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  1. North Fork Rancheria appoints new tribal councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Sierra Star

    Gary Walker has been named the new tribal chairman of the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians Tribal Council for 2017. Gary Walker has been named the new tribal chairman of the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians Tribal Council for 2017.

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  2. Ita s not the Picayune Rancheria Of Chukchansi Indians suing Madera CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Sierra Star

    A recent Fresno Bee story stated that six lawsuits had been filed against Madera County officials over the past month by former Chukchansi tribal police officers who were prosecuted following the Oct. 9, 2014, raid of a casino office that led to the 14-month closure of the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino. Of the 10 officers who were jailed, nine have filed civil lawsuits in U.S. District Court in Fresno naming former District Attorney Michael Keitz, retired Sheriff John Anderson, current District Attorney David Linn, his prosecutor, Nick Fogg, and other members of the sheriff's office.

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  3. Remember When ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Sierra Star

    Historic Teaford Ranch, a 450-acre site near Bass Lake which has been in the Teaford family since the late 1800s, has been sold to George and Jack Bushnell, general contractors and developers from southern California. They plan a development which will include a nine-hole golf course and clubhouse, a chain of lakes, riding stables, lodge, trailer park, and multiple units.

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  4. Edward "Gabby" Bradburn died 40 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | Sierra Star

    Remember When, spanning four decades, is compiled by Debby Carter from the archives of the Sierra Star and the Fresno Flats Research Library. Remember When, spanning four decades, is compiled by Debby Carter from the archives of the Sierra Star and the Fresno Flats Research Library.

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  5. Mono casino project clears major hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Sierra Star

    A federal judge last week dismissed one of the biggest legal challenges against the North Fork Rancheria's proposed casino, leaving the tribe ready to begin development on its 200-room hotel and gaming resort just north of the City of Madera. In U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell's decision, the former federal prosecutor shut down several arguments made by opponents of the proposed casino, noting "the law is not on their side."

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  6. North Fork tribe gets court OK to build casino along Highway 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Sierra Star

    A federal judge on Tuesday rejected what she termed a "scorched earth" and wide-ranging legal challenge to the North Fork Rancheria's proposed casino just north of Madera city limits. In a sprawling 170-page decision , U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell dismissed an array of arguments raised by casino opponents who have been fighting the controversial project for years.

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  7. Mono casino helped by judge closing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Sierra Star

    The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians scored a legal victory this month when a federal judge declined to delay procedures that would allow operation of the tribe's proposed casino north of Madera. Judge Anthony Ishii of the U.S. District Court in Fresno declined to issue a legal stay of a lawsuit filed by the North Fork tribe against the state in March last year.

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  8. Nipomo holds a slice of ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Sierra Star

    Have you been to Nipomo lately? My job is exploring the California Coast, and sometimes, I'm blown away by the places that I find. This small town, population 16,700 is just North of the Santa Barbara county line, in San Luis Obispo County.

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  9. Mono tribe gets approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Sierra Star

    The North Fork Mono Rancheria Indian Tribe was notified July 29 that the United States Department of Interior has given its blessing to the gaming compact between the tribe and the state, allowing the tribe to proceed with its proposed casino on 305-acres north of Madera. "The issuance of Secretarial Procedures by the DOI is a significant achievement and clears a major hurdle for the development of our tribe's gaming facility," said Tribal Chair Maryann McGovran.

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  10. Former tribal leader calls action retaliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Sierra Star

    Sam Lawhon, 47, has been a member of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians since the tribe's federal recognition was regained in 1983 through the Tillie Hardwick Case when he was 18. "Our family had 22 original members that created and voted on our tribe's constitution in 1988," Lawhon said. "The Tillie Hardwick case allowed 17 California Rancherias that were terminated by the federal government to the status they had at the time of termination - for Picayune Rancheria it was in 1958.

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