By Gosia Wozniacka
Excerpts of news published in The Madera Tribune newspaper.
A 43-year-old woman attempting to across southbound State Route 99, just south of Avenue 24, was struck and killed shortly after 6 a.m. Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
About 100 employees of Madera County Office of Education (MCOE) moved into a new building last month and are set to cut the ribbon and show it to the public in a ceremony on Monday.
Madera police detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly robbed the Esperanza Market at gunpoint.
A daylong multi-agency law enforcement operation Friday resulted in 19 felony arrests as of late afternoon, authorities said.
A highway drug bust in Madera County led to the discovery of a stolen military assault rifle at a Fresno home, according to authorities.
Editor’s note: Second in a series on Madera cancer survivors in anticipation of the local Relay For Life fundraiser.