June 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Turpin injured at his ranch

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors will be operating with four members for the near future, as District 2 representative Lyle Turpin was injured at his North County home last weekend. More...

Fish Camp man arrested twice

On June 4, Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a residential burglary in the community of Fish Camp. The man they arrested had been arrested the day before on felony domestic violence charges.  More...

Local News

Tioga Road Opens Saturday

Yosemite National Park’s Tioga Road is scheduled to open on Saturday at 8:00 a.m., the Park announced this week.  It will be the fifth-latest opening in the road’s history since 1980. More...

Art and Wine Festival draws huge crowd

Perfect weather, good food and wine and spectacular art displays drew hundreds to the Mariposa County Courthouse lawn last Saturday for the Mariposa Rotary Art and Wine Festival. More...

Social media workshop set

The Mariposa County Office of Economic Development in collaboration with the Small Business Development Center is offering a one evening workshop on Facebook and Social Media 101 for Business. The workshop will be held on Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. More...

Datebook

Friday, June 17

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

Saturday, June 18

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

Sunday, June 19

Alcoholics Anonymous - 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110.  La Grange Rebekah Breakfast - from 7 to 11 a.m. More...

Milestones

Thank you

The Ethos Youth Center fund raiser at Savoury’s on May 18 was a huge success. More...

Thank you

David Marks, owner of County Kitchen Herb Farms, passed away on June 5 at John C. Fremont Hospital following a brief illness. Out of respect for his widow's wishes a local memorial service will not be held. More...

Cadet of the Year

Brook Carpenter, formerly of Mariposa, was selected as the Navy's 2011 Cadet of the Year for Grossmont High School NJROTC Program in San Diego. More...

Sierra Lifestyles

Rain doesn’t dampen spirits at Bean Creek

"It's Muir weather." That was the shared view of Robert Hanna, Muir’s great-great-grandson, and John Hutchison, from Scotland, (The Muir Trust Chairman) about the rain Saturday during the dedication of The Bean Creek Preserve, the latest additi More...

Sports

YOUTH SPORTS

Babe Ruth League lets more kids ‘play ball!’

Local youth who want to play baseball were running into a roadblock when they hit age 13. More...

Article

Sisters Kelly Harris, left, and Courtney Forsythe placed second and first in their respective divisions of the Bass Lake Triathlon. More...

Lady Grizzlies garner all-league awards

Five members of the Mariposa County High School varsity softball team received All Southern Athletic League honors at the conclusion of the season. More...

CASE CRACKED

Burglary ring rousted

Mariposa County Sheriff’s officers have cracked a case that began around the beginning of the year. Late last week, they solved the vacation home burglary investigation that left many homeowners as victims.  More...

MCHS graduates celebrate commencement

Two of Mariposa County High School’s eight valedictorians for the class of 2011, Melissa Caputo and Kevin Shenk, address the large crowd on hand to help senior celebrate commencement last Frida More...

WATER SAFETY

High temps send waters raging

A huge snowpack is melting this week as temperatures approach summer norms. More...

Board approves site for tribute

Mariposa County is one step closer to having its own memorial to the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors approved the site of the memorial at its Tuesday meeting.  More...

For the Record

County Fire Response Report

MCFD call log consists of 12 stations located throughout the Mariposa community responding to county-wide incidents.  Monday, June 6 through Sunday, June 12  EMS: 5  Fire: 2  Public assist: 1  Vehicle accident: 3  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

June 5: •There was a noise complaint in Mariposa. •Someone found drugs in Fish Camp. •A pot bellied pig was missing on Rainbow View Road. •There was a fire on a power pole in Fish Camp.  More...

From the Archives

Ten Year Ago  Few athletic records stand after 30 years, especially at the high school level. Occasionally, however, one athlete posts numbers that... stand the test of time. (Basketball player) Duane Scott is one such athlete. More...

Letters

Open letter

To the students of Mariposa County High School:  More...

Public apology

I want to publicly apologize for the embarrassing misspelling in the yearbook of one of my classmate’s name and to whomever else I offended.  I want to also apologize to Mr. More...

The grasshopper invasion is coming

Now is the time to kill two birds with one stone or in this case, with one weed eater or lawn mower. It’s time to create a defensible space, not just against wildfires, but also against grasshoppers.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

George Delbert (Del) Dice

Delbert went to be with his Savior June 8, in Mariposa. He was 93 years old. He was born June 23, 1917, in Visalia, to George Ernest and Della (Potter) Dice. More...

David John Marks

David John Marks made his transition on June 5 at John C. Fremont Hospital in Mariposa following an extended illness. He was born Oct. 5, 1922, in Winsted, Conn., to Andrew and Philipa (Frantelone) Marks. More...

Robert ‘Bobby’ Lewis Metzler

Long-time Mariposa and El Portal resident Robert “Bobby” Metzler passed away on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe on Sunday, May 8.  Born in Concord on April 21, 1954, and a resident of this area for over 30 years, Bobby was an exception More...

Cookin' in the Country

COOK. SHARE. GIVE.

Host aParty With a Purpose 1,000 Cooks for the Cure

you love to entertain and want to support a good cause, now you can do both at the same time.  More...

AGift That Keeps on Giving

Hosts participating in 1,000 Cooks for the Cure, and registered at www.CookfortheCure.com, who raise more than $50 will receive a KitchenAid “Pass the Plate” serving platter donated by Villeroy & Boch as a thank you by mail upon recei More...

Inside Education

Splash down

Mariposa Elementary School students in grades four through six who earned a merit trip (turning homework and school work in on time, good behavior) finally got to go to the water park in Fresno on Ju More...

Acorn rummage sale is Saturday

Acorn Cooperative Preschool will be holding its sixth annual rummage sale on Saturday, June 18, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fund raiser will be held at the White House in Bootjack at 5034 Darrah Road. More...

MMS math awards

Dillon Acker-James is pictured at center for being the top algebra student at Mariposa MIddle School for the 2010-11 school year, and he is surrounded by other math award winners. More...

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