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Open House Stirs Old Town Back To Life

NORTH FORK – Hundreds of visitors took advantage of the perfect weather last Saturday to stop in for a stroll through Old Town, and to meet new owner Jen McMillan. Now renamed “Bandit Town”, this much-loved local landmark is entering a new chapter after being vacant for two decades. Jen purchased the Western-themed property in December, and has been assessing ...

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North Fork Resident Reported Missing

NORTH FORK – Longtime resident Carolinda Bybee left her home on the property she shares with her parents on Saturday morning, Jan. 11, heading out to visit friends in Oakhurst or Auberry. According to her parents and closest friends, Carolinda, 35, has not been heard from since, nor has her vehicle been located. Carolinda is a caucasion female who stands ...

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Old Town Gets New Owner

NORTH FORK – After more than two decades of sitting silent among the trees, the quaint and historic village of Old Town is seeing new life. Since closing down in the early 1990s, Old Town has been rented out for weddings, parties and other social gatherings, but the bustle of daily activity has been a thing of the past.

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Firefighters Respond To Blaze Near North Fork

NORTH FORK – Though it’s January and one might think there are no fires in the winter, fire danger is still high throughout the mountain area. That was proven last night when a fire broke out near a home on Oak Leaf Way near North Fork. Just before 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, Cal Fire Command Center received a ...

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North Fork Christmas Parade & Party

NORTH FORK — The Artisan Herd of North Fork will embrace this year’s parade theme, “Deer” Santa, by masquerading with decadent majestic splendor as a herd of artistically costumed deer celebrating the holiday. The herd consists of seven bucks, eight does, one fawn and one “horn man.” North Fork resident Marij Bouwmans was the catalyst in rounding up the artisan ...

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North Fork Winter Shindig Friday Night

NORTH FORK – Downtown North Fork will be alive with music and fun during the Winter Shindig on Friday, Dec. 13. The Dance Club and Slim’s Koffee Shak will host an evening of karaoke, food and games starting at 6 p.m., and everyone is invited to come out for a wonderful family friendly evening. Along with an open mic and ...

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Slim's Koffee Shak Closes In North Fork

NORTH FORK – Slim’s Koffee Shak, the welcoming little sanctuary in the heart of downtown North Fork, has closed its doors. Whether this is a temporary or a permanent closure has yet to be determined. Owner Scott Marsh says he is still weighing all his options, and there is still a chance that after a few months of regrouping, the ...

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New Specialty Shop Opens In North Fork

NORTH FORK – There is now a “Christmas Bazaar” store all year ’round in North Fork. Jennie’s Garden is a new type of specialty shop that opened for business downtown on Oct. 25. “Our shop offers quality handmade and homegrown items made in the USA by over 30 talented artisans and crafters, with more coming onboard,” says proprietor Jennifer Noble.

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Songs Of The Season Canceled

NORTH FORK – Squirrel Cage Theatre Co.’s annual Songs of the Season Christmas choir program scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, at the North Fork School has been canceled. With icy road conditions, the high school choirs are unable to attend, so the event will not take place tonight. Organizers hope to reschedule for next Saturday.

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Holiday Concert & Christmas Bazaar This Saturday

NORTH FORK – It’s Christmas in North Fork this Saturday, Dec. 7, as the annual Christmas Bazaar returns to Town Hall, and the 14th annual “Songs of the Season” holiday concert welcomes three area choirs to this much-anticipated event. Beginning at 9 a.m., the Women’s Club will kick off their holiday bazaar with a homemade breakfast, including breakfast burritos and ...

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