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Free Brush Chipping In Fish Camp

FISH CAMP – Create defensible space around your home with some help from the Mariposa Fire Safe Council. They are offering free chipping of brush, limbs and small trees that you have cleared from your property in creating 100 ft. of space around your home. Chipping dates for Fish Camp are Monday and Tuesday, July 7 and 8. The piles ...

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Wawona Pine Needle Pickup

WAWONA – Residents will have a chance to clear their properties of all those dry pine needles on June 9 – 13 as County services are made available to scoop them up and haul them away. This is a service paid for by property owners in Wawona, so everyone is encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to get rid ...

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Players Square Off In Human Chess Match

NORTH FORK – Never let it be said that the folks in North Fork aren’t a creative lot. They will soon have a unique display of playful creativity, a chess match using human beings as pieces. The match will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, at the Mill Site. The game is being organized ...

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Sheriff And CHP Team Up To Catch Suspect

MADERA COUNTY – Reports of attempted witness tampering led both sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers to a home in Eastern Madera County where two men were arrested. One is a self-admitted white supremacist from Torrance, Calif., and the other is an Oakhurst man found to be in possession of methamphetamine, according the the Sheriff’s Office.

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Coolwater Presents Peppino D'Agostino

AHWAHNEE – The next Coolwater Ranch concert is Saturday, May 31, at 8 p.m. and features world renowned guitarist Peppino D’Agostino. D’Agostino doesn’t just play the guitar. He composes, arranges, collaborates, improvises and has even been known to sing a song here and there in both English and Italian. But what he does create on the guitar makes the difference ...

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Fish Camp Meadow Threatened By Development

To the Editor: Our community is facing a momentous decision that will affect Fish Camp for many years to come, perhaps forever. The fate of our meadow, a virgin wetland, is in the hands of the Mariposa County Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors. They are being asked to extend old permits again by Palm Springs Village. This developer has ...

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Marijuana Investigation Continues In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY – In the early morning hours of Wednesday Apr. 30, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by Yosemite National Park law enforcement and other partner law enforcement agencies, served search warrants at three Mariposa County residences. One warrant was served in the town of Mariposa, on Mariposa Street, and the other two were served within a few miles ...

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Wildfire Preparedness Day Is May 3

CALIFORNIA – Are you ready for wildfire? The National Fire Protection Association is inviting everyone to participate in their Inaugural Wildfire Community Preparedness Day on Saturday, May 3. Everyone is urged to commit a couple of hours, or the entire day, and watch as your actions positively contribute to reducing your community’s wildfire risk.

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Take Back Drug Event Hailed A Success

MADERA COUNTY – The numbers are in and Sheriff John Anderson says this past weekend’s Take Back Drug event was a great success. On Saturday, Apr. 26, the Sheriff’s Office collected 127 pounds of unwanted drugs. The purpose of the event is to collect unused, unwanted or expired medications and destroy them in a non-hazardous manner, making sure none of ...

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