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ACT Dog Of The Week: Say Hello To Tammy

The Animal Compassion Team (ACT) foster and adoption Dog of the Week for SNO is Tammy. “Hi, I’m Tammy and my foster mama says I am one lucky girl. A kind soul bailed me out of Fresno SPCA after the date was being set for euthanasia. “I am a happy and healthy girl who is ready for a new start to ...

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Actors Needed To Play Evacuees At Red Cross Boot Camp

OAKHURST – The Red Cross needs volunteer players for acting roles during their Shelter Boot Camp Exercise on Saturday, Apr. 21. They are in search of thirty-five volunteers of all ages – singles, couples, families, young and old, with/without disabilities, etc. Volunteers will play the part of people who are having to evacuate to a shelter due to a wildland fire. You will ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Apr. 15

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 9 to Sunday, Apr. 15, 2018. Oakhurst assault On Monday, Apr. 9 at 3:32 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to a telephonic call regarding an assault that occurred the Oakhurst area. The reporting was nurse at Saint Agnes Hospital who advised the ...

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Mad Hatters And More At Math Tournament

MADERA COUNTY — Mountain area students competed and succeeded in the Madera County Math Tournament on Friday, Apr. 13. Rivergold Elementary School placed third in the 7th grade competition, while Coarsegold Elementary School’s 8th grade team placed second in the competition. Also in the mix were students from Oak Creek Intermediate, Mountain Home School Charter, and Spring Valley Schools. Sixteen schools ...

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La Sierra Guild Luncheon And Basket Raffle

OAKHURST — La Sierra Guild is celebrating their 20th Annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon and Basket Raffle on Friday, May 4, with all proceeds to benefit Valley Children’s Hospital. This year’s event will be held at the Oakhurst Community Center from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., and El Cid Restaurant is preparing delicious food for the luncheon. The meal includes ...

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Wildfire Community Preparedness Day

AHWAHNEE — The community is invited to a wildfire preparedness and prevention workday at Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park, in advance of what’s expected to be a busy fire season. The event is set for Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the park. With representatives from local fire agencies on hand to educate the public, an opportunity ...

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Volunteer Now To Be A Fire Lookout On Miami Mountain

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Volunteers are now being recruited for the season to serve as fire lookouts on Miami Mountain. Miami Mountain is a lookout tower located northwest of Nippinawasee and is staffed throughout the fire season by Forest Service Volunteers. The tower is a great asset to our mountain community because it is situated in a prime location 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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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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HOW Dinner For Ashley Hogan And Baby Freya

AHWAHNEE — The nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) will meet for an uplifting fundraising dinner in honor of Ashley Hogan and her brand new baby girl on Wednesday, Apr. 18 at The Hitching Post, starting at 6 p.m. HOW meets monthly to celebrate one deserving woman who receives the community’s support when she needs it the most. Ashley Hogan has ...

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