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Vehicle Overturns, Briefly Blocking Traffic on Highway 41

COARSEGOLD – An overturned vehicle briefly blocked traffic on Highway 41 this afternoon. Just after 1:30 p.m., CHP and EMS responded to reports of a vehicle accident near Highway 41 and Road 406, a few miles north of the Valero gas station near Rocky cut. According to CHP, the woman, age and name unknown, suddenly drove off the road and ...

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Chukchansi Gets AAA’s Prestigious ‘Four Diamond’ Award

COARSEGOLD — Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino has received AAA’s “Four Diamond” designation, one of the highest levels of standards for cleanliness, comfort and hospitality a resort property can attain. The award was announced in a joint press release issued Wednesday by the resort and AAA. This is the first time Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino has attained AAA’s prestigious Four ...

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Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Reopens; Masks Required

COARSEGOLD — Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino reopened Monday morning (June 1) at 9 a.m., with its casino floor modified to allow for social distancing and all guests required to don masks while inside the property.Other changes included modifying entrances, limited seating at gaming tables and fewer available slot machines on the casino floor.Guests temperatures are being checked at the ...

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Chukchansi Gold Resort, Casino Reopening June 1

COARSEGOLD — The Chukchansi Economic Development Authority (CEDA) and the management team at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino announced Friday the property will implement its first phase of reopening on June 1.CEDA temporarily closed the property on March 20 due to public and tribal health precautions surrounding COVID-19. Since then, according to tribal officials, CEDA has continued to monitor the ...

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Yosemite High School Hires New Assistant Principal

OAKHURST — Yosemite Unified School District and Yosemite High School are welcoming Todd Partin as the newest addition to the Badger family. Partin will serve as assistant principal at Yosemite High School, according to Dr.Stephanie Osowski, YHS principal.An Indiana native, Partin moved to the area after retiring from the Air Force. His experience in the Air Force included serving as ...

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New Principal Named at Rivergold Elementary School

COARSEGOLD — Yosemite Unified School District has hired Virginia (Gini) Pierce-Cummings to be the new principal of Rivergold Elementary School. The announcement was made by YUSD Superintendent Glen Billington Tuesday afternoon. Pierce-Cummings, who will begin her new position in July, replaces longtime Rivergold Principal Bob Rose, who is retiring. “Gini comes to us from Madera Unified School District where she ...

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Coarsegold Man Killed in Head-On Collision on Hwy 41

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OAKHURST — A Coarsegold man was killed Monday morning in a “head-on” collision with a dump truck on Highway 41. The accident occurred after Alain Gerard, 74, a resident of Coarsegold, reportedly had some type of medical emergency while driving and veered into oncoming traffic near Road 420. Gerard died at the scene of the accident, the Madera County Coroners’ ...

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Local Composer Wins Prestigious ‘Artist Vision’ Award

COARSEGOLD — Local composer Barbara Ulman’s composition “One Loon’s Afternoon” for chorus, flute and clarinet just won the Akademia 2020 Artist Vision Award — a prestigious honor in the composing world. Akademia Film Awards support musicians by streaming their music online all over the world. (Here’s a link to the video on YouTube.) According to its website, Akademia supports “excellence ...

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Realtor: Area Home Prices Rise Average 43% Since 2010

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Real estate prices in and around eastern Madera County have continued their slow but steady climb over the past decade, according to Ed Bailey of Ed Bailey Realty in Oakhurst. Between 2010 and 2019, the overall gain in the median price of an area home rose 43 percent, Bailey reported this week. The price tag on properties ...

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Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino to Close Friday

COARSEGOLD — Chukchansi Economic Development Authority (CEDA) and the management team at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino have announced the property will temporarily close on Friday (March 20) at 6 p.m. The closure will be in effect through March 31, 2020, according to a press release issued by tribal officials. Tabe Mountain Casino in Friant closed temporarily due to COVID-19 ...

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3 Juveniles Arrested for Smoke Shop Burglary

COARSEGOLD — Three juveniles are in custody following an investigation into a recent commercial burglary at the Coarsegold Smoke Shop. On March 1, 2020 shortly after 1 a.m., the Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center received a call for service in the 36000 block of Highway 41 in Coarsegold regarding an active alarm at a commercial property. Deputy Aurelio Romero responded ...

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