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YHS FFA Growing Strong

Submitted by Yosemite High School FFA OAKHURST – It’s a new year and Yosemite High School FFA is ready to rock ‘n roll and make this the best year this chapter has seen in a while!

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Explosion In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office confirms that on Monday night, Feb. 2, deputies were dispatched to the Purple Cow Mall in Oakhurst regarding reports of an explosion that had injured an adult male. CHP, Cal Fire and Sierra Ambulance also responded to the incident, which was reported at approximately 11 p.m.

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Madera County Gets New Look At State Capitol

Submitted by Kim Lawson OAKHURST – Madera County, also known as California’s Gateway to Yosemite, has a new look at the Capitol. At the heart of Sacramento, the California State Capitol Building, often referred to as the “People’s Building,” is home to both a museum and the state’s working seat of government. The Capitol serves as a Mecca for school ...

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Fees Increase For Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park announces entrance fees and campground fees will increase beginning March 1, 2015. The new fee structure includes modifications to the October 2014 draft proposal based on public input.

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Fatal Climbing Accident In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Sad news out of Yosemite National Park as rangers report a climbing accident on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 25, in which a Fresno man was killed. Cody Byers Long, 24, was climbing the Royal Arches in Yosemite when he fell more than 400 feet, according to Park Ranger Kari Cobb.

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Conditional Approval For Biomass Plant

NORTH FORK – After years of focused effort by local organizations, the North Fork biomass plant is now one giant step closer to reality. The North Fork Community Development Council (NFCDC) has announced conditional approval for a nearly $5 million grant sought to build a 1 megawatt (MW) bioenergy generation facility at the town’s former mill site.

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2015 Academic Decathletes On Energy, Ingenuity And Innovation

MADERA COUNTY – The 33rd Annual Madera County Academic Decathlon competition begins on Friday, Jan. 30, when students from Madera County will compete in the interview and essay competitions at Madera County Office of Education. Yosemite High School has dominated the elite 10-event competition for more than two decades with Señor Steve Browning at the helm. The winner of Madera ...

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