June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Stadium project progresses

The Grizzly Stadium Committee has reported that progress is being made on the project that will convert all the fields between Mariposa County High School and Mariposa Elementary School into Grizzly Stadium.   More...

Caltrans sets public hearing dates for fix

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors got a brief update on the permanent fix for the Ferguson Rockslide at its Tuesday meeting. Unfortunately, not much has changed in terms of the timeline.   More...

Election results pending

Although Mariposa County election officials don’t believe the outcome will be any different than what was decided in the June 8 primary election, there is one race that will be confirmed by final vote counting this week.   More...

Local News

So long, MCHS

MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE FELYCIA DUFFIELD CELEBRATES AS SHE EXITS THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES FOR THE CLASS OF 2010 LAST FRIDAY NIGHT. THERE WERE 130 GRADUATES IN THIS YEAR’S CLASS. More...

Presentations offered on Merced River Plan

Yosemite National Park has announced a series of presentations regarding the Merced River’s Outstanding Remarkable Values (ORVs).   More...

Park seeks proposals for urgent care clinic

Yosemite National Park has announced that the prospectus for new proposals for the operation of an urgent care medical clinic located in Yosemite Valley, is now available. More...

Sierra Lifestyles

Tenaya Lodge’s expansion brings world-class luxury to Mariposa County

W orld-class luxury is now within Mariposa County’s   borders with the introduction   of Tenaya Lodge’s latest renovations and rebuilds.   More...

Sports

Hall of Fame will fete athletes

The Mariposa County High School Grizzly Hall of Fame has announced its 2010 class of inductees. They will be honored at the foundation’s annual dinner on June 26. More...

Grizzly baseball honors players

THE 2010 SAC-JOAQUIN DIVISION VI SECTION CHAMPION MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRIZZLIES HELD ITS AWARDS NIGHT LAST WEEK. More...

Mankins wants Pats to trade him

According to a published report in USA Today, Cathey’s Valley’s favorite NFL son, Logan Mankins, wants to be traded. More...

Friends and Family

Thank you

Girl Scout Cadette Troop #3081 would like to thank Trent Williams at Trent's Styling for His & Hers for his large donation and for so graciously offering to have Girl Scout Cookies for sale at his shop. More...

Thank you

The family of Rita Holt would like to express our gratitude for the wonderful cards and flowers we received from all who knew and loved her as we did. Thank you to St. More...

Thank you

The family of Janis McRae would like to thank their friends and the community for the support and kindness they have received. More...

It's final, Stetson wins

Former supervisor unseats incumbent in District 1

The Mariposa County elections office just released its final count of ballots for the June 8 primary election. Former supervisor, Lee Stetson, has defeated incumbent Brad Aborn for the District 1 supervisor seat. More...

Tragic crash takes a life, injures two

The stretch of Highway 49 South between Bootjack and McNally Road has once again proven deadly. For the second time in the last month, a head-on collision has claimed the life of one person and injured two others, both seriously. More...

Butler seriously injured while hang gliding

A Mariposa man who has spent the majority of his life hang gliding has been seriously injured doing the thing he loved most. Mike Butler, long-time owner of Butler Automotive, crashed his glider on June 10 in Yosemite National Park.   More...

Vacation Planner garners awards

At the 28th annual California Travel and Tourism Commission (CTTC) conference the first week of June, the Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau’s tastefully designed vacation planner landed two major awards. More...

Datebook

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Friday, June 18   Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.   More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Marion Thomas Gwinn

Marion Thomas Gwinn, 87, of King Hill, Idaho, was welcomed to his heavenly home on June 8. He passed away peacefully at the Helping Hands Nursing Home in Gooding, Idaho.   More...

Lila Jean Crocker

Lila Jean Crocker, a life-long Mariposa County resident and Miwok Indian passed away on Saturday, June 5, at Merced Living Care Center in Merced, at the age of 77. She was born on Aug. More...

Cookin' in the Country

Wichmann to play in all-star tilt

Standout MCHS two-sport athlete Cody Wichmann, who graduated this year, has landed a slot in the 37th annual Lions’ All-Star Football Classic. More...

The SKINNY on Smart Sandwiches

Warm weather has many people looking to lighter fare full of seasonal flavor. More...

Inside Education

Acorn celebrates graduation

ACORN COOPERATIVE PRESCHOOL HAD ITS END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION ON JUNE 9. More...

Crafts graduates with honors

TAWNI CRAFTS GRADUATED FROM CSU, STANISLAUS ON JUNE 4 WITH HONORS (CUM LAUDE) WITH A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. SHE IS A 2005 MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE. More...

Personal Best award winners

PICTURED ARE RECIPIENTS OF THE MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL PERSONAL BEST AWARDS WHICH WERE PRESENTED AT ACHIEVEMENT NIGHT ON JUNE 2. More...

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