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Ladies Of The Lakes Blood Drive At YLP Clubhouse

COARSEGOLD – The Ladies of the Lakes (LOL) will host a blood drive on Saturday, Mar. 23, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse. The Central Valley Blood Bank needs all blood types. It is easy to donate and only takes about an hour of your time. Be sure to hydrate well and eat prior ...

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Funding Available For Projects On National Forest And Nearby Lands

CLOVIS – The Fresno/Madera County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) is seeking applications for projects that would enhance forest ecosystems or restore and improve land health and water quality on the Sierra National Forest and other nearby lands. The RAC will recommend projects for funding in for both Fresno County and Madera County, made available through the Secure Rural Schools and ...

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Caller Impersonating Madera Sheriff Sergeant, It’s A Scam

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens about a man who has been making phone calls to residents throughout the county impersonating a sheriff’s sergeant regarding outstanding warrants. This is a scam! The Sheriff’s Office will never request funds or personal identifying information over the phone. If you receive a phone call of this nature, please ...

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Highway 41 Reopens Through Rocky Cut

MADERA COUNTY – Highway 41 between Road 200 and Highway 145 has been reopened after a rock slide two days ago closed the road in both directions. Late Wednesday afternoon, Mar. 6, geologists were called in to assess the stability of the steep rock walls along the roadway after about 10 cubic yards of debris slid into the northbound lane. ...

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Supervisor Tom Wheeler Hosts Town Hall Meeting In Raymond

RAYMOND – Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will hold the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Raymond-Knowles Elementary School cafeteria. There will be a report on water and natural resources by Stephanie Anagnoson and Jeannie Habben, and an update from Camarena Health. Deputy Director of ...

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Highway 41 To Remain Closed Tonight, Likely Most Of Tomorrow

MADERA COUNTY – Highway 41 between Road 200 and Highway 145 will remain closed throughout the night, and likely most of tomorrow as geologists work to assess the situation at the Rocky Cut. The road was shut down late Wednesday afternoon after about 10 cubic yards of rock slid into the northbound lane. Caltrans spokesperson Elizabeth Yelton acknowledged the inconvenience, ...

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Highway 41 Remains Closed As Officials Assess The Danger

MADERA COUNTY – Highway 41 remains closed through the Rocky Cut area between Highway 145 and Road 200, and will likely remain so throughout the day as the hillside is assessed. The road was closed late yesterday afternoon after large boulders came crashing down into the northbound lane following weeks of heavy rain. As of 9 a.m. this morning, Caltrans ...

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Highway 41 Closed Through Rocky Cut Area Due To Rockslide

MADERA COUNTY – Caltrans is on scene of a rockslide on Highway 41 at the area known locally as the Rocky Cut, about halfway between the 22 Mile House and Road 200. The roadway is being closed in both directions as crews work to clear the rocks and debris. A hard closure is being put in place northbound at Highway ...

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Bird Migration: The More We Learn, The Less We Know

Written by Scarlett Bullock – OAKHURST – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) will present a program entitled “Bird Migration: The More We Learn, The Less We Know,” in Oakhurst on Thursday, Mar. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the New Community Methodist Church. Join Ed Pandolfino to learn about bird migrations and their mind-boggling feats of flight. Pandolfino ...

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