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Tip leads to pair of arrests in theft of mail incident

A tip from a citizen led to the arrest of two Fresno residents suspected of stealing mail in Mariposa County.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at 2 p.m. More...

Local News

Northern Mariposa History Center has various activities scheduled for this July

The NMCHC Community Breakfast on Sunday, July 10 will have baked goods for raffle prizes as well as gift certificates valued at $25 to $40 for several restaurants.  More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

June 27 - Vandalism was reported on Cloud’s Rest Road. • There was a harassment complaint investigated on Joe Howard Road. • A combative patient was reported at John C. Fremont Hospital. More...

Weed management will be topic during workshop

The Mariposa County Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension, will be presenting the 2016 Hot Topics in Integrated Weed Management Seminar on July 21, at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley.&nb More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dillon Harsh

It is with sadness and deep sorrow that we must announce the passing of Dillon Harsh. Dillon was born Dec. 10, 1996 and passed away at the age of 19 due to a 13 year battle with cancer.  More...

Inside Education

Scholarships Class of 2016

Above are photos of local organizations with the Mariposa County High School students they awarded scholarships to this school year. More...

Pierce taking job in Coarsegold, district looking to hire at MES

The Mariposa County Unified School District will be losing a core member from the administrative level this coming school year.  Mariposa Elementary principal Jared Pierce accepted a new position as principal of Coarsegold Elementary School in t More...

Even teachers can still learn

Sierra Foothill Charter School teachers spent Monday and Tuesday, June 13 and 14, giving and participating in professional development trainings at Mariposa County High School along with Mariposa Cou More...

Cottonwood Creek is a love story still in the making

A wedding and a move to Nashville is in cards for local couple

The story of Maggie Watkins and Scott Patrick Little has about everything you can imagine. From five guys in a red truck to a live television marriage proposal, their tale is a true love story that has turned into a music career. More...

Suit against County could have major impacts

Davis case likely will go to state Supreme Court

A lawsuit against Mariposa County brought by the former auditor continues winding through the court system.  A final trial hearing was held on Wednesday of last week in the case filed by former Mariposa County Auditor William Davis along with Ci More...

Sky is the limit for Mariposa/Yosemite Airport

County officials hire consultant to plan for future

The Mariposa/Yosemite Airport has exciting things in store — and it’s all thanks to two Tonys.  Tony Stobbe, who arrived in his role as public works director in early 2015, has made airport improvement one of his top priorities.  More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Board wishes to express their gratitude to all of those who helped with the Fifth Annual Sausage and Suds Sampler Summerfest which was held at the Fairgrounds on June 25.  Special thanks to Sierra Telephon More...

Card of Thanks

To all our friends and loved ones, we want to thank you for your love and support, especially Bling N Things, and All American Driving School. More...

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa County Department of Community Services Senior Firewood season has officially concluded as of May 20. We’ve estimated approximately 773 loads of firewood were distributed in South Mariposa County.  More...

Sports

THERE’S NOTHING BLUE ABOUT THIS VIOLET

Matlock has a rosy future on the mound, proves she’s no fading flower

High school years can be hard enough for most kids, but try juggling a traveling softball team schedule on top of regular responsibilities. More...

It’s no bull: BBOS is coming to Mariposa on Saturday, August 6

The Bucking Bull Owners Syndicate (BBOS) is bringing their bulls to town for their fourth annual event on Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds.  The young bulls will be bucking that day at 9 a.m., with Jr. More...

River Creek Golf Club holds summer scramble

The River Creek Women’s Golf Club recently sponsored an 18-hole scramble to celebrate the course’s and club’s 25th anniversary.  Players were surprised with some “silly holes” where oven mitts and a shovel were requ More...

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