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Local news about Mariposa County and Yosemite Valley

Tree Mortality Grants

Sacramento – With massive tree mortality across California, CAL FIRE announced Monday it has awarded 19 State Responsibility Area Fire Prevention Fund grants in six counties that have been greatly affected by tree mortality. Over $1.7 million was approved for local projects focused on the removal of dead and dying …

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chukchansi casino reopens

chukchansi casino is set to reopen it’s doors on new year’s eve, says the tribal comisión. What are your thoughts on the grand reopening? You going on new year’s eve?

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Hwy 49 closure (Officer Involved Shooting)

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office reported that one of their deputies was shot in the face and torso during an attempted traffic stop along Highway 49 south of Mariposa and just after Chase Foothill Gas Station. The suspect was also shot in the incident and is being treated for his …

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Drought Aid to County Residents

The Mariposa County health department is offering some kind of aid to County residents if their well has gone dry – If your well dries up and you have no potable water we may be able to help. Please call The Mariposa County Health Department Environmental Health Section (209) 966-2220 …

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Climbers Finish Dawn Wall Climb

Two men completed what’s been described as the most difficult free climb in the world at Yosemite National Park Wednesday. Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell completed a 3,000 foot climb to the top of El Capitan.It took the men 19 days to finish the world record feat. Their fingertips shredded …

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Series of Small Quake’s Rattles County

Seems as the recent storm brought a few small quakes along with it, since December 12 thru Dec 13 we had a few Small quakes rattle the area from Oakhurst to Mariposa County. At approximately 2014-12-13 06:36:07 the USGS detected a small quake of about 2.6 on magnitude, the epicenter …

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Bridgeport Fire Station

On December 2nd, Sheriff / Interim Fire Chief Doug Binnewies had the honor of dedicating the newest fire station, Bridgeport Fire Station #28. Following many years of planning, coordinating and construction, Bridgeport Fire Station #28 is now in service. This is the first of many fire stations to encompass not …

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Drunk Driving Campaign

December 1st starts the 2014 Pre-Holiday Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving Campaign. This time of year, with all the holiday parties and festive occasions, many partygoers will be drinking. If you’re celebrating with alcohol this holiday season, the California Highway Patrol has a message for you: Drive Sober or Get …

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