Thursday, 28 August 2014 16:03

Coarsegold Peddlers Fair Weekend

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Coarsegold Historic Village logoCOARSEGOLD - Historic Coarsegold Village and surrounding businesses are getting ready for the annual Labor Day Peddlers Market, also known as "summer's last hurrah!" in downtown Coarsegold.

Visitors can stroll through acres of antiques, collectibles, treasures, and be plied with food and drinks, while taking care of more shopping opportunities than you can shake a vintage cane at.

Sunday, 24 August 2014 21:10

Firewood On Vehicle Starts Grass Fire Near YLP

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Calfire LogoCOARSEGOLD - Firefighters were called out to a report of a vegetation fire along Highway 41 just north of Yosemite Springs Parkway this afternoon.

Just before 12:30 p.m., on Sunday, Aug. 24, reports came in of a grass fire, and also a vehicle on fire near the same location. The vehicle, however, was reportedly still moving along the highway, and CHP was also notified of the problem.

Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:47

Master Gardeners Answer Questions In YLP

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Master Gardener logo - UCCOARSEGOLD - Madera County Master Gardeners will be on hand at True Value Hardware in Yosemite Lakes Park on Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to answer all your gardening questions.

Get expert advice from those who know how to plan, plant and get the most out of your gardening efforts. You may want to rethink your landscaping to be more drought-friendly, and these are the folks who can help.

Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:09

Tensions Rise At Chukchansi Casino

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Madera County Sheriff BadgeCOARSEGOLD - Once again tensions are rising at the Chukchansi Gold Casino between the factions struggling for control, and the Madera County Sheriff's Office has stepped in to ensure that law and order is maintained.

Though details of the situation are not being released, deputies and CHP officers have been sent to the location on Highway 41 near Lucky Lane.

Veterans Stand Down Coarsegold 2013 - Free Haircuts - Photo by Kellie FlanaganCOARSEGOLD - All area veterans are invited to a family-style Stand-Down on Saturday, Aug. 16 at Yosemite Lakes Church in Coarsegold, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., sponsored by Caring Veterans of America.

The upbeat day offers friendship, free food, clothes, and entertainment, including some exciting wrestling action. 

Coarsegold Rodeo grant applicationsCOARSEGOLD - The Coarsegold Rodeo Association has announced the availability of grant applications for donation or funding, open to any local nonprofit youth group or individual.

"Every year we accept grant applications from any Eastern Madera County youth for their 4-H animals and FFA animals," explained Jill Satterfield, vice president of the Coarsegold Rodeo Association. "We will accept the grant applications for any reason a child may need the money."

The delightfully simple grant application is currently posted on the organization's website and must be received by Thursday, Aug. 19.

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