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The History Mystery #28

This photo is of the Lisenby CCC Camp that we received from the Bass Lake District of the Sierra National Forest. We know there were two major Civilian Conservation Corps camps in North Fork during the 1930s. The one referred to as the North Fork Camp was located on Road 222 between North Fork and Manzanita Lake, but we don’t ...

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North Fork Chamber Paper Shredding Fundraiser

NORTH FORK – The North Fork Chamber Of Commerce is sponsoring its second annual College Scholarship Fund Shredding For Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Fork Visitors Center downtown. Bring your boxes of paperwork in need of shredding. Banker box size are $5 each, and with multiple boxes, the first box ...

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Upcoming Events On The Scenic Byway

NORTH FORK – There a lot happening this summer along the beautiful Sierra Vista Scenic Byway. The vistas are breathtaking, and there’s a lot less traffic than you’ll find in Yosemite. If you haven’t driven the Scenic Byway, make it a point to experience the beauty in your own back yard this summer. Here is some of the news, plus ...

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What Happened To The North Fork Totem Pole?

NORTH FORK – First, we would like to say that this is not a totem pole. However, since the locals refer to it as such, we want everyone to know what we’re talking about. Questions began pouring in immediately after residents discovered that this cultural monument at the intersection of Road 274 and 225 had disappeared yesterday. Good news – ...

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French Fire And Firefighting Book At Scenic Byway Annual Meeting

NORTH FORK – Learn about the initial attack, management and future plans for the French Fire restoration at the annual meeting of the Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association on Monday, Apr. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the North Fork School. Burt Stalter, USFS Fuels Specialist on the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest, will be one of ...

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Road 200 Fire Contained

NORTH FORK – Cal Fire is reporting that the vegetation fire that started along Road 200 this evening is now contained at one-and-a-half acres. They anticipate the roadway will be reopened at about 1 a.m. after being closed since 6:30 this evening due to hazardous conditions as crews battled the blaze.

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Squirrel Cage Theatre Presents "Spring Fling"

NORTH FORK – Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. brings back favorite acts from past shows and exciting new talent as they present their annual Spring Fling on Saturday, Apr. 25, at the Town Hall. The show will feature a wide variety of musical styles, ranging from a 60s girls group to soul, bluegrass, 70s rock and folk.

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North Fork Bioenergy Project Community Meeting

NORTH FORK – A community meeting on the North Fork Bioenergy Project will be held on Wednesday, Apr. 29, at Fire Station 11 on the Old Mill Site, 33400 Douglas Ranger Station Road from 5:30 to 8 p.m. This event is hosted by the North Fork Community Development Council and coordinated by the Sierra Resource Conservation District.

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North Fork BBQ Supports Local Fire Station

NORTH FORK – One of the favorite events of the spring in North Fork is the annual Tri-tip BBQ put on by the North Fork Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. It is scheduled this year for Saturday, Apr. 25. This is the major fundraiser for the Auxiliary, who work hard all year to provide funds necessary to outfit Station 11 firefighters ...

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Two Day Old Burn Pile Ignites Fire

NORTH FORK – It only took a gust of wind for a burn pile that was reportedly lit off two days ago to flare up and start a vegetation fire along Road 223 near Taylor Ridge Road this afternoon. Brothers Matthew and Austin Niblett had just left their residence a couple houses down, when they noticed a large column of ...

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