June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Fillin’ the boot

Firefighters based in Mariposa County flooded the intersection of Highways 140 and 49 last Saturday morning during the “Fill the Boot” Muscular Dystrophy Association fund raiser. More...

4-H needs a bear or mountain lion

The 4-H State Fair Exhibit committee is looking for a taxidermy full size bear or mountain lion that is in good condition to put in the Mariposa County State Fair Exhibit booth at the State Fair. More...

All-class reunion set

Always scheduled on the third Saturday of June, the Mariposa County High School Alumni Association will hold its annual picnic gathering on June 18 for all classmates ever having attended the high sc More...

Habitat hosts Costa Rican group

Habitat for Humanity workers, Eugenia Salazar from Costa Rica and Vittoria Penalba from Nicaragua, were hosted at a luncheon on Tuesday, May 17, at Mariposa Lutheran Church by the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County.  More...

Golden Agers host bingo

All residents at least 18 years of age are invited to Golden Agers bingo on the first Friday of each month at the senior center on Spriggs Lane.  Doors open at 5 p.m., and games start at 6:30 p.m. More...

DFG issues coyote warning

If you’re in the outdoors anywhere in California this spring, you might cross paths with one of the state’s most common predators – the coyote. More...

North Fork hosts jamboree

North Fork will be holding its 52nd Mid-Sierra annual Loggers’ Jamboree on July 2 and 3, at the North Fork Recreation Center.  Visitors can enjoy axe throwing, log rolling and many other events reliving the old logging days. More...

SFC dedicates the Bean Creek Preserve

On Saturday, June 4, the community is invited to join the Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) at the dedication of the Bean Creek Preserve in northern Mariposa County. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  More...

QU holds Covey Camp for kids

Quail Unlimited’s (CU) Hunter Education COVEY Camp is open to youngsters from 10 to 15 years of age who are seeking their hunter education certificates.  The Stillbow Ranch summer camp expands the traditional 10 hours of classroom instruct More...

Sonora and Ebbetts Pass open for season

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has removed the packed winter snow, cleared the debris and made the necessary repairs to open State Route 4 over Ebbetts Pass and State Route 108 over Sonora Pass.  For the latest in highway More...

RESTRICTION IMPOSED

USFS issues camping restriction at Cherry Lake

The USForest Service has announced that the Stanislaus National Forest has issued a forest order imposing a camping restriction to the area surrounding Cherry Lake, located on the Stanislaus National Forest (NF), Groveland Ranger District, in Tuolumn More...

MCFD nets four trophies at relay

On Saturday, May 21 approximately 29 teams and 413 participants met at the Mariposa Fairgrounds to “Celebrate. Remember. More...

June is a busy month in La Grange

June is a busy month at the La Grange Odd Fellows Hall, the focal point of this historic Gold Rush town on the Tuolumne River.  The Odd Fellows of LaFayette Lodge #65 continue its regular monthly breakfast schedule, Sunday June 12, 7 to 11 a.m., More...

Event raises funds for MCHS band

On June 11, Shortstop Sandwiches in Mariposa and Heffenesence Productions will be hosting the “Grizzly Band Fund Raiser Jam.” Starting at 4 p.m., local musicians will be on hand to showcase a variety of talent.  The MCHS Grizzly band More...

Rotarians enjoy two presentations at meeting

Last Thursday, Mariposa Rotarians enjoyed a fast-paced trifecta - listening to Mariposa's pride and joy students, learning of UC Merced from its vice chancellor, and the normal camaraderie of a Rotary meeting. More...

Exhibit features ‘Small Wonders’

The “Small Wonders” exhibit is a chance to own an original work of art. More...

Shimer receives 25-year pin

Coulterville IOOF #104 Noble Grand Les Weir presents John Shimer with a 25 year pin as a member of the Coulterville Odd Fellows. More...

Park holds swift water demonstration

Yosemite National Park rangers and other participants conducted a swift water rescue demonstration on May 26. More...

Park program features author

The Equal Opportunity Committee (EOC) of Yosemite National Park recently hosted author Fernando Penalosa. More...

CV Fire serves tri-tip

The Cathey’s Valley Volunteer Fire Company #23 is offering a tri-tip dinner on Saturday, June 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Cathey’s Valley Fire Station at the Cathey’s Valley Park. More...

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