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Ride YARTS Free To Yosemite On Earth Day

MOUNTAIN AREA — Yosemite Area Regional Transportation (YARTS) is celebrating Earth Day by offering free rides on YARTS buses into Yosemite National Park. In 2015, the Park experienced an all-time record number of visitors, welcoming 4,150,217 people. “At YARTS, we want to do our part to help visitors be good stewards of the park and enhance their Yosemite experience by ...

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Sierra National Forest Marijuana Grower Pleads Guilty

FRESNO — The second of four defendants charged with growing marijuana on public lands in Madera County pleaded guilty yesterday in U.S. District Court. Francisco Javier Gomez-Rodriguez, 38, of Mexico, pleaded guilty to conspiring to manufacture, distribute and possess with intent to distribute marijuana grown in the Sierra National Forest in Madera County. According to court documents, co-defendant Humberto Ceballos-Rangel, ...

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Minarets Sports Report: Basketball, Track, Softball, Baseball

Written by Lizz Wiles O’NEALS — Minarets track had their first meet of the season on Saturday, Mar. 5, at Fowler High. We claimed 4th place out of 11 overall teams in the 4×20 relay. Player BK Robinson ran the 1600 meter and claimed 5th place in 5 minutes and 4 seconds. David Fuller tackled the 100 meter and claimed 17 out of 28 at 12 seconds. Lucy Cumming got 5th place ...

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Local Schools Take Top Honors In County Competition

COUNTY — The 2016 Madera County Academic Pentathlon culminated with the Super Quiz and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Mar. 10, naming North Fork School this year’s champion in both the 7th and 8th grade competitions. The North Fork 7th grade team included Moises Agundez, Lauren Bryant, Thor Goodman, Ryan Hough, Vincent Mellana, Kaia Owen, Jeremiah Stott, and Josiah Waltner. The ...

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What Is An Amador Cal Fire Station?

Guest Column written by Bill Ritchey —  NORTH FORK – Sitting at the end of the cul-de-sac of Chipo Poyah Road in Teaford Lakes Meadow stands a 3-story house that 87-year-old retiree George Hathaway has called home since 1986. Like other homes in the cozy neighborhood, Hathaway’s sits nestled among dozens of dense pines. Similarly as well, many of his ...

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Minarets’ New Football Coach: Becher Marr

Submitted by Minarets High School O’NEALS — Minarets is proud to announce Becher Marr as the new Head football coach. Becher is a Yosemite graduate who grew up in the mountain area. After winning a valley championship in football, he went on to play college football following graduation. After his playing days were over, Becher became a missionary through the ...

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Delaware North vs. NPS – How Did It Come To This?

Written by Gina Clugston — YOSEMITE — People are mad. They’re upset about the name changes in Yosemite, they’re writing angry letters to Delaware North and threatening boycotts of the Tenaya Lodge, a Delaware North property in Fish Camp. The resort’s several hundred employees don’t have a dog in this fight, but must suffer the very vocal condemnation of the ...

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Volunteers Wanted For Work On San Joaquin River Trail

CLOVIS – The Sierra National Forest is looking for enthusiastic people to volunteer their time and energy for new trail construction on the San Joaquin River Trail. Willing participants are invited to get some exercise, enjoy the fresh air, meet new people from the community, and gain some trail building skills. In the overall scope of the project, the San ...

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Hiking With Raven and Sally Along Eastman Lake

Not all hiking trips go as planned and this is one of our doozies and it was all my fault. We chose this hike to check out the wildflowers at Eastman Lake and had heard that the eagles were flying there. That would be so cool to see an eagle! Distance: 8 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate, depending on how ...

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Tree Crashes Onto A House In Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD — Firefighters responded to a different kind of emergency tonight when a large bull pine crashed through the roof of a house. Just before 8 p.m. this evening, Engine 4295 from the Cal Fire Station in Coarsegold was called out for reports of a tree into a house on Douglas Road, just off Wells Road west of Coarsegold. When ...

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