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Have COPs Do Your Holiday House Check

MADERA COUNTY – With the holidays fast approaching and families making plans to spend days away from home with loved ones, Sheriff John Anderson says now is the time to consider submitting a request to have a Citizen on Patrol volunteer to keep watch while you’re away. Among their countless duties, Citizen on Patrol (COP) volunteers conduct house checks. The ...

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Heavy Law Enforcement Presence At Chukchansi

COARSEGOLD – As everyone waits to see what will be decided in U.S. District Court in Fresno on Wednesday, the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino remains closed to the public. After what has been described as an armed takeover of the casino on Thursday, Oct. 9, by the Tex McDonald faction, the hotel and casino were shut down pending a ...

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Important Notice To Madera County Taxpayers

MADERA COUNTY – The Office of Treasurer/Tax Collector for Madera County has issued an important notice to taxpayers about an error that requires immediate attention. There was an error in distributing all Wells Fargo and Department of Veterans Affairs escrow account tax bills for the tax year 2014-2015.

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Vietnam Moving Wall Visits Madera County

MADERA COUNTY – This week the Madera County Courthouse Park hosts the Vietnam Moving Wall, Thursday through Monday, Oct. 16 – 20. On Veterans Day 1996, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) unveiled a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., this one designed to travel to communities throughout the United States.

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Temporary Restraining Order Closes Chukchansi Casino

COARSEGOLD – After years of fighting and bickering amongst themselves, the various factions battling for control of the Chukchansi leadership are being brought before a higher authority. The Attorney General’s Office filed a complaint for injunctive relief in U.S. District Court in Fresno last night, and the judge issued a temporary restraining order, closing the hotel/casino until a hearing on ...

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Question Of Who’s In Charge Continues At Chukchansi

COARSEGOLD – The situation at the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino does not appear to be any closer to a resolution. At this time, the casino is “open,” but there are no employees on the premises. Restaurants, the gaming room and the bar are all closed, and General Manager Giffan Tan has directed his employees not to come to work, ...

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Shut Down Continues At The Chukchansi Casino

COARSEGOLD – The Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino remains closed this morning after reports that armed gunmen stormed the lobby at about 6 p.m. last evening, and pointed their weapons at security guards. The Sheriff’s Office was called in and evacuated the building, while CHP officers closed off Lucky Lane. This morning the casino remains closed, though Lucky Lane has ...

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Chukchansi Casino Evacuated

COARSEGOLD – Once again, tensions are rising at the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold. Sheriff John Anderson has said that the tribal factions are feuding once again, and that someone pulled a fire alarm inside the casino forcing an evacuation. It is not known at this time who pulled the alarm. As a result, all occupants remain outside, ...

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Mountain Area Drive-Thru Flu Clinics

MADERA COUNTY – Get the shot, not the flu! Mountain area residents will be offered the opportunity to get their flu shots without even getting out of the car at two upcoming events. In Oakhurst, on Tuesday, Oct. 14, there will be a drive-thru clinic at the Mountain Christian Center, 40299 Highway 49, from noon to 3 p.m.

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Candidates Night In North Fork

NORTH FORK – The candidates running for District Attorney and Madera County Sheriff will be taking the stage tonight at the North Fork Town Hall to answer questions in their final forum before the election. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the 6:00 event which will be moderated by District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler. Candidates for Sheriff are Michael Salvador, ...

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