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Get Involved In North Fork At CDC Annual Meeting

NORTH FORK – Everyone is invited to the annual meeting of the North Fork Community Developement Council (CDC) on Monday, Mar. 11, at the NF Mono Rancheria Community Center. The CDC has been working for nearly 20 years to clean up and develop the Old Mill Site and make property available for businesses to set up shop, and help boost ...

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Biomass Project Meetings In North Fork

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Community Development Council (NFCDC) in partnership with the Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council (Y/SRC&DC) and a diverse project team, are moving forward with planning efforts to construct a 1MW bioenergy generation facility at the town’s former Mill Site. The project is a strategic step to producing green energy and finding economic uses for ...

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Kindergarten RoundUp At North Fork School

NORTH FORK – Once again it is time for Kindergarten Round-up at the North Fork Elementary School. On Mar. 22, parents and their children will have a chance to meet with kindergarten teachers, the school nurse and the speech therapist.

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Cyclist Crashes On Walker Grade

NORTH FORK – A biking accident on Walker Grade near North Fork resulted in a Fresno man being transported to a Clovis hospital on Tuesday, Feb. 26. Two bicyclists from Fresno were riding westbound on Road 200 at about 11:30 a.m. They were approaching Fine Gold Creek at the bottom of Walker Grade, when one of the riders lost control ...

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North Fork Starts Work On New Visitor's Center

NORTH FORK – Work is underway on a new Visitor’s Center in downtown North Fork. The new storefront will be next to North Fork Hardware at 33037 Road 222. When the community gathered back in September 2012 to discuss ideas for economic development, one of the things put forward by Scott Marsh, Chamber of Commerce president and owner of Slim’s ...

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Finally! Movement On North Fork Cell Tower

NORTH FORK – The long-awaited cell tower project planned for the Cascadel Woods area is moving forward at last. The Madera County Planning Department reports that plans were submitted by Complete Wireless Consulting, contractor for Verizon Wireless, on Jan. 29. Everything is now under review by the various County Departments, including Planning, Special Districts, Fire, Roads, Building and Environmental Health.

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Cascadel Residents Say No To Road Maintenance District

NORTH FORK – The residents of Cascadel Woods have voted against having Madera County establish a Road Maintenance District (RMD) in their community. At their regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12, the Madera County Board of Supervisors heard the results of the Proposition 218 election wherein the residents of Cascadel voted down the proposed RMD, with 82 votes against, and ...

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Court Denies Injunction Against North Fork Casino Project

MADERA COUNTY – The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. has denied the petition filed by Stand Up For California!* for a preliminary injunction to stop the transfer of 305 acres near Madera into trust for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, for the purpose of building a casino/hotel.   The Court also concluded that the plaintiffs – Stand ...

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How Peckinpah Mountain Got Its Name

After establishing our home on Malum Ridge overlooking Peckinpah Mountain, I heard from neighbors about the logging history in our town and was curious about the Peckinpah name. Being a bit of a history buff, I decided to dig a bit further and this is what I found.

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Hansel Kern Honored As Citizen Of The Year

NORTH FORK – Hansel Kern has been selected to receive the honor of North Fork’s Citizen of the Year for 2012. At a dinner at the Town Hall on Saturday, Feb. 2, Hansel Kern, owner and master gardener at the Kern Family Farm, was honored with the distinction for, among other things, his work with the kids at the North ...

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