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Town Hall Meeting With Cal Fire In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Cal Fire Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich and staff will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse in YLP. This will be a chance for residents and concerned citizens to ask questions and get updates on the recent fires in the area, and learn what they can do ...

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Cal Fire Talks About YLP Fires

MADERA COUNTY – With all the recent fires in the Coarsegold and Yosemite Lakes Park area, residents are understandably on edge and have been demanding answers about what is going on. Is there a firebug on the loose, what is the cause of all these fires, and what is Cal Fire doing about it? It has sparked some heated comments ...

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Another Fire Rattles Nerves In YLP

COARSEGOLD – Just when you thought it couldn’t happen again, it happened again. Another fire burning at the east end of Revis Circle East, the second in as many days. It was actually two fires, with apparently two separate points of ignition, burning just feet to the north of last night’s 10-acre blaze.

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Become A New Kind Of Red Cross Volunteer

CALIFORNIA – The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help reunite families. Think “private eye meets helper of humankind.” Here is your opportunity to make a difference. The chaos and confusion that accompanies war and disaster can separate families when they need each other most. When this happens, the Red Cross joins the search across international borders, offering ...

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Head-On Crash On Douglas Ranger Station

NORTH FORK – Douglas Ranger Station road is so narrow and winding, that when first responders made their way up to a head-on collision, it was a challenge just to fit to big engines in the roadway. On Saturday afternoon, June 8, Justin Crossley in a Dodge truck, and Jessica Coleman, driving a Chevy Blazer, hit head-on in a tight ...

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Firefighters Don't Get A Break – Another Fire In YLP

COARSEGOLD – If firefighters hadn’t had a tough enough day, they were dispatched to yet another wildfire at 6:55 p.m., again burning in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. And again, just off Revis Road. As the now-familiar plume of smoke rose above the community, residents gathered all along the roadways to watch and worry about the latest in a rash ...

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Fire Resources Stretched As Blazes Continue

COARSEGOLD – On Saturday, firefighters spent the day battling vegetation fires in the Coarsegold and Yosemite Lakes Park (YLP) areas, this time in sweltering temperatures. Today, it was a repeat performance, with the day starting with a fire on Road 425B, then resources moving back to the Coarsegold area for two more.

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Volunteers Work To Restore Meadows

Submitted by Brittany Dyer A meadow restoration project has been launched this month at Chiquito Creek, undertaken by the Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council (Y/S RC&DC) in partnership with the United States Forest Service (USFS) Bass Lake Ranger District (BLRD).

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Large Marijuana Grow Found Near Raymond

MADERA COUNTY – Agents with the Madera County Narcotic Enforcement Team (MADNET), assisted by Madera County SWAT and Sheriff’s deputies, completed a 12-hour eradication mission in the Bailey Flats region of Madera County late Thursday night, according to Sheriff John Anderson. On June 6, more than 12-thousand plants were discovered growing on steep terrain located on private land, used specifically ...

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Cooling Centers Open In The Mountains

MADERA COUNTY – The County of Madera has established the following locations as Cooling Centers during times of extreme summer heat. The Centers will be open the days and times as indicated on the list below. Other Centers may be opened on an “as needed” basis and will be announced through the Madera County Sheriff’s Office.

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