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Marijuana Raid Nets Pot, Weapon And 11 Suspects

MADNET agents arrest 11 suspects, seize pounds of pot and a stolen weapon MADERA COUNTY – Eleven people are behind bars facing felony drug charges following two simultaneous raids in the Madera area on Thursday, Oct. 25. Madera County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MADNET) agents, along with Madera County Sheriff’s Deputies and Madera Police Officers, busted a grow site and then ...

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Man Faces Life In Prison For Sexual Assault

MADERA — Victor Yslas, 32, of Fresno, was convicted on Oct. 16, of seven felony counts, including kidnaping, sexual assault and possession of pornographic photographs of a child under the age of 14, announced Madera County District Attorney Michael R. Keitz.

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People Make A Difference

Guest Columnist Susie Tomlinson invites everyone to “Keep Our Mountains Beautiful – Our country is a very special place. We have many natural resources, freedom, and opportunities. Despite these great attributes, many of us take them for granted. Recently I traveled to British Columbia, Canada on vacation. While traveling in B.C. I noticed that the people of this country value ...

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Recent Rain Doesn't Mean You Can Burn

Cal Fire lifts statewide outdoor burn ban – local bans still in effect. SACRAMENTO – California’s first significant rainfall of the season, combined with cooler temperatures, has allowed Cal Fire to lift the statewide burn ban effective Monday, Oct. 22. Cal Fire had suspended all residential burn permits and various types of outdoor burning within the 31 million acres of ...

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Burglary At Oakhurst Door And Millwork

OAKHURST — When the crew at Oakhurst Door and Millwork showed up for work on Monday, Oct 15., they were not really able to get to work. Someone had entered the business overnight and stolen their computers. “We’re pretty sure we know who did it,” said manager Marcus Leyva. “But we can’t prove it.”

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Sheriff's Office Investigating Double Stabbing

Two remain hospitalized after stabbing on Sunday night – MADERA COUNTY – The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a double stabbing near the corner of Avenue 15 ½ and Watson Street, just east of the city of Madera. Sunday night, Oct. 21, Madera County sheriff’s deputies were called to a fight that broke out between an estimated 10 to 15 ...

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Nikki Johnson's Essay About Her Horse Indy

When Nikki Johnson’s parents told her that her rescue horse Indy couldn’t stay with them anymore, she was devastated. Nikki’s teacher encouraged her to write an essay about this very difficult situation, and Nikki wants to share it with everyone else. Here is her story.

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