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  1. Mono Indians Will Get a Casino, Judge SaysRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Courthouse News Service

    California must reach a gaming compact with the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians for a Central California casino that state voters rejected last year, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Anthony Ishii ruled Friday that the state did not act "in good faith" when it refused to discuss the tribe's casino plans for a specific site north of Madera, on land placed into trust for the tribe's project by the federal government.


  2. Governor negotiated in bad faith on Madera-area casino, judge saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | The Fresno Bee

    Gov. Jerry Brown acted in "bad faith" by not negotiating with North Fork Rancheria officials on a gaming compact for a Madera-area casino that was rejected in a referendum by California voters last year, and he is being ordered to return to the negotiating table by a U.S. District Court judge in Fresno. Voters rejected the gaming compact in Proposition 48 last November by a wide margin, and the governor wrote the tribe in January suggesting that entering into further negotiations "would be futile."


  3. Retail Therapy: Old Town Clovis boutique celebrates 40 years, straight-talking founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | The Fresno Bee

    ... energy and the humor of an 18-year-old still works at the store Wednesday afternoons. Holthe started the store in North Fork, making the unusual leap from running a garbage collection company with her husband to opening the clothing shop. It started ...


  4. First day of scallop fishery - not so good'Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 3 | National Fisherman

    It's the day North Forkers wait for all year - the first day of Peconic Bay scallop season, when dinner means delectable, sweet scallops, sauteed with butter and a hint of lemon - the day that can mean a booming season for fishermen, or a disappointing bust. "It was okay," said Andrew Myslborski, who set off with high hopes soon dashed this morning.


  5. Irenia Supper Club This SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | OC Weekly

    Their version of kare kare: grass fed beef shank braised in peanut sauce, Chinese broccoli, Blue Lake green beans, yellow wax beans pickled in alamang Irenia Supper Club began as a one-time thing for 20 friends and family back in March. This weekend will mark dinner number 12, and the final meal for the year.


  6. Indie Landscapes a " October 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | KPFA-FM Berkeley

    Introducing a few bands that will be performing at this years VertigoFest brought to you by )) in North Fork,Ca on October 30 & 31, 2015. Featuring music by Mystic Braves , Annie Girl & The Flight , Pow! , The Allah-Las , Light Fantastic , Fine Points , Drug Cabin and Mr. Elevator & The Brain Hotel .


  7. McGuire: No mines near the Smith RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Times-Standard

    State Sen. Mike McGuire, the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors, Crescent City's City Council and hundreds of individuals are supporting a proposal to remove and protect nearly 100,000 acres from a proposed strip-mining operation along the North Fork of the Smith River in southern Oregon. “Strip mining in the Smith River watershed is simply unacceptable,” McGuire said in a Tuesday news release.


  8. Volunteers needed for Great Sierra River CleanupRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2015 | Lassen County Times & Westwood Pine Press

    Westwood community volunteers will clean up the North Fork of the Feather River from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 19. Meet at Chester High School at 8:45 a.m. For more information, call 283-5758.


  9. Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park: Lost Lake via North Fork TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 |

    ... past Estes Park to Glen Haven to get there (directions below). The hike starts at the Dunraven Trailhead. The North Fork Trail used to drop into a canyon of the North Fork of the Big Thompson River, but that part of the trail was destroyed in the ...


  10. Residents and nonprofits join to clean up local riversRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | Feather River Bulletin

    The Almanor Recreation and Park District along with the Caribou Alliance for Trails, Mountain Meadows Conservancy, the Almanor Watershed Group and the Feather River Land Trust will hold the second annual North Fork Feather River Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon, Sept. 19. Volunteers will converge on the river and uplands to haul away cigarette butts, broken glass, shotgun shells, tires and other trash.


  11. Boy accused of starting Willow fire placed on house arrest pending psychological evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    The boy accused of starting the Willow fire that scorched nearly 6,000 acres and prompted evacuations near North Fork was placed on electronic monitoring Wednesday and released to his mother's custody, the Madera County District Attorney's office reported. The boy, who has not been identified due to his young age, will be psychologically evaluated and must return to court for a review hearing on Sept.


  12. Wildfires cancel California bike rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Biking Bis

    Organizers have cancelled the upcoming 2015 Grizzly Century in the Sierra National Forest east of Merced, CA, because of a series of wildfires there this summer. The North Fork Sierra Vista Scenic Byway Association announced their decision this week as crews contained the latest flare-up, the 5,000 acre Willow Fire.


  13. Rough Fire Grows to 55,000 Acres But Is Also 21 Percent ContainedRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    The Rough Fire continues to grow but firefighters are beginning to get some control over the fire, with the fire now at about 21 percent contained. Containment of the Rough Fire has been established along the Middle Fork of Kings River to the corner of the confluence with the North Fork including the area around Balch Camp.


  14. Boy accused of starting California wildfire charged with arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 |

    A boy accused of causing a fire that scorched more than 5,700 acres and prompted evacuations near the community of North Fork, Calif., was charged with two felonies in Madera County Superior Court on Tuesday. Madera County District Attorney David Linn said the boy, who was not identified because of his young age , was charged with arson and unlawfully starting a fire - both of which are felonies.


  15. Cabin Fire burns 5 cabins, 1,800 acres north of Azusa; campgrounds evacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... Road, about 3 miles north of Rincon Red Box Road above Azusa and Glendora. At least five cabins had burned in the North Fork area, Los Angeles County sheriff's Sgt. Vicki Gregory said. An unknown number of other cabins and outbuilding scattered ...


  16. The Bio-Massters: If You Build It, They Will Cut and Cut and CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Counterpunch

    ... plans to source trees from the nearby Gifford Pinchot National Forest. A biomass gasification project in North Fork, California that would burn trees to create electricity, heat and biochar would also increase logging, including in the Sierra ...


  17. Willow fire 95% contained, suspect in evacuation burglaries arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    The Willow fire, which has scorched more than 5,700 acres in North Fork over the last two weeks, is nearly finished, but a criminal investigation into who burglarized several homes evacuated during the fire is picking up steam. The fire is now 95% contained, Sierra National Forest officials said Friday.


  18. Containment improves against Willow fire in North ForkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A large plume of smoke from the Willow fire seen from North Fork as it continues burning in the Sierra on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Fire officials said the fire is now over 5,600 acres with containment at 60% as of Sunday.


  19. The Hellish Beauty of California's WildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | Wired

    ... was 10% contained. August, 2014. The French Fire burns overnight in the Sierra National Forest near the town of North Fork, CA. he blaze was burning in steep, rugged, and remote terrain. September, 2014. The Meadow Fire burns overnight near Half ...


  20. Evacuation order lifted for Cascadel Woods as Willow fire containment continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    A 21-staff crew from Descanso Fire in the Cleveland National Forest arrives in North Fork as the Willow fire continues burning in the background Saturday, August 1, 2015. Fire officials said the fire is now over 5,600 acres with containment at 60% as of Sunday.


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