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Wawona School Celebrity Golf Tournament

WAWONA – Come and support Wawona School’s Tenth Annual Celebrity Scramble Golf Tournament at the Wawona Hotel Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 21. Former CSU Fresno Golf Coach Mike Watney, Former Congressman George Radanovich, Warren Armstrong from ABC30 News and former KSEE 24 news anchor Faith Sidlow will be among the celebrity guests.

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Tioga Road Reopens Today

YOSEMITE – Tioga Road has reopened to through traffic as of noon on Saturday, Sept.14. State Route 120 (Tioga Road) had been closed from Crane Flat to White Wolf, within Yosemite National Park. Visitors will have access to Yosemite Valley from Highway 395 via SR-120. However, due to continued fire activity in the area, stopping along the roadway is strictly ...

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Update On Park Closures & Tioga Road

From Don Neubacher, Superintendent, Yosemite National Park YOSEMITE – I wanted to provide an update with some encouraging news on the Rim Fire suppression and restoration efforts. It has been nearly four weeks since the fire started and in that time it has burned 255,560 acres, 77,919 acres of which are in Yosemite National Park. The fire is currently 80% ...

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Highway 120 Into Yosemite Reopens

YOSEMITE – State Route 120 from Groveland into Yosemite National Park reopened to all vehicular traffic at noon on Friday, Sept. 6. Visitors will have full access to Yosemite Valley via SR-120. However, due to continued fire activity in the area, stopping along the roadway is strictly prohibited. The public is advised to use extreme caution as firefighting activities continue ...

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Repairs To Wawona Tunnel Begin In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Repairs to the Wawona Tunnel in Yosemite National Park, located along the Wawona Road (Highway 41) are scheduled to begin on Sunday, Sept. 8. The historic tunnel, completed in 1933, leads to “Tunnel View,” one of the most iconic and beautiful vistas in the National Park System. Millions of visitors flock to “Tunnel View” each year to witness ...

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Portion Of Tioga Road Closes Noon Wednesday

YOSEMITE – A portion of the Tioga Road, from Crane Flat to White Wolf, will be temporarily closed to all vehicular traffic beginning Wednesday, Aug. 28, at noon. The closure is necessary for firefighters to perform fire suppression activities along the road. This portion of the road is anticipated to be closed at least through Labor Day Weekend. The park ...

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Wawona Friends Of The Library Fundraiser

WAWONA – The Wawona Friends of the Library will hold their annual fundraiser, a Book/Bake/Craft Sale, on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the library parking lot. If it rains, the sale moves to the Wawona Community Center.

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When Someone Goes Missing In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – If you Google “missing in Yosemite,” you’ll turn up a heartbreaking number of links, each a story of a loved one whose trip to this magnificent park did not go as planned. You can read about lone hikers out of contact with family and feared injured or worse, and tales of one person swept away in frigid and ...

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Rim Fire Crosses Into Yosemite National Park

TUOLUMNE COUNTY – The Rim Fire has now crossed into Yosemite National Park, and has grown from just over 63,000 acres yesterday to 105,620 as of 9:30 a.m. this morning, with 2% containment. Seven more structures were lost overnight, bringing the total to 16. Another 4,500 are threatened, and evacuations have been ordered for the area north of Ferretti Road ...

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How Does A Critter Cross The Road?

YOSEMITE – Yosemite Conservancy has implemented a pilot project that they believe will set the precedent for future wildlife crossing structure work in Yosemite National Park. Drainages and culverts act as wildlife movement corridors throughout the park. Along Wawona Road, camera monitors have detected 17 species — from black bear and gray fox to a small owl — using them ...

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