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Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk

With all the recent tragedies in the mountain area attributed to drivers under the influence, the idea of making a plan for traveling safe on Super Bowl Sunday should be foremost in everyone’s mind. It certainly is for the NFL and the CHP.

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Drug Stats Suggest Supply On The Rise

MADERA COUNTY – Sheriff John Anderson today announced the arrest of 28-year-old Jesus Santiago Mendoza, following the execution of a search warrant carried out by agents with the Madera County Narcotic Enforcement Team (MADNET). Shortly after dawn on Tuesday, Jan. 29, MADNET agents, with assistance from sheriff’s deputies and officers with Madera Police, served a warrant at a home located ...

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Stolen Truck Recovered Thanks To Facebook

NORTH FORK – When Bob McKee returned home from work on Thursday, Jan. 24, he found his house had been broken into, his pickup stolen and his gate smashed as the thieves made their get-away from his property. Bob called SierraNewsOnline to get the word out, and we posted the story and the photo of his stolen truck on the ...

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Buy State Parks Annual Pass On Tax Return

CALIFORNIA – Californians can now purchase their California State Parks Annual Pass on their state income tax return. It is a new option than makes the process quick and easy. This new option was created through the California State Park Stewardship Act of 2012 (AB 1589), a new state law authored by former state Assemblyman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael. The ...

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Sewage Truck Overturns Near Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – A Madera County sewage truck rolled over on Road 274 about a mile east of Fawn Point this afternoon, dumping the entire load into the roadway and down towards the lake. Christopher Mosher, 55, or Oakhurst, driver of the truck, apparently allowed the right front tire of his truck to travel over the concrete ridge on the ...

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Thieves Break Into North Fork Home, Steal Pickup, Smash Gate

NORTH FORK – Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a break-in at a home on Road 222, just south of Hanks Automotive in North Fork. Bob McKee, owner of North Fork Hardware, returned from work at about 5:15 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 24, to find that someone had broken into his house, stolen his pickup and smashed through his gate when they ...

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Here's What Your Firefighters Have Been Up To This Week

MADERA COUNTY – We all know that when we dial 911, someone is going to come and help. Whether it’s a fire, or a wreck or someone suffering a heart attack, our local firefighters and EMTs are there to respond. So who are these people? When you come across an accident or a fire, you see lots of big red ...

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Coarsegold Woman Loses Everything In House Fire

COARSEGOLD – A fire that started in the kitchen of a house on City View near Coarsegold, spread quickly and destroyed the entire structure, despite the best efforts of firefighters. The 58-year-old resident, who was identified by a friend and neighbor as Lynette Cancelleno, was in the process of cooking, but had moved to another room, leaving the stove on ...

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