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Scout Troop 357 to Hold Recruitment Night in North Fork

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NORTH FORK — Scouting teaches many important skills that come in handy later in life, including first aid, cooking, camping, maps, and compasses, just to name a very few. Now your child can join this historic organization as North Fork Boy Scout Troop 357 will be holding a special recruitment night at the Scout Building in North Fork, located near ...

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Sierra National Forest Announces 2023 Fuelwood Permits

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – The Sierra National Forest resumed selling Personal Use Wood Cutting Permits for the April 17th through November 30th period. The North Fork and Prather Forest Service offices began selling permits on Monday April 17th. All permits will be valid only for the Sierra National Forest lands and do not include private property. The forest will be offering ...

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Alert: Areal Flood Watch Sierra Foothills

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES—The National Weather Service Hanford Office has issued an Areal Flood Watch for the Serra Foothills in effect from 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 28th, through late Wednesday night. The following areas are included: Mariposa Madera Foothills Mariposa Madera Lower Sierra Tulare Foothills Fresno Tulare Lower Sierra South End Sierra Foothills South End of the Lower Sierra Auberry North Fork ...

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North Fork Community Development Council Annual Meeting

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NORTH FORK — The North Fork Community Development Council will be holding its annual meeting at the North Fork Rancheria Community Center on Monday, March 20, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. At this meeting will be elections as well as two special guest speakers, including Madera County District 5 Supervisor Robert “Bobby” Macaulay and North Fork Rancheria Indian Housing Authority Executive ...

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American Tree Medics Mobilizing Teams for Emergency Support

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — American Tree Medics is deploying several strike teams which will include tree experts, medics, and military veterans to help residents prepare for the latest round of storms hitting the Central Valley and the Sierra. “In January, our office here in Merced was flooded by Black Rascal Creek, and our tree equipment was literally dead in the water,” ...

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Alert: Mandatory Evacuations North Fork

NORTH FORK–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office has ordered mandatory evacuations for MDC-88A-C: East Side of Church Street (North Fork) due to Flooding. There is an immediate threat to life. This is an evacuation order to leave now. The area is being closed to public access. Take action immediately. Go to maderaaware.com for an interactive map with current evacuation status. If you’re ...

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Fire Alert: Residential Structure Fire North Fork

NORTH FORK–A residential structure fire is being reported in North Fork in the 59000 block of Cascadel Road near Hillcrest Road. Firefighters are on scene and reporting the structure is 50% involved. We will update this article when new information is available. This is the Cascadel Incident Update 6:00pm The fire has been knocked down and crews expect to be ...

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SNF Announces Continued Prescribed Burning Conditions

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The High Sierra Ranger District announces the arrival of continued prescribed burning conditions. The prescribed fire work is a proactive approach to fire and vegetation (fuels) management in the SNF and Sierra Nevada. SNF Fire managers expect to begin Prescribed Fire ignitions in the week of February 14th-18th. Active ignitions may continue through the weekend and into ...

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Wild Cast of Characters Welcomes its Newest Member, Ranger!

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OAKHURST —  The Welcoming Committee of Visit Yosemite | Madera County has been known to act like animals, that’s because they are a wild cast of characters. This animated bunch has been welcoming visitors to Madera County since 2019, and their crew is growing! Meet Ranger, the California Mule Deer and mascot of North Fork, the geographic center of California and newest stop on the Fossils to ...

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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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