March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader Karen McClure said she “walked out my back door and this guy was right there.” The photo was taken in the Silver Bar area. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

March 6 - March 12

• EMS - 7 • Fires -7 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Local beekeepers will help to save swarms

Mariposa beekeepers are once again gearing up to save honeybee swarms throughout Mariposa County.  Swarms collected by local beekeepers are placed into hives and have a much greater chance of thriving. More...

Friends of Historic Givens Ranch established

Cathey’s Valley Historical Society announces new group to save site

The Cathey’s Valley Historical Society has voted to form a subgroup, the Friends of the 1879 Givens Ranch Historic Landscape and Barn (the “Friends”), with Caroline Wenger Korn and Jill Harry as co-chairs. More...

4-H Camp Tweety registrations are now being accepted

Do your children have an interest on attending a summer camp? Do they want to try new activities such as climbing wall, giant swing and water slide? 4-H Camp Tweety is slated for July 1-3 at the Camp Oakhurst in Coarsegold. More...

Mariposa Health and Wellness Coalition hoping to increase services and activities

Do you have ideas on how to improve health and wellness conditions in Mariposa? If you do, the Mariposa Health and Wellness Coalition may be a great place to start. More...

Group obtains funding to help with tree removal

Persons in several communities in Mariposa County may be eligible to get assistance with the removal of dead trees.  The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (RCD) recently received a $200,000 grant through CAL FIRE.  More...

Waterfalls and frazil ice

MARIPOSA COUNTY OUTDOORS

Why is everyone I pass smiling?  Because we’re crosscountry skiing down Glacier Road in Yosemite National Park. More...

Makerspace program set

Renee Sedoo of Groveland, a designer of upcycled clothing, will answer questions about the fashion industry and its impact on society and the environment during a free workshop at the Mariposa County Library on Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m. More...

Butterfly Festival needs volunteers, vendors; fundraiser slated

The annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival is set for May 6-7.  It will feature art and artisans, food, vendors, a parade, butterfly releases and more. More...

Registration is now open for many CoyoteFest events

CoyoteFest in Coulterville isn’t until September, but planning is well underway for the popular annual event.  CoyoteFest organizers are now taking applications for vendors to participate in the festival.  More...

Annual rose tour is slated for April 22 in Coulterville

Officials are gearing up for the annual Coulterville Heritage Rose tour.  The event is Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to noon, starting at the History Center on the corner of Highways 49 and 132.  More...

Hospital sets free seminars

In recognition of National Healthcare Decision Day on April 16, John C. Fremont Hospital is offering two free informational programs on Advance Health Care Directives.  More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

March 13 - A forgery was reported on Hillside Drive. • Threats were investigated on Memory Lane. • An arrest was made after a request for information on Cuneo Road in Coulterville. More...

Parking, other issues part of presentation to County

Proposal looks at long-term solutions to problems

It began several years ago when local officials were debating how to solve the parking problems in Mariposa. “This started as a desire to have a parking garage below Grizzly Gas,” said Mariposa County Supervisor Kevin Cann. More...

County to consider funding levels for worker’s comp

Mariposa County officials will have to take a hard look at providing more funding to general liability, worker’s compensation and other programs after receiving a financial audit.  County Auditor Debbie Isaacs gave a presentation to the bo More...

Family fun fair to be held by Mariposa Safe Families

A family fun fair will be held Saturday, April 8 at Mariposa Elementary School.  The fair will be presented by Mariposa Safe Families under its “Spring into Safety” theme. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

Several Jewish events scheduled in the region

The Mother Lode Jewish Community (MLJC) will be hosting a series of events in this region.  On Friday, March 24, there will be a Shabbat Around the Table from 6-9 p.m. in Murphys. More...

Soroptimist makes donation to Helping Hands parenting class

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently made a $200 donation to Helping Hands of Mariposa’s parenting classes.  More...

Escapee hooked up in Cathey’s Valley

Concerned citizen notifies police

An inmate who walked away from the Mt. Bullion Camp has been caught.  Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies said inmate Blake Castro, 31, was captured at 8:27 a.m. in Cathey’s Valley Tuesday morning. More...

31st annual Raymond Parade to be held April 15

The 31st annual Raymond Parade will be held on Saturday, April 15. It starts at noon in Raymond. The grand marshals for this year’s parade are longtime Raymond residents, Gene and Vera Phillips. More...

Pilot program

Emotions ran high this past Saturday at the Yosemite Mariposa County Airport when officers from the California Highway Patrol greeted young Hayden Harper, the 2-1/2 year old boy who was lost for thre More...

Monthly breakfast set in north Mariposa County

The monthly breakfast in northern Mariposa County is set for April.  Persons from all over the County are encouraged to take a drive through the foothills, where this year there is lush vegetation as a result of the heavy and rain and snow this More...

Northern Mariposa History Center sets docent field trip

On Wednesday, April 26, the Northern Mariposa County History Center docents will be taking a field trip led by Hank Gilliam.  The group will be making its way to Mariposa via historic Highway 49. More...

Donations still sought for docent program at Mariposa History Center

Teaching history, and life skills, is the goal of a program offered by the Mariposa Museum and History Center.  The Summer Docent Program began in the summer of 2015 and officials are trying to expand it to offer more employment to local high sc More...

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