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Arson Trial Starts This Week

MADERA COUNTY – The trial of a Coarsegold couple charged with 31 counts of arson will get underway this week in Madera Superior Court. Kenneth Jackson, 40, and Alice Waterman, 46, both of Yosemite Lakes Park, have been in custody since late June, when they were arrested after a rash of suspicious fires in the Coarsegold/YLP area. Waterman was in ...

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YHS Student To Compete At State Mock Trial

MADERA – Mia Summers from Yosemite High School is the winning Courtroom Journalist on completion of the 2013-2014 Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial held on December 4, 5, and 10. The Mock Trial is a simulation of a criminal court case in which the students act as attorneys, witnesses, bailiffs and clerks. Attorneys from throughout the valley ...

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Apply Now To Become A Wildland Firefighter

UNITED STATES – Anyone interested in becoming a wildland firefighter should explore this recent job post from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The job announcement for Forestry Technicians, GS 3/4/5, is open from Dec. 1, 2013 to Apr. 30, 2014, but with Academy training being held in February and March, interested parties are encouraged to apply early.

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Free Workshop Teaches Emergency Animal Management

FRESNO – The Central California Animal Disaster Team will be hosting a free workshop on Saturday, Jan. 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members and other emergency responders. The purpose of this workshop is to teach CERT members and other emergency responders how to safely and appropriately respond in emergency events involving animals.

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Two Separate Rollovers Near North Fork

NORTH FORK – First responders were busy in the North Fork area this afternoon as two separate rollover crashes blocked traffic on Roads 222 and 200. At 3:19 p.m. the report came in to 911 of a Dodge Durango on its roof just south of La Cabana on Road 222 in North Fork. It was the same corner and the ...

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Madera County EDC 2013 Economic Summit

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Economic Development Commission will hold its annual Economic Summmit Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 11:30 a.m -1:30 p.m. at the Madera Municipal Golf Course, 23200 Avenue 17 in Madera. The Madera County EDC hosts this luncheon every year for the purpose of bring the community together to discuss economic impacts on Madera County ...

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Stolen Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Arrests

NORTH FORK – Two mountain area men led sheriff’s deputies and CHP on a nearly hour-long chase through the backroads near North Fork last night, and finally ended up behind bars. Just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8, Sergeant Mike Pace was patrolling the area of Road 200 when he saw a 1993 green colored Jeep Wrangler that had ...

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What Is The Future Of Urgent Care?

OAKHURST – How important is it for mountain area residents to have emergency room services readily available? Is Oakhurst in danger of losing the only one in town, namely Urgent Care? That was one of the issues discussed at District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler’s Town Hall meeting in November, where Dr. Joel Figatner addressed the crowd about the shortage of ...

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Mock Murder Trial Conclusion Rescheduled

MADERA – Those following Yosemite High School’s Mock Trial team will want to know that the conclusion of former high school student Rae Concha’s mock murder trial has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Madera Courthouse. In this year’s Honorable Edward P. Moffat Madera County Mock Trial, the fictional case of People vs. Concha, has the defendant being ...

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Madera Co. Search & Rescue Recruiting Volunteers

MADERA COUNTY – To save a life would you hike into forbidden wilderness, ascend a mountain peak, crawl into an abandoned mineshaft, trudge through hot sand or plunge into racing white water rapids? Volunteers with the Madera County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team do all that and more in their struggle to provide life-saving services to those in need.

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