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August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

No public input given on County budget

It totals more than $122 million. It is the driving force for the Mariposa County government and the people who live in the County. More...

Counterfeit bills passed, Secret Service has case

A woman passed counterfeit bills in Mariposa last week. According to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, the unidentified woman passed $50 and $100 bills at several businesses in the Mariposa town area. It happened on Friday, Aug. 18. More...

Local News

Your photos

This photo of a spider was taken recently by 12-year-old Davis Bryant who attends Mariposa Elementary School. He took the photo in his front yard in Mariposa. More...

CHP units focus on illegal logging trucks

As tree mortality continues to grow in Mariposa County, so does the number of logging trucks on the roadways. Because of that, the California Highway Patrol is stepping up its enforcement efforts. More...

Six candidates file for seats on hospital board

Three slots up for grabs in district

The battle for the John C. Fremont Healthcare District board of directors will feature six candidates for three open positions. Only one of the candidates, Suzette Prue, is an incumbent who has filed for reelection. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Judith Solano

Judith Solano, angel and friend, passed peacefully into the next life on Monday morning, Aug. 22 at 6:44 a.m. surrounded by her family. She was preceded by her husband, Raymond Solano. More...

Helen Poole

Helen Eileen Allen Poole January 9, 1925 - August 18, 2016 Helen “Poo” Allen Poole, a long-time resident of Mariposa, passed away on Aug. 18, 2016. Poo was born Jan. 9, 1925, in Missouri Valley, Iowa to William and Irene Jones. More...

Kinue McLean

Kinue Bingo McLean, a 42-year resident of Mariposa, passed away Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. She was 69. Mrs. McLean was born July 14, 1947, in Kumamoto, Japan. More...

Inside Education

Seniors, frosh share common ground

MCHS students discuss their outlook for 2016-17 school year

Believe it or not, freshmen and seniors at Mariposa County High School share plenty of common ground. Both freshmen and seniors have worries, hopes, goals and dreams. More...

SFCS opens year with open house

Sierra Foothill Charter School TK/K teacher Chelsea Stillwell and aide Margaret Shelton welcomed students and their families to an open house in the TK/K classroom on Friday, Aug. 12. More...

SFCS hosting back to school night Aug. 25

Sierra Foothill Charter School is holding Back to School Night on Thursday, Aug. 25. The event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. It will officially start with a welcome and general announcements in the multipurpose room, followed by sessions in each classroom. More...

Log sorting plan gets approved after lengthy board discussion

CAL FIRE officials say plan is crucial, some opposed to operation

The divisions were obvious. But the end goal remains the same for both sides. At issue is the ongoing tree mortality crisis in Mariposa County. More...

Appling gets 23 to life for sex crimes

Pleads guilty to three counts, one victim was 8 years old

A local man was sentenced to 23 years to life in prison last week in a child sex case. More...

Felon given 9 years in prison for trying to kill woman at Art Park

A Mariposa man pleaded guilty to one felony count in connection with a 2015 case in which he allegedly attempted to kill a woman at the Mariposa County Art Park. More...

Letters

Research for yourself before you vote

Editor, It has been so long since we put America first, that when people read a comprehensive list of what Trump will do to put her first, some think it’s a spoof or extreme. More...

Questioning County budget

Regarding the upcoming budget proposals and funding for such essential and profitable (to the County) organizations, may this citizen put in a small word? 1. More...

Appreciates work of firefighters

Editor, On Saturday, Aug. 13, a fire broke out in a heavily wooded area near our home on Boyer Road. More...

Milestones

New arrival

Katie and Travis Edwards announce the arrival of Zelda Elizabeth Edwards. She was born Aug. 14 at 1:42 am in New Mexico, weighing 8 pounds, 5 ounces. More...

Card of Thanks

On Saturday, Aug. 6, the Hospital Foundation held the ‘Hoe Down’ for the Hospital fundraiser at the Van Ness Ranch. What an amazing barn, it was the perfect place for a Hoe Down. More...

Card of Thanks

Thank you Mariposa County Board of Supervisors for the memory of my daughter, Rhonda Wagner Spaulding. Rosemarie Smallcombe, Merlin Jones, Marshall Long, Kevin Cann and John Carrier. Elinor Todd (Rhonda’s mother) More...

Sports

ONE TEAM, ONE DREAM

MCHS football coach analyzes each game on 2016 Grizzly schedule

Football season is a grind. Listen to many football players and coaches talk about it, and it’s similar to how baseball players and coaches describe their season — a marathon, not a sprint. More...

Grizzlies take the court once again

Netters host Livingston in scrimmage

Volleyball season has returned. The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies dominated the odd numbered sets on their way to a victory over Livingston High School on Monday night in Mariposa. More...

MCHS gridders need to improve, coach says

Grizzlies take on bigger schools in preseason scrimmages

The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies gave fans a sneak peek of what they’re capable of this season when they faced off against area schools in scrimmages on Saturday. More...

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