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Adorable Family Wins the Yosemite Adventure Contest Grand Prize from Visit Yosemite | Madera County

OAKHURST, CA – Visit Yosemite | Madera County is a visitor center and tourism bureau that proudly highlights the region’s enormous amount of recreational options in southern Yosemite and Madera County. To help tell this story, in 2018, Visit Yosemite | Madera County introduced their “Welcoming Committee” and the Yosemite Adventure Contest. Past winners have enjoyed two-night stays at a ...

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Sierra National Forest Continues Closure Order With Select Closed Recreation Sites, Roads and Trails

Clovis Calif., – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) announces the closure extension of select recreation sites, roads and trails. Closure Order No. 05-15-00-21-02 SNF Recreation Site, Road and Trail Closure supersedes previous Closure Order No. 05-15-00-21-01 SNF Developed Recreation and Trail Closure. For clarity and simplification we’re issuing this order to protect the public from hazards within the SNF as ...

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40 Teachers … $100,000 dollars … an O’Neals Winner

O’NEALS – Teachers in California were asked to submit their innovative teaching ideas the week of January 11 for an opportunity to win State Farm ® Teacher Assist grants. Two hundred submissions were accepted and reviewed. Forty California teachers were selected based on the programs they described and will each receive a $2,500 grant to implement or support their classroom ...

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Sierra National Forest to hold Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grant Review virtual meeting

Clovis, CA – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) is requesting public input by way of virtual meeting on February 10th, 2021, for the California 2021 Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program application cycle. The purpose of this meeting is for the public to comment on the Forest’s OHV preliminary 2021 grant cycle application (funds are for 2022). Feedback ...

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North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority to build 26 new housing units for community

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The ‘North Fork LIHTC Homes #1’ Project is groundbreaking, in many ways.  NORTH FORK – The North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority (NFRIHA) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, January 22, 2021 for a new $16.4 million affordable housing development on tribal lands in North Fork, CA. The project, called ‘North Fork LIHTC Homes #1’, will include 19 structures, made up ...

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Mariposa County Soliciting Input For County Budget Process

MARIPOSA – As the most recent stay at home order is lifted across the state, there is hope on the horizon. Vaccines are being distributed, pandemic case numbers are dropping and businesses are beginning to reopen. We must remain vigilant—we’re not out of the woods just yet—but there is hope that we will be able to move to the next ...

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Madera Community College Announces Classes Starting February 22

Emergency aid available to students MADERA – There is still time for community members to enroll in college classes for the Spring 2021 semester. Short-term classes are starting February 22 and March 15. The application and advising process is simple, and counselors are available to help students select courses. Follow this link for more info and to sign up: https://www.maderacollege.edu/ ...

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My Ferrer Farm Produce Box

No hikes, no snowshoeing and no walking on a dirt road this past week. Like most everyone, I was dealing with winds, down trees, no electricity, then snow and rain.  I managed to pick up a few sticks and burn a couple of piles but those were the extent of my adventures this past week. It is a good time ...

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Yosemite National Park to Require Day-Use Reservations Starting February 8 

Yosemite National Park — Beginning February 8, visitors to Yosemite National Park will need a day-use reservation to enter the park. The temporary day-use reservation system will allow the park to manage visitation levels to reduce risks associated with exposure to COVID-19. The park is currently closed and will remain closed until Sunday, Jan. 31st, 2021 at which time re-opening will be evaluated. Day-use reservations will be required for all users, including ...

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North Fork Rancheria To Open State-of-the-Art Auto Repair Shop

NORTH FORK – During a time when the region has been impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic and devastating Creek Fire, a new business blossoms in the foothills of Madera County. In a continued effort to promote economic development for its tribal citizens and community, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California (NFR or ‘Tribe’) is announcing plans ...

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