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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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Coarsegold 4-H Report: Donation Of Jeanne Darnell Artwork

By Connor Lusk —  The Coarsegold 4-H was recently given 32 cartoon paintings of barnyard characters from the Coarsegold Rodeo Association. These were all hand painted by a very creative and talented lady named Jeanne Darnell, who has lived in Bass Lake for almost 50 years. She was married to Don Darnell who used to be the Madera County Supervisor for ...

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30th Annual Smokey Bear Run/Walk At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — One of the year’s most anticipated events, the Smokey Bear Run / Walk will return to the shores of beautiful Bass Lake this fall for its 30th year. Organizers are already planning for a spectacular day, and early-bird registration is available. The 30th annual Smokey Bear Run / Walk is set for Saturday, Sept. 23, when runners and walkers of all ages will ...

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Three Dollar Kids’ Price For Pancakes

OAKHURST — Fluffy pancakes, any-style eggs, ham, sausage, orange juice and milk for $3? That’s the price for kids age 5 – 12, as members of the Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis invite the community to enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast. The price for adults is $7 and senior citizens are offered a new discount with a price of $5. Children under 5 enter ...

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Zoo In The Rain

FRESNO — It started with a Simon and Garfunkel song, as good stories often do. Someone told me It’s all happening at the zoo. I do believe it, I do believe it’s true. That’s when I decided to take the kids to the Fresno Chaffee Zoo in Fresno. Except the kids weren’t really kids anymore, they were in their final months ...

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Health Department Addresses E. Coli In Water At Middle School

UPDATE Friday, Jan. 20 from Madera County Health Department’s Dexter Marr: “Oak Creek is still under the Boil Notice Order and no food preparation is allowed. The water system is under chlorination to prevent any possible contamination to the public. The water system is required to perform additional testing and we are waiting for results.” OAKHURST — Families associated with ...

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River Parkway Trail Grows With Interactive Play Area

FRIANT — The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and partners announce the opening of a new link of the San Joaquin River Parkway Trail, part of the Friant Interactive Nature Site (FINS), and new outdoor educational facilities at the San Joaquin Fish Hatchery. The trail stretches nearly a mile from the community of Friant to Lost Lake Recreation Area ...

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Vision Academy Camp Makes Musicals And More

OAKHURST — If you don’t have your young ones squared away for the next couple of weeks and you’re still looking for opportunities, take heart. Vision Academy of the Arts camp will run for two more weeks at Oakhurst Elementary School. Camp this year runs the weeks of June 20 – 24 with Harmony High. June 27 – July 1 is On the Radio. ...

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$55,000 Payout Possible In Bass Lake Fishing Derby

BASS LAKE – Snag a fish during the 36th Annual Bass Lake Fishing Derby, for your chance to win a portion of the $55,000 prize money swimming through the clear mountain waters on Saturday, Apr. 30 and Sunday, May 1. Sponsored by the Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce, this fun and competitive fishing event kicks off the summer season the ...

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Village Eggstravaganza

COARSEGOLD — Kids and those who are still kids at heart are invited to come out on Saturday, Mar. 26 for family fun and egg-hunting in a celebration of spring and Easter, as historic Coarsegold Village comes alive with the sounds of laughter and play. The day starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m., with activities and shopportunities ...

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