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Chawanakee’s Customized High School Experience

MOUNTAIN AREA — Educational options are changing across the nation and some of those flexible choices are being offered locally, says Chawanakee Principal Rhonda Corippo. “Chawanakee Academy and Minarets High School have chosen to strengthen and support the option for students to customize their high school experience,” says Corippo. Through concurrent enrollment, students can now choose independent study/home school classes, ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Sept. 17

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Sept. 11 to Sunday, Sept. 17 2017. Ahwahnee vandalism On Monday, Sept. 11 at 2:02 a.m. deputy was dispatched to the 59000 block of Road 601 regarding vandalism. Upon arrival an investigation ensued and a report was taken. Case closed due to ...

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Excellent Progress On Multiple Lightning-Sparked Fires

MADERA COUNTY  — Firefighters have been kept scrambling this afternoon and evening as a series of lightning fires were sparked across the valley floor and into the foothills. At this time, it appears that the forward progress of all of the nearly dozen fires has been stopped. At about 4:30 p.m., the first reports began coming in of multiple fires, ...

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Crews Respond To Two Vegetation Fires In Madera County

O’NEALS — Firefighters responded to a vegetation fire in O’Neals up behind the Ponderosa Telephone Company this morning. Just before 8:30 a.m., reports came in of a fire off Road 200 near Lilly Mine Way. The first unit at scene reported the fire at about five acres, burning in open grass land with a moderate rate of spread. Nine engines, ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 16

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, July 10, to Sunday, July 16, 2017: Coarsegold trespassing On Monday, July 10, at 11:58 a.m. deputies were dispatched to a property in the 33000 block of Skyline Ridge Trail in regards to a trespassing call. The suspect is later contacted. Statements ...

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Good Progress On The Oak Fire Burning In O’Neals Area

O’NEALS — Firefighters are quickly getting a handle on a vegetation fire burning in the O’Neals area just south of Spring Valley School on Road 211. Just after 5 p.m., firefighters responded to the fire initially reported at 4 to 5 acres, on the east side of Road 211. Air tankers out of Colombia and a helicopter out of Trimmer ...

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Vegetation Fire Near Road 211 In O’Neals

O’NEALS — Just after 5 p.m. today crews were called to respond to a fire burning in vegetation on the east side of Road 211 in O’Neals. First engine on scene reported the fire at five to seven acres and running to the northeast. Access is difficult on the ground, while crews in the air watch for power lines and ...

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Sheriff’s Crime Log Through July 2

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, June 26 to Sunday, July 2, 2017: Coarsegold Coroner’s report On Monday, June 26, a deputy responded to a delayed Coroner’s case with the primary physician stipulating to the decedent’s cause of death. This is a natural death case involving only a ...

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CPUC Proposes 28% Increase In Ponderosa Telephone Rates

NORTH FORK — Residents who have their phone and internet service through Ponderosa are urged to attend a meeting on Monday, Mar. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in North Fork to voice their opinion about a proposed rate increase. In October 2016, Ponderosa filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) requesting a review of its intrastate revenue requirement ...

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Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding

CLOVIS – Here’s an event scheduled for early spring, and while it’s not being held in the foothills exactly, it’s noteworthy for its noble purpose. The Gilbert Marshall Memorial Team Branding scholarship fundraiser is held to raise money for scholarships awarded to graduating high school seniors in the surrounding mountain area. Participants will want to register for the 6th Annual ...

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