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Child nearly drowns during public swim at Clovis West

During a public swim at Clovis West High School's pool, a child approximately 5 years of age experienced difficulty in the water. Clovis Unified lifeguards...

Clovis Vacations: Staycation in the Valley

It’s summer vacation and it’s time to explore! A good idea for exploration is to check out various locations in the Central Valley for...

One big triple completes comeback for County

With a late offensive surge, County defeated City 7-4 at the 38th Annual City County All-Star Softball game on June 19 at Fresno State’s...

Captain Curt Fleming confirmed as new Chief, B.O.O.T receives 30 year anniversary proclamation at City Council

During City Council’s meeting on June 17, various agenda items were discussed and approved. Chief Matt Basgall’s successor, Captain Curt Fleming, was approved and confirmed...

Assemblyman Jim Patterson “here to fix problems” on REAL ID issue and deadline

Beginning in October 2020 you'll need a federally approved REAL ID or a passport to fly on a commercial airplane in the US and...

Copper Hills receives STEM grant from Toshiba America Foundation

Clovis Unified’s Copper Hills Elementary School recently received at $2,000 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation. Announced by CUSD, this new grant will...

County beats City 3-2 in Volleyball All-Star game

Led by all-stars from Clovis High School and Buchanan, the County boys took down their City rivals in a close matchup.  Coached by Sanger’s Scott...

County beats City 3-2 in Volleyball All-Star game

Led by all-stars from Clovis High School and Buchanan, the County boys took down their City rivals in a close matchup.  Coached by Sanger’s Scott Okada; Cody Watts, Jonathon Marks...

Clovis swimmers feature in TYR Pro Swim Series

The TYR Pro Swim Series finished their fifth and final race of the season at the Clovis North Aquatics...

Clovis Vacations: Staycation in the Valley

It’s summer vacation and it’s time to explore! A good idea for exploration is to check out various locations...

One big triple completes comeback for County

With a late offensive surge, County defeated City 7-4 at the 38th Annual City County All-Star Softball game on...

Copper Hills receives STEM grant from Toshiba America Foundation

Clovis Unified’s Copper Hills Elementary School recently received at $2,000 STEM grant from the Toshiba America Foundation. Announced by...

County beats City 3-2 in Volleyball All-Star game

Led by all-stars from Clovis High School and Buchanan, the County boys took down their City rivals in a close matchup.  Coached by Sanger’s Scott Okada; Cody Watts, Jonathon Marks and Parker Riding from Buchanan,...
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Softball Sisters: Sisterhood strengthened through sport

Rewind to the 2017 season where the Clovis Cougars softball team were crowned Valley Champions after defeating the Central Grizzlies 2-1. While the Cougars celebrated as a team, the Puente sisters shared a moment together they will never forget. “When they had gotten the last out, all three of us just...

Faces of Clovis: Mario Flores – Bus Driver for Clovis Transit

FULL NAME: Mario Flores PLACE OF BIRTH: Jalisco, Mexico OCCUPATION: Bus Driver for Clovis Transit WHAT GOT YOU INTO THIS LINE OF WORK? “When I was little,...

Faces of Clovis: Vong Mouanoutoua, Clovis City Councilmember

FULL NAME: Vong Mouanoutoua PLACE OF BIRTH: Vientiane, Laos “I came to the United States when I was five years old.” OCCUPATION: In addition to serving on...

Faces of Clovis: Kayce Reitz – Clovis Unified School District

Full Name: Kayce Lynn Reitz Place of Birth: Fresno, Ca Occupation: Teacher Duties: I teach math, Algebra, and the online high school diploma program “Edgenuity” used...

Faces of Clovis: Amy Hance – General Services Manager, City of Clovis

Full Name: Amy Hance Place of Birth: Lansing, Michigan Occupation: General Services Manager for City of Clovis Duties: I oversee three divisions: Clovis Senior Activity Center, Clovis...

Faces of Clovis: Teresa Stevens, CPA

Full Name: Teresa Stevens Place of Birth: Manila, Philippines Occupation: Certified Public Accountant Duties: I do income tax preparation, consulting, bookkeeping, payroll, 1099s, financial statements, audits, and...

New Clovis Brewery Opening in October

Look out, Clovis! A new brewery is set to open this fall. Called Ish Brewing Co., this new watering hole was originally developed by...

La Quinta opens hotel near Old Town Clovis

Clovis’ newest hotel is complete. La Quinta by Wyndham, a three-story hotel with 79 rooms, is now up and running on Clovis Avenue just south...

Crave Cookie: Bringing a twist to one of our favorite treats

If you haven't heard of Crave Cookie, a local chocolate chip cookie delivery company, you’re missing out. Since November 2018, Shandi Scrivner and her family...

Magnolia Crossing receives perfect rating

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living community based out of Clovis, recently received a perfect five-star rating for following standards and guidelines relating to...

Avon, Jazzy Snaps on the move

The Avon store is on the move. After 10 years at the original 429 Pollasky Ave. location, owner Craig Heilbut decided to relocated the beauty...

Crunch Fitness tabs Clovis for first Central Valley location

A gym with a unique philosophy is getting ready to open shop in Clovis just east of Shaw and Peach avenues. Crunch Fitness, which...

United Skates of America Holds Grand Opening in Clovis

Thousands of excited roller skating enthusiasts flocked to United Skates Clovis during their grand opening weekend on March 22 - 24, 2019.     Located on...

W Furniture ushers in new era

W Furniture, a store dedicated to indoor and outdoor furniture, is starting fresh. To usher in the new era, its staff hosted a ribbon...

Clovis Vacations: Staycation in the Valley

It’s summer vacation and it’s time to explore! A good idea for exploration is to check out various locations in the Central Valley for...

Taking it to the Streets coming this fall to Old Town Clovis

Are you a fan of urban design? Coming this fall to Old Town Clovis’ Centennial Plaza is Taking it to the Streets, an urban...

Clovis High School presents “The Wonderful World of Dance” to sellout crowds

With high expectations, ticket holders arrived at the Mercedes Edwards Theater on May 24 and 25 to enjoy Clovis High School Dance Repertory’s production...

Clovis Unified continues tradition of red-carpet gala

Clovis Unified School District hosted the 48th annual Danny Awards at the Mercedes Edwards Theatre on Tuesday, May 14. Visual and Performing Arts students...

Ninth annual Jefferson Elementary School Car Show

On Saturday, May 11, Jefferson Elementary hosted their annual car show. In its ninth year, this fundraiser attracted a large crowd that included attendees...

California Health Sciences University partners with Case Western Reserve

California Health Sciences University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine recently established a new partnership with Case Western Reserve University, a top-ranked private research university based in Cleveland, Ohio. CHSU will be utilizing Case Western’s HoloAnatomy™ software suite with Microsoft HoloLens 2™ devices. Case Western first developed HoloAnatomy™ in 2015 as a...

Clovis couple makes $1 million donation to Community Medical Centers

Clovis couple Carl and Lulu Mitchell recently made a $1 million donation to Community Medical Centers. Donated through the Carl and Lulu Mitchell Family Foundation, this is the couple’s second donation in less than five years to Community Medical Centers. The foundation’s first donation went to Women’s and Children’s Services...

Fourth annual Clovis Trail Fest gearing up for health-promoting event

For the men, women and children in the Clovis Community, if you are looking for a fun and healthy activity, look no further. The Clovis Trail Fest will once again take place on the Old Town and Dry Creek Trails from 5th Street to Dry Creek Park and Railroad Park....

Magnolia Crossing receives perfect rating

Magnolia Crossing, a senior assisted living community based out of Clovis, recently received a perfect five-star rating for following standards and guidelines relating to senior care facilities. “It’s like an audit for job performance to see if we are compliant with all the rules and regulations required for assisted...

Vukovich Family honored with memorial plaque at Fresno City Hall

On Saturday, June 8, the Vukovich family, motorsport royalty with Central Valley roots, was honored at Fresno City Hall with a plaque marker. The...

Let’s Talk Clovis: The Clovis Tribune, 1928

We are sharing articles and advertisements that were printed by The Clovis Tribune on Thursday, July 12, 1928. H.E. Armstrong (1861-1938) was editor and...

Let’s Talk Clovis: Clovis Booster Norma Nelson Meek, 1938 Clovis High Graduate

Norma’s Grandfather J.H. Nelson arrived in California in 1858. He purchased 80 acres at Tollhouse in 1884. Her parents Lee Nelson and Mabel Hauert...

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1921 Clovis High Argus

The first page of the 1921 Argus displayed the new 1920 administration building that is now preserved and occupied by the San Joaquin College...

Ag at large: Ag labor need as big as ever

Along with its reputation for unsurpassed production of agricultural products, California is the country’s outright leader in agricultural labor.  Several recent regulations have complicated...

Ag at large: Health plan covers agricultural workers

Farm workers in California and Arizona know what few others seem to know: where to find comprehensive health coverage.  The plan expands this month...

Ag at large: Onions spice up state’s ag economy

Production of onions is a substantial contributor to California’s agricultural economy, but tracing the state’s numerous onion products to market is a challenge. There seems...

Ag at Large: Prunes regain homey identity

Once again, in mixed company it will be okay to call a prune a prune. Almost 20 years ago, the people who grow them,...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Picking up limits with good weather

Following a very rainy, snowy and cold two weeks up here, we hit the lake this past week and found that the lake level...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Stormy weather slows bite

It was a stormy week at Shaver. Rain, snow and cold wind hit the lake most days. I think the kokanee bite slowed a bit from the past two weeks, and the trout bite had little to offer. Even with the nasty weather, many fishermen hit the lake over the...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Taking advantage of the great Spring run of fish

Oh my, what a fantastic start to my 2019 charter season. In the first six trips, beginning May 1, we caught and kept (or caught and released) 129 fish. I am so happy for those fishing with me. They caught five trophy trout, six nice browns, two near-trophy rainbows and...

Shaver Lake Fishing Report: Trophy sized rainbows and kokanee

The past two weeks at Shaver Lake have been productive with plenty of fish being caught by so many folks. A little over a week ago, it was trophy sized rainbows mixed with kokanee. This week has been mainly kokanee, which is what most folks are targeting now. My...