May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Summer Sausage Fest tickets are now on sale

The 2016 Mariposa Summer Fest Sausage and Suds Sampler will be June 25 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The event will be from 4-7 p.m. It is sponsored by the Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation. More...

COUNTY FIRE RESPONSE REPORT

May 16 - May 22

EMS - 6 Fires - 2 Public Assists - 1 Auto Collisions -6 More...

Preparation is key to guard against a disaster from fire

CAL FIRE also constructing fire breaks in area

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

Beaudoin named new director of Mariposa Fire Safe Council

Michael Beaudoin wasn’t sure he would return to Mariposa. More...

Great Flood of 1862 to be program feature

Monthly breakfast also scheduled in Coulterville

The Great Flood of 1862 will be featured during a program in Coulterville. On June 4, at 4 p.m. More...

Staying stress-free focus of meeting

How to cope with stress will be the topic at an upcoming meeting. The event is set for Sunday, June 5 at the Fellowship Hall of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4994 11th Street in Mariposa. It will be from 3-4:30 p.m. More...

Time near to get big game tags

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Big Game Drawing. More...

Mariposa County fares better than most with road fund cuts

State announces millions of dollars of cuts in highway funding

Mariposa County fared better than many following an announcement last week from state officials about a reduction in highway construction funding. More...

Love and anger will be topics at Saturday seminar

Learning to love and dealing with anger will be the topic at a free program this Saturday. The program will be at the Mariposa 7th-day Adventist Church, 4994 11th Street. “Learning to Love” will be at 11 a.m. More...

Exhibitors are sought for annual County art show

The annual Northern Mariposa County Art Show will be held Sunday, Oct. 2 from 1 -4 p.m. More...

Helping the kids

Matt Foraker, right, of Yosemite Bank presents a $500 check to Rick Uebner, president of Kid’s First. The check is to go toward the annual outdoor June Jubilee Dinner at Jerseydale Ranch. More...

Annual ride is slated in Jerseydale

The 4th Annual Rich Theodore Memorial Mariposa “Run for the Gold” Endurance Ride is set for Saturday, June 11, at the scenic Circle 9 Ranch in Jerseydale. More...

Class of 1966 slates date for 50th reunion

The Mariposa County High School Class of 1966 has scheduled its 50-year reunion. The reunion will be June 17-18 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

JCF hospital announces blood drive dates

John C. Fremont Hospital has announced the blood drives that will be held this year. Donors can give blood six times in one year. The rule is a person can donate blood every 60 days. More...

Wine, art event will be Saturday at Courthouse

Vendors, artists to show wares during event

The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary will feature an afternoon of fine art and wine tasting on Saturday, May 28. More...

Ceremony slated to mark Memorial Day

A Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled in Mariposa. The event will take place on Saturday, May 28 starting at 10 a.m. It is being organized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6042. More...

Man killed in fatal wreck is identified

Police have identified a man killed in a one-car crash near Cathey’s Valley on May 16. Ray Emery Potter, 83, died in the accident, which happened at around 4 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. More...

SHERIFFS’ REPORT

May 16 • An assault and battery was reported on Bear Valley Road • Deputies investigated a burglary report on Yaqui Gulch Road. • There was a report of a burglary on Lookout Mountain Road. More...

Tree mortality fair set in Basin

A tree mortality resource fair is scheduled for next month in Ponderosa Basin. Hosted by the Mariposa County Office of Emergency Services, the fair will be on Saturday, June 11 at the Fire Station #32, 5618 Creel Road in Ponderosa Basin. More...

Rescue ready

The Mariposa County Fire Department has announced the recent graduation of the 2016 Emergency Medical Technician course. Thirty students successfully completed the course. More...

Illegal dumping applications sought from County residents

Private landowners can apply for reimbursement through state program

The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is accepting applications from private landowners who want reimbursement for cleaning up waste dumped illegally on their property. More...

Vendors sought for La Grange craft fair

A summer craft fair is set for June 18 in La Grange. The fair is hosted by Independent Order of Odd Fellows LaFayette Historical Lodge #65. It will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the La Grange IOOF Hall. More...

Organizers of annual CoyoteFest seek entries

Have a hot car you want to display in the CoyoteFest Car Show? Are you perhaps an artisan or owner of a home-based business who needs a reasonably priced booth at a fun venue to display/sell your wares? More...

Cann offers various views on issues

Editor’s note: The candidates for the contested Marip More...

Indian taco fundraising event will benefit Ray Potter family

A fundraiser for the Roy Potter family will take place on Wednesday, June 1. There will be Indian taco takeout available at the American Legion Hall from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Service dog program topic of Rotarian meeting

In a time and place where it can be argued that the average citizen is (and frankly must be) more concerned about the plight of our returning warriors and veterans than the poorly performing federal government, bright spots and great people do emerge More...

Several Sierra Forest campgrounds are closed

Memorial Day is next week, and due to the unprecedented number of hazard trees present and the associated risk to the public, the Sierra National Forest (SNF) will delay the opening of a number of campgrounds. More...

Solemn moments

The annual Relay for Life of Mariposa was held this past weekend at the upper fields of Mariposa County High School. More...

Buddy Poppies will be distributed this week

The Buddy Poppy is the Veterans of Foreign War’s official memorial flower. It represents the blood shed by American service members. Twice a year, VFW Auxiliary members distribute the small red lapel poppies in memory of their sacrifices. More...

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