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Last Regular Home Game of the Season for Mustang Volleyball

Go Mustangs!

By Kaydence Holmes, student reporter for Minarets Press at Minarets High School Mustang Volleyball faced off against Stone Ridge Christian on Oct. 23 for their final home game of the season. While it was a bittersweet evening for both teams, it was especially emotional for the seniors since it was their last regular home game of the season and their ...

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Yosemite High’s Theater Arts Department Performing ‘Almost Maine’

YHS Seniors Orion Ciccoletti and Emily Meyer

YOSEMITE — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present the romantic comedy Almost Maine, by John Cariani, on Nov. 21, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. in the YHS Theater. Almost Maine explores the mysteries of the human heart. During a magical mid-winter’s night, residents of a mythical town in far northern Maine are falling in ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through October 28, 2019

Photo of sheriff's car

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reports taken locally from Tuesday, October 22, to Monday, October 28, 2019. Coarsegold Found Narcotics On Tuesday, October 22, at 7:35 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to Lucky Lane regarding possible found narcotics. An investigation was completed and a report was written. Close this case. Oakhurst Coroner’s Report ...

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Yosemite to Waive Entrance Fees for Veterans Day

Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — In honor of Veterans Day, Yosemite National Park will offer free admission to the public on Monday, Nov. 11. The fee-free day is offered to all park visitors in honor of current members, retired members and reserve members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. The National Park Service has honored Veterans Day as ...

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Trunk-Or-Treat Coming to the North Fork Post Office

North Fork Post Office parking lot during Trunk-Or-Treat

Come to Trunk-Or-Treat tomorrow! Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Where: Post Office parking lot in North Fork When: Thursday, Oct. 31 Decorate your vehicle early! Fun for Kids! Parking lot roped off for safety! North Fork fire truck will be there! This is the traditional North Fork Trunk-or-Treat. At this location for many years! Lots of room for parked cars & ...

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22nd Annual Tarantula Festival Connects Community with Arachnids

By Sarah Jackson Special to Sierra News Online COARSEGOLD — The 22nd Annual Tarantula Festival, held this past weekend at the Historic Village, featured a day of fun, food and fuzzy spiders. Hosting the wholesome, educational community event seems to be a labor of love for Coarsegold Historic Village owner Diane Boland. “The kids here today are the children of ...

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Accident Involving Falling Tree Claims Lives of YLP Couple

BASS LAKE — A couple from Yosemite Lakes Park were killed Sunday night in a single-vehicle traffic accident after their 2003 Jeep was reportedly struck by a falling tree on Beasore Road and then crashed down a steep embankment. The couple, identified as Edward and Marie I. Poulson, reportedly went out for a drive Sunday evening. Their son, who lives ...

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‘All Clear’ for Now, PG&E Hoping to Begin Restoring Power Later Today

MOUNTAIN AREA — Daybreak delivered some guardedly optimistic news for the thousands of residents of eastern Madera County without power since mid-afternoon Sunday — high winds overnight had calmed and PG&E was inspecting power lines and preparing to turn power back on later in the day. Just after 7 a.m. this morning, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office sent out the ...

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‘Public Safety Power Shutoff’ Hits Eastern Madera County

By Sarah Jackson Special to Sierra News Online MOUNTAIN AREA — Shortly before 2 p.m. Sunday, PG&E began powering off eastern Madera County. PG&E customers from North Fork to Oakhurst to Yosemite Lakes Park began reporting their power was out between 1:30 and 1:45 p.m. According to PG&E’s website, as many as 16,675 PG&E customers around eastern Madera County could ...

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