February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Stobbe is leaving public works role

Mariposa County Department of Public Works Director Tony Stobbe is leaving his position.  Stobbe announced last week he will be leaving the County post on Feb. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Feb. 13 - Found mail was reported on Darrah Road. • A child abuse report was taken on Ernst Road in Greeley Hill. • There was a report of a possible compromised dam on Bumgardner Mountain Road. More...

Soroptimists donate to Habitat

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a $500 donation to Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County.  A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry, Mariposa Habitat builds simple and affordable homes in partnership with those in More...

Search and Rescue fundraiser set

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team will be hosting its 7th annual fundraising dinner on March 4.  The event will be held in Building A at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

GirlForce

Jazzercise classes aim to empower young women

When you hear the word Jazzercise, you might instantly think of leotards and leg warmers. But it’s not that simple. More...

Road near Lake Don Pedro closed to travel

For first time in 20 years, controlled spillway gates opened

For the first time in 20 years, the controlled spillway gates at Lake Don Pedro were opened.  Officials from the Turlock Irrigation District made the announcement on Monday. The gates opened at 3 p.m.  More...

Your photos

Reader Carol Ream submitted this photo of a lightning bolt taken from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 13 - Feb. 19 • EMS - 11 • Fires - 4 • Public Assists - 5 • Auto Collisions - 0   More...

North County museum open; sets times, dates

The Northern Mariposa County History Center held its annual Gala on Feb. More...

Director of project falls in love with Coulterville

Arkasha Stevenson loves the town of Coulterville.  She says it is “definitely a portal” to an older time period. She also considers it a second home, of sorts.  “Coulterville is family now,” said Stevenson.  More...

Despite rain, no major activity at Ferguson Slide

Results from boring should be ready soon

Despite record rainfall in recent weeks, there has been just slight movement at the Ferguson Slide near El Portal.  “We have detected some minor movement at the site,” said Warren Alford, public information officer for Caltrans Distr More...

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