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Learn To Write Grants At This Free Workshop

NORTH FORK — The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is offering a free workshop, “Introduction to Grant Writing,” on Dec. 6 and 7, in North Fork. This two-day intensive workshop is focused on building grant writing skills for organizations and agencies in the Sierra Nevada region. “The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) looks to the organizations, agencies, and local governments in the region ...

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Challenger Wins In Bass Lake School Board Race

BASS LAKE — Julie Greenwood has defeated incumbent Ron Bucheger for a seat on the Bass Lake Unified School District Board of Trustees for Area 3. Greenwood garnered 619 votes to Bucheger’s 297. Before the election, Greenwood shared with SNO that her time in classrooms has provided an insight into what a day in the life of a teacher is ...

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Downed Power Lines Block Highway 41 Near Fish Camp

FISH CAMP — Crews are at scene of downed power lines blocking both lanes of Highway 41 just north of Miami Mountain Road, south of the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. The roadway is closed in both directions at this time. At about 8:15 a.m., reports came in of power lines down, starting a couple spot fires on both sides ...

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Election Results For Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Votes are still being counted at this hour in the Madera County election, and are being continuously updated at votemadera.com. For a complete tally of Madera County election results, click here. For state-wide results, click here.

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The History Mystery #46

NORTH FORK — The Sierra Mono Museum would like to know who these ladies are, and where the picture was taken and when. We have it displayed in the museum but we don’t have the important information on these ladies. Thanks Cindy Sierra Mono Museum (559) 877-2115 MonoMuseum@gmail.com For more History Mysteries of the Central Sierra foothills, click here. Follow-up ...

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Tioga Road And Glacier Point To Reopen

YOSEMITE — Word out of Yosemite National Park today is that the Tioga Road in will reopen at noon today to all vehicular traffic. The road has been closed due to recent storm activity in the Yosemite region. The Glacier Point Road is open to all vehicular traffic as well. Visitors are reminded that there are no commercial services available ...

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Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. Presents The Fall Follies

NORTH FORK — Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. presents its annual Fall Follies on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, at the North Fork Town Hall. Dinner will be served starting at 6 p.m., with the show at 7 p.m. Roz Thrapp will be working her magic in the kitchen, serving up baked chicken, baked potato, salad, and homemade rolls, ...

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Public Safety Tax & Tree Mortality Funding On Town Hall Agenda

OAKHURST — Tom Wheeler will hold his final Town Hall meeting of the year this Thursday, Nov. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. Items on the agenda include the proposed Public Safety Sales Tax, slated to be put before voters in March 2017. Georgiena Vivian, President of VRPA Technologies, will give a detailed presentation about ...

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Diabetes and Hypertension Crisis- You Can Help

Submitted by Haley Gostanian —  MADERA COUNTY — In last few years, there has been an alarming increase of chronic disease diagnoses in our communities. By 2050, it is estimated that one in three Americans will be diagnosed with diabetes. A startling 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year, and 30 million children and adults currently have been ...

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Go Nuts For Madera’s 6th Annual Pomegranate Festival

MADERA — The 6th annual Madera Pomegranate Festival will be hosted at a new location — the Madera District Fairgrounds — on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This unique event brings in visitors from all over the world to experience the best of Central Valley’s local pomegranate and nut products, and is organized by the Madera ...

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