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Despite Residents’ Best Efforts, Another Burn Pile Escapes

BASS LAKE — Another escaped burn pile had firefighters responding just after noon today, this time in the Bass Lake area. Cal Fire Engine 4254 was at the scene within minutes of dispatch, at a home near Teaford Meadow, and found residents working on five burn piles. One of those piles had crept into a nearby woodpile. “These folks were ...

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Equipment Big And Small For Rent In North Fork

NORTH FORK — No matter what your home project, you can rent the equipment you need at the “North Fork Rental Yard @ The Hardware Store” in North Fork. They can be reached at (559) 877-2512. From routers to nail guns, compressors, table and tile saws, to jack hammers, generators or water pumps; its all for rent, and much more. ...

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Register Now For Alerts This Fire Season

CENTRAL SIERRA – In light of the disastrous tree mortality and the profusion of vegetation (fuel!) after the winter rains, it is imperative for all people who live or work in Madera County – especially those in the foothills – to register or update their information for emergency contact. Madera County’s Emergency Alert System, also known as MCAlert, allows residents ...

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Bass Lake Fishing Derby Results

BASS LAKE — The 37th Annual Bass Lake Fishing Derby took place this past weekend under dark skies, and that didn’t seem to prevent excited people from having a good time. Anglers like these were hoping to win a share of $55,000 worth of prize money by plucking tagged fish from the clear mountain lake on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. Many of ...

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It’s Wildfire Awareness Week – Are You Ready For Wildfire?

MARIPOSA — After a destructive fire season in 2016, conditions in California are already drying out, prompting Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., to declare May 7 – 13, 2017 as “Wildfire Awareness Week.” During Wildfire Awareness Week, Cal Fire is stressing the critical role all residents play in preparing for fire season now. Approximately 90 percent of all wildfires in ...

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Expect Delays At Bass Lake During Yosemite Half Marathon

BASS LAKE – Residents and anyone visiting the Bass Lake area on Saturday, May 13, should be aware of activities that may disrupt their travels during the morning hours. Vacation Races, an event company that produces half-marathon and ultra-marathon races, will be holding its annual Yosemite Half Marathon. Starting with a race expo on Friday, May 12, runners and spectators ...

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Man Who Survived Stabbing Testifies In Murder Trial

BASS LAKE — In the fifth day of testimony in the George Taylor-Windsor murder trial in Bass Lake Superior Court, the jury heard from the crime scene investigator, one of the detectives who investigated the killing, and the man who survived multiple stab wounds during the attack. Taylor-Windsor, 26, is charged with murder in the death of Jessica Nelson, 23, ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Apr. 30

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 24 to Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017: Coarsegold motor vehicle stop On Monday, Apr. 24 at 2:16 a.m. a deputy made a traffic stop in the area of CA-41 and Lucky Lane regarding false tabs. The driver was cited and the vehicle ...

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Ex-Wife Testifies At Murder Trial In Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Day four of the murder trial of George Taylor-Windsor included testimony from an ex-girlfriend, his ex-wife, and the woman whose home was reportedly entered by the defendant when he ran from the scene after allegedly stabbing two people. Taylor-Windsor is on trial for murder in the stabbing death of Jessica Nelson, 23, of Foresthill, Calif., and with ...

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$55,000 At Stake For Bass Lake Fishing Derby

BASS LAKE – Snag a fish during the 37th Annual Bass Lake Fishing Derby, for your chance to win a portion of the $55,000 prize money swimming through the clear mountain waters on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7. Grab your fishing poles and your friends and family, and head to Bass Lake for a day of fishing, just after ...

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