December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Remains of missing teen found at Park

The body of a missing teenager has been found in Yosemite National Park.  Gerardo Cruz Hernandez of Santa Barbara went missing on Nov. 22 from Santa Barbara. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Nov. 27 - There was a report of a cats versus chickens incident on Highway 140. • A neighbor dispute was reported on Monte Vista Lane. • There was a report of a buck stuck in a fence on Colorado Road. More...

Forest sets road closures

Last winter’s storms brought much needed rain and snow to the Sierra Nevada, creating a significant amount of runoff, causing several roads on the Sierra National Forest to sustain considerable damage due the runoff from those storms. More...

Amundson announces bid for local assessor-recorder position

I, Tony Amundson, am announcing my candidacy to be the next elected Mariposa County Assessor-Recorder.  More...

Mariposa Symphony slates winter concert

Set for Dec. 16 at MCHS Fiester Auditorium

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s 16th Season Festive Holiday Concert is coming up. It will be on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. More...

‘Christmas in Coulterville’ slated Dec. 16

Christmas is a time to make memories.  When people think of Christmas, they often think of being together with family, or being part of a community. More...

Birds of Australia to be showcased

Australia, the land “Down Under,” is an island, a country (the world’s sixth largest geographically) and a continent (the world’s smallest).  More...

Fundraiser will support Kops for Kids program

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Association is teaming up with Steve Knauf of Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe for an all-day fundraising event.  More...

Resourceful group

The California Association of Resource Conservation Districts presented the Outstanding Conservation Planning Team Award for 2017 to the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District and Natural Res More...

Lions Club sets annual crab feed event for Feb. 3

The Lions Club of Mariposa has scheduled its 28th Annual Crab Feed & Auction.  It will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Building A.  This is the Lion Club’s largest fund raiser. More...

Local group sends aid to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

A newly-formed group in Mariposa County recently helped those impacted by Hurricane Maria.  Progressive Mariposa, a group recently incorporated as a non-profit, worked in conjunction with NorCal for Puerto Rico to collect shoeboxes filled suppli More...

Park roads closed for season

Two popular roads in Yosemite National Park are now closed for the season.  Tioga and Glacier Point roads have been shut down, according to the National Park Service.  Officials said recent winter storm activity throughout the Park has resu More...

Your photos

Reader and former Mariposa County Sheriff Jim Allen has almost become a local Facebook sensation with his evening photos bidding folks “goodnight from Bootjack.” This photo was submitted More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Nov. 27- Dec. 3

• EMS - 16 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 5 • Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Hospice group honors local veterans

A local organization recently honored two Mariposa veterans.  Friends of Hospice, a non-profit organization which supports the work of the John C. More...

Hagen leaving CHP office for new position in Merced  Free Access 

California Highway Patrol Lt. Becky Hagen will be leaving the Mariposa office next year. Hagen, commander of the Mariposa office, made the announcement on Tuesday morning at the weekly meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. More...

Hotel closer to opening

Michelle Coppock said the Hotel Jeffery is “half running” at this point.  “We are allowed to do some interactions with the public, as long as we’re not serving food,” Coppock said. More...

Bird count to take place this month

The arrival of December heralds a number of holiday traditions and festive celebrations. More...

Help from Rotary

The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club recently donated $500 to the Mariposa Student Loan Association for scholarships. More...

Soroptimist holds Christmas home tour

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is planning a one-day- only Christmas home tour for Saturday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Married artists to be featured at County arts council exhibition

The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception of “UNION: Work from the Treetop Gallery’s Married Artists.”  It will be on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 4:30-6 p.m. More...

Winners announced for Gazette contest  Free Access 

The second annual “Home for the Holidays” writing contest was held this year, sponsored by the Mariposa Gazette. More...

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