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  • NEWS

    Assorted viewpoints on voting in Nov. 4 election

    With the General Election fast approaching, election officials are expressing concern over an anticipated low voter turn-out.

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    CVS takes strong stance on health

    As of Sept. 1, CVS Pharmacy is tobacco-free. Where cigarettes once were neatly stacked in long rows, there are Nicotine aids (gum, lozenge and patch) to help smoker's quit the addictive habit. Highly visible posters plaster the walls, now dedicated to the cessation of smoking.


    Thrill of the Hunt

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    More than 600 acres scorched - two homes lost

    The worst fire to threaten Oakhurst in more than 50 years started as a whimper Monday, Aug. 18, but quickly grew to a roaring, dangerous wildfire consuming 613 acres and destroying eight structures, including two homes and the Suburban Propane office. The estimated cost to fight the fire was $1....

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    Chamber appreciates its members at annual dinner

    Along with many area business owners, sheriff candidates Jay Varney and Michael Salvador, and District Attorney candidate David Linn, who is running against incumbent Michael Keitz, attended the third annual summer membership meeting, sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce last Thursday...


    New Beginning

    Like all schools in the foothill and Mountain Area, Yosemite High School opened Monday with an enthusiastic staff and eager students.


    Chawanakee Unified welcomes eight new teachers

    Chawanakee Unified School District maintenance crews were vigorously preparing campuses last week in preparation for Monday's opening day of classes.

  • NEWS

    CASA seeks Mountain Area volunteers

    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Madera County is in need of Mountain Area volunteers to advocate and speak for the best interests of abused and neglected children.


    Back to Basics

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    Abandoned campfire cause of French Fire

    An investigation has concluded that an abandoned campfire near the Rock Creek Campground was the cause of the French Fire on the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest.

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