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North Fork Mourns The Loss Of Artie Hernandez

NORTH FORK — Friends, family and an entire community are mourning the loss of Arthur “Artie” Hernandez, 65, who lost his life lost yesterday in a tragic accident on Bonnie B Road in North Fork. A GoFundMe account has been set up by Sandy Dew to help the family, including Artie’s beloved wife Rachel and his two sons, as they deal ...

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Cameras Capture Image Of Suspect In North Fork Break-In

NORTH FORK — Do you recognize this man? That’s the question being asked by North Fork resident Bob McKee after his home was broken into on Wednesday. Fortunately, his surveillance cameras captured the man’s image. “Amazingly I have found nothing missing except some outdated Vicodin,” says Bob. “It appeared the culprit was aware of my surveillance camera system or he ...

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Fatal Accident Involving Motorcycle In North Fork

NORTH FORK — An accident involving a vehicle and a motorcycle has left one person deceased this afternoon. Just after 2:30 p.m. a North Fork resident was northbound on Bonnie B Road in a Ford Edge, approaching Wilcox Drive, according to CHP.  At the same time, a motorcycle rider from North Fork was southbound approaching the same location. The driver ...

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ACT Pets Of The Week: It’s A Nest Of Puppies!

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week is actually a litter of puppies, with avian names: meet Sparrow, Pigeon, Sandpiper, Chickadee, and Quail. This is an adorable litter of Dachshund and Terrier mix puppies. Their mom gave birth to seven of the sweetest pups and these five are looking for their forever homes. They are ...

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Madera And Mariposa County Schools Job Fair

COUNTY — Two local school districts are holding a common hiring fair on Thursday, Feb. 1, with a variety of positions said to be available in a number of areas. The event is free and open to the public. Madera and Mariposa County School Districts, Charter Schools and County Offices are seeking to fill various positions including teacher, administrator, clerical ...

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Set Your Alarm Early, Take A Look At The Moon

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — It’s a trifecta in the sky as the full moon appearing tonight and tomorrow is three times more amazing than usual. The moon, especially bright, will reach its peak just before 5:30 a.m. PST on Wednesday, Jan. 31, followed by a total lunar eclipse. “For the continental U.S., the viewing will be best in the West,” says ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Jan. 28

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Jan. 22 to Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. North Fork harassing phone calls On Monday, Jan. 22 at 11:21 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to investigate ongoing harassing calls. During the investigation, the suspect was identified and contacted. A report was taken for documentation. ...

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Prescribed Burning Ops Continue On Sierra National Forest

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Prescribed burning operations have been started along Forest Road 5s12 east of Ponderosa Basin up to Sonny Meadows. These are piles of road hazard trees felled and piled over the last year, says SNF Battalion Chief Burt Stalter. “We have approx 200 acres of burn piles to complete around the west side of Sonny Meadows and ...

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Mono Storytelling At North Fork Rancheria Community Center

NORTH FORK — The Sierra Mono Museum invites the community to a very special winter event, as elders Gaylen Lee, Leona Chepo and other special guests gather for Mono storytelling. The event is on Saturday, Feb 3, from 1 – 3 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and the public is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. Come ...

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Eugene Larner Gilpin

Eugene Larner Gilpin, loving husband, father, and grandfather, brother and uncle, passed away early Monday morning Jan. 22, 2018, following a short illness. Gene was born and raised in Fresno County. He served in the United States Air Force as a Flight Surgeon and then returned to Fresno to begin private practice. For most of his career, Gene was a ...

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