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Rossen Rocks Madera Fair For Spring Valley 4H

MADERA — Labor Day weekend was a big one for anyone entered in the county fairs, including — and perhaps especially — for Spring Valley 4H member Ashley Rossen. Ashley, 13, is an 8th grade student at Oak Creek Intermediate School in Oakhurst, and on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Madera County Fair, Ashley took multiple top awards in poultry. ...

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Motel Drive Closes Out Bass Lake Live Series This Summer

BASS LAKE — The Bass Lake Live Summer Concert Series closes out its season at The Pines Resort with the sounds of Motel Drive. On Friday, Aug. 31, Motel Drive takes over the Bass Lake Live Stage from 7 – 10 p.m. Billed as rock and Americana (roots rock, rockabilly, country influenced rock and roll), doors open for the show at ...

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Harmful Algal Blooms Reportedly Found In Hensley Lake

MADERA COUNTY – The Madera County Department of Public Health is warning about evidence of harmful algal blooms found by the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board in Hensley Lake. Hensley Lake is located about eight miles southeast of Raymond, and is one of several recreational bodies of water in Madera County. When the hot summer sun combines with ...

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D.A. Linn Files Lawsuit, Blames Supervisors For Election Loss

MADERA COUNTY – Madera County District Attorney David Linn, who lost the June primary when he garnered just 22.29 percent of the vote, has filed suit against the County of Madera, the Board of Supervisors, the County’s Chief Administrative Officer and two contracted County attorneys. Linn is accusing them of trying to stop his investigation into government corruption by conspiring ...

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Another Rabid Bat Found In Oakhurst; Are Your Pets Vaccinated?

Written by DJ Becker – OAKHURST – A third little brown bat in Madera County has tested positive for rabies, according to authorities. This one was found in a backyard on Evergreen Drive off Road 426 in Oakhurst. Madera County Animal Services Director Kirsten Gross said the bat was found still alive but died shortly after the resident’s three dogs ...

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Madera County Breaks Ground On Health & Social Services Office Complex

MADERA – Sunny skies and pleasant weather brought a crowd of local officials, community members and staff to a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by the Madera County Board of Supervisors last Friday. The gathering marked the start of construction of a $53 million office complex which will house the Departments of Public Health and Social Services. “After several years of planning, ...

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Apply Now To Become A Madera County Sheriff’s Cadet II

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that they are currently recruiting for Sheriff’s Cadet II candidates. The successful candidate(s) will attend a police academy as a County-sponsored attendee, and will ideally commit to becoming a Deputy Sheriff – Basic POST with Madera County after academy graduation. No experience is required. Successful candidates will have their ...

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The Final Results Are In For The June 5th Primary Election

MADERA – All the ballots from the June 5 primary election have now been counted and Tom Wheeler holds onto his position as District 5 Supervisor by earning more than 50 percent of the vote against challenger Marc Sobel. Brian Austin has been elected Superior Court Judge in a very tight race, defeating opponent Carol Moses by just 367 votes. ...

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Expect Delays With One-Way Traffic Control On Highway 41

MADERA COUNTY — Heads up, commuters — expect delays as long as 20 minutes on SR-41 north of Oakhurst next week. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in cooperation with Michels Pipeline Construction, announces one-way traffic control on State Route 41 near the community of Oakhurst in Madera County for five working days as part of a culvert repair project ...

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