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Public Invited To Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Annual Meeting

NORTH FORK – The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, Apr. 11 at 7 p.m. at the North Fork School in the Music Room at the back of Kennedy Hall. District Ranger Denise Tolmie will give a presentation on “Fire, Flood, Drought and Beetles – The Elements of Change in the Sierra,” followed by ...

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Scouts From Troop 357 Get Muddy!

SANGER – Things got really messy when four of the older Scouts from North Fork’s Troop 357 participated in the Spring 2018 Mud Run at Hobbs Grove in Sanger yesterday. Their scoutmaster and other members of the troop were there to cheer them on to a glorious mud-covered finish. After cleaning up and changing into clean clothing, they along with ...

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Volunteer Now To Be A Fire Lookout On Miami Mountain

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Volunteers are now being recruited for the season to serve as fire lookouts on Miami Mountain. Miami Mountain is a lookout tower located northwest of Nippinawasee and is staffed throughout the fire season by Forest Service Volunteers. The tower is a great asset to our mountain community because it is situated in a prime location and ...

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SNO Wants Your Questions For The Local Candidates Debate

NORTH FORK — Sierra News Online and the North Fork Boosters are hosting a debate on Friday, Apr. 20, and we would like to know what you would ask the candidates for District Attorney and Madera County District 5 Supervisor. Candidates for District Attorney are incumbent David Linn, and challengers Sally Moreno, former Madera County Supervising Deputy District Attorney; and ...

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Cal Fire’s Defensible Space Inspectors Are Visiting Homes

MARIPOSA – Recent rains and warm sunshine have fueled vegetation growth, which fuels wildfires. With fire season fast approaching, failing to manage vegetation around your home can create hazardous conditions. While firefighters are busy performing fire prevention projects and training for this upcoming fire season, it’s critical that residents do their part to prepare for wildfires by maintaining their 100 ...

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New Businesses, New Projects At North Fork Mill Site

NORTH FORK – The annual meeting of the North Fork Community Development Council (CDC) on Mar. 26, highlighted some of the exciting things happening at the Old Mill Site as new businesses move in and infrastructure continues to expand. The focus of the CDC at the Mill Site is creating jobs, housing, green space and community areas. In the greater ...

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Heavy Rainfall Predicted With Threat Of Flooding

MOUNTAIN AREA — Hazardous weather conditions are in the forecast for the foothills and mountains in our region, as heavy rainfall and a threat of flooding is likely over parts of the central California interior this week. While the atmospheric river forecast is considered strong for any time of year, the fact that it’s coming in April is highly unusual. ...

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Still Standing Central California Pow Wow In Fresno

FRESNO — Fresno City College will play host to the 2018 Still Standing Central California Pow Wow on Saturday, Apr. 7, from noon to midnight. There will be a special ceremony to honor veterans at noon, traditional dancing, raffles throughout the day, and a winner-take-all Drum Contest. Dancers and drum groups must be registered and all dancers will be verified. ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Local Log Through Apr. 1

MADERA COUNTY– Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 26 to Sunday, Apr. 1, 2018. Coarsegold warrant arrest On Monday, Mar. 26 at 5:35 a.m. a deputy checked on a broken down vehicle in the area of CA 41 and Road 416. The registered owner had a warrant for his arrest. ...

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North Fork Scouts Compete At Camporee In Fresno

Written by Dave Smith – NORTH FORK – Scouts of Troop 357, North Fork, spent Friday night and Saturday, Mar. 23 and 24, at the Sequoia Council San Joaquin District Camporee held at the Fresno Regional Sports Complex near Fresno. In attendance were 185 Scouts and Webelos Scouts plus 80 adults from a number of troops and packs. The Camporee ...

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