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Madera Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Encouraged To Become EMTs

MADERA COUNTY — On Tuesday the Madera County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to provide a 2.5 percent monthly incentive for those employees of the Madera County Sheriff’s Office who are certified as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT). This item was one of many priorities that came out of the 2017 management workshop where county leadership outlined a number of operational ...

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New Storm Warning For Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon. The Warning is in effect from 5 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 15 to 5 a.m. on Saturday, Mar. 17. Heavy snow is expected, with the possibility of total snow accumulations of 12-to-16-inches, and localized amounts up to 28-inches. ...

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Will The Undefeated Reign Of Staff Ever End?

O’NEALS — As the Minarets basketball team moves off the court this school year, a new team stepped on the court to defend their title when Minarets had the fourth annual Donkey Basketball game at 7 p.m. in the gym. Students who sold tickets had the opportunity to ride in this game against the staff. While the staff dominated the ...

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The Public Is Invited To North Fork CDC Annual Meeting

Submitted by Sandy Chaille – NORTH FORK – The North Fork Community Development Council (CDC) will hold its annual meeting on Monday, Mar. 26, and the public is invited to participate. The meeting will be held at the Rancheria’s Community Center (up on the hill) with doors opening at 5 p.m. and refreshments served by the North Fork Women’s Club. ...

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Sugar Pine At YGR For St. Patrick’s Day

OAKHURST — The  Yosemite Gateway Restaurant (YGR) welcomes the well-loved local band Sugar Pine to the stage on Saturday, Mar. 17 for a family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day appearance. The event is free, starting at noon and lasting until 3:30 p.m.. Sugar Pine will play while guests of age enjoy green beer, and everyone is welcome to purchase a plate of ...

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Yosemite Unified Welcomes Interim Superintendent

COARSEGOLD — In a meeting at Rivergold Elementary School last night, the Yosemite Unified School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to hire Mike Berg as Interim Superintendent. Berg starts his tenure today and will work with Fred Cogan, Administrator on Special Assignment from Madera County Superintendent of Schools Office, during this transition. “Mr. Berg comes to us having retired ...

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Determination Matters In Fight Against Cancer

O’NEALS — ​​My name is MadaLynn Rocha. I am a junior at Minarets High School, and I have a dream to end cancer. Every year the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society(LLS) holds an annual seven week campaign that specially selected students from the Central Valley participate in. I have been honored to participate alongside my best friend, Hunter Olson from University High ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Mar. 11

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 5 to Sunday, Mar. 11, 2018. Coarsegold vehicle stop, vehicle towed On Monday, Mar. 5 at 8 a.m. a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Road 417 / Delaware which resulted in the vehicle being ...

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Coarsegold 4H Chick Tales And Other News

Submitted by Keiana Cramblett —  Since The Egg Show competition took place on February 24 and Chick Days happened on March 3, I thought I would write an article filled with cool chicken facts this month. Chick Days is something our poultry project does every year at Oakhurst Feed. All the poultry members come and answer any chicken-related questions the ...

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Winter Storm Warning For Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Warning for snow for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, including the towns of Bass Lake, Fish Camp, Wawona, Tuolumne Meadows, Devils Postpile, Florence Lake, and Lake Thomas Edison. The Warning is currently in effect from 1 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 13 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. ...

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