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2014 Academic Decathlon Begins Friday

MADERA COUNTY – The 32nd Annual Madera County Academic Decathlon (ACADEC) competition begins on Friday, Jan. 24. High school students will compete in the interview and essay competitions at Madera County Office of Education. Pictured are 2014 participants from Yosemite High School (YHS).

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Webcast Workshop on Mitigating Drought

Optimizing Pasture, Supplemental Feed, and Managing Risk MARIPOSA – With the first part of the season being so dry, many ranchers are dealing with the shortage of forage on their rangelands by buying hay, culling livestock, and supplementary feeding, among other things. To address the issue of drought, UC Sierra Foothills Research and Extension Center is hosting a workshop addressing ...

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Yosemite Girls Softball League Signups Online

MOUNTAIN AREA – Online registration is now open for Yosemite Girls Softball League (YGSL), and all girls ages 5 – 15 are invited to participate. No experience is required. The last day to register is Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The organization is also currently seeking volunteer coaches, and has a player clinic coming up soon. Interested players are encouraged to ...

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Greg Noll Receives Award For Community Service

FRESNO – Oakhurst resident and Fresno Police Sergeant Greg Noll was recently recognized by the Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Committee of Fresno for his work in the community while working for the Fresno Police Department. The Unity Community has been a vital force at the grassroots level in organizing the Dr. King birthday celebrations every year in Fresno. Noll, ...

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Mike Salvador – Candidate For Sheriff

MADERA COUNTY – Mike Salvador, Undersheriff of Madera County, is looking to step into the shoes of his mentor, Sheriff John Anderson, who retires this year after four terms in office. Salvador has been a resident of Madera since making it his home in 1991, raising his family, building his career and donating time and service to a host of ...

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Burning Permits Suspended, Open Fire Prohibited

MADERA COUNTY – Due to Red Flag Alert conditions and lack of precipitation, the menace of wildfires still remains prevalent with the potential to destroy life and property. Due to these extreme conditions, Nancy Koerperich, Cal Fire MMU Unit & Fire Chief has suspended all burning with the State Responsibility Areas in Madera County, beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday ...

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Tom Wheeler New Chairman Of Board Of Supervisors

MADERA COUNTY – The gavel was passed during the regular meeting of the Madera County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 14, as North Fork resident and District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler took the seat as Chairman. Outgoing Chairman Max Rodriguez expressed his confidence that Wheeler would keep the momentum going and continue the progress made over the past year.

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Free Income Tax Preparation

MADERA COUNTY – Free income tax return preparation and electronic filing for both state and federal returns will be available again this year for mountain area residents of all ages, offered by the AARP Tax-Aide program. Tax returns are prepared free of charge by specially trained, certified and supervised volunteers. This year there are 14 volunteers working in Oakhurst and ...

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Don't Let Someone Steal Your Tax Refund

SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris kicked off Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week by issuing tips for Californians to follow to prevent tax-related identity theft as the annual tax compiling and filing process begins. Tax-related identity theft increases in January and commonly occurs when: -Thieves use stolen personal information to file tax returns in someone else’s name in ...

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Supervisor Wheeler’s 2014 Town Hall Schedule

MADERA COUNTY – District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will once again hold a series of Town Hall meetings throughout Eastern Madera County in 2014 has announced the schedule for the coming year. Wheeler hosts these meetings to discuss the current issues faced by the County and its citizens, and encourages residents to take this opportunity to share their concerns and ...

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