September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Local News

Fly-in draws crowd to airport

The Sikorsky Skycrane pictured above was one of the many aircraft on display during last Saturday’s Flyin at the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport. More...

NATIONAL 4-H WEEK

Local clubs prepare tocelebrate

Across the country, 4-H will celebrate National 4-H Week 2011 Sunday, Oct. 2 through Saturday, Oct. 8. National 4-H week, celebrated annually, provides recognition to youth and leaders involved in 4-H programs.  More...

Sierra Art Trails opens this weekend

Sierra Art Trails welcomes visitors to its ninth annual open studios tour.  More...

Wii games offered at county library

Wii games (interactive computer games) at the Mariposa Library are now twice as much fun with the addition of another Wii console. Take part in the Wii bowling league on the second Wednesday of every month. The session is between 10 a.m. More...

‘I swear’

Erik Skindrud | The Gazette Mariposa County Judge F. Dana Walton administers the oath of office to new Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) executive director Linda Myers. More...

From the Archives

(The following items are taken from the archived files of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE & MINER.)  10 Years Ago  More...

Spotlight shines on Coulterville

Tuesday, Sept 20, was a busy day for Coulterville and many of its residents.  More...

Board marks constitution week

Constitution Week is celebrated yearly from Sept. 17 to 23. More...

Coulterville prepares for big, western celebration

The Mariposa County Arts Council presents Cowboy Poetry in Coulterville on Oct. 1. Coulterville is a historic town with the distinction as one of America’s four “True Western Towns” by True West Magazine.  More...

CAL FIRE begins Senior Wood Program

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa- Merced Unit has announced the 2011 Senior Firewood Program. More...

Tomato season can be extended

Red, yellow, green, orange, brown, purple, and even white, the quintessential tasty treats of summer will soon stop producing. More...

Girl Scout troops undertake projects

Mariposa Senior Girl Scout Troop 3081 will be starting up soon, working on the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouting Tea Party which will be hosted in Mariposa in March of 2012, and the troop made 17 dozen peanut butter cookies for CAL FIRE in gratitude More...

Soroptimists add new members

Soroptimist International of Mariposa has inducted into its club new member Beverley Rutherford (above) and Jovan Trujillo. Both women are pictured with Dee Carr. More...

Size matters

Frank and Eileen Balajadia show off their winning Sweet Pea Currant tomatoes, which took “Smallest Tomatoes” honor at the Mariposa Agri-Nature Association’s A Tomato Fest. More...

DMV answers questions on general requirements

Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor Vehicles has answers. More...

A Grand show

Erik Skindrud | The Gazette Arianne Grand is the current featured artist in the Mariposa County Library at 10th and Bullion streets. More...

CHANGING SEASONS

Heat fades, but not from local memory

It gets hot in the Sierra foothills in summertime— and stays hot into autumn.  Recalling her years at Bear Valley, Elizabeth “Lily” Benton Fremont described the heat as “unbearable, so hot indeed that we often roasted egg More...

Habitat for Humanity joins in celebration

Habitat for Humanity International will mark a major milestone Oct. 3 when it dedicates its 500,000th house in Maai Mahiu, Kenya, and begins construction on its 500,001st house in Paterson, N.J. More...

EQUESTRIAN EVENT

Televised trail ride features former resident

Former Mariposa County resident Shauna Brantley moved to a ranch near Stockton a few years ago. But she still has clients in Mariposa County. She’s in demand for her ability to understand horses.  More...

Volunteers clean-up river

Over 40 enthusiastic volunteers turned out on Saturday, Sept. 17, for the Third Annual Great Sierra River CleanUp. More...

Hotel Jeffery ledgers return

To help preserve the colorful Gold Rush history of Coulterville and the surrounding area, Merlin and Miriam Jones, of Greeley Hill, have secured many of the historic antiquities that were in the Hotel Jeffery, in turn, keeping them from leaving the a More...

FoL semi-annual sale returns

The Mariposa Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale is happening the first weekend in October. On Thursday, Oct. 6, the sale will begin at 1 p.m. and close at 6 p.m. More...

Rotary continues its fight against polio

CONTRIBUTED BY T. Foster   "I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house down. Not by the hair of my chin..." as the old fable goes.  More...

Farm Bureau plans its annual dinner

The Mariposa County Farm Bureau will hold its annual dinner, dance and auction on Saturday Oct. 8, in building “A” at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. DJ Ted Dwyer will be providing the musical entertainment. More...

Blood donors can give in Mariposa

The community of Mariposa is saving lives with a blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 25. A Central California Blood Center bloodmobile will park at Pioneer Market between the hours of 3 and 7 p.m. Donors may sign-up with Phyllis Linnebur.  More...

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