June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

American flags receive proper disposal at event

Honoring America

It involved young and old alike, and that was key to organizers.  Last Wednesday, June 14, was Flag Day in America.  To mark the occasion, American Legion Post 567 of Mariposa conducted a flag retirement ceremony at Steve’s Sportsmans More...

About Gavin Iacono

Gavin Iacono started his current position with Mariposa County in October of 2016, working under Cathi Boze, who was the agricultural commissioner at the time. More...

Local News

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

June 12 - June 18

• EMS - 5 • Fires - 5 • Public Assists - 3 • Auto Collisions - 3   More...

Your photos

Reader Marilyn Saunders submitted this photo taken in downtown Mariposa. She said there were a large amount of poppies keeping the bee busy. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Welfare, probation topic of meeting

Anyone interested in helping shape child welfare and juvenile probation programs over the next five years is invited to a meeting in July.  The meeting will be held Friday, July 28 in the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors conference room, 510 More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

Mariposa Elementary School Parent Club would like to thank Pioneer Market for the generous $3,308.28 donation through its receipt program for our sports equipment, received this week. More...

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa County High School Grizzly softball teams would like to thank the following sponsors and donors for their support of Lady Grizzly softball.  More...

Linderman chosen as ‘Woman of the Year’

Each year the members of Xi Phi Upsilon choose the “Woman of the Year.”  For the years 2016-2017, Ina Linderman was chosen as Xi Phi Upsilon’s Woman of the Year. More...

Inside Education

Ready for takeoff: students vied for trebuchet honors

Who says math can’t be fun?  Students in Kim Monson’s AP Physics class at Mariposa County High School recently had the chance to complete unique projects. More...

MCHS band has busy end to school year

Trinity Owens was selected by teacher Gail Vanderslik as Grizzly Band Student of the Month for April. She is 16 and next year a junior. She was just elected as band president for next year. More...

Leanos honored

Anthony Leanos was selected at the Mariposa County High School spring band concert as Grizzly Student of the Month for band for the month of May. He is the son of Tori and Ed Leanos of Mariposa. More...

Crews blast through task to open Park road

Dads coming through Mariposa who were hoping to spend Father’s Day in Yosemite National Park got their wish.  In a quicker-than-expected action, a rock slide that brought traffic to a halt on Monday, June 12, was cleaned up and traffic beg More...

The heat is on  Free Access 

Temperatures soar; burning stopped

A heatwave gripped the Mariposa County area starting last weekend. Temperatures soared into the triple digits throughout the County, causing some power outages as well as an increased fire danger. More...

Invasion of the grasshoppers!

Cathey’s Valley area is the hardest hit

If you live in Cathey’s Valley, you might be aware of the insect problem — specifically, the grasshoppers which have been overrunning the area. More...

Letters

Fears running over nails at landfill

Editor,  The article about landfill changes showed that everyone listened to everyone, and everything was spelled out in the article. But one issue does not seem to have been addressed.  More...

Good luck to baseball coaches

Editor,  I am writing this letter because I’m upset that my friend, Jerry Burgess, has been fired as head coach of the Mariposa County High School JV baseball team and wasn’t told why he was fired. More...

Volunteer to help cancer patients

Editor,  One of the toughest challenges cancer patients face is getting to and from treatment. Many patients don’t own a vehicle, can’t afford gas or don’t have access to public transportation. More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Grace Church sets VBS   Grace Church has scheduled a Vacation Bible School with the theme, "SonQuest Rainforest!"  The school will be June 26-30. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Virginia Lindstedt

Virginia “Ginger” Lee Lindstedt peacefully entered her eternal home on Sunday, June 11, 2017. She courageously battled a long-term illness. More...

Sports

A family affair

Mankins duo inducted into Grizzly Hall of Fame

It was classic Logan Mankins.  After listening to close to 30 minutes of praise heaped upon him from other speakers at the Grizzly Hall of Fame Dinner last Friday, the former National Football League standout walked to the microphone and kept it More...

Softball team supports embattled teammate

Firm stance of members apparently leads to woman now being able to play with men

Shelby Dutra has never been afraid to play with the boys.  The Mariposan, who works at 1850 Restaurant and plays in competitive softball leagues during her free time, loves the game of softball, a sport she’s been playing since she was you More...

NFL alums come together for good cause

Former Super Bowl champs to hold camp, open to Mariposans

Imagine this. You play a decade in the National Football League and then retire, only to see your son-in-law come along years later and play for your arch rival. More...

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