August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Crews working to remove dead trees at Darrah Park, pre-school will open

Officials are working to remove dead trees from Darrah Park in Mariposa County.  Russ Marks from the Mariposa County Department of Public Works said a contractor has been hired to fell the trees in the park. More...

Your photos

This photo of a bear was taken recently in Yosemite West. Reader Shane Patterson snapped this shot. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Aug. 8 - Harassment was reported on Highway 49 in Mariposa. • There was a report of identity theft on Dogtown Road in Coulterville. • A verbal dispute was investigated at the United Methodist Church in Mariposa. More...

Historical characters, vendors sought

Both needed for new Go West Festival in October

People to join a cast of historical characters are being sought for the new Mariposa Go West Festival, which will be held Saturday, Oct. 1. In addition, vendors are being sought for the festival. More...

Made in Mariposa is off to a fast start

Made in Mariposa.  It was hatched as just an idea. More...

Friends helping Friends

The Mariposa Lions Club has named the Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation their 2016 Citizen of the Year. More...

Laugh a minute coming to area

The Joker & Jester Comedy Tour stopping in Mariposa, magician-comedian Justin Rivera to be featured

Do you believe in magic?  You might if you get the chance to see Justin Rivera. More...

Mariposa County Flashback

“Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. More...

Grandparents Club forming at Greeley Hill School

Facilities updates, new programs, an upcoming bond measure and more was discussed at the Thursday, Aug. More...

Hospital board to have races; one race for school board post

Two incumbents did not file for the J.C. Fremont Hospital District board of directors and as of Monday, four candidates had filed for three open seats.  More...

Quest Diagnostics still open, providing service

A local medical diagnostics clinic isn’t going anywhere.  Quest Diagnostics, which has been in Mariposa since 1999, is staying in its current location, despite the recent relocation of Mariposa Family Medicine Associates.  More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Aug. 8-14

EMS - 8 Fires - 3 Public Assists - 0 Auto Collisions - 4   More...

Two favorites set this weekend at Music on the Green concerts

Second-to-last weekend of popular local series

Music on the Green enters its second to last weekend of the 2016 season with J.J. Rymer on Friday, Aug. 19, and Good Medicine on Saturday, Aug. 20.  More...

Project honors those who serve

Two 15-year-olds are proving the current generation of young Americans has respect for those who have served.  More...

Chamber now helping vacation rental owners

The Mariposa Chamber of Commerce is seeking to help vacation rental owners through a new service. Dane Carlson, CEO of the Mariposa Chamber of Commerce, announced at the Tuesday, Aug. More...

How ‘bout them apples?

Mariposa County couple works ‘hard’ to produce top-quality cider

Mariposa residents Dave and Beth Lancaster have turned some “bad apples” into sweet wine.  The Lancasters own an 800-tree apple orchard near Lush Meadows. More...

4-H members almost ready to show their work at County fair

Enrollment now underway for new club members

It is time once again for the Mariposa County Fair and the 4-H members from around the County are getting their animals ready for show, entering items from the many 4-H projects like quilts, cooking, crafts and more. More...

IN BRIEF...

Coffee with a Cop set Aug. 24   The California Highway Patrol in Mariposa is once again holding a “Coffee with a Cop” event.  The event will be on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at Donuts-A-Go-Go in Mariposa. It will begin at 7 a.m. More...

Caltrans begins process of removing dead trees

Most people who live in Mariposa County know that the majority of the motoring public, no matter how slow they drive, don’t use turnouts. Now, at least with two of the turnouts, they will have an excuse. More...

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