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Adventures, Giant Trees Tours And Craft Beer At Tenaya Lodge

FISH CAMP — Springtime has never been more of a larger-than-life experience at Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite. The season promises the long-awaited re-opening of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, fun new open-air adventure tours by jeep, luxury buses and motorcycles, and the opportunity to savor the flavors of the High Sierra at a special craft beer event. What’s more, ...

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Severe Weather, Flash Flood Warnings Remain

MOUNTAIN AREA – Communities are on alert this afternoon as rain continues to bear down on the foothills, and the possibility of flash floods remain present, particularly in areas with burn scars. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has issued the following alert: The National Weather Service is forecasting significant weather between 1 and 6 p.m. this afternoon, with current models ...

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Major Injury Accident Blocks Highway 41 At Road 200

O’NEALS — One-lane traffic control is in place at the intersection of Highway 41 and Road 200, after the roadway was temporarily blocked this afternoon following a three vehicle accident with major injuries. The multi-vehicle collision took place just before 3 p.m. today. One-lane traffic control was put in place at approximately 3:40 p.m. and commuters were advised to expect ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Mar. 18

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 12 to Sunday, Mar. 18, 2018. Oakhurst missing person found On Monday, Mar. 12 at 12:40 p.m. a deputy was dispatched for a report of a missing elderly adult with medical issues. Multiple units were assigned to assist in the search for ...

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Little Church On The Hill Hosts Easter Sunrise Service

OAKHURST –  Everyone is invited to attend as the historic “Little Church on the Hill” will be host to its first Easter Sunrise Service in more than 30 years on Sunday, Apr. 1, at 7 a.m. Over the years after its restoration, the Little Church on the Hill has been host to weddings, baptisms, memorials and numerous veteran celebrations. However, ...

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Yosemite Winter Rangers’ Update For Mar. 14

YOSEMITE – Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski have posted their latest blog on conditions at Tuolumne Meadows — you can follow them every week for up-to-date reports. New snow: 6 inches Total settled snow depth: 28 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 48°F (March 11) Low temperature: 10°F (March 9) Ski Conditions and Weather The weather this week was dominated by spring ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Mar. 11

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 5 to Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018. Coarsegold vehicle stop, vehicle towed On Monday, Mar. 5 at 8 a.m. a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Road 417 / Delaware which resulted in the vehicle being ...

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Coarsegold 4H Chick Tales And Other News

Submitted by Keiana Cramblett —  Since The Egg Show competition took place on February 24 and Chick Days happened on March 3, I thought I would write an article filled with cool chicken facts this month. Chick Days is something our poultry project does every year at Oakhurst Feed. All the poultry members come and answer any chicken-related questions the ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Starting Spring Seeds

By Brian David (Mariposa Master Gardener) —  February and March are months to try a spring garden. Spring gardening is a tango with fluctuating temperatures. You may need to combine starting seed indoors with direct outdoor seeding. Spring (cool season) vegetable seeds include several nutrient dense vegetables often planted at the end of summer for fall gardens. Cool weather vegetables ...

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Letter To The Editor: Bad Experience With DirectTV

I had been a DirectTV customer for more then five years. Bill always paid on time and ahead of schedule. I decided to change companies (Northland) after the first of the year 2018 when I was notified by DirectTV of the price increases they would be imposing. I called on Friday, January 5, 2018 and cancelled finally closing it out ...

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