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Young Victim Airlifted After Drowning Incident

COARSEGOLD – Sierra Ambulance, Cal Fire and Madera County Fire responded to reports of a drowning incident in the Coarsegold area around noon today. The young patient was transported from a home off Road 415 to a landing zone at the Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse and airlifted by SkyLife One air ambulance to Valley Children’s Hospital. The child is reported ...

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Early Morning House Fire Near Indian Lakes

COARSEGOLD – After a fairly uneventful evening of patrolling the area during 4th of July festivities, firefighters were called out to a structure fire on Road 417 at around 2 a.m. this morning. Crews responded to a house on fire about one-quarter mile east of Highway 41 in the Indian Lakes area. There were about six people in the approximately ...

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Fire Threatens Homes In YLP

COARSEGOLD – Crews were called out at 1:17 p.m. this afternoon for reports of a vegetation fire on Creek Road, just south of Patrick Avenue in Yosemite Lakes Park. First firefighters on scene reported the fire at about one acre, burning in grass and oak woodland, with two structures immediately threatened. Patrick Avenue was closed off at Yosemite Springs Parkway, ...

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Tex McDonald Sentenced In Casino Takeover

MADERA COUNTY – Former Chukchansi Tribal Chairman Tex McDonald appeared today in Madera Superior Court for sentencing. On May 1, McDonald agreed to plead guilty to the felony charge of false imprisonment, for his part in the armed takeover attempt of the Chukchansi Gold Casino in Coarsegold, in early October 2014. The judge sentenced him to 485 days, but he ...

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Two Arrested After Shooting At Home In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Late Thursday night, deputies were dispatched to the 42000 block of Holiday Way in Yosemite Lakes Park for a report of gunshots being heard in the area. As the deputies were responding, Sheriff’s Dispatch received several more calls from residents who reported hearing shots being fired.

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Healthy Store In YLP With Eco-Friendly Goods

COARSEGOLD – There’s a lovely little shop in Yosemite Lakes Park that beckons you to walk in, soak up some eco-knowledge, and make yourself feel better. The store, also an online retailer, is Healthy in the Park, and features “a carefully curated collection of organic, eco-friendly, cruelty-free, gift and organic living products.” Its founder and YLP resident Anne Zuber wants ...

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Sobriety/Drivers License Checkpoint Saturday

MADERA COUNTY – The Oakhurst office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct a Sobriety/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday, June 27, somewhere within the unincorporated area of Madera County. In addition, specially assigned officers will patrol the surrounding area searching for DUI drivers. Sobriety/Drivers License Checkpoints will be staffed by CHP Officers who are trained in the detection of ...

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Victim Of Fatal Motorcycle Crash Identified

COARSEGOLD – A Coarsegold man who lost his life in a motorcycle crash on Highway 41 last week has been identified as 72-year-old Charles Hamm. Hamm was southbound on a Kawasaki motorcycle at 1:33 p.m. on June 18, just south of Serpa Canyon, when he failed to notice that traffic was stopped in the road ahead of him. He collided ...

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Three-Vehicle Accident Blocks Highway 41

COARSEGOLD – A crash just south of Serpa Canyon Road reduced traffic to one lane just before noon today. Joy Wood, 57, of Coarsegold, was southbound on Highway 41 in a 2006 Altima at a stated speed of 55 mph, when, for unknown reasons, she veered into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with another vehicle, according to CHP at the ...

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Healthy Store In YLP With Eco-Friendly Goods

COARSEGOLD – There’s a lovely little shop in Yosemite Lakes Park that beckons you to walk in, soak up some eco-knowledge, and let yourself feel better. The store is also an online retailer. Healthy in the Park happily sells “a carefully curated collection of organic, eco-friendly, cruelty-free, gift and organic living products.” Its founder and YLP resident Anne Zuber wants ...

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