It is Thursday morning as I write this week’s Coate Tales. Today at 8:30 a.m.
On April 6, 1917, the United States entered World War I, and reaction across the nation was quick in coming. Overnight the Germania Life Insurance Building in St. Paul became the Guardian Building.
It has been almost 60 years now since the city of Madera cast covetous eyes toward Yosemite Avenue and Gateway Drive.
“Guilty as charged” was the verdict. The defendant hung his head.
Students become pioneers; life in the old west was often dirty, dangerous
Madera had the lumber industry’s first flume; no one disputes that fact. What was in dispute for a long time was who had the longest one?
Elizabeth Evans held the hand of her 4-year-old son, Charles, as she watched her husband march off to war with their friend, Captain Russel Perry Mace.