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Yosemite National Park News Releases

News releases from Yosemite National Park.

April 16th, 2014

Prescribed Fire Scheduled in Yosemite National Park (April 2014)

Yosemite National Park is planning a 1,447 acre prescribed fire in the southwestern portion of the park near Yosemite West. The burn is projected to start the week of April 28, depending upon weather conditions. Ignition will take approximately five days with active burning, and about two weeks to monitor burn down activity. The Wawona Road will remain open during the burn, however, traffic control may be instituted if conditions require. Firefighters, fire equipment, smoke and debris may be present on the roadway. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/prescribed-fire-scheduled-in-yosemite-national-park.htm Read more

April 15th, 2014

Yosemite National Park announces Availability of the Ansel Adams Gallery Complex Rehabilitation

Yosemite National Park announces the release of the Ansel Adams Gallery Buildings Rehabilitation Environmental Assessment (EA). The EA will be available for public review and comment from April 16, 2014 to May 16, 2014. The EA addresses the rehabilitation needs while retaining the historic integrity of the structures. http://www.nps.gov/yose/parknews/yosemite-national-park-announces-availability-of-the-ansel-adams-gallery-complex-rehabilitation.htm Read more

Sierra Sun Times

News of the Sierra Nevada Including Yosemite National Park.

Mariposa Gazette

Since 1854 - California's oldest weekly newspaper of continuous publication.

April 18th, 2014

Credit card skimming device discovered at Woodland Market

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:45 p.m. - At approximately 11:30 a.m. on April 18, Mariposa County Sheriff’s deputies located a credit card skimming device on Pump #3 at the Woodland Market gas station.

These types of devices are used by criminals to fraudulently acquire credit card information from cards inserted into the credit card slots on the outdoor gas pumps.

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April 22nd, 2014

Crews continue Tioga Road plowing

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:45 a.m. - Crews were scheduled to continue plowing Tioga Road this week, with low-snow conditions speeding progress. No projected opening date has been announced.

One sign suggests Tioga Road could open soon, however. On Friday, April 18, Caltrans crews working in Tuolumne County opened State Route 108, which crosses the Sierra at Sonora Pass.

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April 22nd, 2014

Griz golfers drop match to Ripon Christian

By Greg Knight | ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 9:10 a.m. - It was a tough day on the links for the Mariposa County High School golf team as it traveled to Spring Creek Country Club in Ripon on Tuesday, April 15 to face the Knights of Ripon Christian, falling 257-232.

Read the April 24, 2014 edition of the GAZETTE for complete coverage.

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