Yosemite National Park, the Sierra foothills and the Kern County mountains received a dusting of snow Thursday, the National Weather Service reported. Temperatures in Yosemite were expected to fall to around 28 degrees by 4p.m, according to the National Weather Service. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are possible in Yosemite.
Despite the odds, Peyton Garner and Grace Fries, rank statewide and nationally for soccer and basketball. Hailing from a small rural school these two female athletes are making Yosemite High School proud.
On Dec. 22 Madera County Sheriff's deputies, with the help of a private donor, traveled across county surprising unsuspecting drivers and pedestrians with holiday cards filled with Christmas cheer. Here is what happened in Oakhurst.
The homecoming parade on Spirit Day (Friday) was just one of the activities during homecoming week at Yosemite High School. The week, which consisted of Dress UP days, contestant games, and movie night will culminate in the Homecoming Game against Amador High tonight at 7 p.m, preceded by the JV game at 5 in Badger Stadium.
PJ Kuzmitski, 14, whose leg was amputated after a practice injury, had his spirits lifted with a visit from his teammates and Clovis High players on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Valley Children's Hospital.
Evergreen Conference Center of Oakhurst Director Steve Rumage tells about the decision to offer meals to law enforcement after the power went out and ECCO was ordered to evacuate due to the Railroad Fire.
Tourists Graham and Ann Fraser of Oceanside returned to the Tenaya Lodge Wednesday to collect their belongings after the Railroad Fire forced the hotel to evacuate its guests Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Ann, who has a form of Parkinson's disease, returned for her medication.
A vegetation fire, named the Railroad Fire, which began at 1 p.m., Aug. 29, had grown to 300 acres just a couple hours later. It is burning in steep terrain with heavy fuel west of Highway 41 near Sugar Pine. The highway has been closed, and mandatory evacuation orders are in place for Sugar Pine, Sugar Pine Camp and Fish Camp. About 200 personnel were on scene, including 15 engines, four hand crews, three helicopters and 10 air tankers. Additional resources have been ordered.
Paul Ratchford, general manager of Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite National Park, describes how his staff watched the Railroad Fire grow and began making preparations to evacuate the lodge on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.