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Eastern Madera County Job Fair In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Whether you’re looking for employment or hiring for staff positions, make note of the upcoming job fair in Oakhurst to find the latest information and best new career opportunities all under one roof. The Madera County Workforce Assistance Center invites individuals seeking jobs and businesses seeking employees to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair, set ...

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Double Murder Still Unsolved After 28 Years

NORTH FORK — For nearly three decades, the brutal murders of Velma Avdeeff and Stella Rea have remained unsolved – but not forgotten. Each year as the holidays come and go, the family wishes for only one thing – the answer to the question of who murdered these two women and why. The crime took place on New Year’s Day ...

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More Rain And Snow In The Mountain Forecast

MOUNTAIN AREA — Rain and snow are in the picture again this week, depending on your elevation, starting with an 80 percent chance of precipitation in the foothills on Monday, Jan. 18, becoming heavy at times. The high temperature in Oakhurst on Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, is expected to be around 55 degrees, according to the National Weather ...

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Free Entrance To Yosemite On MLK, Jr. Day

YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park will offer free admission into the park on Monday, Jan. 18, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The fee free waiver is for all visitors in honor of the holiday. “This is a special day for our country and we invite Americans to honor the legacy of Dr. King by visiting Yosemite National ...

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DNCY Responds To Yosemite Names Trademarks Dispute

YOSEMITE — In a strongly-worded statement issued yesterday by DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite, Inc. (DNCY), the company says it is “shocked and disappointed that the National Park Service would consider using the beloved names of places in Yosemite National Park as a bargaining chip in a legal dispute between DNCY and the NPS involving basic contract rights.” (The ...

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Vote Now For Your Favorite Relay For Life Theme

OAKHURST – Every year the local Relay for Life committee gets together to plan a theme for the event, scheduled currently for Saturday, May 14. This time around, there’s a fun new twist:anyone who’s interested can easily vote online to decide the best theme. For those who are unfamiliar, Relay for Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising walk sponsored ...

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Local Adult School Options: A Resolution That Changes Lives

Submitted by Dr. Randy Haggard OAKHURST — Yosemite Adult School, part of Yosemite Unified School District, is proud to announce that they have expanded the Adult Diploma program. There are many reasons why someone may have dropped out of high school, and the Adult Diploma program allows people over 18 years of age to return to school to finish their ...

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Wet Wednesday Likely With Snow In High Country

MOUNTAIN AREA — Tuesday’s sunny skies will likely turn into a rainy night, with a good chance for a small amount of precipitation late this evening, and more in store on Wednesday, Jan. 13, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Hanford. Temps in Oakhurst on Wednesday will be just over 50 degrees, with a little wind, and a ...

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Popular El Portal Road Re-Opens

YOSEMITE — Good news for travelers and others this evening, as the the El Portal Road (continuation of Highway 140) in Yosemite National Park will re-open at 6 p.m. today to all vehicular traffic. The road has been closed since the morning of Thursday,  Jan. 7, due to a rockfall that blocked access to Yosemite Valley via this popular route. ...

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Challenger Baseball Sign-Ups Happening Now

Submitted by Lisa Sesto MOUNTAIN AREA — Are you looking for a way to be a part of “America’s favorite pastime?” Wondering if there’s a special league in your area designed for kids with special needs? We are happy to say yes, there is! About two years ago, Little League’s CA District 10 launched its first ever Challenger Division. Sierra ...

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