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Sierra Storm Warning Canceled, Wind Advisory Remains

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service (NWS) in Hanford has canceled a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada and issued a Winter Weather Advisory in its place. The Wind Advisory for the foothills remains in place. Storm Warning canceled, Winter Weather Advisory in place The NWS has replaced the warning with a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, in ...

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Double Your Money With EMC SPCA Matchmaker Event

OAKHURST — With the beautiful new EMC SPCA Animal Care and Adoption Center nearing completion, it’s animal lovers will want to know that there are three more days to make the most of your donation to the EMC SPCA  during the nonprofit’s Matchmaker event. That means, if you donate $1,000, then another donor — who prefers to remain anonymous — ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Feb. 17

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 11 to Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Coarsegold domestic dispute, warrant arrest, narcotics On Monday, Feb. 11 at 4:33 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a business located within the 46000 block of Lucky Lane in Coarsegold, regarding a report of a ...

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Victim Of Fatal Crash On Highway 49 Identified

AHWAHNEE – The woman who died in a crash on Highway 49 yesterday morning has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Heather Dame, 43, of Ahwahnee, died when her pickup apparently skidded on black ice and veered into oncoming traffic. The accident happened at 9:34 a.m. just north of Oakhurst near Vista Del Rio Drive. The investigation is ...

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February HOW Dinner Honors Yvonne Boiteax

OAKHURST — The nonprofit organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will gather friends and neighbors to honor Yvonne Boiteux at The Hitching Post in Ahwahnee, starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Yvonne, 32, has lived in North Fork since 1991, graduating from Sierra High School and working at Starbucks for many years. Currently, she works at The Forks and ...

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Fatal Accident On Highway 49 In Oakhurst

OAKHURST — An Ahwahnee woman was killed this morning on Highway 49 after her truck apparently slipped on a patch of black ice. Just after 9:30 a.m., the woman was southbound in a Chevy Silverado on Highway 49 rounding a corner near Vista Del Rio Drive, when she apparently hit an icy spot in the road, causing her truck to ...

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Challengers Little League Team Wants Better Access To Field

OAKHURST — There’s a ball field, and there’s a team. Problem is, the team can’t navigate the field. Despite its popularity, our busy local Little League field has inadequate access for about 20 softball players with special needs, say parents — and organizers agree. From walkers to wheelchairs, it’s extremely difficult to get around the facility. Severe disrepair and a lack ...

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Extended Storm Warning For Sierra, Very Low Snow In Foothills

MOUNTAIN AREA — It’s cold, wet, and snowy outside in some places and that’s not going to change much over the next two days — except the snow levels will drop again — as the National Weather Service (NWS) in Hanford has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada and a Winter Weather Advisory for the foothills. Winter ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Feb. 10

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Feb. 4 to Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. Coarsegold assault by juvenile On Monday, Feb. 4 at 4:08 a.m. a deputy was dispatched for reports of a juvenile involved in an assault. An investigation was done and the juvenile was transported and booked ...

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Storm Warning And Flood Watch For Sierra Nevada

MOUNTAIN AREA — After a short break in the weather has given some a chance to mop up and plow out, rain and snow return to the region, as the National Weather Service issues a flood watch and warnings for the foothills and a two-day storm warning for the mountains above 5,000 feet. Flash Flood Warning Flash Flood Warning For Parts ...

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