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Bonus For Advance Tickets For Elegant Auction

OAKHURST – The 30th Annual Elegant Auction to benefit Oakhurst Community Park will be held on May 2, at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite. In honor of the 30th Anniversary, this year’s theme is surrounded with pearls – think “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” – providing a wonderful opportunity for guests to get dressed up in their elegant best.

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YARTS Bus Service Starts On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY – With many years of discussion and planning behind them, The Fresno Council of Governments (COG) and the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) are about ready to start rolling buses up Highway 41 to Yosemite. With a target date to start service on Memorial Day weekend, residents and visitors alike will be able to access round-trip public ...

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Authors Talk On Legendary Locals And Sierra Firefighting

Submitted by Anne Driscoll OAKHURST – Two local authors will be on hand at Branches Books & Gifts in Oakhurst this week, touting new works that hit home for fans of Yosemite area history, and Sierra National Forest Firefighters and firefighting. Historian and author Leroy Radanovich will be at the bookstore on Sunday, Mar. 29, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., ...

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Cops And Firefighters Compete In Guns & Hoses Tournament

OAKHURST – Teams made up of first responders from the Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, the U.S. Forest Service, Cal Fire, Madera County Firefighters and local EMS will be participating in a “pitched battle” on the Yosemite High School diamonds during the second annual Guns & Hoses Slow Pitch Softball Tournament on Saturday, Apr. 11.

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Students' Drive-Thru Dinner Benefits Global Community

OAKHURST – Mountain area residents are invited to take it easy this Friday night and let a couple of teenagers do all the dinner work. Katelyn Suderman and Jesse Villa-Martinez are hosting a Drive-Thru BBQ Tri-Tip Dinner on Friday, Mar. 27, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., in the Sierra Star parking lot on Road 426. The meal includes delicious tri-tip, ...

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Ladies Night Out For Angels & Whiskey

OAKHURST – Area author Kimberly Knight will be signing her newest romantic novel at Branches Books and Gifts in Oakhurst on Thursday, Mar. 26, from 6 – 8 p.m. at an author’s event billed as Ladies Night Out. Kimberly Knight’s newest book is Angels & Whiskey. Here’s a taste: “United States Army Captain Gabriel Hastings knew he would always follow ...

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Victim Of Road 222 Crash Passes Away

OAKHURST – Friends and family mourn as they receive word that a 59-year-old Oakhurst man involved in a two-vehicle accident on Road 222 near Road 220 yesterday has passed away. Benjamin Leslie Peugh was transported by air ambulance to Community Regional Medical Center after the crash, but succumbed to what were described by CHP as major injuries. The accident happened ...

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Road 222 Crash Results In Major Injuries

OAKHURST – A two vehicle accident just east of the Mountain House blocked traffic for over an hour this morning, and resulted in major injuries to one driver. Just after 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 24, Steven Avellana, 41, of Oakhurst was eastbound on Road 222 at approximately 45 mph, approaching the intersection with Road 220, according to CHP. Benjamin ...

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Coarsegold 4-H: Chick Days And Worthy Wool

COARSEGOLD – Coarsegold 4-H members were invited to be guest speakers at Chick Days on Saturday, Mar. 7. Chick Days is an informational day for people from our area to learn about chicks and chickens, sponsored by Oakhurst Feed & Pet Supply in Oakhurst. This is the second year that Coarsegold 4-H members have been a part of this event.

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