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September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Coyote up Saturday in Coulterville

Annual street festival will have something for everyone

On Saturday, Sept. 24, this year’s CoyoteFest, Coulterville’s largest annual event, transforms the quiet, gold rush era town into a boomtown for the day. More...

Young and homeless

Mariposa County chosen as one of 22 communities in nation to study the issue

For most people who live in or visit Mariposa, it’s obvious there is a situation with homelessness. It’s common to see homeless adults in various places around Mariposa. More...

Local News

Part of Courthouse update could still happen this year

There may still be hope that at least part of the historic Courthouse in Mariposa will be renovated this year. More...

Structure on Triangle Road burns completely to ground

A structure on Triangle Road was destroyed by fire last week. According to Mariposa County Fire Department officials, a call came out at 10:42 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 to a report of a wildland fire at 3060 Triangle Road. More...

Newspaper poll says public supports PG&E log operation

A controversy has been brewing about a proposed log processing site in Mariposa County. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Eddie Mankins

Long time Mariposa resident, Edward (Eddie) Mankins passed away Sept. 4, 2016. Eddie was born on Nov. 16, 1935, in Santa Ynez, Calif., to Albert and Marguerite Mankins. Eddie’s family moved to Le Grand, Calif., in 1948. More...

Dorothy Mae Standlee

Dorothy Mae Standlee left this earth to live with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Aug. 28, 2016 in Clovis, Calif. Dorothy was born in Greene County, Mo. on Sept. 2, 1933, to Luther and Alta Bryan. More...

Sports

Badgers romp in Gold Nugget Bowl

Rivalry renewed for first time in 24 years; MCHS offense gets going, but defense struggles to stop run

The Friday, Sept. 16 high football matchup against the Yosemite Badgers was summed up in a plain and simple manner by coach Ryan Oliphant. “We couldn’t stop the run,” said Oliphant. “We felt like we were in the right places. More...

Grizzlies gouge Gustine behind strong start and finish

Halloween might be over a month away, but on Monday, a dinosaur, Gumby and the Green Lantern were spotted in the cheering section of the Mariposa County High School volleyball game. More...

Bears celebrate homecoming with wins

The Mariposa Bears celebrated their homecoming week in style. The novice team won 24-12, the JV team won 19-14 and the varsity team won 45-0. More...

One-way traffic control on State Route 41 in Mariposa County scheduled September 26-30  Free Access 

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces that beginning on Monday, Sept. More...

Judge rules against Davis in County suit

Former auditor loses case, will likely go to court of appeals

Mariposa County has won its lawsuit filed by the former County auditor. However, it may not be the end of the matter. The suit, filed by William E. More...

Another boring day

Caltrans works on test holes at Ferguson Slide project in County

Navigating a helicopter in the Merced River Canyon is never easy. Add to that raising and lowering boring equipment and it is even more complicated. More...

Mariposa County schools have storied and colorful history

A look back at how the high school was built

Editor’s note: This is the first in a More...

Letters

A case for the log sorting site

GUEST OPINION

I am writing in support of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approval of a resolution for a “Temporary Debris Sorting and Reduction Operation” or TDSR, on East Westfall Road. More...

Dems holding up Zika funding

Editor, A recent letter writer asks my position on Zika funding and why Congress has not acted. More...

Put brain ahead of mouth

Editor, Inquiries have been made as to why I have not responded to a recent letter from Lucille Apcar. More...

Milestones

Scouting out trash

Girl Scout Troop 132 took part recently in the Great Sierra River Clean-Up at the Mariposa Parkway. More...

Welcome to the club

Soroptimist International of Mariposa has installed Debbie Miller as a new member. She is pictured above with member Dee Carr (right). More...

Flea market celebrates 30 years in Hornitos

It’s been 30 years since the historic community of Hornitos has been celebrating their annual flea market. This year’s event is Sunday, Oct. 2. Gates open to the public at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served by the local Masonic Lodge #98. More...

Inside Education

Newly renovated ag kitchen is being put to good use by many students at Mariposa County High School

Reading, writing, arithmetic and...cooking? Yes, students at Mariposa County High School are learning more about the food industry through their agricultural foods and processing class. More...

Yosemite Valley School celebrates Constitution Day

Students of Yosemite Valley School celebrated Constitution Day by dressing up as famous historical figures. Even though it wasn’t midnight, Paul Revere showed up with his horse. More...

Students can learn what happens after graduation at Career/College Night

Are you wondering how you are going to transition your student to life after high school? Are you stressing about career choices, college applications and financial aid? More...

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Poll

Measure L is a $24 million bond request from the Mariposa County Unified School District for facility improvements throughout the district. Do you support Measure L?