Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration Friday August 9th, 2019

Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday Celebration Friday August 9th, 2019

Sonora, CA…The Stanislaus National Forest is having a party for Smokey Bear! Come on down and join the Stanislaus National Forest, along with CAL-FIRE, Tuolumne County Fire, local Law Enforcement and EMS for Smokey Bear’s 75th birthday celebration. A special story time presenting “The True Story of Smokey Bear” and birthday card making will begin […]

A Dispute Between Neighbors Ends with a BB Gun Shooting & Arrest

A Dispute Between Neighbors Ends with a BB Gun Shooting & Arrest

Sonora, CA…From the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Office…”On Wednesday morning, our office received a 911 call from a man reporting his neighbor had shot him in the face with a BB gun. Deputies and medical personnel responded to the man’s home on Columbia River Dr. in Sonora and learned that 62-year-old Ronald Easton shot at his neighbor […]

Modesto Man Arrested on DUI & Other Charges after Early Morning High Speed Chase

Modesto Man Arrested on DUI & Other Charges after Early Morning High Speed Chase

Jamestown, CA…On July 19, 2019, at approximately 2:30am, CHP officers were advised to be on the look-out for a white Chevrolet Camaro that was driving recklessly on eastbound State Route 108 at the Yosemite Junction. Approximately 10 minutes later, a CHP unit located the vehicle traveling northbound on State Route 49 near Fifth Avenue at […]

Thomas Karl Standen III Receives the 2018 Barry Hance Memorial Award at Yosemite National Park

Thomas Karl Standen III Receives the 2018 Barry Hance Memorial Award at Yosemite National Park

Yosemite, CA…Yosemite National Park is proud to announce that Thomas (Tom) Karl Standen III is the recipient of the 2018 Barry Hance Memorial Award. This ceremony was attended by approximately 400 Yosemite National Park employees, retirees, volunteers, and park partners including several past Barry Hance Memorial Award recipients. The Barry Hance Memorial Award is a […]

Your Invited to National Night Out in Tuolumne County

Your Invited to National Night Out in Tuolumne County

Jamestown, CA…National Night Out is taking place this year on Tuesday, August 6th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Railtown in Jamestown. Meet with local law enforcement officers from the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office, Tuolumne County Animal Control, California State Park, California Highway Patrol, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Yosemite National […]

One Way Traffic Controls on State Route 49 at Woods Creek for Bridge Work

One Way Traffic Controls on State Route 49 at Woods Creek for Bridge Work

Sonora, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform one-way traffic control on northbound and southbound State Route 49 at Woods Creek for bridge work. Work is scheduled for Sunday, July 21, 2019, through Friday, July 26, 2019, from 8:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Motorists should expect 15-minute delays. This work is scheduled to begin […]

Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through July 27th

Caltrans District 10 Road Repair & Construction Schedule Through July 27th

Angels Camp, CA…The latest schedule of road repairs and maintenance that will affect your travels in our area and as you travel. Locally crews will be working on many of our roadways. Below is Caltrans plans for repairs and maintenance on local roads. It shows the route, county, and location of the possible repairs. Weather […]

The Deal of the Decade 10 Year Warranty on Speed Queen Now At Middleton’s!

The Deal of the Decade 10 Year Warranty on Speed Queen Now At Middleton’s!

Angels Camp, CA…The reliability Winner is Speed Queen! In a recent survey by Consumer Reports, Speed Queen was recognized for being Number One in Reliability among all major appliance brands. To celebrate this accomplishment. Speed Queen (Via Middleton’s Furniture and Appliances) is offering consumers the Deal of the Decade (or maybe the century) with a […]

Update on Watsonville Man Shot at Deadman Campground

Update on Watsonville Man Shot at Deadman Campground

Kennedy Meadows, CA…During the investigation into the shooting at Deadman Campground, Detectives learned two years ago to the day, 36-year-old Timothy Smith was arrested and charged in San Mateo County with indecent exposure, annoy or molest a minor, and attempted kidnapping. Smith attempted to enter a tent occupied by children at a State Park Campground […]

Trio Makes Unsuccessful Jail Escape Attempt

Trio Makes Unsuccessful Jail Escape Attempt

Sonora, CA…From the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Dept…Caught in the act! Last night, three jail inmates tried to escape but didn’t get far. 28-year-old Jacob Sabins, 38-year-old Josiah Silveira, and 44-year-old Larry Vannatta are now facing additional charges of attempted escape and criminal conspiracy. Deputies heard the commotion and spotted the three men on surveillance video breaking […]

Dare We Say It? Perfect Summer Weather Ahead This Week!

Dare We Say It?  Perfect Summer Weather Ahead This Week!

Arnold, CA…The National Weather Forecasts for this week for the Mother Lode Region and West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Tonight Clear, cooler. Lows 43 to 58 higher elevations…52 to 66 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the east after midnight. Wednesday Sunny. Highs 67 to 82 higher elevations…79 to 89 […]

Deadman Identified in Deadman Campground Shooting

Deadman Identified in Deadman Campground Shooting

Kennedy Meadows, CA…The man shot at the Deadman Campground on July 11th has been identified as 36-year-old Timothy Edward Smith of Watsonville. Next of kin has been notified. As soon as additional information is available it will be released by the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Dept.

You Can Stay at the Ahwahnee Hotel, Visit Curry Village & Ski at Badger Pass Once Again

You Can Stay at the Ahwahnee Hotel, Visit Curry Village & Ski at Badger Pass Once Again

Yosemite, CA…Lawsuit Settled Between National Park Service, DNC Parks and Resorts, and Yosemite Hospitality, LLC Over Trademarks and Service Marks. DNC Parks and Resorts at Yosemite, Inc. (Delaware North), the United States of America, and Yosemite Hospitality, LLC (Aramark) have settled the lawsuit filed by Delaware North related to Delaware North’s former concession contract at […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 14th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 14th

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… Media Bulletin (Sunday, July 14, 2019) 00:21 TRAFFIC STOP 1907140001 Officer initiated activity at Hwy 108/S Washington St, Sonora. Male on a bike between Washington St and Stockton Rd. . Disposition: Warning Given (Used for 11-95s). 00:24 THREATS – ALL 1907140002 Occurred at Columbia […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 13th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 13th

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… Media Bulletin (Saturday, July 13, 2019) 00:05 ALARM ALL TYPES 1907130001 Occurred on Crystal Rock Rd, in Sonora. Audible alarm, interior motion, key holder pending. . Disposition: False Alarm will be billed. 00:17 911 MISDIAL 1907130003 Occurred at Gibbs Tower on Gibbs Dr/Villa Dr. […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 12th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 12th

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… Media Bulletin (Friday, July 12, 2019) 00:30 911 HANG UP 1907120002 Occurred on Gibbs Dr, in Sonora. 911 hang up//on call back VM, mailbox full unable to leave a message Cellular E911 Call: Service Class: W911. . Disposition: Log Note. 00:32 TRAFFIC STOP 1907120003 […]

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 11th

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Dept. Activity Logs for July 11th

Sonora, CA…The latest Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Deputies Activity Logs are enclosed… Media Bulletin (Thursday, July 11, 2019) 00:16 WELFARE CHECK 1907110003 Occurred on .chinese Camp, in . RP states they got several calls from a called stating he had a knife and was thinking hurting himself. . Disposition: Log Note. 02:06 911 HANG UP 1907110008 […]

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