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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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Motion To Dismiss Denied In Casino Take-Over Case

MADERA COUNTY – It was a packed courtroom today in Madera County Superior Court as attorneys for 15 defendants presented their arguments in a motion to dismiss all charges against those arrested following an attempted takeover of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino on Oct. 9, 2014. Tex McDonald and Vernon King remain behind bars since turning themselves in to ...

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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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E-Waste Recycle At Minarets

O’NEALS – With spring cleaning on the minds of many this month, take note that you can safely dispose of just about anything that has a cord or battery at Minarets E-Waste Collection Day, this Friday, Apr. 10 from 9 a.m. – noon in the school parking lot. Minarets E-Waste Collection Day is the Senior Legacy Experience project of Mitchell ...

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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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Harold Tackett

Submitted by Tamara Tackett-Dent Harold O. Tackett left us peacefully, at his home in Coarsegold, California surrounded by his loving family, on February 23, 2015 at the age of 81. Harold was a quiet, humble man of many accomplishments that he would never mention. Instead he always chose to focus on helping those around him to feel good about what ...

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