January 2, 2014 RSS feed / Local News

Penguins star in Audubon program

Three years ago, Kristen Boysen, now the Sierra Foothill Conservancy’s conservation project manager in Mariposa, was in a far different place from the Sierra foothills. She was studying penguins in Antarctica.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Dec. 23: • Vandalism to mailboxes was reported on Pinecrest Road. • A call reporting “found, scattered mail” was received from Vista Lago Lane. • A dead owl was on Usona Road. More...

Mariposa FFA team hosts area competition

Mariposa FFA hosted the group’s eighth annual FFA Natural Resource and Creed Contest on Saturday, Dec. 14.  The event saw 25 freshmen from around the Central Valley participate in the contest. More...

Soroptomists donate to KOPS for KIDS

During its annual Christmas program, Soroptimist International of Mariposa members made donations of toys to the Mariposa County Sheriffs Association to support the KOPS for KIDS program.  More...

Comment period for cuckoo opens

The U.S. More...

Library offers classes

The Mariposa County Library is offering classes to help residents in obtaining grants.  The Mariposa Community Foundation is sponsoring the Funding Information Network for non-profit organizations, grants to individuals and grants to professiona More...

Study reveals Rim Fire’s impact

According to a group of eonomists with Earth Economics, environmental benefits are the benefits humans receive from nature. More...

Bingo players sought

The Golden Agers bingo group is inviting everyone over the age of 18 to play bingo at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane in Mariposa on the first Friday of each month.  Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. More...

Lions Club crab feed tickets are available

The Mariposa Lions Club is selling tickets for a crab feed scheduled for Feb. More...

VFW contest winners are feted

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Thom Jenkins Post 9454 announced the winners of the Teachers Award, Voice of Democracy, and Patriot’s Pen winners at the Dec. 11 meeting of the Ladies Auxiliary Wednesday night dinner.  More...

Local youth exhibit art

The Mariposa County Arts Council is hosting the annual Young Master’s Youth Exhibition this February at the Treetop Gallery in Mariposa.  More...

Butterfly Festival seeking volunteers

The 2014 Mariposa Butterfly Festival will be held on May 2 to 4, and preparations for the event have already started.  More...

Park honors award winners

Yosemite National Park recently named winners of the Yosemite Awards.  The awards were announced at a holiday party. More...

Toys and cash make Christmas brighter

The recent Heavenly Grounds Cafe benefit dinner in Cathey’s Valley for the KOPS for KIDS program was very successful. More...

Click here for digital edition
2014-01-02 digital edition