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Bass Lake School District Candidate Statement: Julie Greenwood

OAKHURST — There is one seat coming up for election on the Bass Lake Unified School District Board of Trustees for Area 3. Julie Greenwood is challenging incumbent Ron Bucheger for the position. For more information contact the Bass Lake School District. Julie Greenwood Candidate Statement I am so excited for the opportunity to serve those of our school district. You may ...

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Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Oct. 16

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 10 to Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016: Oakhurst minor assaulted  On Monday, Oct. 10 at 9:44 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 49000 block of Road 427 (School Road) regarding a report of a minor being slapped by an adult. Report taken, evidence ...

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Bass Lake School District Candidate Statement: Ron Bucheger

OAKHURST — There is one seat coming up for election on the Bass Lake Unified School District Board of Trustees for Area 3. Incumbent Ron Bucheger is on the ballot with challenger Julie Greenwood. For more information contact the Bass Lake School District. Ron Bucheger  (incumbent) Candidate Statement I’m a retired 68 year old manager and businessperson and an experienced Bass Lake ...

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One-Way Traffic Control Continues On SR-41

FISH CAMP — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) says one-way traffic control will continue this week on State Route 41 just south of Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County, as part of a tree removal project taking place in Madera and Mariposa counties. Weather permitting, says Caltrans, the following one-way traffic control will take place: Beginning Monday, Oct. 17 and ending on ...

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If It Ain’t Broke Is It Really Okay?

Written by Glenn Raggio — There is much to be said of the adage, “If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.” Status quo, when compared to the darker alternatives of nearly everything, wins hands down. Getting older encourages the cliché more than anything else I might imagine. We have inherited our parents’ and grandparents’ views, habits, and superstitions in regard to ...

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Local Adult Soccer Is Back!

MOUNTAIN AREA – Got a goal in mind? Join the co-ed mountain area soccer league. Registration is open to all adults (18+).  Just go to Oakhurst Adult Soccer online and join one of six teams. Rules:  11 vs. 11.  30 minute halves.  Maximum 2 male and female players under 30 on the field at any time excluding goalie.  This keeps games competitive ...

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Local Authors Say They’re Lucky To Live Here

OAKHURST — Looking for the perfect local gift to give those friends and relatives who are always threatening to move here? Maybe you’re new to the area, or you’ve been here a while and are still seeking information. Stop by Branches Books and Gifts on Saturday, Oct. 15 to meet local authors Kellie Flanagan and Jennifer Moss, who’ll sign their new ...

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Ode To The Daypack

Written by Michael Olwyler — Flung, dropped and dragged, the daypack has risen throughout the world to be the everyday carrier. Schoolboys, travelers, pregnant moms, and businessmen can’t do without them bumping along on their backs, arms or chests. They carry our essentials, get crushed in subway doors, float down rivers after being carelessly dropped overboard, settle with a sigh ...

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Mariposa County Flu Vaccine Clinics

MARIPOSA — Influenza, commonly called the flu, is one of the most contagious viruses in the world. Each year, over 200,000 people are hospitalized in the United States and on average 36,000 people die due to complications related to influenza. The best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from flu is to get a flu vaccine. The flu vaccine helps ...

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Committee Grateful For Heritage Days Help

A note from Gwen Dunn, Sierra Historic Sites Association Board of Directors —  OAKHURST — Thank you to all the community volunteers, donors, sponsors and everyone who helped with the 20th annual Mountain Heritage Days. It was a great success and I look forward to doing the event again next year. We will be having a Thank You Celebration for ...

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