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YNP Hosting Public Meeting on Curry Former Waste Disposal Site

Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Park officials are hosting a public meeting on the remediation of the Curry Former Waste Disposal Site. All members of the public interested in learning about this project are welcome to join park staff at the Yosemite Valley Auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 1 pm to 2 pm. From 1 to 1:30 pm, employees with ...

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Wheeler: Hike in TOT Could Fund New Fire Reduction District

MADERA — Supervisor Tom Wheeler is promoting a proposal which he says could help provide local home owners some relief from sky-high insurance costs. The plan, Wheeler adds, could also help reduce fire risk. The proposal comes at a time when many in the mountain community are struggling to pay for and maintain homeowners’ insurance — and concern is only ...

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Pet of the Week: Mr. Honey

Mr. Honey, discussing life with a friend

Hello, Mr. Honey here, and I will need to make a change soon. You see, my human “assistant” will no longer be able to care for me. I am a 5-year-old neutered male who likes a good chat and a good belly rub. I do have an occasional bout of feline bronchitis which requires a shot from the vet, but I hope that won’t prevent ...

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HOW Dinner to Honor Tina Anderson Coming in November

HOW dinner to honor Tina Anderson

Join Helping One Woman (HOW) Oakhurst to honor recipient Tina Anderson. Tina is lovingly sponsored by Courtney, Briana, Erick and Gunnar. When: Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. Where: The Hitchin’ Post, located at 42592 Highway 49 in Ahwahnee. HOW it works • You must RSVP on http://www.MySOSEvent.com in advance. RSVP deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 19. • Dinner at 6 ...

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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 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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Could Chipotle or Panda Express Be Coming to Oakhurst?

OAKHURST — The former home of the Whopper could become the area’s first Chipotle or Panda Express — that’s if the real estate broker currently marketing the now-vacant building can attract a top-tier “fast-casual” new restaurant operator to the area. “I’ve had some interest in the property from several clients I’ve worked with in the past,” said Troy Mathias, a ...

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PSPS Day 3: Power Restored in 70 Percent of County

MOUNTAIN AREA — With PG&E’s power outage extending into Day 3 in parts of eastern Madera County Tuesday afternoon, many of the more than 3,000 residents still without electricity were hunkering down for another cold, dark night. Most of the communities still without power were located in and around North Fork and Bass Lake. As of Tuesday afternoon, the latest ...

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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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Power Outage Ends in Parts of Oakhurst, Enters Day 2 in North Fork

MOUNTAIN AREA — With power slowly returning to parts of eastern Madera County, including sections of Oakhurst and Yosemite Lakes Park, area residents remained confused as to whether another Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) may occur Tuesday — with high winds predicted and PG&E warning it may have to pull the plug again. Meanwhile, areas hit by high winds Sunday ...

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