A passer-by had reported what he thought was a human body in a small stream of water. When Deputies arrived, they confirmed that it was a human body partially submerge | Madera County Sheriff’s Office

Shortly before 5PM on Saturday, Deputies were dispatched to the area of Road 432 and Mallard Drive at Bass Lake. A passer-by had reported what he thought was a human body in a small stream of water flowing into the lake. When Deputies arrived, they confirmed that it was a human body partially submerged in…

Madera County Sheriff Deputies Find Body in Bass Lake

January 31, 2016 – The Madera County Sheriff Department is reporting shortly before 5:00 P.M. on Satruday, January 30, 2016, Madera County Sheriff Deputies located the body of a 48-year-old female in Bass Lake near Mallard Drive. The cause of death is under investigation but there is currently no indication of foul play. Additional details…

Steps begin on potential sales tax increase | News | SierraStar.com

Madera County voters will likely decide in November whether a sales tax increase is warranted to provide additional funding for firefighters and law enforcement. The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved the initial steps to potentially place that increase on the Nov. 8 ballot. Those steps will include research done through a yet-hired consultant…