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Marine Corps’ Toys For Tots Roundup This Saturday

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OAKHURST — Thanks to everyone who attended the Toys For Tots “Double Your Donation KickOff” at the Oakhurst True Value on Nov. 23. Donations included over 400 toys and almost $600 that will go to support toys for needy children in the Eastern Madera County area. But the 2019 campaign is not over yet! Past campaigns have benefited over 1,100 ...

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2nd Annual Yosemite Peace Symposium Coming to Bass Lake

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BASS LAKE — This year, the 2nd Annual Yosemite Peace Symposium will be meeting at the Pines Resort on the shores of Bass Lake, just a short drive from the southern gate of Yosemite National Park, one of the most peaceful places on earth. The symposium will be held March 20 and 21, 2020. Opening keynote speaker will be Andrea ...

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Local Ski School Seeking Volunteer Instructors

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MADERA COUNTY — Mountain Area Ski School (MASS) is looking for volunteer ski and snowboard instructors to teach snow sports to our local area grade school students. MASS is currently about to embark on their 53rd year providing ski and snowboard instruction to eligible students from grades four through six. Volunteer instructors do not need to be expert skiers or ...

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Help Grace Community Church feed North Fork this Christmas

NORTH FORK — Every year, Grace Community Church makes Christmas food baskets available for the residents of North Fork. Local residents in need of help can sign up in the Thrift Shop on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Nov. 19th through Dec. 17th and on Wednesday, Dec. 18th. Baskets will be given away on Saturday, Dec. 21. As costs increase for ...

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CAL FIRE Burn Permits Not Required in Mariposa County Beginning Friday

MARIPOSA – CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) will lift the burn permit requirement in Mariposa County on Friday (Dec. 6) at 8 a.m., according to a news release issued by the agency Tuesday. After the burn permit requirement is lifted, CAL FIRE burn permits will NOT be required in Mariposa County and open burning will be allowed on so-called “Permissive ...

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YARTS Offers Free Tickets for Mariposa County Residents

YOSEMITE – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) is offering up to four roundtrip tickets to Yosemite National Park to all Mariposa County households on days when regular service is provided. The tickets are free and are available while supplies last or until June 30, 2020. In addition, a child under 12 may ride for free with a ticketed ...

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YHS Runner Places 32nd at State Cross Country Championships

FRESNO — Yosemite High sophomore running sensation Clover Cicoletti achieved her goal at Saturday’s CIF State Cross Country Championships at Fresno’s Woodward Park. Clover placed 32nd overall in the Division 4 field of more than 200 runners, clocking in at 18 minutes and 59 seconds. She told SNO earlier this year that her goal at state this year was to ...

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Updated Road Conditions Report

Highway 41 – R2, chains or 4wd with snow tires are required, all vehicles must carry chains. Highway 140 – R0, no chain requirements. Yosemite Valley – R0, no chain requirements. Highway 120 – R2, chains or 4wd with snow tires are required, all vehicles must carry chains. Mariposa Grove Road – temporarily closed. Hetch Hetchy Road – temporarily closed. For highways ...

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