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October 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New landfill rates will be considered

There was a lot of trash talk during a meeting last week. Mainly because the focus of the meeting was about the Mariposa County Solid Waste Facility — the landfill. More...

Familiar face back on board

A familiar face has joined the ranks of the school board. With the death of District 2 board trustee Jim Cupp, there was a vacancy on the Mariposa County Unified School District’s board of trustees that needed to be filled. More...

Local News

Pot discussion heats up at supervisor’s meeting

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors took the next step in banning commercial marijuana in Mariposa County.  By a 5-0 vote, supervisors approved the second reading of a zoning ordinance which bans any marijuana-related business that would re More...

Your photos

Reader Trish Randall of Mariposa submitted this photo she took during a flight to Monterey. This photo was taken over the Bear Valley area and shows the damage caused by the Detwiler Fire. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 9 - Harassment was reported on St. Andrews Road. • A report of lewd acts with a child on Hospital Road. • There was a suspicious person on Monte Vista Lane. • A prowler was reported on Allen Court.  More...

Milestones

Honoring the responders

Girl Scout Troop #132 presented the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office with a note of appreciation as well as a special treat for all the officers and staff as a thank you for everything they do More...

There is no fast forwarding of life

PASTOR’S CORNER

Editor’s note: All local church organizations are inv  More...

Card of Thanks

Infant/Child Enrichment Services, Inc. (ICES) would like to thank everyone who attended and participated in the 28th annual Children’s Fair on Sept. More...

Inside Education

Coming together

Local FFA, businesses help Santa Rosa victims

When times get tough, it’s always nice to have someone in your corner.  Buz Arnold, agricultural and FFA advisor at Mariposa County High School, knows that better than anyone.  More...

Charter school could hit jackpot

SFCS in line to receive funding from Proposition 51

Good news could be on the way for Sierra Foothill Charter School. More...

Help shape future for kids at Oct. 27 meeting

Anyone interested in shaping the future of child welfare and juvenile probation programs in Mariposa County is invited to a meeting. More...

Scarlett Sims takes out national sensation with win on Jeopardy!

Mariposa native bags $33,000 and major game show bragging rights

She will forever be remembered in game show lore. Scarlett Pedersen Sims, a 2004 graduate of Mariposa County High School, is a Jeopardy! champion. And not just any Jeopardy! champion. More...

The ‘Grate’ weather balloon mystery is finally resolved

Around the Sierra ... in 16 months

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  That was the lesson science teacher Danielle Grate and her former eighth grade students learned recently. More...

Man sentenced for summer stabbing incident

A Mariposa man will avoid prison time for stabbing another man.  More...

Royal treatment

From left, seniors Haley Warmboe and Preston Scherf were named the homecoming queen and king for Mariposa County High School. More...

Letters

Appreciates timely information

Editor,  Looking back at the past summer, most of us will immediately think of fire and smoke. More...

The kneeling game

Editor,  The Vice President of the United States also got to play the Kneeling Game at the expense of the U.S. taxpayers. Perhaps as much as $100,000 or more was spent on V.P. More...

NFL protest incoherent and divisive

Editor,  Thanks to the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, everyone has the right of free speech along with the right to peacefully protest whatever they want.  More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Legion sets fundraiser   American Legion Post 567 is asking area residents to “Support Your Local Veterans.”  A fundraiser will be held at Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe on Nov. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Michael Hutchings

Michael (Mike) Hutchings, a 49 year resident of Raymond, Calif., lifelong cowboy, devoted husband and father, passed away unexpectedly while working cattle on Oct. 8, 2017 at the age of 75.  Mike was born on Jan. More...

Sports

Matlock fulfills her goal

Athlete commits to Bucknell softball

When Violet Matlock was a freshman in high school, she logged online and completed a Google search that would change the course of her life. She searched for the best universities in the United States. More...

Big third leads to happy homecoming for MCHS gridders

“How are you going to write this up in the newspaper?” asked coach Ryan Oliphant. More...

Lady Grizzlies are heating up down final stretch of season

At this point in the season, every match becomes critical for the Mariposa County High School volleyball team.  MCHS took care of business against one of the weaker teams in the Southern League, defeating Gustine in three sets last Tuesday. More...

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