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Crappie Time
May 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Have you ever had a fishing day where everything went absolutely perfect? Those are the days that keep us going back out on the streams, ponds, and fields for decades to follow, seeking that perfec...
Tight Lines: Gold Nuggets and Bronze Fish
At this time of year, one of my favorite streams is the South Fork of the Merced River. It is an outstanding trout stream that also hosts great Smallmouth bass. In addition, the South Fork Canyon h...
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vocabulary helps to understand a dog's behavior
Lola, a puppy in training, spied the trio before I did, and let the owner and I know that we had approaching space invaders. Engrossed in their phones, three teens were walking toward us on the oth...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tight Lines: Super Bowl Fishing
By Don Moyer While all the hype leading up to the Super Bowl is fascinating, my heart really isn't in it since my favorite team didn't make it to the big game. I'm sure the Broncos and Seahawks mat...
Jan 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tight Lines: Outdoor Gift Ideas
While I miss the old-fashioned Christmas traditions where the emphasis was on the birth of Christ and the gifts were symbolic of those brought by the Magi, it is obvious that the season has evolved...
Dec 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tight Lines: Veterans Outdoors
I recall as a youngster celebrating Armistice Day, and that somewhere along the way, it changed into Veterans Day.
Nov 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 417 417 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween: then and now
When I was a kid, there were no stoplights in Patterson. No fast food joints. No Starbucks. While many may gasp in horror at the very idea of living without such amenities, it was simply a differen...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 486 486 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to Basics: Waste not, want not
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 682 682 recommendations | email to a friend
Saving money on food really isn’t difficult if you use food efficiently. Here are some ideas to help you minimize waste.
Kudos to schools reporter
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 921 921 recommendations | email to a friend
EDITOR: On Saturday, May 4, Region 7 of the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) honored Maddy Houk with its annual Outstanding Media in Education award. We at Patterson Joint Uni...
Tilted Windmills: Still on hold for old-fashioned service
by Mike McLellan | For the Patterson Irrigator
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 805 805 recommendations | email to a friend
It appears there is something new in business called, “customer: service.” Honest. While it is not novel for most local merchants and companies, some national ones seem to have suddenly discovered ...
There is no 'I' in Valley, we must be a team
Feb 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 795 795 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to serve California’s 10th Congressional District in Congress for the next two years. This is an opportunity that will not be taken for granted...
Councilwoman should be commended
Jan 10, 2013 | 3 3 comments | 868 868 recommendations | email to a friend
I just read the article on Sheree Lustgarten in the Modesto Bee, and I had a thought: That which does not kill one makes one stronger.
Frontier CEO calls for fiscal action
Dec 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 798 798 recommendations | email to a friend
EDITOR, Right now, we are not Democrats, Republicans or independents. We are simply Americans, and as Americans we must stand up for what is best for our country at a critically important time.
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