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HOW Oakhurst Honors Patti Collins

OAKHURST – The local chapter of nonprofit organization Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at El Cid Mexican Restaurant, in support of Patti Collins of North Fork. “Patti has lived in the mountain area for 33 years,” say organizers. “She and her husband Bill have been married 37 years and were blessed with four children and now ...

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Half Price Sale At Cause 4 Paws

OAKHURST — Local thrift shop A Cause 4 Paws is making room for new summer inventory by offering big savings to shoppers. Everything in the store is one-half off, says owner Vicki Deane, including clothing, furniture, kitchenware, jewelry, antiques and appliances. This blow-out sale will last until January 31. The store usually offers one-half off on two days every month: the ...

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Breakout Year For Mountain Area Youth Baseball

Submitted by Ryan Schulte — MOUNTAIN AREA — Despite the torrential downpours, Sierra Mountain Little League continues develop a top notch sports experience for kids in the mountain area. The board, led by Dalene Stephens and Troy Smock, has significantly improved the league through management and exceptional volunteer fundraising. The league is making significant investments in the field and coaching ...

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Soroptimist “Dream It, Be It” Career Support For Girls

Submitted by Nikki Van Velson —  OAKHURST – Soroptimist International of the Sierras is hosting a career support conference for high school girls in grades 9 through 12, on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. and the program begins immediately afterward. Breakfast and lunch will be served. This event is free to those attending, and space is ...

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5th District Supervisor Wheeler Says He’ll Do It Again

MADERA COUNTY — Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler announced Tuesday he has reconsidered and will run for re-election in the June, 2018 primary election. Wheeler, who has served two years of his third four-year term, announced in November 2016 that he would not seek a fourth term, due to health reasons. After fighting some health issues and seeing ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Jan. 8

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 2 to Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017: Oakhurst robbery and carjacking On Monday, Jan. 2 at 1:46 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the Best Western Hotel located in Oakhurst on CA-41, regarding a report of a robbery and a carjacking. During ...

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Letter To The Editor: Don’t Dog The DOG Report

To the Editor: The following will address Supervisor Tom Wheeler’s criticism of Dale Drozen and his DOG Report: Many feel that Supervisor Wheeler’s comments regarding Dale Drozen’s retirement income are inappropriate, irrelavant, suggestive of pension-envy and unbecoming of a representative of the people. However, many would agree with the Supervisor’s statement that most cities and counties, throughout our Country, are ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Jan. 1

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 to Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017: Coarsegold assault On Monday, Dec. 26 at 2:38 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 31000 block of Apache Road regarding an assault. During the investigation a suspect was identified and a warrant was placed for ...

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31st Oakhurst Sierra Rotary Crab Feed

OAKHURST – Do you know a group of crabs is called a cast? It’s true. Now, it’s time to cast your eyes toward one of the best dinner events the area has to offer, as the annual Rotary Club of Oakurst Sierra Crab Feed returns to town on Saturday, Feb. 4. Doors open at 5 p.m. Ticket to the big crab ...

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Creative Libations: Brush Bar @ 1850 Painting Workshops

By Anna Friedland — MARIPOSA — Looking for a creative outlet with perhaps a little wine on the side? You may wish to sign up for one of the painting workshops offered this month by the Mariposa County Arts Council at 1850 Restaurant. Choose from two Brush Bar @ 1850 events, on Thursday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan 23. Brush ...

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