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Fresno State Mourns The Loss Of Coarsegold’s Dr. Brad Hufft

FRESNO — On Thursday, Apr. 13, Coarsegold residents learned of the loss of friend and neighbor Dr. Brad Hufft — musical educator, concert promoter and composer. Dr. Hufft was a professor in the Music Department at California State University Fresno, and yesterday, Dr. Saúl Jimenez-Sandval, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State, issued the following statement ...

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Yosemite High Theater Arts Sows “Wild Oats”

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present Wild Oats, a comic romance of the old west by James McClure. The show opens this week, on Thursday, Apr. 20. Wild Oats runs for three nights through Saturday, Apr. 22, at the YHS theater, starting at 7 p.m. The raucous comedy combines a little bit of Shakespeare, ...

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Services For Albert Moody, 1939 – 2017

COARSEGOLD — Services for beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend Albert (Al) Moody will be held on Friday, Apr. 21 at Our Lady of the Sierra Catholic Church in Oakhurst. A local artist and Green Bay Packers backer, Mr. Moody passed away at home in Coarsegold on Sunday, Apr. 9, after a seven-year battle with cancer. Born on Aug. 9, ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Crime Log Through Apr. 16

MADERA COUNTY – Following are details from the Madera County Sheriff’s Office of reports taken locally from Monday, Apr. 10 to Sunday, Apr. 16, 2017: North Fork warrant citation On Monday, Apr. 10 at 9:34 a.m. a deputy contacted a male subject in the 32000 block of Road 222 who was cited and released for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. Case ...

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Cal Fire Launches New Ready For Wildfire App

SACRAMENTO – Being Ready for Wildfire has never been easier with Cal Fire’s new Ready for Wildfire app. This new tool puts a whole library of step-by-step checklists in the palm of the user’s hand. It allows homeowners to track their progress while creating Defensible Space, hardening their homes with fire-resistant construction, assembling an emergency supply kit and creating a ...

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Take The Student Survey: Frogs Of The Foothills

By Stephen Downs, Caleb Gurman, and Gavin Mitchell —  COARSEGOLD — “When we save the frogs, we’re protecting all our wildlife, all our ecosystems and all humans.” — Dr. Kerry M. Kriger, Save the Frogs.   We are studying our local frogs and toads. Shouldn’t we all know about the frogs in our community and how we can help? We believe ...

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Missing Coarsegold Man Found Deceased In His Vehicle

COARSEGOLD — A Coarsegold resident was found deceased inside his vehicle last night, after being reported missing by his family the day before. Dr. Bradley Wayne Hufft, 59, was last seen on Wednesday afternoon, Apr 12. On Thursday, his family filed a missing persons report with the Madera County Sheriff’s Office. Shortly after 10 p.m. last night, first responders were ...

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Meet The Over-Eating, Non-Native American Bullfrog

By Tanner Marsh —  Mark Twain once said “If it’s your job to eat a frog it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” The American bullfrog that Mark Twain might have written about is not native to this region. It was ...

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No Personal Data Compromised In Sierra Tel Hack

OAKHURST/MARIPOSA — When thousands of people were suddenly unable to connect to the internet this past week, phones began ringing at Sierra Tel — the local internet provider hit with a malicious hack of one brand of modems. The service interruptions reportedly began as early as last Friday evening for some, and Sierra Tel became aware of the problem on ...

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Resident Warns of Pollution In Coarsegold Creek

COARSEGOLD — For nearly a month now, one local man has been concerned about conditions in Coarsegold Creek. Knowing that heavy rains this winter and spring may have caused some septic systems to be overwhelmed, he wants to spread the word that the creek may be contaminated, and people nearby may want to check their septic systems and possibly avoid the creek ...

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