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Fish Advisory for Hensley Lake

MADERA COUNTY – A state fish advisory issued for Hensley Lake in Madera County provides safe eating advice for black bass species, catfish species, Common Carp, crappie species and sunfish species. Hensley Lake is located approximately 26 miles north of the city of Fresno and 35 miles southeast of the city of Merced in Madera County. The California Environmental Protection ...

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2021 Virtual Academic Pentathlon a Success!

MADERA COUNTY – The second virtual Madera County Academic Pentathlon concluded with an online Super Quiz after a full morning of testing on Saturday, March 13.  Rivergold Elementary School was the victor in this year’s 7th grade competition and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School (MLK) was the champion in the eighth grade competition. This is MLK’s first overall team ...

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Emily Dayhoff; 2021 Bearss Fellowship Award Recipient         

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park is pleased to announce that the 2021 Edwin C. Bearss History Fellowship has been awarded to Emily Dayhoff. Emily is a Park Ranger who works in Yosemite National Park’s Division of Interpretation and Education, and specializes in cultural demonstration. In addition to being a full-time Park Ranger in Yosemite, Dayhoff is working on her Master of Arts in Cultural Heritage ...

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Madera County Mountain Community Destinations Reawaken

Bass Lake springs into action with Miller’s Landing Resort and The Forks Resort opening for the season today, March 26. Plus, Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad is scheduled to roar out of the station Thursday, April 1.   BASS LAKE, CA  – Located 14-miles from the south gate entrance of Yosemite National Park, Bass Lake is known for sparkling warm water, ...

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Vaccine Appointments Available

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has vaccine appointments available this weekend. To check for eligibility and available times visit http://www.maderacounty.com/covid19vaccine. Related Story: B.1.1.7 Variant Found in Madera County If you are in need of assistance or are unable to access the website call 311.

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B.1.1.7 Variant Found in Madera County

B.1.1.7 Variant Detected in Madera County. Public is Advised to Continue Taking Preventive Measures and Get Vaccinated MADERA – Madera County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) has been notified by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that a county resident tested positive for the B.1.1.7 variant, also known as the U.K. variant. The individual completed their isolation period and ...

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Event to Benefit Small Business

MADERA COUNTY MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler and the Madera County Mountain Community Chambers will be sponsoring and event to assist local small business owners who have been effected by COVID-19. Join Supervisor Wheeler and the Small Business Administration (SBA) via zoom on Thursday March 25th, 2021 at noon to learn more about SBA programs to assist ...

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Wind Event Warning In Yosemite

Important Message From Yosemite National Park YOSEMITE – A high wind warning is in effect starting today, Tuesday March 23, 2021, from 1 pm until tomorrow at 5 am. The forecast calls for wind gusts up to 45 mph in Yosemite Valley, 35 mph in Wawona, and 70 mph at higher elevations. Damaging winds may blow down trees and power ...

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Mariposa County Library

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Library offers a variety of online resources that you can access from within the library or from the comfort of home. These resources are completely free to access and use and are full of helpful information and programs. If you are home schooling or have students the library offers Encyclopedia Britannica which is a comprehensive ...

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Chukchansi Gold Job Fair

Managers will be making offers on the spot; bring resume, mask and dress for success  COARSEGOLD, CA – Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino will host a job fair on Tuesday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the goal of immediately filling approximately 100 part- and full-time positions at the property. The job fair will take place in the ...

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