Breaking News
Home » Author Archives: Press Release (page 13)

Author Archives: Press Release

Tioga Pass Temporarily Closes Today- Oct. 8

YOSEMITE- There is a winter weather advisory for the Sierra Mountains above 6,000 feet. Forecasters predict snow accumulations between 2-5 inches and wind gusts up to 50 MPH between late tonight and Thursday morning. The bulk of the precipitation will occur Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday evening in Yosemite National Park. In anticipation of compact snow and ice on the road, ...

Read More »

Felony Battery Conviction Draws Lengthy Sentence

MADERA COUNTY – Alfredo Morales, 32, of Hanford, was sentenced to a lengthy prison sentence this week for felony battery on a domestic partner and for causing the victim great bodily injury, according to Madera County District Attorney Michael Keitz. The evidence presented at trial, showed that deputies were dispatched to a residence in a south county area near Highway ...

Read More »

Sweepstakes Scam Targets Seniors With Terrifying Twist

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson has issued a county-wide fraud alert after Madera County Sheriff’s deputies responded to what Anderson describes as a terrifying twist to a sweepstakes scam targeting senior citizens. Those behind sweepstakes scams have graduated from convincing victims to wire money in order to collect a prize, to an even bigger enticement.

Read More »

Wawona School Celebrity Golf Tournament

WAWONA – Come and support Wawona School’s Tenth Annual Celebrity Scramble Golf Tournament at the Wawona Hotel Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 21. Former CSU Fresno Golf Coach Mike Watney, Former Congressman George Radanovich, Warren Armstrong from ABC30 News and former KSEE 24 news anchor Faith Sidlow will be among the celebrity guests.

Read More »

Body Discovered In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the remains of an adult male within the Stanislaus National Forest of Mariposa County. The remains were taken for an autopsy and determined to be those of a white male adult in his early to mid-twenties. No identification has been made at this time. Further tests are being conducted in ...

Read More »

Missing Firefighter Search Continues

JEMEZ SPRINGS, NM – The search for Jemez Ranger District engine captain Token Adams continues today. Token, who has been missing since Friday, Aug. 30, has been the focus of an intense search effort by numerous Federal, State, County and local agency personnel as well as many volunteers throughout the holiday weekend. The family, fellow employees and the entire community ...

Read More »

Repairs To Wawona Tunnel Begin In Yosemite

YOSEMITE – Repairs to the Wawona Tunnel in Yosemite National Park, located along the Wawona Road (Highway 41) are scheduled to begin on Sunday, Sept. 8. The historic tunnel, completed in 1933, leads to “Tunnel View,” one of the most iconic and beautiful vistas in the National Park System. Millions of visitors flock to “Tunnel View” each year to witness ...

Read More »

Coarsegold Man Arrested For Terrorist Threats

COARSEGOLD – A Coarsegold man sits behind bars, booked on suspicion of making as many as a dozen terrorist threats in person and over the phone during Labor Day Weekend, according to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Gerald Marin located 36-year old Jason Jon Kissee in Coarsegold Tuesday afternoon.

Read More »

Thousands Stolen From Coarsegold Campground

COARSEGOLD – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Labor Day break-in at a popular campground in Coarsegold. More than $44,000 in cash and personal checks vanished from Yosemite South KOA’s main office sometime after midnight.

Read More »

Scammers Change Their Game Targeting Seniors

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson is warning the public about a new ruse designed to pry personal information out of Senior Citizens. “They’re no longer just saying they represent a Sweepstakes company, now they’re claiming to be a part of that company’s Senior Citizen Unit,” says Sheriff Anderson.

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online