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Great Results From Kids Bass Lake Triathlon

BASS LAKE – Early Saturday morning, Sept. 6, the lake and area surrounding Miller’s Landing was the place to be, as the 2nd Annual My Tri Mountain Area Youth Triathlon was underway with more than 100 enthusiastic young participants. From the looks of things, everyone had a really great time.

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Search On For Missing North Fork Hiker

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – A search is underway at this time for a 76-year old North Fork man, Jack Goldman, who the Sheriff’s Office says is also known to family and friends as Nick Goldman. Mr. Goldman failed to return on Tuesday, Sept. 9, from a cross-country hike to Chiquito Lake in the Sierra National Forest. According to the Madera ...

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Sheriff Warns Of Fraud Via Phones And Email

MADERA COUNTY – The Sheriff’s Office has issued two fraud alerts in an effort to keep residents safe from scams related to land-lines, cell phones and computers. The first is an alert about a new scam using the name of the Publishers Clearinghouse. Predators are now said to be calling potential victims with instructions to send cash by way of ...

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Messy Hands And Science At CMOS

OAKHURST – Great news for parents of preschoolers, and older kids, too, as the Children’s Museum of the Sierra is offering new programs for September. All classes are free with membership or admission. The Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and located at 42969 Golden Oak Drive in Oakhurst, ...

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All About Art Quilts At Oakhurst Library

OAKHURST – Fabric artist Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone will be at the Oakhurst Branch Library on Saturday, Sept. 13, offering visitors a free presentation on quilts. This event will be held in the Library’s Community Room from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Vivian’s talk will cover several periods of time as she educates participants with her knowledge, “From the Traditional to the ...

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Mariposa Recruits New Crop Of Master Gardeners

MARIPOSA – Any Mariposa County resident interested in learning about what it means to become a Master Gardener, now is the time to attend a “Meet the Master Gardeners” orientation on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. until noon. The informational event will be held at the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Chambers.

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Send A Kid To Science Camp

OAKHURST – Do you remember the first time you ever stepped into the forest and squinted up through tall trees into golden sierra sunlight? That’s the kind of memory that many kids will take away from the planned 6th grade outdoor science camp field trip for students in the Bass Lake School District, and organizers are seeking the community’s help ...

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Two Vehicle Accident Near Oakhurst McDonalds

OAKHURST – A two car accident on Highway 41 near McDonald’s today resulted in major damage to one vehicle, and fortunately, no serious injuries to any of the parties involved, including two adults, one child and one dog. At approximately 2:45 p.m., a 1994 Subaru Impreza 4-door sedan was leaving the McDonald’s parking lot and attempting a left-hand turn onto ...

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Mariposa Rotary Golf At Sierra Meadows

MARIPOSA – Listen up, golfers and Rotary supporters! Teams are forming now for the annual Mariposa Rotary Golf Tournament to benefit the Mollie Suh Yaley Scholarship, a fund which has given tens of thousands of dollars to Mariposa County High School graduating seniors since its inception in 2004. Also known as the Mollie Suh Yaley Memorial Golf Tournament, the Rotary ...

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Sheriff Offers Drug Take Back Program

MADERA COUNTY – Area inhabitants looking for a safe way to dispose of unwanted medications may note that Madera County Sheriff’s Department is hosting its annual fall Drug Take-Back. For the convenience of all County residents and business owners, the Sheriff’s Office is taking back unwanted and/or unused drugs in both the foothills and the valley.

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