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Audubon Society Presents "Green Fire"

MARIPOSA – The Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) and Melissa Odell, partner biologist with Point Blue Conservation Science and the Natural Resources Conservation Service in Mariposa, will host a screening of the Emmy Award-winning feature-length documentary Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time, on Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Mariposa Methodist Church parish hall in downtown ...

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Hiking Up Through The Meadow Fire To Bunnell Cascade

We had another great workout with incredible scenery that included views of Half Dome and other prominent high points, Vernal and Nevada Fall and the icy Merced River. This was our first look at the devastation in Little Yosemite Valley that was left over from the Meadow Fire last year. That was very sad to see.

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Cal Fire Sponsors Student Poster Contest

CALIFORNIA – Trees are an essential part of California’s climate and are vital to improving air quality and conserving water. To help educate Californians on the value that trees provide to building successful, healthy cities and neighborhoods, the California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) and California ReLeaf are announcing the annual statewide Arbor Week poster contest for ...

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HOW Honors Local Fire Stations

OAKHURST – This month the local charitible organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will help many. The ladies of HOW will gather on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Hitching Post for a fun evening set to benefit fire stations in Oakhurst, Ahwahnee, Bass Lake, and Cedar Valley.

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District Attorney Responds To Fire Rumors

OAKHURST – With the stress and devastation suffered by mountain area residents during the recent fires, everyone is wanting to know how these fires started and who is responsible. As reported by SNO on Sept. 18, one individual has been identified in connection with the Courtney Fire, and another with a string of suspicious fires in the Oakhurst area.

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One Day In A Summer Of Fires

OAKHURST – It’s one of those “where were you when…” moments: where were you when the Courtney Fire started? In the midst of a dreamy nap on Sunday, Sept. 14, a phone call came alerting us to a fire that would ultimately destroy 30 homes and leave hundreds of residents displaced. The Courtney Fire tore through neighborhoods with destructive force, ...

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Courtney Fire Update 10AM Monday

OAKHURST – The scene in the Bass Lake Heights neighborhood is one of devastation after the Courtney Fire roared through Sunday afternoon. The 320-acre blaze moved quickly through the narrow streets of Pine, Oak, Cedar, Manzanita and Balsam Drives, and along Road 426 as it raced toward Bass Lake, destroying 21 structures.

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Behind The Scenes At The Junction Fire

OAKHURST – When the Junction Fire roared through Oakhurst on Aug. 18, there were a lot of things going on behind the scenes that residents rushing to evacuate were not aware of. At a Town Hall meeting in Bass Lake last Thursday, Cal Fire Division Chief Don Stein, along with Battalion Chiefs Troy Cheek and Chris Christopherson shared how the ...

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Red Cross Assisting Families Affected By Junction Fire

OAKHURST — The American Red Cross Central Valley will be hosting a resource event for Oakhurst residents affected by the Junction Fire on Tuesday, Aug 26, at the Oakhurst Community Center in the Pavilion Building, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Case workers will meet one-on-one with affected residents who have suffered damage or total loss due to the Junction ...

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