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In Memory Of Janice Elaine Starkey Collins

Janice Elaine Starkey Collins was born on June 14, 1941 in Fresno, California and went to be with our Lord Jesus on March 11, 2019. Janice was born to Orval and June Starkey. She had six siblings: Victor, Margaret, Arthur, Carol, Chet, and Gayle. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years Richard Collins, as well as sons ...

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Countdown To Relay: Sierra Mountain Communities for a Cure

By Therese Righter — O’NEALS — Are you ready? The countdown is on — just ten days until Relay for Life: Sierra Mountain Communities for a Cure begins! The entire community is invited to join in the celebrations as we memorialize those we have lost, honor those who are currently fighting and those who have won their battle with the ...

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Sheriff’s Foundation Teams With Oakhurst College To Save YHS Criminology Class

OAKHURST – When a social studies teacher at Yosemite High unexpectedly resigned late last year, administrators thought they would have to cancel the school’s popular criminology class. But the Madera County Sheriff’s (MCF) Foundation and Oakhurst Community College came to the rescue of the would-be criminologists, with the college assigning one of its adjunct instructors — at no charge to ...

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North Fork 8th Grade Wins County Academic Challenge

MADERA COUNTY — The 2019 Madera County Academic Pentathlon culminated with the Super Quiz and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Mar. 16, naming Sherman Thomas STEM Academy this year’s seventh grade champion team and North Fork School the eighth grade champion team. More than 200 students participated in this five-event academic competition, held on March 8 and 16. Students competed in ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Log Through Mar. 17

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Mar. 11 to Sunday, Mar. 17, 2019. Coarsegold civil dispute On Monday, Mar. 11 at 8:04 a.m. a deputy was dispatched to the 46000 block of Road 417 in regards to a civil dispute involving a private security company and tribal members. ...

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It’s Spring And Here Comes The Rain Again

MOUNTAIN AREA — The National Weather Service in Hanford says a Pacific storm system will move into and across the region Tuesday night, Mar. 19 through Thursday, Mar. 21. Brief high pressure will build over the area Friday, Mar. 22 before another weaker storm system moves across the region Saturday, Mar. 23. Super Full Moon Rises On First Day Of ...

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Vision Academy Grand Night For The Arts Scholarship Fundraiser

OAKHURST — For the past quarter-century local nonprofit Vision Academy of the Arts has awarded over $160,000 to more than 130 local high school seniors graduating in Eastern Madera County, as part of the nonprofit’s dedication to enrichment in education through the arts. Now, Vision Academy for the Arts invites to the community to come out in support of their ...

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March HOW Dinner Honors Ailene Thomas

AHWAHNEE — Friends and neighbors will gather at The Hitchin’ Post on Wednesday, Mar. 20, as the nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) honors Ailene Nicole Thomas. Ailene is a lifelong Mariposa county resident and a Mariposa High School graduate, Class of 2014. Shortly after graduating, say HOW organizers, Ailene met the love of her life: Jonah Seth Mackenzie Thomas. ...

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Free Cooking And Wellness Workshop By Ooooby And SNO

OAKHURST — The community is invited to a free cooking and wellness workshop, Eating Ooooby Foothills, featuring an edible demo by Eric De Jong of Ooooby Fresno and hosted by Sierra News Online. The workshop takes place at Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park in the school room on Sunday, Mar. 24 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The theme ...

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Oakhurst River Parkway Clean-Up Day

OAKHURST — Spring is here and that means it’s time to tidy. If you’re so inspired, mark your calendar for the Oakhurst River Parkway Cleanup, part of the Great Sierra River Cleanup — an annual event hosted this year by the Oakhurst Sierra Rotary. Willing volunteers are invited to meet on Saturday, Mar 30, at 8 a.m. in the Oakhurst ...

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