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Early Yosemite visitation spikes, Aramark to invest heavily at Park

Visitation this year at Yosemite National Park is “off the charts.”  That was the word from Yosemite Superintendent Don Neubacher last week during a meeting of the Yosemite Gateway Partners group held at Yosemite Valley Lodge.  More...

Local News

MCHS inviting public to learn about innovative plans for next school year  Free Access 

Mariposa County High School is inviting the public to learn about their innovative plans for next year through a Community Forum event on April 27 from 6-7 p.m. at the MCHS Feister Auditorium. More...

Methodist church to offer shredding of documents  Free Access 

The Mariposa United Methodist Church will have their annual spring cleaning event on Saturday, May 7.It will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be in the parking lot behind the church at Sixth and Bullion streets. More...

Child safety seat assistance will be focus of event in area

Program will be held May 7 in Mariposa

There’s nothing more precious than a child. With that in mind, the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a child safety seat check in early May. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Thelma Moore

Thelma Hambrick was born in Nugent, Texas, on Oct. 2, 1916 to L.C. Hambrick and Julia Phillips Hambrick. More...

Sports

Taking talent to the next level

MCHS’s Zack Smith to play football at Vanderbilt this fall

Mariposa County High School's Zack Smith will trade in his green and gold football jersey for a black and gold jersey next season.  Smith is headed to Nashville, Tenn., to join the Vanderbilt University Commodores to play football at the colleg More...

MCHS baseball team benefits from addition of Joey Freitas

The Mariposa County High School baseball team should receive a big boost with the addition of Joey Freitas, a 15-year-old sophomore pitcher and shortstop, to the lineup.  More...

Booster Club boosts MCHS trap team

Shelby Woods of the MCHS trap team receives a check from Amy Woodward of Mariposa Grizzlies Booster Club. Donation money comes from the Pioneer Market receipt program. More...

Breaking News - 4/21/2016 10:19 PM

Fed Ex truck burns after Thursday crash  Free Access 

Nobody appeared to be seriously injured

A Fed Ex truck burst into flames after crashing Thursday afternoon on Indian Peak Road in Mariposa County. More...

Judge grants molestation victims over $6 million

Two female victims in a 2010 molestation case have been awarded more than $6 million in damages.  Mariposa County Superior Court Judge Michael Fagalde made the ruling recently following a court trial.  The case involves William “Bill& More...

Complaint prompts two mental health board resignations

Conflict of interest was cited as the reason two members of the Mariposa County Mental Health Board have been asked to resign.  The issue arose earlier this month during a meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors when an area citizen More...

Technology target of learning for Mariposa schools

Technology can take you places. That's the message the Mariposa County Unifed School District is hoping to send to the community — and to its own students. More...

Letters

Thank you Mariposa County

Dear Mariposa Community,  4-H would like to express its sincerest gratitude and appreciation for your faithful support of our annual Rigatoni Dinner and Sweetheart Pancake Breakfast. More...

Opinion doesn’t trump science

Evie Wilson wrote in recently to express her disagreement with the letter from Monica Bond. Ms. Bond, a scientist, sent in a letter saying that the science shows that the standing dead trees do not actually increase fire risk. Ms. More...

Thanks for spotlighting diseases

In your April 14, 2016 edition, thank you so much for highlighting two articles on Neurological Disorders — ALS & MS. These are diseases many of us in Mariposa live with. More...

Milestones

New addition

John and Ginger Clark of Mariposa announce the birth of their newest daughter, Addison Page Clark. Addison was born Feb. 19, 2016 weighing eight pounds, nine ounces and was 20.5 inches long. More...

Card of Thanks

The Jim Turner family would to thank everyone for the many sympathy cards and prayers. We would also like to thank everyone for the donations to the Mariposa High School Student Loan Association.   More...

Inside Education

Wanted: Local host families to host foreign exchange students

Bring the world to your home

Cultural Homestay International (CHI) is seeking volunteer local host families in this area for international high school boys and girls.  More...

Two schools obtain gold from the state

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that 772 elementary schools are being honored under the Gold Ribbon Schools Awards Program  More...

Senior projects could make a difference in the community

Around 150 seniors focus on wide variety of area causes

Mariposa County High School seniors are attempting to change the world for the better, one project at a time.  Approximately 150 seniors at MCHS are in the process of completing senior projects this school year, and each project has a unique goa More...

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