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Legislation honoring Sky Mote moves forward

A bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. H.R. 979 was introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock; it designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every […]

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Party with Hands4Hope at Summer Fest

Hands4Hope will host its first Family Fun Summer Fest on Sunday, June 28, at Cielo Estate in Shingle Springs. This community event for the entire family will feature live music, carnival games, a hay maze, fiber farm, bounce houses and activity booths. Guests will enjoy delicious barbecue, food truck treats, Barsotti juice and featured beers […]

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Auditor, DA, Pioneer Fire named in lawsuit

On May 22, political consultant Dan Dellinger entered a lawsuit against county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn, District Attorney Vern Pierson and the Pioneer Fire Protection District for $12,000 he claims he’s owed by the fire district but withheld by Harn. Nearly a year after a jury found Dellinger not guilty of illegally being paid $10,000 by the […]

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Plans stalled for Village J5 park

What seemed like a sure plan to construct a public 11.5-acre sports park is tied up until another Parker Development property’s future is made certain. At its April monthly meeting Area Planning Advisory Committee members favored plans for the multi-use park to be located at Sienna Ridge Drive and Bass Lake Road, Parker Development-owned land […]

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Sheriff’s deputy suspected of drug-related activity

An El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy was arrested in Nevada on May 19. Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 hangup at a Minden residence reportedly found drug paraphernalia in the home, according to information provided by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. They detained EDSO Deputy Mark Zlendick and an unidentified female while they investigated […]

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Hometown Hero: Patrick Iriwn

Patrick T. Irwin has received an Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps scholarship to California State University, Sacramento, Calif. Scholarships are awarded on a merit system in area such as academic achievement, extra curricular activities, physical fitness, specific performance or accomplishment, leadership abilities, and personal interviews. The scholarship entitlements include tuition and fees, an annual allowance […]

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Hometown Hero: Henry Robinson

Army Pvt. Henry L. Robinson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed […]

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