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First Kids Triathlon A Total Success

Submitted by Race Directors Carrie Waltner and Michelle Miller BASS LAKE — The first annual MyTri Youth Triathlon held at Miller’s Landing Resort was an incredible success. We hosted 104 tri-athletes, aged 5-17 years old, 78 volunteers, 300 spectators, and boasted 42 community sponsors.

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Raise Your Voice With Community Choir

NORTH FORK – If you have ever sung in a choir or have ever wanted to, now is the time. The renowned North Fork Community Choir is warming up for winter and they want you to join. “One of the things that’s awesome about this choir is that you don’t even have to audition,” says choir conductor Gina Clugston. “It’s ...

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Body In North Fork Identified, Another Arrest Made

MADERA COUNTY – A husband and wife are now in jail in connection with the death of a North Fork man. Sheriff John Anderson announced today that the body recovered in North Fork on Friday, Sept. 6, has been positively identified as 29-year-old Christopher Garrity, who reportedly went missing two weeks ago. Garrity’s brother and sister-in-law are now both behind ...

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Search For Firefighter Ends In Tragedy

NEW MEXICO – After a week of searching for hometown boy Token Adams, the Carson National Forest has released this tragic news: We are sad to announce that the body of Jemez Ranger District Engine Captain Token Adams has been located. Token was dispatched to locate a smoke reported on Friday, Aug. 30. Search efforts began late Friday afternoon and ...

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Body Discovered In North Fork, Arrest Made

NORTH FORK – The end of Willow Creek Drive in North Fork has been taped off as a crime scene as investigators begin the work of processing the scene and learning the identity of a deceased person discovered on a property near the end of the road. According to Erica Stuart, Madera County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer, deputies had ...

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Math? We've Got An App For That

Submitted by Minarets High School O’NEALS – When freshmen walked into their Math classes at Minarets High School this year, it was clear that things were different. With Common Core State Standards being implemented statewide, the staff at Minarets decided to take advantage of the change in philosophy. Minarets, which prides itself on a 21st century approach, is tackling Math ...

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Squirrel Cage Theatre Auditions For Fall Show

Submitted by the Squirrel Cage Theatre Company – NORTH FORK – The Squirrel Cage Theatre Company is holding auditions for their fall show – a fun twist on the tale of “Rip Van Winkle,” who, for purposes of this show, lives near Peckinpah meadow. Auditions are Sunday, Sept 8, at 2 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. at ...

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Boy Scouts Learn About Firefighting Up Close

Written by Scoutmaster Dave Smith NORTH FORK – The Scouts of Boy Scout Troop 357, North Fork, spent Saturday, Aug. 17, learning about fire suppression and some of the effects of the Aspen Fire. The Scouts began the day by touring North Fork Volunteer Fire Station 11. While there, they were able to view the water tender, engine and squad ...

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Lions Club Serves Up Pancakes This Saturday

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Lions Club will be cooking up one of their famous pancake breakfasts this Saturday, Aug. 31, at the North Fork Rec Center from 7 – 10 a.m. This is one of three fundraisers the Lions put on during the year, and helps to fund their many projects in the North Fork area.

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Minarets Art Teacher Receives $3K Grant

O’NEALS — Minarets art teacher Jillian Gamble was awarded an Adopt-a-Teacher grant by the Madera County Schools Foundation, the first of its kind. Granville Homes donated $3,000 to be used in Gamble’s art classes throughout the year. “Ms. Gamble will have the necessary funds to supplement her classes with essential tools and supplies to create art projects with numerous students ...

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