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Team TaTa Avengers Race For The Cure

Submitted by Tina Wynne, owner of A Village Hair & Nails and Team Captain for the TaTa Avengers COARSEGOLD — In August of 2012, a client and friend of mine asked if I’d like to to help co-captain a team for Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, held every year at Fresno State in October. To my surprise that ...

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Rivergold Hawkfest Deemed Soaring Success

COARSEGOLD — Rivergold Elementary School held its 21st Annual Hawk Festival on Friday, Sept. 27, and had a great night with lots of fun and shenanigans. The always-anticipated event is the single largest PTA fundraiser of the year, and this time included a barbeque dinner provided by Coarsegold Miner’s Grill. That’s not all!

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Firefighters Drill On Rescue Techniques

COARSEGOLD – Firefighters from several local stations worked together Thursday evening, training on techniques and procedures to keep them at the top of their game. This multi-company drill for Battalion 5 firefighters was part of ongoing training that takes place at least once a month. Battalion 5 includes Coarsegold, Raymond and North Fork.

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Tarantula Festival Crawling Soon

COARSEGOLD – Coarsegold is prepping for its 15th annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Festival goes from 10:30 a.m. until the last “racing” tarantula hits the finish-line sometime after 5 p.m. In what serves as a prime example of a unique, small-town event, the annual festival celebrates the tarantulas that come out of their burrows each fall ...

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Town Hall Meeting Thursday In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Madera County District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler will hold the next in his series of Town Hall meetings on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m. at the YLP Clubhouse. Along with items on the agenda, the public is invited to participate in the discussion by asking questions of their own, about issues of concern to them.

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Cigarette Shack Sisters Say So Long

COARSEGOLD — The Cigarette Shack has closed its doors as of Sept. 30, after nearly 18 years in business. The little red and white building with the friendly twin gals inside has had its last day selling smokes and accessories. People stopped by to visit, make some last-day purchases or share hugs and memories as Julie and Jean continued the ...

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YLP Couple Thanks Firefighters With BBQ

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – For residents of YLP, this has been a stressful summer, with one suspicious fire after another keeping everyone on edge. One thing that helped residents hold on to some sense of safety and sanity was the quick and efficient response of their local firefighters, and folks in the YLP community wanted to say thanks.

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Search For Firefighter Ends In Tragedy

NEW MEXICO – After a week of searching for hometown boy Token Adams, the Carson National Forest has released this tragic news: We are sad to announce that the body of Jemez Ranger District Engine Captain Token Adams has been located. Token was dispatched to locate a smoke reported on Friday, Aug. 30. Search efforts began late Friday afternoon and ...

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Meet the "Waving Man" of Coarsegold

COARSEGOLD – Reader Sherri Buchanan wrote in with a story suggestion about “the wonderfully inspiring man who stands on 425C and 41 and welcomes the commuters with a wave and a smile. We would love to know more about him.” You may have seen the man Sherri refers to if you head south of Deadwood on 41 in the early ...

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Coarsegold Historic Museum

Please ” Like ” us on Facebook, spread the word about our gem of a Museum. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy under the old oaks. Share our local history. When was the last time you were on highway 41, near the Casino.. Did you see a little sign saying Coarsegold Historic Museum? Have you visited, called for the open ...

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