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Floodwaters Float Yurts Down Fresno River

OAKHURST — The last thing you’d expect to see floating down the usually languid Fresno River is a gorgeous yurt, complete with all the contents needed for a comfortable stay. Today, there were two. Click on images to enlarge. It started out as a normal rainy day at High Sierra RV Park in Oakhurst, beautifully situated on the river just north of ...

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Hiking From Indian Flat to the Old Hite Mine

In 1861, a young prospector by the name of John Hite headed out from Coulterville on a prospecting trip with a sack of flour and a few provisions.  Over 3 million dollars were made in the mine that he claimed called the Hite Mine above the South Fork of the Merced River. I have been wanting to visit this actual ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Jan. 3

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Dec. 27, 2015 through Jan. 3, 2016. Oakhurst runaway juvenile On Sunday, Dec. 27 at 00:19 a.m., a deputy flagged down by a citizen in the 45000 block of CA-41 regarding a runaway juvenile. Investigation concluded the juvenile had possibly left the Oakhurst ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Week of September 7

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally during the week of Monday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015. North Fork assault On Monday, Sept. 7 at 2:26 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the area of Road 222 and Old Central Camp Road regarding a possible vehicle accident and physical ...

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New Sierra Meadows Owners Make A Splash

AHWAHNEE – The For Sale sign has come down at Sierra Meadows Golf Course and Country Club, as the entire place is officially under new ownership. The 142-acre property was purchased from former owner Robert Bard by business partners Charlie Sheldon and Reid Spice. “Charlie and I have been friends and business partners for over 15 years,” says Reid. “We ...

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Girl Escapes From Attempted Kidnapping

OAKHURST – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that about 5:30 p.m. on Thursday Jan. 22, two men attempted to kidnap a teenage girl along Highway 41 near the High Sierra RV Park in Oakhurst. The girl had stopped to take pictures of the sunset, when two men rushed her from a nearby area where they had been hiding. ...

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Visitors Bureau Debuts 2015 Visitors Guide

OAKHURST – The latest edition of the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Guide has been released for 2015, featuring a cover photograph by noted Yosemite photographer Michael Ambrose. “We are excited to release our 2015 Visitors Guide,” says Rhonda Salisbury, CEO for Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. “Our theme this year is ‘dream big’ which coincides with California’s ‘dream big’ initiative for tourism. ...

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Sierra Meadows Golf To Close

AHWAHNEE – Local favorite Sierra Meadows may be the latest golf course to close amidst a growing trend in America. It seems a potentially fatal combination of economic hardship, historic drought, and declining interest has turned the nation’s love affair with a small white ball into a passing fancy for a severely endangered sport.

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Modern Woes Conspire To Close Local Golf Course

AHWAHNEE – Local favorite Sierra Meadows may be the latest golf course to close amidst a growing trend in America. It seems a potentially fatal combination of economic hardship, historic drought, and declining interest has turned the nation’s love affair with a small white ball into a passing fancy for a severely endangered sport. Sierra Meadows Country Club and Golf ...

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Tour Bus Waste Dump – What Were The Legal Options?

OAKHURST — Just over four weeks ago, Oakhurst Postmaster Holly Baker made a shocking observation involving a tour bus in Oakhurst, and followed it up with a phone call to the Sheriff. Shortly before 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, Baker witnessed a large tour bus park right in front of the post office, where the driver proceeded to empty ...

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