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Rooted—A Vision Becomes Reality

COARSEGOLD—There’s a new kid coming to town in Coarsegold Historic Village. Owner Rose Morgan has scheduled the grand opening of Rooted The Farmers Market Collective for Friday, March 1, 2024. This fulfills a dream she says she’s had for many years. She’s always wished for a local collective of farmers and crafters who provide traditionally-created foods and products in a ...

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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week

AHWAHNEE—Hi, I’m Pebbles, and I’m really cute. Don’t you think so, too? I’d be your best friend forever if you supply me with lots and lots of toys that have squeakers, ’cause I love to hear myself make lots of noise. I’m just a young pup, in the prime of my life, at about 28 months old and 50 pounds. ...

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Scenic Byway Association Holds Status Meeting

NORTH FORK—A near-record crowd filled the North Fork Scout Building the evening of Tuesday, February 13, 2024. They gathered for the annual general meeting of the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association (SVSBA). Perhaps even more, they came to hear reports from U. S. Forest Service (USFS) personnel on the status of the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway (SVSB). The Byway consists ...

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Cooking as a Way to Connect

OAKHURST—Winter weather in the Sierra Nevada foothills begs for comfort, good food and great friends. A collaboration between the Sierra Senior Center in Oakhurst and Bruce and Lori Howard, also of Oakhurst, brings those elements together. On a monthly basis, Bruce and Lori present seminars entitled “Cooking with Friends.” The next in the series takes place on Friday, February 23, ...

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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week—ADOPTED!

EXCITING NEWS! Buddy and Claudia Long adopted Butch on February 14 (Valentine’s Day!) as a result of his posting as Pet of the Week on SNO! We are so happy for you, Butch. Enjoy your new family. AHWAHNEE—Hi, I’m Butch! I’m 15 months old, and I’m looking for a best friend. Could that be you? I’m really cute, if I ...

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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week—ADOPTED

We’re two for two so far, folks. Ken and Sheila Otteson scooped up our first Pet of the Week, Betty White, and have taken her home. OAKHURST—My name is BETTY WHITE. Wait, what? You thought Betty White was WHAT? Oh, that’s the OTHER Betty White. I’m very much alive and raring to go home with you. I am one year ...

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Public Feedback Sought for New Art Projects in Midpines

MIDPINES–The Mariposa County Planning Department and Arts Council invite the community to submit constructive feedback for new public art projects. The projects will be located in Midpines County Park . They will be created by local artists, Abby Miller, Anna Friedland, and Lx (Alex) Lewis as a part of the Working Lands, Working Artists project. The public may view concepts, see ...

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County Proposes New Evac Route

OAKHURST—As part of his Town Hall series, District 5 Supervisor Robert Macaulay held a meeting at the Oakhurst Elementary School Multipurpose Room on January 22nd. He and other Madera County officials laid out plans for a potential evacuation route to serve the John West/Jean Road area of Oakhurst. The area is one of several in the eastern Madera County area ...

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OACC: New Director, New Directions

OAKHURST—There’s a new face at the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. The public met Adam Olivares for the first time on Thursday, January 25, at the annual Member Appreciation and Installation Dinner. New Executive Director After years of office closures, part-time staff and other challenges, the chamber now has a full-time Executive Director. Adam’s regular office hours are 9:00 am ...

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Scenic Byway Meeting Coming Up

NORTH FORK—The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association holds its annual general meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. The meeting takes place at the Scout Building in North Fork at 6:00 pm. The Scout Building sits next to North Fork Town Hall at 32996 Road 228, and the public is invited to participate. US Forest Service Updates Sierra National Forest District ...

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