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Tom Burdette Chosen North Fork Citizen Of The Year

NORTH FORK — The community of North Fork once again gathered at the Town Hall to choose one of their own for the honor of “Citizen of the Year.” Tom Burdette was voted most deserving from a list of 12 nominees – all of whom have made important contributions to the community over the past year. Tom was nominated by ...

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North Fork Author Michael Olwyler Hosts Book Signing Event

FRIANT –  North Fork resident Michael Olwyler will hold a book signing event in Friant on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 1 to 3 p.m., for the recently published book, San Miguel de Allende & Its People, featuring photographs by his father, Peter Olwyler. The black-and-white photographs are from Peter’s Early Mexico Period between 1955 and 1971. These images are historically ...

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Repairs On Mammoth Pool Road Complete, Roadway Open

NORTH FORK – The road construction that began in December on Minarets Road – also known as Mammoth Pool and Forest Road 4S81 – is now complete. This project consisted of two sites damaged during the winter storms of 2016/2017. This is the first two of many more projects to come, to repair and improve forest roads, say USFS officials. ...

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North Fork Urged To Get Involved With Local Disaster Planning

NORTH FORK — The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California is developing a Tribal Hazard Mitigation Plan for approval by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, to ensure that all citizens of North Fork are prepared to deal with natural disasters. The Tribe has hired Jamie Caplan Consulting LLC to lead the effort in developing the plan. “This firm ...

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Loretta McKee

Written by Bob McKee — My mother, Loretta McKee, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 87 on Saturday evening, February 10, 2018. She was in her cherished mountain home surrounded by her loving family. Mom had a full life and is survived by her sister Jean, four sons, Matt (wife Wilma), Tim (wife Trish), Mike (wife ...

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Memorial Service For Arttie Hernandez

NORTH FORK — Arttie Hernandez passed away February 1, 2018, at the age of 65. Arttie was born to be wild on January 5, 1953, in Sanger, California. A retired construction worker who loved riding his “Red Lady” ’65 Panhead, Arttie and his family have been residents of North Fork, California, for the past 30 years. A generous and loving ...

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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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New Owners Open Cafe In North Fork Slim’s Location

NORTH FORK — Just a few weeks after Slim’s Koffee Shak closed its doors in downtown North Fork, a group of locals has purchased some of the business’ equipment and furnishings and is breathing new life into the location. A partnership has been formed between Lisa Clark, Art and Mary Ellen Cruz, and Jacob and Heather Vitalec-Perry, to redesign the ...

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Driver Suffers Major Injuries In Single-Vehicle Crash

NORTH FORK — A single-vehicle crash south of North Fork this evening sent the driver to the hospital with major injuries. At about 6:20 p.m., a couple in the 59000 block of Road 225 heard a crash and the sound of a horn blaring up on the road near their house. They rushed up to the roadway and located a ...

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Prescribed Burning Operations On Sierra National Forest

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Prescribed burning operations have resumed on the Ponderosa fuelbreak east of Cascadel Point near North Fork. Smoke has been visible for the last few days. “We still have a fair amount of acreage of tree mortality burn piles to finish up, and have a contract burn crew with a Forest Service representative on scene each day ...

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