

OAKHURST — Gather your daubers! It’s time for a little wearin’ of the green and perhaps even some winnin’ of the green as lucky people from across the foothils descend on the Oakhurst Community Center for the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis traditional spring bingo night, in search of their pot of gold. The event is Saturday, Mar. 18 and doors open ...

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