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SNO Wants Your Questions For The Local Candidates Debate

NORTH FORK — Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters are hosting a debate on Friday, Apr. 20, and we would like to know what you would ask the candidates for District Attorney and Madera County District 5 Supervisor. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent David Linn, and challengers Sally Moreno, former Madera County Supervising Deputy District Attorney; and ...

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Cal Fire’s Defensible Space Inspectors Are Visiting Homes

MARIPOSA – Recent rains and warm sunshine have fueled vegetation growth, which fuels wildfires. With fire season fast approaching, failing to manage vegetation around your home can create hazardous conditions. While firefighters are busy performing fire prevention projects and training for this upcoming fire season, it’s critical that residents do their part to prepare for wildfires by maintaining their 100 ...

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New Businesses, New Projects At North Fork Mill Site

NORTH FORK – The annual meeting of the North Fork Community Development Council (CDC) on Mar. 26, highlighted some of the exciting things happening at the Old Mill Site as new businesses move in and infrastructure continues to expand. The focus of the CDC at the Mill Site is creating jobs, housing, green space and community areas. In the greater ...

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Heavy Rainfall Predicted With Threat Of Flooding

MOUNTAIN AREA — Hazardous weather conditions are in the forecast for the foothills and mountains in our region, as heavy rainfall and a threat of flooding is likely over parts of the central California interior this week. While the atmospheric river forecast is considered strong for any time of year, the fact that it’s coming in April is highly unusual. ...

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Still Standing Central California Pow Wow In Fresno

FRESNO — Fresno City College will play host to the 2018 Still Standing Central California Pow Wow on Saturday, Apr. 7, from noon to midnight. There will be a special ceremony to honor veterans at noon, traditional dancing, raffles throughout the day, and a winner-take-all Drum Contest. Dancers and drum groups must be registered and all dancers will be verified. ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Apr. 1

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 26 to Sunday, Apr. 1, 2018. Coarsegold warrant arrest On Monday, Mar. 26 at 5:35 a.m. a deputy checked on a broken down vehicle in the area of CA 41 and Road 416. The registered owner had a warrant for his arrest. ...

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North Fork Scouts Compete At Camporee In Fresno

Written by Dave Smith – NORTH FORK – Scouts of Troop 357, North Fork, spent Friday night and Saturday, Mar. 23 and 24, at the Sequoia Council San Joaquin District Camporee held at the Fresno Regional Sports Complex near Fresno. In attendance were 185 Scouts and Webelos Scouts plus 80 adults from a number of troops and packs. The Camporee ...

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Veteran’s Stand Down Includes Rock Therapy

OAKHURST – All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, Apr. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at Sierra Pines Church, sponsored by Caring Veterans of America. The upbeat day offers friendship, free food, gear, haircuts and entertainment by the band Rock Therapy. Organizers also plan to have benefit advisers on hand to provide ...

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The History Mystery #63

The Mariposa Indian War, Campaign from 13 April to 2 May, 1851. The question is to more accurately locate where this particular skirmish took place. The map indicates that it took place along the banks of Fine Gold Creek, somewhere close to Fine Gold Gulch. The text of the report indicates that it was on the Little San Joaquin River. ...

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Native Youth Summit 2018 At Fresno City College

FRESNO — Fresno City College will be hosting the Native Youth Summit 2018 on Friday, Apr. 6, from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s Summit is “7th Generation Strong: Native Youth Activism in the Age of Standing Rock.” The Summit is open to youth from 7th grade to college freshman. Registration ends Apr. 1. To register ...

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