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Mountain Area Home Sales For First Quarter 2019

By Ed Bailey — During the first quarter of 2019, members of the of Fresno Realtors Association Multiple Listing Services in the Yosemite Gateway Branch sold 104 mountain area homes (single family residential properties) — coincidentally, the same number as last year. Boundaries for the mountain area include Oakhurst, Ahwahnee, Coarsegold, North Fork, Wishon, Bass Lake, Wawona, Fish Camp, Yosemite ...

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Bootjack 49ers 4-H Club Reports On Presentation Day

By Nina Sharrar —  Mariposa County Presentation and Judging Day On Saturday, Feb. 23, Mariposa County 4-H held Presentation and Judging Day at New Life Church in Bootjack. Six members gave presentations before Judges Codie Hart, Ginnie Day and Kathie Hollan. Bridget Sharrar, the only primary member to present, gave a demonstration about silkie chickens. Lilly Goodman demonstrated how to ...

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Rotary Thanks Those Who Helped Generate Support

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Sierra Rotary wishes to thank all those who helped make the 13th Evening at The Elderberry House on Sunday, Mar. 24 such a success, including new owner Dr. Bernard Rosenson, Carina Stephens, Chef Robert Snyder, Holly Shipp and all the staff for their generosity and professional expertise rendered for the sold-out event. Proceeds raised for this ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Mar. 31

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 25 to Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019. O’Neals report of possible scam On Tuesday, Mar. 26 at 9:23 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 51000 Block of Road 210 in regards to a report of a possible scam. Case closed due ...

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Delays Expected This Month On Highway 41 Near Fish Camp

FISH CAMP — Travelers on a busy corridor leading to Yosemite National Park can expect delays this month due to necessary repair work on the roadway. Caltrans, in cooperation with Agee Construction, has announced one-way traffic control on Highway 41 near the community of Fish Camp in Mariposa County for four weeks as part of a culvert and roadway repair ...

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Tony Krizan Presents Eastern Sierra Mines At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historic Park invites the community to attend the April edition of their First Friday Lecture Series. On Friday, Apr. 5, local author and adventurer Tony Krizan will share his Eastern Sierra Mines lecture. With a camera by his side, Krizan has explored the “hidden locations snuggled within remote canyons and valleys” of the Sierra mountains for ...

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The Adventures of Orangie – Chapter 1: The Popsicle

Written by David Novell – Orangie wanted a popsicle in the worst way. It was over a hundred degrees for the ninth straight day, and he could just taste the ice cold treat, delicious grape or maybe luscious root beer flavored this time. Walking into “the Little Store”, Orangie could tell right away that something was wrong. Very wrong. The ...

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Tuolumne Winter Rangers Welcome Spring In Yosemite

YOSEMITE — Tuolumne Winter Rangers Laura and Rob Pilewski’s latest report from the field on Mar. 27: New snow: 10 inches Total settled snow depth: 90 inches (at 8,600 feet) High temperature: 42°F (March 26) Low temperature: 1°F (March 24) Ski Conditions and Weather It is snowing again today after a brief three day window of dry weather and seasonal temperatures. ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Mar. 17

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 18 to Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019. Oakhurst unlicensed to drive On Tuesday, Mar. 19 at 2:06 a.m. a subject was stopped while driving his vehicle in the 40000 block of CA-41 and found to be unlicensed. He was cited and released ...

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Everything Is Peachy At Oakhurst Elementary

By Christy Newell — OAKHURST — The first grade students at Oakhurst Elementary once again had the privilege of representing the school at the annual Peach Blossom Festival at Fresno State on earlier this month. The purpose of the Peach Blossom Festival is to expose children to oral interpretations and allow them to have a positive experience at Fresno State. ...

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