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North Fork Author Provides Free Book Downloads

“How to Get Things Done in a Small Town” NORTH FORK – When Elissa Brown moved to North Fork in 2000, she wasn’t sure how she would fit in. She had moved from Oakland where she had worked first as a lawyer and then as a community and economic development specialist. What on earth would she do in a small ...

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Butterfield Ballad At Loggers Jamboree

NORTHFORK – Singer/songwriter Jean Butterfield is planning a special presentation at the North Fork Loggers Jamboree on Saturday, June 6 at 9:45 a.m., and it couldn’t be more apropos. The performance will take place just before the Pro-Am competitions. Singing her original song, “Window of Time,” Butterfield will be accompanied by Oakhurst resident Scott Stouder on the Djembe Drum. “Window ...

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Willow Creek History Pt. 2

A Closer Look At Basket Weaving – From the new book Willow Creek History, by Marcia Penner Freedman, a chapter explores the Mono tradition of basket weaving (p 33). The chapter begins with a quotation from Gaylen Lee’s book walking where we lived: I know that nothing ends, all of life goes on, they are still here, all of the ...

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Work Progresses On North Fork Verizon Cell Tower

NORTH FORK – Things are progressing on the new Verizon cell tower just outside the Cascadel Woods gate, but not fast enough for many residents. When construction began in mid-April, the completion date was stated as about two months. So when two months came and went, we contacted Verizon for more detailed information about when the tower would go online.

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Fighting Cancer Every Mile

The Livestrong Texas 4000 For Cancer is the longest charity ride in the world, and every summer a group of dedicated and extrordinary students make the ride from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska. This year after a long ride from Kings Canyon National Park, they stopped off in North Fork, at the home of Barry and Nina Shrewsbury, to rest ...

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Free Lunches For North Fork Kids

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians in conjunction with the USDA, will once again be providing free lunches for the children of North Fork. Free lunches are available to all kids ages 1 -18 with no registration required, at the North Fork Rancheria Community Center and at the Rec Center.

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Livestrong Cancer Ride Stops In North Fork

NORTH FORK – On Sunday, June 16, a group of 23 bike riders from the University of Texas will be rolling into town. They are part of three teams who left Austin, Texas, on June 1, on the ride of their lives – to fight cancer. The Livestrong Texas 4000 For Cancer is the longest charity ride in the world, ...

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Goodwins Chosen Grand Marshals For Logger Jamboree

NORTH FORK – Ken and Marcia Goodwin have been chosen as Grand Marshals for the 54th annual Loggers Jamboree. Ken says he was very surprised when he learned that he and Marcia had been selected to represent the community this year. “I was pretty shocked when they called and told me,” he said. “I know that this year they are ...

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North Fork Loggers Jamboree This Weekend

NORTH FORK – The tradition continues July 6 and 7 as the 54th annual Mid Sierra Loggers Jamboree rolls into North Fork. This annual competition celebrates the past and keeps the traditions alive, pitting amateur and professional loggers against each other in categories such as axe throwing, hot saws, log rolling and many others. “It’s a great event that celebrates ...

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Watch Minarets Graduation Ceremony Online

O’NEALS – For anyone wishing to watch tonight’s graduation ceremonies at Minarets High School, but are unable to attend, you will be able to watch on live streaming video. The ceremonies will be available for viewing from 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 6.

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