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Alert: Shelter in Place Ahwahnee

AHWAHNEE–A Shelter in Place has been issued for the following locations: MDC-E019-B: Road 620 – Carter Creek Area MDC-E011-C: Femmon Ranch Road. This is due to Road 620 being flooded in two places:  Before Femmon Ranch Road on Road 628 and Carter Creek on Road 62. Go to maderaaware.com for an interactive map with current evacuation status and road closures. ...

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Lots of Great Music Coming to Town This Weekend!

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Time to bust out those dancing shoes because there’s going to be a heap of great bands coming to town this weekend. Everything from jazz to folk to country & western to good old-fashioned rock and roll! There’ll be something for everyone so we’ll see you there! Grounded Music Series At AXIS Coffee Bar + Eatery Gather ...

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EMCSPCA to Hold President’s Day Pet Adoption Event

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AHWAHNEE — It’s that time of year again, everyone! It’s Presidents Day, and that can only mean one thing: time to adopt a new dog or cat! Fortunately for you, the EMCSPCA is having a Presidents Day Adoption Event. Hooray! Date & Time: February 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To view pets currently available for adoption, please click ...

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Celebration of Life for Sara (Sally) Ternes

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Sara (Sally) Ternes April 25, 1956 – January 14, 2023 Sally, 66, began her life in Steubenville, OH, from the parents of Edwin and Kay Boone. She moved to California from Ohio after graduating from high school. She has been a resident of Ahwahnee, CA, for 23 years. She resided in the Bay Area for 23 years prior. She went ...

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Helping One Woman (HOW) to Honor Bettie Perry

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OAKHURST — Join Helping One Woman Oakhurst for their second dinner of 2023 when they will honor their February recipient, Bettie Perry. Bettie is lovingly sponsored by Cheryce Chartier. ♥ This month’s Helping One Woman (HOW) recipient is Bettie Perry and her HOW dinner will be Wednesday, February 15th at 6 p.m. at The Hitchin’ Post in Ahwahnee. See map below. When: ...

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Step Back in Time at Badger Pass Ski Area

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Looking to enjoy the snow without the throngs of people? Then skip the crowds & spend more time enjoying the great wintry outdoors. It’s time to head over to the Badger Pass Ski Area. From downhill skiing to snow tubing, Nordic and every other snow-filled activity you could imagine, it’s your one-stop shop for winter-time family fun. ...

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Celebration of Life for David L. Evans

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David L. Evans August 22, 1946 – January 17, 2023 Celebrating the wonderful life of David L. Evans (August 22, 1946 – January 17, 2023). Although Dave’s life ended before we were ready, the time that he spent in our lives was filled with Love and laughter. We will be having a graveside service for him at Oakhill Cemetery, 40188 ...

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New Sierra Tel Directory Showcases a Bit of Midpines History

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Sierra Tel, serving both Eastern Madera County and Mariposa County, announces that its 2023 telephone directory recounts the long history of Midpines Food and Gas. The directory story briefly recounts the times gone by of the 1926 Carstens building, located at the intersection of Carsten’s Road and Highway 140 in Midpines, that is now Midpines Food and ...

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Helping One Woman (HOW) to Honor Barbara Ramos

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AHWAHNEE — Join Helping One Woman Oakhurst for their first dinner of 2023 when they will posthumously honor their January recipient, Barbara Ramos. Barbara is lovingly sponsored by Monica Franklin. ♥ This month’s Helping One Woman (HOW) recipient is Barbara Ramos and her HOW dinner will be Wednesday, January 18th at 6 p.m. at The Hitchin’ Post in Ahwahnee. See map below. ...

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Red Cross Opens Two Shelters In Oakhurst And Mariposa

OAKHURST — The American Red Cross Central Valley Chapter has opened two evacuation shelters due to flooding in Madera and Mariposa Counties. Red Cross volunteers will provide safe shelter, water, meals, and additional resources to evacuees impacted by these major storms. Shelter Locations: New Life Christian Fellowship (5089 Cole Road, Mariposa, CA 95338) Oakhurst Community Center (39800 Fresno Flats Rd, ...

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