Breaking News
Home » North Fork

North Fork

Update: Convicted Arsonist Kenneth Allan Jackson Scheduled for Release Next Tuesday from Prison

Tuesday afternoon we received confirmation that Kenneth Allen Jackson’s release has been pushed back to January 15 of 2022. This happened because of the quick response of the YLP community to our request for signatures and victim services requests. Although no reason has been given for this change it seems likely that the support of Senator Anna Caballero who assisted ...

Read More »

Great American Outdoors Act; Sierra National Forest

NORTH FORK – The forests will continue to develop and prioritize future projects and welcomes input from communities, stakeholders, state and federal agencies. Project proposals will be submitted annually through July 2023 and will fund projects to be completed through fiscal year 2025. Congress signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law in August 2020 in response to the growing ...

Read More »

Sierra Ambulance: The Biggest Bang for Your Buck in Eastern Madera County

THIS JUST IN:  Information received from Madera County regarding the proportion of our population indicates an even greater need to take advantage of Sierra Ambulance’s service. Per information provided by Robert Macaulay, Chief of Staff to Tom Wheeler, Madera County District 5 has the highest concentration of both elderly and disabled.  Nearly 20 per cent of our population is age ...

Read More »

History Mystery #100: The Rock of Ages

Image of the Rock of Ages.

By Debby Carter, Librarian, Sierra Historic Sites Association A well-known local figure in the mountain area from the early nineteen hundreds was Doc C. E. Wells. He grew up in the Visalia area, went to medical school in San Francisco, and worked in the hospital at the Madera Sugar Pine Lumber Company for 17 years. In 1927, he married Liliane, ...

Read More »

North Fork Locals Don & Sharon Grove Visit Morro Bay

Image of Good Medicine.

By Don & Sharon Grove Last week we received an email from Frank & Deb Sipes, also known as Good Medicine, a local singing group from North Fork, CA. The email announced the end of their inactivity caused by the pandemic. They were scheduled to sing on Saturday & Sunday, June 19 & 20, at the Dockside Too restaurant in ...

Read More »

WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST . . . and Beyond Thurs., July 1 – Sunday, July 4

Thursday, July 1 Bass Lake LIVE Featuring Rumba 32. 6:30 pm to 10 pm. The Pines Gazebo Deck, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463. BassLake.com Friday, July 2  Axis Music Series Featuring John Pemberton. Axis Coffee Bar + Eatery. 4150 Town Center Blvd., Madera. 559/822-3380. TesoroViejo.com/events. Friday Evening Farmer’s Market in Chowchilla. 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Veterans Memorial Park, ...

Read More »

Effects of The Creek Fire on The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Gets a Closer Look on This New Episode of “Outside Beyond the Lens”

Wildfire devastation gives way to silver linings in the Sierra National Forest. This powerful new production explores the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, now a journey with front-row views of a forest in a state of rebirth.  NORTH FORK, CA – Another episode of “Outside Beyond the Lens” hits close to home for the mountain communities in California living with the ...

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online