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Foster Sells Sears After 18 Years

OAKHURST – Sears Hometown Store owner Dwan Foster announced that she has sold the business and the building, and Saturday, May 2, will be Dwan’s last day as the owner/operator of Oakhurst’s Sears store. “After 18 years as a Sears Hometown Store owner, I am saying goodbye,” says Foster. “Doug Roelle and his company have purchased my store and will ...

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Coarsegold Business Expo Promotes Networking

COARSEGOLD – Local community organizers are anticipating a big turnout for the Coarsegold Business Expo at the Community Center on Thursday, Apr. 30. The Expo runs from 4 – 7 p.m. and is sponsored by the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce. Members and others look forward to a relaxed and informative environment for making new contacts and running into old friends. ...

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North Fork Bioenergy Project Community Meeting

NORTH FORK – A community meeting on the North Fork Bioenergy Project will be held on Wednesday, Apr. 29, at Fire Station 11 on the Old Mill Site, 33400 Douglas Ranger Station Road from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This event is hosted by the North Fork Community Development Council and coordinated by the Sierra Resource Conservation District.

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Slim's Koffee Shak Celebrates Oakhurst Location

OAKHURST – Slim’s Koffee Shak, a home-grown mountain bistro, has been a vital part of North Fork for several years, serving up fresh food, much of it from local sources. Now owner Scott Marsh is opening a second location in Oakhurst at 40879 Highway 41, in the storefront where The Grind coffee shop once lived in the Silver Creek Center. ...

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Premiere Mobile Home Living In Oakhurst

Business Feature – Oakhurst Mobile Home Estates When Mike and Christina Waiczis were asked to relocate to Oakhurst Mobile Home Estates (OMHE) last year to become the park’s new Resident Managers, they felt truly blessed. Why wouldn’t they? Coming from what they experienced as the starkness of the Mojave Desert, Oakhurst was like paradise to the grateful couple. Oakhurst Mobile ...

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Branches Books And Sunrise Rotary Give The Gift Of Reading

OAKHURST – Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary and Branches Books & Gifts have partnered to bring books to schools, promoting learning, literacy and community between the service organization, local business and Wasuma Elementary School. Tim Madden, Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary President contacted Anne Driscoll of Branches Books & Gifts at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year to propose a partnership.

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Take The Survey For Chance To Win Gift Certificate

NORTH FORK – As the community of North Fork welcomes a biomass energy plant at the old mill site, residents are being asked to voice their opinions on the project. Henry Swisher, a master of arts student at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, is conducting a research thesis on community-scale renewable energy projects as part of his M.A. ...

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Eastern Madera County Job Fair In Oakhurst

OAKHURST – Whether you’re looking for employment or hiring for staff positions, make note of the upcoming job fair in Oakhurst to find the latest information and best new career opportunities all under one roof. The Madera County Workforce Assistance Center invites individuals seeking jobs and businesses seeking employees to participate in the upcoming Eastern Madera County Job Fair, set ...

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New Turf For Talking Bear

OAKHURST – The world famous Talking Bear at the corner of Highway 41 and 426 is staying right where he is, while the ground around the iconic statue will soon be transformed. Owners of the property where the bear stands plan to remove the existing fading, water-guzzling grass with synthetic turf, in a move that will save precious water during ...

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