September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Local News

CoyoteFest in Coulterville is one howl of a good time

Sept. 26 event includes parade

The 30th annual Coulterville CoyoteFest will be held Saturday, Sept. More...

COUNTY FIRE RESPONSE REPORT

Sept.7 to Sep. 13

EMS - 11 Fire - 4 Public Assist - 1 Auto Collision - 3   More...

2015 Mariposa County Fair Horse Show results

The Mariposa County Fair horse show was held on Saturday, Aug. 22 at the fairgrounds arena. Following are the results of that show. More...

A time machine comes to MCHS

‘Back to the Future’ will play at cinema

On Oct. More...

Health department holds free flu shot clinics

Held throughout the county

Free flu shot clinics sponsored by the Mariposa County Health Department will be held beginning Sept. 30.  The shots are free to the public and everyone is welcome.  A clinic for seniors and caregivers are scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. More...

Home show also features flea market

Oct. 3 event is free to public

The 26th annual Mariposa County Contractors Association’s Outdoor Home and Garden show will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  Local home and garden vendors will be at the event, which starts at 9 a.m. More...

Bingo games may return in October

The board of directors of the Golden Agers recently cancelled its monthly bingo games due to a lack of help.  But three women have now come forward and offered to join the board and run the bingo games in the kitchen.  The games may resume More...

Rebekahs meet twice each month

The Coulterville Rebekahs meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the IOOF Hall in Coulterville. Call Lynda Arnold for more information at 852-0143.   More...

Yosemite Conservancy contributes $1.6 million to youth programs

Funds will be used in Park

Yosemite Conservancy contributed $1.6 million in 2015 to help fund 12 Youth in Yosemite Programs, where children, teens and young adults from diverse backgrounds are inspired to become the next generation of environmental stewards, while completing p More...

Restaurants help out Habitat for Humanity

Percentage of proceeds will help nonprofit

Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County will hold its annual dining-out event in conjunction with World Habitat Day and Habitat Awareness Week in early October.   More...

Business Briefs

Bootjack Tire and Muffler is under new ownership. Tim Bass recently bought the business, which is located at 3935 Bootjack Lane in Mariposa. More...

County holds drug take-back Saturday

Several locations will be available

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration is planning a drug take-back for Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. More...

Soul Galaxy takes the stage one last time

Tim Hager and The Soul Galaxy will be performing the final concert of the year Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Art Park.  As always, the concert is free and tips are appreciated.   More...

New Rodeo Royalty crowned

The new 2015-16 Mariposa County Fair Rodeo Royalty were crowned at the fair rodeo Sunday, Sept. 6. More...

Volunteers help clean up Art Park

Marion Sberna, right, and Mason Wake remove trash as part of the Great Sierra River Clean-up on Saturday near the Mariposa Art Park. More...

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announces findings

Nine species may be added to endangered list

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has completed reviewing petitions to list nine species in California and Nevada under the Endangered Species Act and a petition to delist one species.  More...

Bookstore is open twice weekly

Books Galore!, a twiceweekly book sale offered by the Mariposa Friends of the Library, is open for business from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Friday and Tuesday.  The location is Merle’s Room at the Mariposa Library, 4978 10th Street in town. More...

SHERIFFS’ REPORT

Sept. 14 • Vandalism to a lock was reported from the Mariposa rest stop. • Suspicious circumstances were reported from Scrubby Oak Road. • A scam and harassment report was taken on Terrace View Lane. More...

Farm and ranch tour spotlights Mariposa

Five farms will be open to visitors

Alpacas, foothill wines, hard apple cider, sustainably grown local vegetables and artisanal olive oils will share the spotlight this weekend at the 2015 Mariposa Farm and Ranch Tour, a project of the nonprofit Mariposa AgriNature Association.  More...

Program looks at water issues

Water saving on the agenda

On Saturday, Oct. 3, at 9 a.m. More...

Mariposa Library gets ready for sale

Annual event happens in October

The Mariposa County Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale is once again happening the first weekend in October.  The sale starts on Thursday, Oct. 1, beginning at 1 p.m. and closing at 6 p.m.  More...

ICES plans annual children’s fair Sept. 26

Event will be in county park

The 26th annual Children’s Fair will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park.  The event is sponsored by Infant/Child Enrichment Services, Inc. More...

Holiday foods are on the menu at church

A plant-based cooking show will be held Sunday, Oct. 4 at 3 p.m. at the Mariposa Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Fellowship Hall, 4994 11th St. in Mariposa.  Sharon Kinney will be the guest chef from Food-Funtastic.  More...

Aglow is on Friday

The Aglow prayer group meets the fourth Friday of each month.  This month’s gathering happens at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the Mariposa County Library at 10th and Bullion streets.  For more information, call 966-5457.   More...

Rotarians learn about TEDx at weekly meeting

Nonprofit started in 1984

TEDx is coming to town and Rotarians learned all about it from Noel Morrison of the Yosemite-Mariposa County Tourism Bureau.  More...

Boosters event benefits MCHS

The Mariposa Academic Boosters Club (ABC) is hosting its fall fundraising event on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Patrons Club readies for flea market in Hornitos

October event draws thousands

Community preparations are underway for the 29th annual Hornitos Flea Market, scheduled Sunday, Oct. 4 in Hornitos.  Gates will open to the public at 7 a.m. More...

La Grange Odd Fellows plan busy October

Spaghetti dinner kicks off events

Three events are scheduled for October at the La Grange IOOF Hall in downtown La Grange, all sponsored by the Odd Fellows of LaFayette Lodge No. 65.  More...

Council offers free photo classes

The Mariposa County Arts Council is offering a series of free photography classes for residents of Mariposa County 55 years of age and older this fall and winter.  F/STOP is a digital photography workshop focused on the artistic elements of phot More...

Park Service releases fisher kits

Orphans are relocated north of Merced River

Four rescued fisher (Martes pennanti) kits were released Tuesday, Sept. 15 north of the Merced River in Yosemite National Park.  More...

EMT course will start on Jan. 9

County Fire hosts class

Mariposa County Fire Department will be sponsoring an emergency medical technician course beginning Jan. 9 and running through April 26 of 2016.  The instructors will be Phil and Kathi Whitson. More...

Reprinted from December 14, 1867

Another shooting affair took place at Hite’s Cove, Wednesday last, between a couple of men named Elijah Blagg and Phil Coulter. More...

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