Serving the heart of California since 1892

The Madera Tribune

About us

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Newsroom: 674-8134 ☎ Business office: 674-2424 ☎ Circulation department: 674-4207 ☎ Fax: 673-6526 ★ ★ YouTube: ★

"Our aim is to produce a newspaper of which we and the community can be proud, which will assist in promoting the welfare and progress of Madera County. Fair, considerate and courteous treatment of all is our guiding rule for news, advertising and all other contacts with the public."

✍ Dean Lesher, past publisher of The Madera Tribune

Founded March 31, 1892, the Madera Tribune is published biweekly Wednesday and Saturday, except legal holidays, by Madera Printing and Publishing Co., Inc. on 30% recycled newsprint. It is adjudicated a newspaper of general circulation in accordance with the laws of California by decree number 4875 of the Superior Court of Madera County dated November 9, 1966, and qualified for the publication of matters required by law to be published in a newspaper.

All property rights to any stories produced by The Madera Tribune shall be its property. No such story or any part thereof may be reproduced without the written consent of the publisher.

The Madera Tribune is served by the Associated Press and is a member of the California Newspaper Publishers Association.

Home delivery

Home delivery subscribers should receive their paper before 6 a.m. Wednesday and by 7 a.m. Saturday. Allow 30 additional minutes in outlying areas. For same-day replacement service within the city of Madera, call our circulation department at (559) 674-4207 before 10 a.m. Wednesday or by 11 a.m. Saturday. Requests for replacement after those times and/or outside Madera will be either credited or delivered the next publishing day.


To buy an advertisement, contact our advertising department at (559) 674-2424. Advertisers purchase space and circulation only. All property rights to any ads produced for the advertiser by The Madera Tribune, ensuing art work and or typography furnished or arranged by The Madera Tribune shall be property of The Madera Tribune. No such ad or any part thereof may be reproduced or assigned without the written consent of The Madera Tribune.

Letters to the editor

The Madera Tribune welcomes letters from its readers. To be eligible for publication, a letter must include the name, telephone number, and city of residence of its writer. Name and city of residence will be published, and phone numbers will be kept for reference and used for verification of authorship. Letters to the editor may be faxed to (559) 673-6526, hand-delivered to our office at 2590 Mitchell Court, Suite 107, in Madera (view map), or mailed to Letter, The Madera Tribune P.O. Box 269, Madera, California 93637. Letters may also be sent online.