April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Air Fair Day set for this weekend

The Mariposa Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association is hosting its annual Mariposa Air Fair and Family Adventure Day 2013 at the Mariposa Airport on April 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Reynolds puts his stamp on YNP history

Last Thursday, John Reynolds stood in front of a place he has for nearly his entire life. This time, however, it was not to visit his mother or report as an employee. More...

First 5 names Hands on Heroes

First 5 of Mariposa County has named its Hands on Heroes winners for the year. More...

County Fire Response Report

April 15 through 21 EMS - 9 Fire - 1 wildland, 3 escaped burn piles Public assist - 3 Auto collision - 2 When burning brush piles have a water source and hand tools nearby in case of an emergency. More...

Book sale set for the beginning of May

The Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale is once again happening the first weekend in May.  More...

Search-and-rescue fundraiser is May 4

Mariposa County Search and Rescue will hold a chicken-and-rib dinner fundraiser on Saturday, May 4.  The cost is $20 per person. More...

In Brief

Station 25 serves pancake breakfast   Mariposa County Fire Department’s Mt. More...

Coulterville marks Mothers’ Day, tours

The Northern Mariposa County History Center is launching a new tour in Coulterville. On Saturday, May 11, docents will lead tours throughout Coulterville, stopping at locations in which the town’s heritage roses still bloom. More...

Falls roar

Yosemite Falls are roaring out their seasonal call in the Valley. It seems that many are hearing the call, as the Valley was packed with early-season visitors last week. More...

BVFD serves breakfast with sale

The Bootjack Volunteers invites the community to the pancake breakfast/ yard sale on Saturday, April 27, at the Bootjack Firehouse at 3883 Bootjack Lane.  Volunteers will be serving pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee.&nbs More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

April 15: •There was a verbal dispute on Sherrod Road. •Livestock was wandering on Highway 140 in Cathey’s Valley. •There was a neighbor dispute on Kemble Road. •A vehicle was abandoned on Dawn Road.  More...

Rattlesnake bite lands local girl in the hospital

Brooke Verley probably wasn’t thrilled about pulling weeds on St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s likely that she won’t be doing it again soon.  More...

Park begins Wawona prescribed burn

Yosemite National Park fire managers began burning the 150 acre Wawona Northwest Segment B Prescribed Fire on April 21. A test burn was started and conditions were favorable to continue the prescribed fire project. More...

Yosemite Area Audubon offers new bird photography workshop

Visible, highly active and often colorful and songful, birds bring much joy and inspiration to people’s lives. More...

FFA members visit Rotary Club

With the Future Farmers of America (FFA) fundraising dinner dance coming up this weekend, the officers of the local Mariposa FFA Chapter joined Mariposa Rotary this last week with an invitation for Rotary members to attend the event.  More...

Rotary issues call to artists

The Mariposa Rotary Club is extending this invitation to artists to take part in the Mariposa Rotary Art, Wine and Wheels Festival Saturday June 9 at Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Queen entries open

Entry forms for the 2013 Mariposa County Fair and Rodeo Queen contest. The event, primarily sponsored by the Mariposa Friends of the Fair and Mariposa Mountain Riders, has added two new divisions. More...

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