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Fields Of Faith Is Coming to Raupp Field At Yosemite High School

Fields of Faith

Join Fields of Faith at Raupp Football Stadium at Yosemite High School on October 9th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Fields of Faith is put on by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. This event will feature students encouraging other students to pursue a relationship with Jesus and to also get into the Word of God. There will be worship, student ...

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Update: Briceburg Fire Grows to 2,235 Acres

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Briceburg Fire has grown to 2,235 acres and is still just 10 percent contained, according to the latest updates issued Tuesday afternoon. Earlier Tuesday morning, CAL FIRE reported the fire’s size at 800 acres, with 10 percent containment. Fire officials in cooperation with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol will be hosting a ...

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Madera County Compact to Host 6th Annual Manufacturing Day

6th Annual Manufacturing Day

MADERA — The Madera County Compact and several manufacturing companies will soon welcome Madera County students to their 6th Annual Manufacturing Day. The event is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is the sixth year in a row that Madera County Compact will celebrate Manufacturing Day in collaboration with various community partners, showing support ...

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Briceburg Fire Grows to 800 Acres, Now 10 Percent Contained

MARIPOSA COUNTY — As dawn broke Tuesday, the news was guardedly optimistic for nearly 1,000 firefighters battling the so-called Briceburg Fire. The blaze, which started as a 50-acre brush fire, has now increased to 800 acres, according to Cal Fire, with 10 percent containment as of 8 a.m. Tuesday. The fire grew overnight from 550 acres to 800 acres, in ...

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YNP Honors ‘Volunteers of the Year’

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — In 2018, more than 13,000 individuals donated over 132,500 hours to “help” at Yosemite National Park with a wide variety of volunteer projects. Dozens of those generous, community-minded volunteers were recognized late last month when park officials hosted the 2019 Volunteers of the Year Awards at a special ceremony held in Yosemite Valley on Sept. 28. ...

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Yosemite National Park Employees and Local Citizens Recognized for Bravery

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five Yosemite National Park employees and two members of the public were honored by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt at the 74th Honor Award Convocation Ceremony in Washington, D.C. for heroic actions, courage and professionalism in the line of duty. For their actions taken during three separate rescue operations, Park Ranger Aaron Smith, Park Ranger Jack ...

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New Web Site Offers ‘Virtual’ Tour of Yosemite

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — A new web site — Virtual Yosemite — is now offering a virtual reality (VR) tour of Yosemite National Park and its surrounding areas. The new site, which went live this summer, provides high resolution, 360-degree panoramic views from over 200 locations throughout the sprawling park. Virtual Yosemite was created and photographed by pioneering VR photographer ...

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16th Annual ‘Facelift’ Coming to Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — An extensive, park-wide yearly clean-up event — known as a “Facelift” — will take place here beginning later this week. Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association, which sponsor the event, invite the public to participate in the 16th Annual Yosemite Facelift, held each fall to remove litter from around the park after the busy ...

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YNP Hosts Citizenship Ceremony to Mark Constitution Week

Yosemite Valley

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Forty-two people from 15 countries will take the Oath of Allegiance Thursday, becoming American citizens in one of America’s most spectacular settings. The naturalization ceremony is taking place this week in Yosemite National Park to mark Constitution Week — and Citizenship Day. The hour-long event begins Thursday at 11 a.m. in the Glacier Point Amphitheater, which ...

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