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Park adds to museum

A new exhibit entitled “View & Visitors: The Yosemite Experience in the 19 th Century,” opened to the public on June 16. The exhibit, in the Yosemite Valley Museum features paintings, prints, artifacts and ephemera from Yosemite’s early years. More...

Binnewies, Bibby, Stetson win races

Davis lands auditor position

After what has been a sometimes contentious campaign season, Mariposa County has a host of newlyelected officials. Late Tuesday night, the Mariposa County Elections Department posted the unofficial results of Tuesday’s primary election. More...

Lake Yosemite?

THIS YEAR’S HEAVY, LATE SNOWPACK IS HAVING A DRAMATIC EFFECT ON YOSEMITE VALLEY AS THE WEATHER HEATS UP. More...

Park officials are puzzled over report

Tyler Tompkins' first day on the job for the Yosemite Fund was on Friday, May 28. He reportedly went out for a hike after work and fell to his death between Lower Yosemite Falls and Camp 4 in Yosemite National Park. More...

Local News

All scream for ice cream

WOODLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPAL MONICA FIELDSTED BECAME A GIANT ICE CREAM SUNDAE ON JUNE 7, AFTER HER STUDENTS MET HER CHALLENGE TO READ 90 MILLION WORDS. More...

Waldron installed District V director

Connie Waldron of Mariposa was recently installed as District V Director, National Society Daughters of American Revolution. District V stretches from Bakersfield to Modesto in the San Joaquin Valley and includes seven local chapters.   More...

Spurlin, Outreach Choir release CD

The International Evangelism Outreach Choir as recorded in Tanzania, Africa is now being released. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Theresa D. Streller

Theresa Dolores Streller of Mariposa passed away peacefully on Monday, May 31 after a long and courageous battle with multiple health issues. Terry, as she was known to family and friends, was born of Polish immigrants in Buffalo, NY on Aug. More...

Charles DeVon Bouie

Charles DeVon Bouie was born on Jan. 3, 1951 in Alabama to Mr. Charles Bouie and Mrs. Ann L. Gainer. He passed away on Thursday, May 13, in Mariposa, at the age of 59. More...

Sports

Miller named league’s MVP

Vegely lands coach of the year

At their annual end-ofseason meeting to vote on All-Southern Athletic League players, the league’s coaches picked Mariposa senior shortstop Jarrett Miller as the most valuable player. More...

AYSO begins registration

MARIPOSA AYSO IS HOLDING SOCCER REGISTRATION ON JUNE 26. REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD FROM 10 A.M. TO 4 P.M. AT NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH, 4605 HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH. More...

Lady Grizzlies named All-SAL

The young Mariposa girls’ softball team placed three players on the first team in recent All-Southern Athletic League voting by the league’s coaches.   Only one senior earned All- SAL honors for Mariposa. More...

Friends and Family

Retirement party slated

A retirement party for Mary Williams will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at the Mariposa Senior Center on Spriggs Lane. Williams is retiring after 22 years as the director of Mariposa County’s Senior Services Department. More...

Matlock receives Bronze Star

US AIR FORCE SENIOR AIRMAN MATTHEW MATLOCK, GRANDSON OF GEORGE AND DIANE MATLOCK OF MARIPOSA, HAS EARNED THE BRONZE STAR. More...

Thank you

On behalf of the Cameron Mitchell family, I would like to express our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Department, Mariposa Search and Rescue, the California Highway Patrol, and the many other search and rescue t More...

MSO plans concert

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra's annual musical salute to America's birth will be held on Saturday, June 26 at 7 p.m. in the Amphitheatre at Mariposa County Park in a concert conducted by the MSO's Founding Music Director Les Marsden. More...

MCS needs volunteers

Mountain Crisis Services (MCS) is hosting a volunteer training this summer and is looking for more volunteers than ever before. More...

Richardson honored

Justin Richardson owner of West Coast Equipment Repair, LLC in Cathey’s Valley received the Entrepreneurial Success Award in Fresno on May 26, 2010. More...

Celebration marks highway's renaming

The air of satisfaction was as present as the tone of symbolism at last Saturday's dedication of and eight-mile section of State Highway 132 as the "John Muir Highway."   More...

County dealing with unfunded PERS liability

Mariposa County finds itself in somewhat of a pickle with its unfunded Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) liability, but it is no different that any other county in the state. More...

Airport lease approved

The Mariposa County Airport has a new operator following the board of supervisors action on June 1. The board approved a management and lease agreement with KMPI Airport and Renta Car, Inc. for the next 10 years.   More...

For the Record

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log

May 31: •Someone expressed concern for an animal on Highway 49 North. •There were two vegetation fires reported on Highway 132 and Hornitos Road. •Someone was panhandling at Stage Stop. More...

Mariposa County Fire Department Response log

Monday, May 31 thru Sunday, June 6   MCFD call log consists of twelve stations located throughout the Mariposa community responding to countywide incidents.   EMS: 5 Fire: 3 Public assist: 2   Vehicle accident: 0   More...

Letters

Field of Dreams

I would like to invite all the local residents who have access to a computer to log on to www.chevybaseball.com and enter their contest called “Building Diamonds and Dreams.” Several weeks ago I went on this Web site to vote and our plac More...

Salutes team

I would like to offer up public recognition to the undefeated Team Extreme of the Mariposa Girls’ Youth Softball League. More...

Grizzly Band rocks

The “Pride of the Grizzly Band” Spring Concert last Thursday evening was the best. The Show Band played nine pieces and the Concert Band played ten great pieces, plus two encores with standing ovations.   More...

Cookin' in the Country

Handpicked & Homemade

From the White House to the house down the street, fresh produce from home gardens and farmers markets is more popular than ever. More...

Around the County

Conservancy connects people with Park

Non-profits' merger launches new era

Yosemite Conservancy, a nonprofit organization benefitting Yosemite National Park and its millions of visitors, was launched on Friday, June 4, with commendations by public officials, songs by local school children and cheers of people who love the More...

Captain clean-up

YOUNG PHILLIP SHULL IS MAKING A BIG IMPACT AROUND MARIPOSA. SHULL HAS BEEN PICKING UP CIGARETTE BUTTS AT THE MARIPOSA COUNTY LIBRARY AND OTHER LOCATIONS WHENEVER HE COMES TO TOWN WITH HIS FAMILY. More...

CodeRED updates urged

In anticipation of what could be an extreme fire season, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office wants to be able to notify residents in case of an emergency.  More...

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