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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Apr. 15

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 9 to Sunday, Apr. 15, 2018. Oakhurst assault On Monday, Apr. 9 at 3:32 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a telephonic call regarding an assault that occurred the Oakhurst area. The reporting was nurse at Saint Agnes Hospital who advised the ...

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Several Opportunities To Hear From Madera Co. Candidates

OAKHURST — The Mountain Area Conservative Forum (MACF) will be hosting a “Meet the Candidate” event on Tuesday, Apr. 17, at 6:30 p.m., at the Oakhurst Grill, formerly the Best Western Yosemite Gateway Inn, at 40530 Highway 41 in Oakhurst. Meet Carol Moses, who is running for Madera County Superior Court Judge Seat No. 2 and will be speaking about ...

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Judith Ann Chance Stolp

Judith Ann Chance (Stolp) our beloved mother, wife, grandmother and great-grandmother passed from her earthly vessel to God’s Kingdom on April 6th, 2018. She was surrounded by her children and grandchildren as she went home. Born in Atchison, Kansas, in 1941, she moved to California in the early 1950’s. Judy attended St. Catherine’s Catholic School in Ventura, Calif., and graduated ...

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DC Court Says No To Revisiting Mono Rancheria Casino Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals has denied a petition for a rehearing of a panel’s January ruling that the government acted reasonably when approving the North Fork tribe’s casino project. In their Apr. 10 ruling, the court said the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) decision allowing the North Fork tribe to move forward with a planned ...

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day In North Fork

NORTH FORK – Residents living in high-risk wildfire areas who want to take action to increase their safety, but are unsure about how to start, can now find the information and the inspiration they need to organize and accomplish wildfire risk reduction projects in their community. North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California is teaming up with the National ...

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Meet Your Local First Responders At North Fork Fire Dept. BBQ

NORTH FORK – One of the most anticipated events of the spring in North Fork is the annual Tri-tip BBQ, put on by the North Fork Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. It is scheduled this year for Saturday, Apr. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the North Fork School. This is the major fundraiser for the Auxiliary, who work ...

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La Sierra Guild Luncheon And Basket Raffle

OAKHURST — La Sierra Guild is celebrating their 20th Annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon and Basket Raffle on Friday, May 4, with all proceeds to benefit Valley Children’s Hospital. This year’s event will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and El Cid Restaurant is preparing delicious food for the luncheon. The meal includes ...

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Public Invited To Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Annual Meeting

NORTH FORK – The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Apr. 11 at 7 p.m. at the North Fork School in the Music Room at the back of Kennedy Hall. District Ranger Denise Tolmie will give a presentation on “Fire, Flood, Drought and Beetles – The Elements of Change in the Sierra,” followed by ...

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Scouts From Troop 357 Get Muddy!

SANGER – Things got really messy when four of the older Scouts from North Fork’s Troop 357 participated in the Spring 2018 Mud Run at Hobbs Grove in Sanger yesterday. Their scoutmaster and other members of the troop were there to cheer them on to a glorious mud-covered finish. After cleaning up and changing into clean clothing, they along with ...

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Volunteer Now To Be A Fire Lookout On Miami Mountain

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Volunteers are now being recruited for the season to serve as fire lookouts on Miami Mountain. Miami Mountain is a lookout tower located northwest of Nippinawasee and is staffed throughout the fire season by Forest Service Volunteers. The tower is a great asset to our mountain community because it is situated in a prime location and ...

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