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Yosemite Audubon is Offering a Field Trip to the Wawona Loop Trail

YOSEMITE — The Wawona Loop Trail is wide and relatively easy to walk – 3.5 miles that meanders around the margin of the meadow from the Wawona Hotel and across the golf course. You will likely see an array of woodpeckers and meadow birds, and perhaps some uncommon birds at the end of the migration season. Bring binoculars, lunch, snacks, ...

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Four Legged Friends at the Foundry Coming to Clovis This Weekend

A letter from high school senior Riley Hardison.  This Saturday, Oct. 12th, we hope to see you at the Four Legged Friends at the Foundry event in Clovis! This event is my senior project as I am a senior at Yosemite High School. I work with the Animal Compassion Team and am putting on an adoption event at The Foundry ...

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Visitation And Viewing Of Fire Captain Paul Rotondaro Tomorrow

MERCED — There will be a visitation tomorrow for CAL FIRE Fire Captain Paul Rotondaro. This viewing will be open to the public. The visitation and viewing will take place at the: Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home 1409 “B” Street, Merced, CA 95340 Date: Wednesday, October 9 Time:  5:00 – 6:00 p.m. for family and close friends.  6:00 – 9:00 p.m. ...

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Fields Of Faith Is Coming to Raupp Field At Yosemite High School

Fields of Faith

Join Fields of Faith at Raupp Football Stadium at Yosemite High School on October 9th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Fields of Faith is put on by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. This event will feature students encouraging other students to pursue a relationship with Jesus and to also get into the Word of God. There will be worship, student ...

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Soroptimist International Of The Sierras Announces 2019-20 Live Your Dream College Scholarship Awards

OAKHURST — Do you need money for college or vocational school? Soroptimist International of The Sierras is seeking applicants for the 2019-2020 Live Your Dream College Scholarship Awards. The deadline to apply online is November 15, 2019. Apply here: For their local club, please use 93644 as the zip code for this application as well as to apply for ...

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Madera County Compact to Host 6th Annual Manufacturing Day

6th Annual Manufacturing Day

MADERA — The Madera County Compact and several manufacturing companies will soon welcome Madera County students to their 6th Annual Manufacturing Day. The event is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row that Madera County Compact will celebrate Manufacturing Day in collaboration with various community partners, showing support ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Sept. 30, 2019

Photo of sheriff's car

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reports taken locally from Tuesday, September 24, to Monday, September 30, 2019. North Fork Dog Attack On Tuesday, September 24, at 7:31 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to North Fork in regards to loose dogs chasing and attempting to attack a small child. The involved parties are contacted ...

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Celebration Of Life Service Tuesday For Virgil Graham

Virgil Graham

Virgil Russell Graham passed away at his home in Coarsegold on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the age of 77. Virgil was predeceased by his loving wife Annabelle Lewis Graham, his son Sammy Hughes Graham, parents William Graham and Nelly Goodeye Graham, siblings Martha Graham, Solomon Graham, Al Graham, Delmar Graham, Ruth Graham, Lucille Graham, Paul Graham, Beverley Graham, and John ...

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Hodges to Compete Next Month at Timbersports World Championships in Prague

NORTH FORK — Local lumberjack Nate Hodges will compete next month in the 2019 Stihl Timbersports World Championships. The event, which takes place Nov. 1-2 in Prague, Czech Republic, brings together more than 100 of the world’s best timbersport athletes from nearly two dozen countries. Hodges, 35, is a local lumberjack legend who has won the North Fork Loggers Jamboree ...

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Solar Suitcases Arrive In Africa And South Dakota

Solar suitcases in Kenya! All the way from Wasuma Elementary!

BASS LAKE — Eighth graders at Wasuma Elementary School are hard at work, getting ready to send out their next batch of solar suitcases. Previous suitcases, which are portable solar systems housed in a suitcase and hand-built by the students, have gone to Africa as well as to a Native American reservation in South Dakota suffering from a severe flood. ...

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