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Excessive Heat Warning Extended Through Friday

MOUNTAIN AREA — As temperatures continued to climb today, the National Weather Service in Hanford extended the Excessive Heat Warning through Friday, June 23 at 11 p.m. The warning is for the San Joaquin Valley and Mariposa, Madera And Fresno County Foothills, including the cities of Oakhurst and Mariposa. Afternoon temperatures in some areas will be between 107 degrees and ...

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CRCD Crews Chop Downed Logs Into Shared Firewood

MOUNTAIN AREA — Does someone you know have fallen trees littering their landscape, and really needs help to clear the hazard? Good news: the Coarsegold Resource Conservation District (CRCD) has received a grant to hire crews to cut wood and help with this problem. One condition of the plan is that the person who gets the assistance then donates a portion ...

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RibFest: Food And Fundraising At Oakhurst Community Center

OAKHURST – Come on out for a glorious gastronomic event while supporting the Oakhurst Community Center, as the all-you-can-eat extravaganza known annually as Rib Fest takes place on Saturday, June 24. Arrive hungry and leave the fancy clothes at home, because this is a night where food, friends, and fundraising take center stage. Proceeds benefit the Oakhurst Community Center, where ...

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Cooling Centers In Coarsegold And Oakhurst

COUNTY – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office announced that the County of Madera has established the following locations as Cooling Centers during times of extreme summer heat. The Centers will be open the days and times of the week as indicated on the list below. Other Centers may be opened on an “as need” basis and will be announced through ...

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Sierra Mountain Little League All Stars Tonight

Submitted by Ryan Schulte — OAKHURST — Sometimes the best sports are in your own back yard. This week, the mountain area has three teams playing in the All Star Tournament at our home field in Oakhurst. Sierra Mountain Little League Our district is made up of leagues all the way from Selma to as far north as Chowchilla. Every ...

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Dogs, Cats, Wine And Music At Yosemite Wine Tails

Written by Karen Bauer — OAKHURST — Pet adoptions, photos with your pet and discounted spay/neuter certificates courtesy of the Eastern Madera County SPCA and Friends of Madera Shelter (FMAS) will all be available along with a glass (or two!) of wine on Saturday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Yosemite Wine Tails in Oakhurst. Collette Goga, ...

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Emadco Rate Increase Takes Effect July 1

UPDATE JUNE 27, 2017: Emadco Reverses Plans For Rate Increase, Says Rates Will Decrease MOUNTAIN AREA — Customers of Emadco Disposal Service, Inc., Madera County’s waste disposal service company, will soon be seeing an increase in their monthly rate. Emadco customers will receive this letter in the coming days: The purpose of this notice is to inform you of a ...

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Perfect Attendance Has Its Rewards

OAKHURST — Oak Creek Intermediate 7th grader Sebastian Valdez is dedicated to his studies and that dedication was rewarded at school’s end this year, when he was awarded a sweet new ride for his efforts. Principal Brad Marcus posed proudly with the new trail bike given to Sebastian, one of several students eligible for a drawing due to his perfect attendance throughout ...

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Oakhurst Elementary Perfect Attendance

OAKHURST — Oakhurst Elementary School recently honored 34 students who earned perfect attendance for the 2016-2017 school year. The honor is earned by getting to school every single day and being on time. Research strongly supports a strong connection between excellent attendance and academic success. As the end of the year approached, school principal Kathleen Murphy approached each child individually to ...

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Aqua Aerobics! Don’t Forget About The Pool

OAKHURST — Peggy Decker-Anderson reminds locals and visitors that Aqua Aerobics is happening at the Baker Swim Complex at Yosemite High School. Classes are Monday through Friday from 8 to 9 a.m. through August 11th. The cost is $4 a day, $10 a week or $30 a month.* “See ya at the pool,” says Peggy, who is returning as instructor ...

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