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Music On The Green Returns To Mariposa Art Park

Written by Andy Roberts – MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Arts Council is proud to present the music of Bagby Station on Friday, June 7, and Trance Mission on Saturday, June 8. Denise Ludington and Greg Torres are the musical duo, Bagby Station, based out of Mariposa/Yosemite. Denise Ludington, the songwriter of the duo, has been distracted with creating lyrics and ...

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Tenaya Lodge Hosts ‘High Sierra Hops’ Craft Beer Event

FISH CAMP — Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite is kicking off the summer season with the second annual High Sierra Hops craft beer event on Saturday, June 1. The lodge will once again partner with South Gate Brewing Company, an area craft brewery known for small batch brews including the award-winning Oaktown Brown, to create a relaxed celebration that puts blondes, ...

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Current Road Conditions In Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE – With storms continuing to move through the area, visitors to Yosemite National Park (YNP) should check for changing road conditions as they travel into the park. Weather events could prompt closures at any time. As of noon May 24, the Glacier Point Road, Wawona Road (Highway 41) El Portal Road (Highway 140), Mariposa Grove Road, all roads within ...

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Interested In Serving On The Board Of Sierra Ambulance? Apply Now

OAKHURST – Sierra Ambulance will be holding its annual election for board of directors at its regular meeting on Thursday, June 20, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at their headquarters, 40755 Winding Way in Oakhurst. Those interested in serving on the board must be current members of Sierra Ambulance and must submit a letter of interest to the chairman of ...

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Cal Fire Crews Prepare For Prescribed Burn Along Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY – Cal Fire crews are working along Highway 41 to prepare for a prescribed burn aimed at lowering the number of wildfires along the corridor. The prescribed burn will span approximately 11 miles along the east side of Highway 41 from the Friant canal (Mile Marker 6.95) just north of Avenue 15, to Road 200 (mile marker 17.91) ...

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Highway 49 Reopens From Bear Valley To State Route 132

MARIPOSA COUNTY – It has been over three weeks since Caltrans closed both lanes of Highway 49 in northern Mariposa County for repairs. The closure added up to one hour of additional travel time for some motorists wishing to reach the communities of Bear Valley, Coulterville, Greeley Hill and Mariposa. Today, Caltrans announced that it has completed repairs and opened ...

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Juvenile Arrested Following Threats At Coarsegold School

COARSEGOLD – A male juvenile is in custody after allegedly making threats at his school in Coarsegold. Shortly after 9 a.m. this morning, Madera County School Resource Deputy Melanie Hopper was contacted by the principal of Coarsegold Elementary School to investigate possible threats made by a student. The nature of the threats has not been released, but during the course ...

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Busy Weekend Expected In Yosemite, What You Need To Know

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park is preparing for an extremely busy Memorial Day weekend and officials expect high visitation from Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27. Visitors are encouraged to arrive in the park before 9 a.m. or after 5 p.m. Once in the park, visitors are urged to park their vehicles at the Yosemite Village, Yosemite Falls, or ...

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Missing At-Risk Madera Man Has Been Located

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has announced that a man reported missing has been located. 69-year-old Leonardo Chaidez was found on Tuesday morning, May 21, in a rural area of Madera County by farm workers, according to the Sheriff’s Office. He is safe and appears to be in good condition. As a precaution, Mr. Chaidez is being transported ...

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