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Supervisors Cancel Next Week’s Meeting; Table TOT-Hike Discussion

MADERA — Madera County’s Board of Supervisors held their regular meeting Tuesday — but the rapidly evolving coronavirus pandemic made the session anything but usual. The public portion of Tuesday’s meeting was somewhat abbreviated and relatively somber in tone given the nature of the COVID-19 crisis. The first decision supervisors approved was a motion to cancel next week’s regular meeting ...

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Circle Z Ranch Horseback Adventure: Ranch Life

I pulled on my cowboy boots, put my hat and chinks on, then rode the range along the Arizona/Mexican border. I was an Indian, a cowboy, an outlaw, a Spanish explorer and a miner for 7 days on my trusty steed Shawnee. When you are riding that beautiful country full of history, how can not dream of these things? When ...

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Sierra Nevada Conservancy to Host March Board Meeting in Downtown Sacramento

03/05/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm - (AUBURN, Calif.) – The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC), a state agency focused on supporting and improving the environmental, economic, and social well-being of the Sierra Nevada Region, will host its Governing Board meeting March 5 in downtown Sacramento. The meeting starts at 9:00 a.m. in the California Department of Food and Agriculture Auditorium located at [...]

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Hiking with Sally on the Stockton Creek Nature Preserve

Sally and I chose one of the coldest days this year to get out, hiking Stockton Creek Nature Preserve and we had those trails all to ourselves. Not too far from home, not too difficult, this hike was a short one. Where: Mariposa Public Utilities District, Sierra Foothill Conservancy, Stockton Creek Nature Preserve Distance: 2.83 Miles Difficulty: Easy to Moderate ...

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Mariposa Supervisors’ Pay Hike Riles Residents

MARIPOSA — Last month, four members of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors voted to increase their base pay by $30,000 per year — and now a significant number of county residents are expressing their displeasure on social media, and through the referendum process. Despite a number of local residents speaking out against the action, the board passed an ordinance ...

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‘Multiple Factors’ Key to Success in Rescue of Mariposa Man

MARIPOSA COUNTY — According to area law enforcement officials, “multiple positive factors” influenced the successful rescue of 74-year old John Van Dinther in Mariposa County on Jan. 25. On Wednesday, Jan. 22, Van Dinther was last seen on Bear Clover Road in the Jerseydale area of the county. Later that day, his children reported him missing shortly after 4 p.m., ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log for January 7-13, 2020

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MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office reports taken locally from January 7-13,  2020. Coarsegold – Vandalism On Tuesday, January 7, at 7:25 a.m., a corporal was dispatched to Oonay Nation Road regarding vandalism. Some kind of substance was poured onto the porch of an apartment several days ago. No monetary damage. Documentation only at ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log — Dec. 31 to Jan. 6

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from Madera County Sheriff’s Office reports taken locally from Dec. 31, 2019 to Jan. 6, 2020. Oakhurst – Burglary On Dec. 31 at 8:43 a.m., deputy dispatched to the 40000 block of Winding Way regarding a burglary to storage units. Report written, evidence obtained. Case to be suspended. Bass Lake – General incident On ...

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Wheeler Outlines Top Priorities for 2020

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AHWAHNEE — District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler thinks 2020 is going to be “another up year” for eastern Madera County. “The last two or three years have been really good ones for us,” Wheeler said this week from his ranch in Ahwahnee. “Our budget’s been up. Our economy is up. Unemployment is low. We’re among the top ten counties in ...

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A Sparkling New Year’s Eve Show Returns to the Mountains

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BASS LAKE — The sky at Bass Lake will be illuminated by a spectacular fireworks show to celebrate the New Year! The Pines Resort is making sure that the entire family can get together and safely ring in the new year at the lake. Inviting you to kick off a new decade in style. “Our guests are not the only ...

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