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Highway 41 Fuels Reduction Project Returns

COARSEGOLD–The California Department of  Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), in cooperation with California Highway Patrol, CAL TRANS, Pacific Southwest Research Station/Fresno State University, private landowners, and San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, aim to reduce large conflagrative fires and high suppression costs, to the citizens of California, by conducting a prescribed burn along the Highway 41 corridor. Historically, this stretch of Highway 41 ...

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YARTS to Launch Fresno Service in June

FRESNO – Starting June 1st, the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) will operate service from the city of Fresno to Yosemite National Park for the duration of the 2024 summer season. This is an expansion of service on the Highway 41 corridor. This service currently operates between the city of Oakhurst to the Park. Beginning next month, YARTS will ...

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Yosemite Prescribed Fire Starts This Week in Wawona

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Yosemite Fire management is preparing to continue prescribed burning operations in the coming days on the Studhorse Units 1 and 2. These are south of the Wawona community and two miles northwest of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. To maintain the safety of park visitors and allow fire management operations to be conducted, there are temporary trail ...

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Commuter Alert: Next Week Hwy 41

UPDATE FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 12TH The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), along with Cal Valley Construction, announces that starting the night of Sunday, May 12th, the traffic signals at the intersection of State Route (SR) 41 with Avenue 15 and with SR 145, in Madera County, will be flashing red during overnight hours (8:00 PM to 6:00 AM). ...

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Yosemite Awaits: Secure Your Entrance Reservations Today

Vehicles parked in lot by Yosemite Falls waterfall, nature in background.

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Park officials are announcing that the daily rolling release of additional entrance reservations for the season has begun on April 6. Also, beginning April 13, a reservation will be required to drive into or through Yosemite National Park between the hours of 5 am and 4 pm on some days until October 27.  More reservations for each day, ...

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Alert: Yosemite National Park Road Closure

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–Yosemite National Park officials are announcing a Big Oak Flat Road (extension of Highway 120) closure. The closure is from the Foresta Junction to the intersection with El Portal Road (extension of Highway 140) due to rockfall. Park crews are currently assessing the situation as the rockfall area may still be active. Officials expect the closure to last ...

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Storm Watch Early April 2024

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Check below for weather alerts, and road conditions including traffic collisions, closures and hazards, school closures, power outages, and other emergencies as they happen. For weather forecasts check out our article here. Scroll to the end of the article for a gallery of pictures submitted by our readers. We will continue to update this article throughout the storm – ...

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Summer Reservations Now Available on YARTS for Yosemite

MERCED – The YARTS 2024 summer services to Yosemite National Park are now available to the public. Prospective passengers may make reservations on the Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) for trips they plan to take during the summer months. Reservations are highly encouraged to ride YARTS as only a limited number of walk-on tickets are issued. Highway 120 The ...

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Storm Watch January 11, 2024

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Keep reading for weather alerts, road conditions including traffic collisions, closures and hazards, school closures, power outages and other emergencies as they happen. We will continue to update this article throughout the storm – stay safe! SCHOOL DELAYS MARIPOSA COUNTY Mariposa County Unified School District School Delay Announcement Due to Inclement Weather Dear School Community, The National Weather Service ...

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Supervisor Macaulay Hosts End of the Year Meetings

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES –Please join Supervisor Macaulay who will be hosting the following town hall meetings prior to the end of the year as follows: Thursday, November 2, 2023 Topic of Discussion: Veterans Services This meeting will be held virtually from 6-8 p.m. and will include Madera County Veterans Services, VA Hospital and Caring Veterans speakers. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84007235737?pwd=b0dyblNjSU5peS9Vam1HRCt5S2h6UT09 Meeting ID: 840 0723 ...

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