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What Are All Those Little Buildings On Highway 41 In Oakhurst?

OAKHURST – We’ve received quite a few inquiries about the little buildings filling the lot on the west side of Highway 41 just south of 47th Place Carpet One in Oakhurst. The folks at the Tenaya Lodge in Fish Camp are happy to announce that the little “cabins” are waiting to be transported to their new home on a 30-acre ...

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What’s With All The Orange Fencing On Highway 41 North Of Oakhurst?

OAKHURST – Travelers along Highway 41 between Oakhurst and Sky Ranch Road have likely noticed the miles of orange fencing going in along both sides of the road. Caltrans spokesperson Sam Yniguez says it’s in preparation for a paving operation set to begin on Sunday, Aug. 19. Yniguez says the fencing is to protect “environmentally sensitive areas,” and the contractor ...

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Oakhurst CHP Offers Free Driving Classes For Teens

OAKHURST – As many are aware, there has been a heartbreaking uptick in the number of fatal accidents on our roadways of late. The Oakhurst CHP continues to keep pushing forward to correct unsafe driving. Not only have they been increasing their enforcement activity, but they want to encourage teens who are about to take their driving test to take ...

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Free Driving Class For Seniors At Oakhurst CHP Office

OAKHURST — Driving is a complex skill that may diminish as a person ages, say experts, and the ability to drive safely is affected by changes in one’s physical and mental conditions. Many of these changes take place as we get older, though in different ways and at different times. To address these changes and the challenges they pose, the California ...

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Lucille Kaye Burton

Lucille Kaye Burton passed away in the early morning hours of August 2, 2018. She was the office manager for the Sierra Senior Center in Oakhurst, Calif., for 28 years, bringing joy and helping the elderly. Lucille was a wonderful person every day of her life. She always had a thing for gardening and she could take a pile of ...

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YUSD Believes In Continuous Learning For Students And Adults

Written by YUSD Interim Superintendent Mike Berg – OAKHURST – The learning never stops in Yosemite Unified School District (YUSD), where leadership has been developing and planning a dynamic two days of Professional Development for all employees to kick-off this school year. YUSD knows the value of including all staff and community in the development of and aspirations for student ...

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Former Yosemite Bank Manager Sentenced To Six Months

BASS LAKE – Donald Eaves, the former manager of Yosemite Bank in Oakhurst appeared in Bass Lake Superior Court today and was sentenced to 180 days behind bars and 5 years probation for embezzling money from his employer. Eaves, 53, was arrested on May 15 and charged with 32 counts of grand theft and embezzlement for stealing $115,500 over a ...

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Victims Of Fatal Crash On Highway 49 Identified

OAKHURST — Another person has died as a result of a head-on collision on Highway 49 north of Oakhurst yesterday. Both victims have been been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Lon Harry Rice, 74, of Mariposa, died at the scene when the truck he was driving was struck head-on near Griffin Drive in the Goldside area. Lon’s wife, ...

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Fatal Crash On Highway 49 North Of Oakhurst

OAKHURST — Two people are dead and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 49 in the Goldside area north of Oakhurst. At 1:12 p.m., on July 30, CHP received reports of a head-on collision with injuries and lane blockage just south of Griffin Drive. According to witnesses, a Jeep Cherokee owned by the Forest Service was southbound ...

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Woman Killed In Road 222 Crash Has Been Identified

OAKHURST – The woman killed earlier today in two-vehicle accident on Road 222 near Pettitt Road has been identified by the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Haroleen Sue Bowlan, 69, of Oakhurst, died when her Kia sedan drifted over the double yellow lines, according to CHP, and collided nearly head-on with an oncoming Hyundai SUV. The accident happened just before 3 ...

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