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  • OPINION

    Fire prevention fees

    As firefighters bravely fought fires throughout Southern California recently, many taxpayers were receiving a third round of "Fire Prevention Fee" bills. Given the raging fires, one might think the revenue raised would be used to help pay for hoses, trucks and planes — anything to aid the fire...

  • OPINION

    Forefront in sustainable water

    In the days following the Board of Supervisor's approval of the Gunner Ranch West project on July 21, it appeared that some county residents needed more information about the project. More specifically, it seemed important to make sure that the public knew about certain requirements that have to...

  • OPINION

    Eating real food

    The art of eating real food is a dying one. Like modern day politics, eating has devolved into one of two camps. You are either obsessed with ingesting the right combination of nutrients via bars, juices, and vitamins, or you mindlessly drive through and consume a 1,000+ calories in unkind food. ...

  • LETTERS

    Thank you Oakhurst

    Dear Editor, Just wanted to say that on Wednesday, July 30, while traveling from Yosemite National Park, that my work truck experienced brake failure while traveling down the mountains. I stopped at a car parts store in Oakhurst, and for a day and a half, the owner and his wife worked relentlessly...

  • LETTERS

    Why consider changing?

    Dear Editor, After reading the article about Emadco Disposal, we also wanted to send a big thank you to the company for their help. After 30 years we have moved back to Clovis due to health issues with my husband.

  • LETTERS

    Do some fact checking

    Dear Editor, In Bill Atwood's column in the July 17 edition of the Sierra Star, he smeared, lied, and made false statements about our president being involved in a cover-up or wrong doing of Benghazi. This is part of an article from the San Francisco Chronicle:

  • OPINION

    New columnist

    A new column, HealthWise, dedicated to fitness and health, will debut in next week's edition of the Sierra Star.

  • LETTERS

    Give them a chance

    Dear Editor, I know that animal abuse is everywhere, but living up in what we consider God's country, I was saddened recently as I was leaving our road turning onto 224 in North Fork. I saw what appeared to be a rag stuffed in a can lying by the road. Getting out to investigate, it was a puppy who...

  • LETTERS

    We need more water facilities

    Dear Editor, I found Mr. Cavanaugh's July 24 column about Debbie Bacigalupi's presentation on Agenda 21 interesting. Instead of commenting on the content of her presentation, he tried to make her into a nutty conspiracy theorist. His research on the document is apparently nil. Why do those to the...

  • LETTERS

    Time and energy

    Dear Editor, Once again, Mike Devito and his fine crew from Pacific Pectin have donated their time and energy to keep Oakhurst looking better.

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