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YHS Girls Basketball Earns #2 Seed In Division II Playoffs

OAKHURST — The YHS Girls Basketball team went undefeated in North Sequoia League play for the second straight year, winning their third straight league championship and finishing the regular season 24-4 overall. Ranked #4 in the entire Central Section by the Fresno Bee (behind only Clovis West, Clovis North and San Joaquin Memorial), they enter the postseason as the #2 seed ...

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Guynn And Micallef Win League And Division 5 Championships

Written by Anne Guynn — OAKHURST — 152 lb. sophomore Nicolas Guynn and 170 lb. sophomore Justin Micallef won gold medals in both the North Sequoia League Championship and the Central Section Division 5 Championship Wrestling Tournaments. The Yosemite High School Wrestling Team was happy to see the community’s support at the Jan.30 North Sequoia League Wrestling Championship Tournament, hosted by ...

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Two-Vehicle Crash Blocks Highway 41 Near YLP

COARSEGOLD — Traffic was stopped in both directions along Highway 41 this afternoon for a two-vehicle accident between Road 200 and Yosemite Springs Parkway. According to CHP at the scene, just before 1 p.m. a Toyota Highlander driven by a 75-year-old man from Madera was pulling out of the driveway at Bible Story Land into traffic to turn north onto ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Feb. 10

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 4 to Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Coarsegold assault by juvenile On Monday, Feb. 4 at 4:08 a.m. a deputy was dispatched for reports of a juvenile involved in an assault. An investigation was done and the juvenile was transported and booked ...

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Free Income Tax Prep For All Ages, Provided By AARP

MADERA COUNTY – Free income tax return preparation and electronic filing, for both California state and federal returns, will be available again this year for mountain-area residents, offered by the AARP Tax-Aide program. Tax returns are prepared onsite by specially trained and certified volunteers, and then filed electronically the same day. Tax help is offered to persons of all ages ...

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Sierra News Online Valentine Love Lines

To show our appreciation, here’s an exclusive free special just for SNO club members. STEP 1: Select your complimentary Valentine graphic from the menu below. STEP 2: Send your “To” and “From” along with a message of love and the graphic name/number to Valentine@SierraNewsOnline.com before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 And we’ll do the rest. Club member Valentines ...

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Planning Meeting On Proposed Sky Ranch RV And Camp Site

OAKHURST – With the possibility of a big recreational development coming to the Sky Ranch area north of town, some people are delighted with the idea of a new destination location while others have expressed concerns. Now, an important county meeting is set, and the public is invited to attend and potentially influence the outcome. An RV resort and camping ...

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Last Chance For Clue At Golden Chain

OAKHURST — Will it be the library, the lounge, the kitchen or the conservatory? Plum with a knife, Mustard with a rope, or Peacock with a revolver? Whom-or-whatever it turns out to be, theater-goers are virtually guaranteed to have the time of their lives figuring out the rules of death, as the Golden Chain Theatre presents an interactive whodunit, Clue. ...

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Yosemite Rockfall Year in Review: 2018

By Greg M. Stock —  YOSEMITE — Yosemite faced a number of challenging events in 2018, including floods and fires. Fortunately, serious rockfalls were not among them. Forty-one events (including rockfalls, rockslides, and debris flows) were documented in 2018, below the recent (2006-2017) average of 53 events per year, and less than half of that documented in 2017. Rockfalls in ...

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One Of These Nominees Will Be North Fork Citizen Of The Year

NORTH FORK – This marks the 40th year that the town of North Fork will choose its Citizen of the Year. The dinner and award ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 2, at the North Fork Town Hall. Local residents are given the opportunity each year to nominate those among them who have made notable contributions to the town and ...

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