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Tight Lines: Gold Nuggets and Bronze Fish
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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 | 99 99 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 | 195 195 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 | 295 295 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 | 311 311 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 | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to Basics: Waste not, want not
Saving money on food really isn’t difficult if you use food efficiently. Here are some ideas to help you minimize waste.
Aug 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 575 575 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kudos to schools reporter
May 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 815 815 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 | 698 698 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 | 689 689 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 | 759 759 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 | 692 692 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.
Veterans deserve respect, support
by Rep. Jeff Denham | Submitted to the Patterson Irrigator
Nov 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 703 703 recommendations | email to a friend
Every year, our country comes together on Veterans Day to honor the brave men and women of our armed services who risk their lives daily to protect our freedoms and to remember those who have made ...
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