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Courtney Fire Devastates Neighborhood

OAKHURST – The Courtney Fire, which started on Sunday, Sept. 14, at 1:36 p.m. has now burned over 320 acres with an estimated 20% containment. The fire started on Courtney Lane, just off Road 426, and quickly spread north and east, racing through the tinder-dry grass and brush toward the Bass Lake Heights neighborhood at the top of Road 426.

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Courtney Fire Zero Percent Contained

OAKHURST – The Courtney Fire was called in at 1:36 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14. At this time, CAL FIRE has reported that 320 acres have burned and the fire is 0% contained. Battling the blaze are 30 fire engines, 11 fire crews, 14 bulldozers, 6 helicopters, and 9 air tankers with 400 personnel on scene. No injuries have been ...

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Courtney Fire Now Over 320 Acres

OAKHURST – The Courtney Fire was reported on Sunday, Sept. 14, just before 2 p.m., and started in a residential neighborhood on Courtney Lane off Road 426. The current estimate is that 320 acres are burning in the Bass Lake Heights area east of Oakhurst, and down to the south shore of Bass Lake. Firefighters were immediately sent into neighborhoods ...

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Oakhurst Man Dies In Fight

OAKHURST – One man is dead and another remains hospitalized following a fight last night in the backyard of a home located on Canoga Drive in Oakhurst. The Sheriff’s Office received a call shortly after 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, advising that two males were in the backyard, and neither one was moving. Steven George Rhoan, 50, of Oakhurst, ...

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Remembering Patriot Day In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – With more than 200 people seated and standing under shady trees at the Oakhurst Community Park, Patriot Day brought the mountain area community together on Thursday, Sept. 11, much as the country was united in the aftermath of the tragic events which took place on Sept. 11, 2001. Special thanks to Virginia Lazar for photography. Click on images ...

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Messy Hands And Science At CMOS

OAKHURST – Great news for parents of preschoolers, and older kids, too, as the Children’s Museum of the Sierra is offering new programs for September. All classes are free with membership or admission. The Children’s Museum of the Sierra (CMOS) is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and located at 42969 Golden Oak Drive in Oakhurst, ...

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All About Art Quilts At Oakhurst Library

OAKHURST – Fabric artist Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone will be at the Oakhurst Branch Library on Saturday, Sept. 13, offering visitors a free presentation on quilts. This event will be held in the Library’s Community Room from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Vivian’s talk will cover several periods of time as she educates participants with her knowledge, “From the Traditional to the ...

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Send A Kid To Science Camp

OAKHURST – Do you remember the first time you ever stepped into the forest and squinted up through tall trees into golden sierra sunlight? That’s the kind of memory that many kids will take away from the planned 6th grade outdoor science camp field trip for students in the Bass Lake School District, and organizers are seeking the community’s help ...

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Two Vehicle Accident Near Oakhurst McDonalds

OAKHURST – A two car accident on Highway 41 near McDonald’s today resulted in major damage to one vehicle, and fortunately, no serious injuries to any of the parties involved, including two adults, one child and one dog. At approximately 2:45 p.m., a 1994 Subaru Impreza 4-door sedan was leaving the McDonald’s parking lot and attempting a left-hand turn onto ...

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Lady Badgers Lead Again

Submitted by Rusty Oetinger OAKHURST – The Yosemite High School girls golf team got off to a great start last week, in their pursuit of a 10th NSL Championship in a row. The Lady Badgers team played against all of the other NSL teams on Wednesday, Sept. 3, in a mini-tournament. Participating teams in addition to Yosemite were Liberty Ranchos, ...

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