Breaking News
Home » Author Archives: SNO Staff (page 99)

Author Archives: SNO Staff

Letter To The Editor: While Thousands of Homes Burn

Wildfires are getting bigger, stronger, and more frequent. Six of the most destructive wildfires in California’s history have occurred in just the past ten months. Ninety-seven percent of the world’s scientists agree the major cause of increased fires is global warming. Our Congressman Tom McClintock doesn’t want to believe them. He is a climate change denier. McClintock insists that “the ...

Read More »

Letter To The Editor: Water Memorandum

On October 1, 2018 Congressman Tom McClintock, along with Congressmen Jeff Denham, David Valadao, Devin Nunes, and Kevin McCarthy met with President Donald Trump as he signed a water memorandum that will return water to the Central Valley of California. It will also address water projects in Washington and Oregon. As we have seen, the choices we made two generations ...

Read More »

Letter To The Editor: Children In Cages

By Election Day, Trump’s feckless Justice Department will be 102 days past a Federal Judge’s deadline to reunite immigrant children with their parents. This despicable outrage continues only because gutless hyper-partisan toadies like Tom McClintock and Devin Nunes look the other way while that bloviating buffoon in the White House wages war on children. Trump is the most dangerous figure ...

Read More »

Focus On OCI Staff: Amy Smith

OAKHURST — This week we are focusing on one of our 6th grade teachers, Ms. Amy Smith. She has been teaching for thirteen years in total, but has only taught for five years in Oakhurst, and loves it! When Ms. Smith graduated from high school she went to college to become a biologist. After completing two years toward her biology ...

Read More »

Letter To The Editor: In Support Of Sally Moreno

The position of District Attorney is critical to the safety and security of all Madera County residents. It necessitates an immense amount of time to gain the experience and qualifications required to be an effective District Attorney. Sally Moreno is the only candidate who has been a police officer, a military veteran and a prosecutor for over 20 years. She ...

Read More »

Safe And Spooky: North Fork Trunk Or Treat

NORTH FORK — How much candy can one kid eat? Find out at the Halloween Trunk ‘n Treat at the Post Office parking lot in North Fork, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The parking lot will be roped off for safety and the North Fork fire truck will be on hand to give kids a special ...

Read More »

Tree Mortality Work In Madera County Update October 24

Written by Sarah Bolton – OAKHURST – Blue Ridge Services, Inc., a waste and vegetation management company hired by Madera County to oversee the county’s tree mortality mitigation project, has been making consistent progress to remove dead and dying trees near county infrastructure. Blue Ridge Services (BRS) has sent Right of Entry forms to every private residence with dead trees ...

Read More »

Minarets Show Band Rocks

By Katherine Odgers — O’NEALS — Minarets Show Band members had the honor of performing at the Madera Compact Luncheon on Sep. 28 at the Madera Courthouse. They had been working hard on their techniques and songs for the performance and many of the songs performed varied from classic favorites like Hit Me With Your Best Shot, I Love Rock ...

Read More »

Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through October 21

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Oct. 15, to Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. Coarsegold theft On Monday, Oct. 15 at 4:40 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a business located within the 46000 block of Lucky Lane regarding a report of a theft. This case has been forwarded ...

Read More »

Campfire Restrictions Lifted On The Sierra National Forest

CLOVIS – The Sierra National Forest Bass Lake and High Sierra Ranger Districts have lifted Forest Order #05-15-18-14 Fire Restrictions, effective Oct. 22. Campfire permits are required on the Sierra National Forest for the use of campfires, charcoal fires or portable gas stoves outside of a designated recreation area even when there are no “fire restrictions” in place. These permits ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online