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Sierra Freepackers Ride And Restore

MADERA COUNTY – Warning: be careful what you read about Sierra Freepackers. You may just want to become one. The Backcountry Horsemen of California Sierra Freepackers Unit is comprised of a cross-section of volunteers who work in concert with the Forest Service and others to keep public riding trails open and safe for horses and their humans. Many of the ...

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Free Event For Home Gardeners

MADERA – The summer gardening season has arrived, and the Madera County Master Gardeners are here to help you with all your gardening and landscaping questions. The Master Gardeners will host a free event for home gardeners and plant lovers on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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The History Mystery #17

Written by Roger Mitchell Gold and silver were found on the southeastern flank of Mammoth Mountain in 1878. News of the discovery immediately sparked a “Gold Rush.” A young man by the name of John French, knowing that Mammoth Mountain is in a very remote part of the state and difficult to reach, scouted a route for a horse trail ...

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Vote By Mail Ballots Available Saturday

MADERA COUNTY – Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters has announced that the County Clerk’s office will be open Saturday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., for the issuance and acceptance of vote by mail ballots. The County Clerk’s office is located in the County Government Center, First Floor, 200 West 4th Street, Madera.

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Support The Red Cross This Fire Season

FRESNO — American Red Cross Central Valley Region is responding to an above normal number of events this week, including the ongoing Hunters Fire in Mariposa County, and six homes burned in Merced displacing several families on Wednesday afternoon.

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Remembering Memorial Day

OAKHURST – From the Little Church at Oakhill Cemetery, to other churches, parks, parades, homes and cemeteries across the country, many will honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. Some will place flowers on the graves of veterans, while others may spend the day off serving warm-weather treats. Any way you prepare the potato salad, it’s a day ...

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Relay For Life Exceeds Expectations

OAKHURST – Relay for Life returned to its roots at Yosemite High School (YHS) the weekend of May 17-18. The community turned out in droves to support the 24-hour event, raising an unexpected amount of money for such a comparatively small population.

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Dennis Fairbanks – Candidate For Sheriff

MADERA COUNTY – Dennis Fairbanks is running for Sheriff of Madera County and not, he says, because he needs the job. Rather it’s because he’s confident he has workable plans and ideas that he wants to implement – something he says sets him apart from others seeking the office. Fairbanks and his wife of 40 years, Patty, are realtors at ...

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ArtsFest Celebrates Art In Madera County

MADERA – The first Madera County ArtsFest will be held on Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free family-friendly event will promote art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere. Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Office of Education are hosting the event at Madera County Office of Education.

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Keitz And Cal Fire Discuss Arson Investigation

COARSEGOLD — Over 60 people gathered in the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse on Monday evening, May 12, to hear from District Attorney Michael Keitz and Cal Fire investigators about the recent prosecution and conviction of two YLP residents on charges of arson and conspiracy. “We were here last summer to talk to you about the fires in the area,” said ...

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