Yosemite Festival organizers are accepting submissions for an essay contest, whose winners will be announced at the inaugural festival in Oakhurst on June 28.
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
Science After School offers hands-on approach
By Myles Barker
Renowned woodcarver Ray Shulz will carve two 5-foot bears — one to be awarded through a raffle — at Black Bear Diner in Madera during its blood drive Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Madera County Sheriff John Anderson issued two fraud alerts Monday afternoon to warn local residents about a pair of phone scams that have already cost one senior citizen nearly $5,000.
A photography exhibit in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Yosemite National Park opened Saturday afternoon with a reception at the Circle Gallery.
CLOVIS — Wild Water Adventure Park will host more than 400 participants of a mentor program in Madera and Fresno County for an annual celebration and awards ceremony Friday called Spring Splash.
Voters may listen to and download MP3 audio versions of the Madera County Sample Ballot and the State Voter Information Pamphlet online as a new feature of the Elections Division website.