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Madera County’s Newest Deputy Dog Wins Over The Crowd

NORTH FORK — Madera County’s newest K9 officer provided a demonstration last week for the group that helped to make his acquisition possible. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, members of the Friendship Circle at Grace Community Church in North Fork were honored with a special visit from Gastone, the 2-year-old Belgian Malinois whose purchase was made possible in part by the ...

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Downed Power Lines Close Highway 168 Near Prather

AUBERRY — Highway 168 near Prather has been closed in both directions for an estimated eight hours after a reported vehicle accident knocked power lines down across both lanes, according to CHP reports. The exact location is reported as near the Intermountain Nursery, and traffic is being diverted onto a detour route. Anyone traveling through the area should be prepared ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Crime Log Through Nov. 13

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Nov. 7 to Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016: Oakhurst court order violation arrest On Monday, Nov. 7, at 12:26 a.m. deputies were dispatched to the 45000 block of Lauri Lane regarding a violation of a court order. Upon arrival the restrained person was ...

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PG&E Customers Beware Of The Latest Scams

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining utilities throughout North America to make customers aware of telephone, mail, email and door-to-door/in-person scams that involve criminals posing as utility company representatives and demanding immediate payment or personal information. The “Utilities United Against Scams” collaboration has designated Wednesday, Nov. 16, as Utilities United Against Scams Day. This day ...

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Castillo’s Is Open For Business In Mariposa After Accident

MARIPOSA — Castillo’s Mexican Restaurant is open for business after incurring some damage when a car hit the front of the building last night at about 5:30 p.m. Owner Holly Ericson would like to thank the local fire department, Sheriff’s Office and CHP for “their superb assistance with this matter.” “Thank you to many locals in this community for their ...

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Drunken Behavior Forces Closure Of Post Office Lobby

NORTH FORK — North Fork residents have always been able to access the lobby and pick up their mail at the Post Office 24/7, day or night. But not anymore. The U.S Post Office in North Fork has been forced to change its hours of use and close the lobby by 7 p.m. daily, starting Nov 14, and it’s not ...

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Mariposa Restaurant Closed After Major Vehicle Accident

MARIPOSA — First responders are at scene of an accident on 5th Street in Mariposa after a vehicle reportedly struck a pedestrian and then crashed into Castillos Mexican Restaurant. The accident happened just after 5:30 p.m., and injuries have been reported, one major. The restaurant has been closed, and SkyLife One air ambulance is en route to transport an injured ...

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Cal Fire MMU Transitions Out Of Peak Fire Season

MARIPOSA – Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing Cal Fire’s Madera-Mariposa- Merced Unit (MMU) to transition out of peak fire season effective Monday, Nov. 14, at 8 a.m. in Madera, Mariposa and Merced Counties. “The 2016 fire season was challenging throughout the State of California, and the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit was very ...

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Assistant D.A. Angela Hill Receives Patriot Award

MADERA – Madera County Assistant District Attorney, Angela J. Hill, will be awarded the Patriot Award today at noon, from the United States Department of Defense, Office of Employers in Support of the Guard and Reserve. The Patriot Award is a selective award given to supervisors who show extraordinary support of employees participating in reserve service. The award will be ...

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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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