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Boy Scout Troop 357 Helps Out With Roadside Cleanup

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NORTH FORK — On Saturday, January 28, Boy Scout Troop 357 spent several hours picking up trash along the road from the North Fork Scout Building to a point near the old mill site on Mammoth Pool Road. The Scouts gathered up over five full bags of trash along the 9/10 mile span of road. During a previous roadside service ...

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Two Arrested Following Shooting in North Fork

NORTH FORK — On January 21, 2023, around 8 p.m., the Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call for service regarding some type of verbal disturbance. While on the line with the reporting party, dispatchers heard what they believed to be the sound of a gun shot. Shortly after, MCSO Deputies arrived at a residence in the 33000 block ...

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New Sierra Tel Directory Showcases a Bit of Midpines History

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Sierra Tel, serving both Eastern Madera County and Mariposa County, announces that its 2023 telephone directory recounts the long history of Midpines Food and Gas. The directory story briefly recounts the times gone by of the 1926 Carstens building, located at the intersection of Carsten’s Road and Highway 140 in Midpines, that is now Midpines Food and ...

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Red Cross Opens Two Shelters In Oakhurst And Mariposa

OAKHURST — The American Red Cross Central Valley Chapter has opened two evacuation shelters due to flooding in Madera and Mariposa Counties. Red Cross volunteers will provide safe shelter, water, meals, and additional resources to evacuees impacted by these major storms. Shelter Locations: New Life Christian Fellowship (5089 Cole Road, Mariposa, CA 95338) Oakhurst Community Center (39800 Fresno Flats Rd, ...

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National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Warnings

HANFORD — The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Flash Flood Warning for East Central Madera County and Northeastern Fresno County Until 2 PM PST. A FLASH FLOOD WARNING is in effect for this area until 2:00 PM PST. This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject ...

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It’s Storytelling Time Again at the Sierra Mono Museum

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NORTH FORK — Good news, everyone! Storytelling is back at the Sierra Mono Museum and Cultural Center in North Fork. Enjoy an afternoon of great stories, told by veteran storytellers from the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California. It’s always a great time, so we’ll see you there! This event will be held Saturday, January 14, from 1 – ...

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North Fork Scout Fund Christmas Trees Sold Out

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NORTH FORK — The North Fork Scout Fund Christmas tree lot has sold out for 2022. Due to weather conditions, the Scouts were only able to obtain 70% of the trees that were sold last year. Despite the rain on opening weekend, this reduced number of trees sold out quickly. The Scout troop regrets that they were unable to meet ...

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North Fork Boosters to Honor Claudia Box With BBQ Dinner

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NORTH FORK — Join us in honoring the hard-working, kind, and generous woman who has owned and operated Box Feed in North Fork for over 42 years. The North Fork Boosters and the North Fork Chamber of Commerce will be holding a retirement party for former Box Feed owner Claudia Box on Saturday, December 17, at the North Fork Town Hall. ...

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Grace Community Church to Provide Christmas Baskets

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NORTH FORK — Grace Community Church will be providing Christmas baskets for North Fork residents on Thursday, December 22, 2022, from 10 a.m. until noon, or while supplies last. The church has provided Christmas baskets for North Fork residents for over 30 years. Please drive through and volunteers will place the food in your car.           ...

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PBA Info Session and Christmas VBS Coming Up

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — We’ve got two important events happening this week that you don’t want to miss. There were be a Prescribed Burn Association information session tomorrow night at the South Gate Brewing Company and a Christmas Vacation Bible School at the Calvary Chapel of the Sierra on Saturday. We’ll see you there! Prescribed Burn Association Information Session Thursday, December ...

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