DeVearl Stanphill 1933 ~ 2022

DeVearl Stanphill 1933 ~ 2022

Sonora, CA… DeVearl Stanphill 5/21/1933 – 6/24/2022. DeVearl Stanphill, 89, of Sonora, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Adventist Health Sonora. DeVearl was born on May 21, 1933 in Checotah, OK and was raised in Oakdale, CA. Upon graduation from Oakdale High School, he served in the U.S. Army. He went on to […]

Roger D. Woods 1947 ~ 2022

Roger D. Woods 1947 ~ 2022

Sonora, CA… Roger D. Woods 11/17/1947 – 6/23/2022. Roger D. Woods, 74, of Sonora, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Adventist Health Sonora. Arrangements entrusted to Sierra Cremation & Burial Service. www.sierracremationservice.com

Sandra Cleveland 1937 ~ 2022

Sandra Cleveland 1937 ~ 2022

Mokelumne Hill, CA… Sandra Cleveland 11/27/1937 – 6/19/2022. Sandra R. Cleveland, 84, of Mokelumne Hill, passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at her home. \ Arrangements entrusted to Sierra Cremation & Burial Service. www.sierracremationservice.com

Sierra Pacific Industries to Close Public Access to California Forestlands Due to Drought & Wildfire Risk July 1st

Sierra Pacific Industries to Close Public Access to California Forestlands Due to Drought & Wildfire Risk July 1st

Anderson, CA – Due to the extreme drought conditions and increasing risk of wildfire, Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) will be closing its California forestlands to public access. This closure begins Fri., July 1, and will remain in effect until further notice. “Despite some of the late spring rains, California is experiencing the driest conditions it […]

Self Issuing Permit Stations Available for Late Arriving Stanislaus USFS Visitors

Self Issuing Permit Stations Available for Late Arriving Stanislaus USFS Visitors

Sonora, CA…Planning a trip into the Wilderness this weekend? Both the Summit Ranger Station and Calaveras Ranger Station have self issuing permit stations if you arrive after hours. Please be sure to follow all of the rules of the Wilderness. https://www.fs.usda.gov/attmain/stanislaus/specialplaces Happy trails! Source = USFS

Sheriff’s Departments Successfully Recover Pontoon Plane from New Melones

Sheriff’s Departments Successfully Recover Pontoon Plane from New Melones

Tuttletown, CA…Earlier this week Tuolumne County Sheriff Boating Unit deputies, and Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and Boating Unit worked together to conduct a recovery operation of an amphibious aircraft which had crashed in Melones Lake earlier this month. Plane and simple, the operation went well.

Emergency Personnel Rescue Unconscious Male & Pets from Structure Fire

Emergency Personnel Rescue Unconscious Male & Pets from Structure Fire

Sonora, CA….On Thursday, June 16th, at approximately 2:00 pm, Tuolumne County Fire/CAL FIRE TCU, Sonora City Fire, Tuolumne County Ambulance, and Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a residential structure fire in the 19000 block of Serrano Road in Sonora. On arrival firefighters found a residential structure with light smoke showing and reports of […]

SNAC Arnold is Ready for All Your Summer Adventures

SNAC Arnold is Ready for All Your Summer Adventures

Arnold, CA…Due to Popular Demand, we’ve expanded our Inflatable Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) Department! Inflatable SUPs are a lot lighter, way more durable and are more affordable than most hard shell SUPs. All of our Inflatable SUPs come with a Travel Bag, 3-Piece Paddle, Dual Action Pump, Leash & Skeg. All 3 GLIDE models $895. AQUAGLIDE […]

The Father’s Day Fly-In at Columbia Airport is Back!!! June 18 & 19th!

The Father’s Day Fly-In at Columbia Airport is Back!!!  June 18 & 19th!

Columbia, CA….Enjoy the Father’s Day Fly-In at Columbia Airport. Events for both the young and older, brings inspiration to all and sparks memories in those who have attended the fly-in as well as those who served our country. Pilots look forward to bringing their beautiful, historic aircraft to our fly-in, a family friendly event complete […]

Sardella Prescribed Fire Training

Sardella Prescribed Fire Training

San Andreas, CA…The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will conduct a prescribed fire training on the Sardella burn site in Tuolumne County, adjacent to the community of Tuolumne. Smoke from the project will be visible from Sonora and surrounding areas. The goal of the prescribed burn is to maintain firefighter readiness […]

Gold Rush Days in Columbia are the 2nd Saturday Every month – 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Gold Rush Days in Columbia are the 2nd Saturday Every month – 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Columbia, CA…Reserve the second Saturday of every month for Gold Rush Days at Columbia State Historic Park. You’ll get to see inside special exhibits, stores and residences not regularly open to the public. Columbia’s Gold Rush Days is a chance to explore the historic town of Columbia and see it come alive with living history. […]

2nd Saturday Art Nights Continue on in 2022

2nd Saturday Art Nights Continue on in 2022

Sonora, CA…The second Saturday of every month, the merchants in Historic Downtown Sonora open their doors from 5:00-8:00 pm to host artists of all types for entertainment for locals and visitors. Starting at 5pm galleries, restaurants, and shops offer a magical blend of Art, Live Music, Performers & Art Demonstrations! Look for our banners up […]

Tuolumne County Farm & Ranch Tour is Saturday, June 11, 10am to 4pm

Tuolumne County Farm & Ranch Tour is Saturday, June 11, 10am to 4pm

Soulsbyville, CA…Visit our five host farms to celebrate Tuolumne County agriculture! Guests drive to each host farm for tours and fun! Family friendly event. Lots of animals – horses, pigs, chickens, ducks, goats, cows, rabbits. Gardening workshops. Train rides. Orchard tours. State-of-the-art greenhouse tour. Products, crafts, food, plants for sale. Free wine tasting. Delicious lunch […]

Prescribed Burn in Mt. Havalia Area Ignites Today

Prescribed Burn in Mt. Havalia Area Ignites Today

Tuolumne, CA…The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) will conduct a prescribed burn operation on the Mt. Havalia Vegetation Management Program (VMP) in Tuolumne County, adjacent to the community of Tuolumne. Smoke from the project will be visible from Tuolumne and surrounding areas. The goal of the prescribed burn is to maintain […]

Karen Irish 1974~2022

Karen Irish 1974~2022

Sonora, CA… Karen Irish 10/26/1974 – 5/23/2022. Karen Irish, 47, of Sonora, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2022 at Adventist Health Sonora. Arrangements entrusted to Sierra Cremation & Burial Service. www.sierracremationservice.com

Come Check out SNAC Arnold’s USED Kayaks, Canoes & SUPs!

Come Check out SNAC Arnold’s  USED Kayaks, Canoes & SUPs!

Arnold, Murphys & Sonora, CA…If you’re headed to a Garage Sale this weekend, you’ll want to swing by and see the best selection of USED Kayaks, Canoes & SUPs that SNAC Arnold has ever had. Start the summer off right with your own paddlecraft of choice – at a great price! Of course, this selection […]

Burglary in Progress Foiled by Responding Deputies, Identity of Fleeing Burglar Leads Deputies to Additional Suspect and Crimes

Burglary in Progress Foiled by Responding Deputies, Identity of Fleeing Burglar Leads Deputies to Additional Suspect and Crimes

Sonora, CA…Earlier this month on Thursday May 12th deputies responded to the area of Country Road in Sonora for a report of a burglary in progress at a residence. Deputies arrived and a male suspect ran from them on foot. Deputies gave chase and searched but were unable to locate the suspect. Deputies were later […]

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