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Teal Sisterhood Of Ovarian Cancer

OAKHURST — October is breast cancer awareness month and soon the world as we know it will be awash in pink. Right now, though, it’s still September, and one local survivor wants to remind all women of another cancer and a different color: teal represents awareness for ovarian cancer. “I am so passionate about this disease because I am a survivor going ...

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Tree Removal Will Cause Delays On SR-41

FISH CAMP — Heading from Oakhurst to Yosemite next week? Be prepared for delays, weather permitting. The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that beginning on Monday, Sept. 26, one-way traffic control will be in effect on State Route 41 in Mariposa County for five days as part of a tree removal project taking place in Madera and Mariposa counties. ...

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Highway 41 Blocked Following Big Rig Accident

FISH CAMP — What began as a call regarding an overturned big rig north of Oakhurst has led to Highway 41 being blocked for several hours. Just after noon today, CHP and emergency vehicles responded to the scene of a trailer that had overturned just a few feet south of Miami Mountain Road. The Peterbuilt tractor, owned by Tommy’s Water Truck Rentals ...

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Community Health Fair Offers Free Exams

OAKHURST – Area residents are invited to a free health screening at the Oakhurst Community Center on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors will be treated to tips for leading a healthy life at a Community Health Fair where kids and families are welcomed. Click on flyer to enlarge. Complimentary services will be provided by chiropractors, ...

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Overturned Rig Blocks Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst

FISH CAMP — Just before noon today CHP was called to the scene of an overturned vehicle, north of Oakhurst. According to early reports, a tractor-trailer rig has overturned on Highway 41 just south of Westfall Work Station, north of Oakhurst. The accident is blocking both lanes and traffic is being re-routed while emergency crews respond. The location is between Lewis Creek and ...

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Prescribed Fire In Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove

YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park fire managers are planning a 137 acre Mariposa Grove prescribed fire in the coming weeks, weather and air quality permitting. According to Yosemite Fire Information, ignition will take approximately two to three days with an additional seven to 14 days of active burn down. Smoke will be present during the prescribed fire and in the Wawona ...

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Autumnal Equinox Means It’s Officially Fall, Y’All

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — The signs are all around us, from the withered buckeye and earlier darkening skies, to little hints of temperatures dropping that send us running to the closet to pull out just one long sleeved shirt, for a change! The autumnal equinox, when days and nights are approximately equal in length, arrives this year on Thursday, Sept. 22 ...

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SR-41 Passing Lanes Project Complete

MADERA COUNTY — Good news, travelers, as the long-awaited passing lanes project on SR-41 near the 22 Mile House is now complete. “The new lanes were opened to traffic yesterday,” says Caltrans’ Corey Burkarth, “and we anticipate accepting the project tomorrow once the contractor completes the task of removing signs from the project site that are no longer needed.” Construction ...

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The Quiet Epidemic Of Lyme Disease

Written by Linda Giampa — CALIFORNIA — Whether heading out for a long backpacking trip, local day hikes, or an all-terrain run with our dogs, all of us are consistently aware of the need to pack provisions for varying weather, terrain and potential dangers. However, very few of us would stop to think about ticks or the dangers of tick-borne ...

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Last Hot Summer Nights Party At Miller’s (This Year!)

BASS LAKE — If you’re going to cry because summer is officially over, you may as well do it at the lake. Miller’s Landing Resort is hosting its last Hot Summer Nights party of the season on Friday, Sept. 23, and it’s going to be a good one. “Head to the lake for hot tri-tip, even hotter music by Rock ...

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