Breaking News
Home » Headlines

Headlines

North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority to build 26 new housing units for community

Picture of the North Fork Rancheria emblem/sign

The ‘North Fork LIHTC Homes #1’ Project is groundbreaking, in many ways.  NORTH FORK – The North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority (NFRIHA) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, January 22, 2021 for a new $16.4 million affordable housing development on tribal lands in North Fork, CA. The project, called ‘North Fork LIHTC Homes #1’, will include 19 structures, made up ...

Read More »

Mark Reed Wants Your Vote for District 5 Supervisor

OAKHURST–Mark Reed, candidate for District 5 Madera County Supervisor, says his ties go back five decades in Madera County. He, his wife Nina, his three children and his eleven grandchildren all currently live in Oakhurst. He feels a real connection with the area and is committed to serve its citizens. He owns properties in four California counties, including Madera County, ...

Read More »

Cancelled – Madera County Sheriff’s Office Issues Alert on Potential Public Safety Power Shutoff

Mountain Communities – Update 10/10/21 10:00am- PG&E has notified the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services that Madera County has been removed from the potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event. Power in the areas of North Fork, Bass Lake and Central Camp will not be de-energized as anticipated. Weather conditions will continue to be monitored. Updated information will ...

Read More »

Soroptimist announces October 11, is International Day of the Girl

Oakhurst – In December, 2011, The United Nations General Assembly declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Soroptimist of the Sierras 6th annual Dream It – Be It conference will be held this coming January, 2022. It will focus on setting achievable goals, overcoming obstacles, and turning failures into success. Keynote speakers and mentors will present this ...

Read More »

Chukchansi Kicks off Pow Wow 2021

O’NEALS – Native American culture will flourish this weekend at the Minarets High School, as the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians kicks off its 2021 Pow Wow in a celebration of song and dance with the theme “Healing.” Presented by Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino, the Tribe’s largest cultural event of the year takes place Oct. 8-10 and will feature a remarkable ...

Read More »

The Week’s Events, Oct. 4 – October 10

OAKHURST – Eastern Madera County’s two biggest events of the year take place this weekend. Sierra Art Trails continues its run with a second weekend Friday, October 8 through Sunday October 10, at various locations throughout the mountain area. Purchase a Sierra Art Trails catalog at Stellar Gallery or Visit Yosemite Madera County. One catalog at $20 admits two participants ...

Read More »

Air Quality Alert Due to Wildfire Smoke

Mountain Communities – Smoke infiltration from the Windy and KNP Complex fires in Tulare County combined with high pressure and poor dispersion have prompted air quality officials in the San Joaquin Valley to issue an Air Quality Alert. Smoke is expected to continue to impact the San Joaquin Valley through Monday, October 4, when a low-pressure system moving over the ...

Read More »

Bobby Macaulay Completes Final Bass Lake Cleanup for 2021

Bass Lake – Bobby Macaulay, who is running for Supervisor of Madera County’s District 5, notes that he has been spending free time on efforts like this for years. Now, as he meets and gets to know more people, he hopes to motivate them to participate with him.  “It was just common sense to make it a team effort” he ...

Read More »

Who Are You? Where Are You?

OAKHURST–October 7 marks the three-month anniversary of the hit-and-run death of Oakhurst resident, Eben Hammond, plowed down by an SUV as he walked with friends along School Road. Someone knows something. Someone has seen a vehicle with major damage that appeared suddenly on or after July 7, 2021. Nothing can restore Eben to his family and friends, but identifying the ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online