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Betty Lyons – A Life Remembered

Written by Barbara Grow If you were to Google “Betty Lyons, North Fork” and you might be surprised at the number and variety of pages that pop up. To those who knew Betty, it would be no surprise at all. She had her hand in anything that had to do with helping and reaching out to others. She had a ...

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Madera County Wine Wins Gold

Chalk up another win for Madera County wines, which can certainly hold their own against the big name wine regions. At the prestigious Orange County Fair Wine Competition, held June 5th and 6th at the Hilton Costa Mesa, our local wines continued the make a name for themselves within the wine industry and with wine enthusiasts. Ray and Tammy Krause, ...

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Pete Millar Ranch Grass Fed Beef

Where’s The Beef? A friend suggested that we try the organic beef at the little store in the Coarsegold Historic Village. Since my husband has become “freaked out” about eating beef due to reports of pink slime, mad cow disease, etc., I thought, “OK, lets try it.” I bought some short ribs, brought them home, and cooked them according to ...

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La Cabana Mexican Restaurant

North Fork has lost a lot in the past two decades. The lumber mill and all its jobs, many of its Main Street businesses, and a large chunk of the population. But it has gained one of the best kept secrets in the mountains – the little Mexican restaurant known as “La Cabana.” It may seem an unlikely place to ...

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Kellie Flanagan

Kellie is a thinker and writer who loves to play with clay. Married and raising a teenager, this local scribe spends time cooking for family and complaining about caring for a menagerie including two dogs, three cats, one lizard, two fish and ten heritage hens. In the unlikely event that she wins the Nobel Prize in any category, Kellie remains ...

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Larry Langley

Larry is a retired media relations manager in the motorcycle industry. He loves the mountain community and enjoys fishing, golf, senior softball, dual sport and street motorcycling, four wheeling and exploring the great back roads in the Sierra Foothills with his wife Sue and their Corgi Maggie May.

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Paul Barnes

Over 150 people gathered at the North Fork Town Hall on Friday, May 4th, to celebrate the life of a much-beloved member of the community, Paul Barnes. Paul passed quietly from this earth on March 19, 2012, surrounded by loved ones and under the care of Optimal Hospice. Paul is survived by his wife of 71 years, Ila M. Barnes, ...

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Slims Koffee Shak

Every time I want to get together for a quick business meeting in North Fork, the response is invariably, “Let’s meet at Slim’s.” Slim’s Koffee Shak sits smack in the middle of the little village of North Fork, and has become the gathering place for locals, and a welcome stop for visitors passing through on the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway. ...

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Raymond Parade This Weekend

The 26th Annual Raymond Parade steps off at 1pm this Saturday, April 21st, near the Raymond Cal Fire Station. This year’s Grand Marshalls are John and Linda Crippen, long-time residents of Raymond, and always active in community events, especially the annual parade. In addition to the parade, the day will be filled with old time family fun, including food booths ...

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