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Oakminster 2016: Show Off Your Dog!

OAKHURST – Friends of the furred, take note: it’s time to register your canines — of any sort — for the fourth annual Oakminster Dog Show. It’s sponsored every year by Sierra Lions Club to benefit the Eastern Madera County SPCA (EMC SPCA). This year the Oakminster Dog Show is set for for 9 a.m. on Sunday, Apr. 24 at Oakhurst Community ...

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Ceremony Honors Those Lost In The Line Of Duty

MADERA COUNTY – Madera County will honor the Peace Officers who have died in the line of duty in 2015 at the 9th annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony on Tuesday, May 10, at noon. Sheriff Jay Varney will host the event, which will include the California Highway Patrol and other regional law enforcement agencies, and include the laying of a ...

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Local Resource Conservation District Needs You

Written by Marcia Freedman —  A Resource Conservation District is a community-led special district organization that makes conservation happen! RCDs are good examples of strong local government, responsive and accountable to our communities to promote local conservation goals. The Coarsegold RCD, for over 40 years, has been educating the public in resource conservation and enhancement methods and has provided technical, ...

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Elegant Auction Success: $60K And A Whole Lot Of Fun

FISH CAMP — Warning: if the images you’re about to see cause FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out), remember that plans are already underway for next year’s Elegant Auction to benefit Oakhurst Community Park. Themed, “Midnight at the Oasis,” this year’s incarnation of the annual event was held on Saturday, Apr. 9 at Tenaya Lodge, with nearly 200 people in attendance ...

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Blasting Scheduled For CA-41 Passing Lane Project

MADERA COUNTY — As the construction project to widen a stretch of Highway 41 in the foothills continues to move along, officials say blasting will begin soon, along with anticipated delays. According to Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Project Manager Anand Kapoor, contractor Teichert Construction plans to start blasting during the day beginning Monday, Apr. 25. “The blasting is expected to ...

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Makayla Demeusy Hosts Dinner For Dream Center

COARSEGOLD — Minarets student Makayla Demeusy invites the community to a very special dinner that will benefit a church mission while giving locals a chance to dress up and dine out. “For my Senior Project I am having an Elegant Dinner and Silent Auction,” explains Makayla, 17, of the event that’s set for Friday, Apr. 15 at the Coarsegold Community ...

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Disney’s High School Musical Live At YHS

Submitted by Yosemite High School OAKHURST — Yosemite High School is proud to present Disney’s High School Musical live onstage for five performances  starting Wednesday, Apr. 13 through Saturday, Apr. 16 at the YHS Theatre. The shows start at 7 p.m. This stage version of the classic Disney movie shows us the cliques and clubs of East High School and ...

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July 4th Fireworks Return To Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — After a year’s haitus during which the community at large was treated to a 4th of July laser show that attempted to recreate the thrill of fireworks, the real deal is coming back to Bass Lake. Michelle Miller of Miller’s Landing and the Bass Lake Chamber of Commerce confirmed today that residents and visitors will once again ...

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Youth Cheer Sign-Ups Coming Soon

OAKHURST — Yosemite Badger Youth Cheer for grades K-8 is open now for registration. The team practices stunting, dance, gymnastics and conditioning in an atmosphere that promotes teamwork and commitment. Student athletes of all skill levels in grades K-8 are welcome to join the cheer program, say organizers. Mandatory try-outs will be held to determine the placement of each individual, ...

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What’s Happening At The Pines? Jazz Is Back On Bass Lake

Submitted by The Pines Resort — BASS LAKE — It’s been just three weeks since over 500 local residents and visitors gathered in the Pines Village to celebrate Easter weekend with their families. For the first time since the change of the ownership that occurred in 2010, The Pines Resort organized a community Easter Egg Hunt in addition to their ...

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