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North County 'faith healer' rape trial begins

The sex crimes trial for the man who allegedly claimed to to be a faith healer has begun in Mariposa County Superior Court. More...

Local News

NMCHC breakfast offered this weekend

Pancakes, eggs and country music will be on the menu on Sunday, Aug. 8 at the Old School House in historic Coulterville, located at the corner of Broadway and Cemetery Streets. Breakfast is served from 8 to 11 a.m. More...

Craig fund raiser set

Sidney Radanovich, owner of Nojokaroca in downtown Mariposa, will host a fund raising event for Becky Craig’s memorial fund on Sunday, Aug. 8 from 1 to 7 p.m. More...

3G added at fairgrounds

Golden State Cellular has announced the addition of 3G service to its cell site located at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Adding to existing 3G sites at Mt. More...

Datebook

Friday, Aug. 6

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

Saturday, Aug. 7

Alcoholics Anonymous - noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Narcotics Anonymous - 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs).   More...

Sunday, Aug. 8

Alcoholics Anonymous - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110.   More...

Sierra Lifestyles

Mariposa Pre-school Co-op celebrates 35th birthday

T he Mariposa Pre-School Co-Op Inc. program is celebrating 35 years in existence. More...

Sports

Soccer try-outs slated

Mariposa County High School men's soccer squad has scheduled tryouts and practice to begin Monday, Aug. 9 at 3 p.m. on the concession field at the high school. Practice will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday until school starts.   More...

Adult softball scores listed

Play has begun in the Mariposa County Parks and Recreation Department’s adult slo-pitch softball league.   More...

River Creek results listed

Members of the River Creek Women’s Golf Club played a “Friendly Fours” tournament on July 28 under ideal weather conditions. More...

Around the County

GOP looks to erase Dems' comfy House majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — No fewer than 65 House seats across the country — an overwhelming majority held by Democrats — are at risk of changing political hands this fall, enough to bolster Republican hopes of regaining power and sto More...

Immigration skirmish brews in quiet SC town

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) In a quiet Southern bedroom community of gardens and parks across the country from Arizona, another skirmish in the battle over illegal immigration is brewing.   More...

Whooping cough cases stretch to 10

The number of cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, now stands at 10 in Mariposa County. Mariposa County Public Health Officer Dr. Charles Mosher said his department continues to work to identify the cases and get people immunized.   More...

Dubberkes, others step up to support new stadium

The Dubberke family has a long history of supporting community efforts and events. Now, they have upped the ante.   More...

Board votes to keep funding MPUD

Against the advice of the county administrative officer and after exhaustive discussion at its meeting on Tuesday, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to continue to pay for the Mariposa Public Utlitity District’s (MPU More...

CVCP proponents mail support letter

A group of Cathey’s Valley citizens, calling themselves Friends of Community Planning (FCP), on Friday plan to execute   mass mailing to affected area residents about the controversial Cathey’s Valley Community Plan (CVCP). More...

For the Record

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log

July 26: •A stop sign was down on Fourth Street. •A steer was loose on Bear Valley Road. •There was a bear problem on East Whitlock Road. •Someone was concerned about a skinny horse at Eighth and Bullion Streets. More...

Mariposa County Fire Department Response log

Monday, July 27 through Sunday, Aug. 1 EMS: 9 Fire: 4 Public assist: 3 Vehicle accident: 1   More...

Letters

Community pride

We wish every Mariposa County resident could have experienced the same pride we recently did. We were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to represent Mariposa County in its beautiful booth at the California State Fair.   More...

Impressed

As summer approached, my friend asked if I was going to have my daughter join the swim team. I informed her Autumn didn’t know how to swim well. More...

Undervalued resource

You probably know the SPCA of Mariposa offers a wonderful assortment of dogs and cats for adoption. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

David J. Garske

David John Garske was born May 7, 1957, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the first son to John and Ann Garske. Dave passed away on July 4, at the age of 52, of neurological muscular disease. More...

Cookin' in the Country

Easy HOME ENTERTAINING

Keep your party simple yet chic with these hostess hints

Hosting get-togethers at home can often be stressful with all of the elements to consider — the invitation,   More...

Inside Education

Seeking funds

FOUR MARIPOSA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED AS “ALL AMERICAN” CAST MEMBERS AND HAVE BEEN INVITED TO PERFORM IN THE ALL AMERICAN NEW YEAR’S DAY LONDON PARADE IN L More...

Shoe vouchers available

Manna House of Mariposa is providing shoe vouchers to needy school aged children. The vouchers are available for children entering the Head Start program through students entering their senior year of high school.   More...

Class of 1990 to reunite

The MCHS class of 1990 is having its 20-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 4 at Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $60 per person. More...

Friends and Family

Historical exhibit remains

An historical exhibit of photos and memorabilia remains on display in the annex room of the Le Grand Community Building at 13038 Jefferson Street. More...

Pennas celebrate 50 years of marriage

Joy and Victor Penna, long-time residents of Mariposa, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.   More...

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