Wild things aren’t tame: bear-incidents increasing

Events in New Mexico last week and on the Eldorado National Forest (60 miles from Sacramento) Friday remind us that conflicts between wildlife – in this case,  hungry bears – and forgetful or negligent humans can have devastating results for all concerned.   California Attack      Bear Attack on Eldorado National Forest New Mexico Attack      httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTD5RsGPa3Q   Public lands […]

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SPI TO RETOOL STANDARD MILL: 130 JOBS RESTORED!

How about a little good news for a change? At a press conference this morning, Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority (TCEDA) staff and representatives for SPI announced that the Standard Mill will reopen next year! As you know from this blog, the closure of the mill (along with two other SPI mills) last year was devastating to the […]

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Mt. Knight firefighting efforts intense

Every summer, District 3 and Tuolumne County residents worry about the prospect of a major fire. We’ve been extremely fortunate for a number of years, but the Mt. Knight Fire now burning north of Twain Harte is a vivid reminder that big fires can and do happen here. To keep it from escalating further, suppression activity […]

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July Mi-Wuk Village District Office Hours rescheduled

Due to a scheduling conflict, Teri’s Mi-Wuk Village District Office Hours have been changed for the month of July only. JULY Mi-Wuk Village Weds., Jul. 15, 1 pm-2:30 pm, Mi-Wuk Village Library (Please note, Mi-Wuk’s ususal office hours are held on the 3rd Fri. of each month. This is an exception due to a scheduling […]

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First Tuolumne County case of Novel H1N1 Influenza reported

PRESS RELEASE DATE: June 30, 2009, 7:30 PM From: S. Todd Stolp M.D., Tuolumne County Health Officer RE: First Tuolumne County Case of Novel H1N1 Influenza On June 30, 2009, a pediatric patient was the first person in Tuolumne County to be diagnosed with the Novel H1N1 Influenza. This local resident is recovering well.The development […]

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Teri’s District Office Hours in July

Do you have something you’d like to talk to Teri about but don’t want to go all the way down to Sonora? Teri maintains office hours in the District. Her July schedule is shown below.  Rarely, we may change District office hours because of weather or scheduling conflicts – sometimes at the last minute. In that case, […]

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Kennedy Meadows: county advances as potential donee

Kennedy Meadows is inextricably part of my backstory too. The Professor, my friends, and I have spent many hours riding our horses through the beautiful place on our way to the Emigrant Wilderness. We’ve eaten at the restaurant, spent time in the bar, and my favorite – hung out after dark by the corrals just […]

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