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Log sorting plan goes up in smoke

Landowner pulls out of deal

A log sorting operation proposed for the East Westfall Road area of Mariposa County is “dead in the water.”  That was the word late Tuesday afternoon from Don Florence, director of the Mariposa County Office of Emergency Services.&nb More...

Work underway to repair County Courthouse

It’s been a long and sometimes frustrating process, but work is finally going to begin on the historic Mariposa County Courthouse.  The oldest still-functioning Courthouse in California needs renovations and officials from Mariposa County More...

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Your photos

Reader Joyce Dobson of Mt. Bullion submitted this photo taken during the last day of summer going over Tioga Pass with her husband and family dog. More...

Two fires in Yosemite now being monitored

Two fires in Yosemite National Park continued to be monitored by officials.  Ignition of the 148 acre prescribed fire at Mariposa Grove began Sunday, Oct. 2. A total of 31 acres were burned.  More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 26 - There was a report of a bear in a tree on Tip Top Road. • Trespassing was investigated on Highway 140 in Midpines. • Deputies investigated a drone complaint on Oak Ridge Court in Coulterville. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Kenneth Bauer

Kenneth Bauer, of Mariposa, Calif., passed away Sept. 19, 2016 at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, Calif.  His Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. in St. More...

Inside Education

Teachers teaching teachers

District holds Professional Development Day

Even teachers need to spend some time behind a desk rather than in front of a classroom.  While students got a recent day off on Monday, Sept. More...

Farm Credit invests in California’s FFA gala

The California FFA Foundation announced Farm Credit as the first platinum sponsor of the upcoming Blue and Gold Gala.  More...

Dulcich named band student of the month

Gail Vanderslik, band director at the Mariposa High School, announced last week that Makinna Dulcich was selected as student of the month for September 2016. She is the daughter of Shelley and Gordon Dulich.  Dulcich is a sophomore. More...

There’s gold in them thar hills

New testing at Fremont Site indicates there just might be more than expected

Could there be a substantial amount of gold in them thar hills?  After recent testing, the possibility looks promising.  A report released this week by California Gold Mining, Inc., shows positive results of testing recently completed at th More...

The times they are a changin’

Historic Courthouse clock to tick once again

Tony Baker can literally turn back time.  Baker, known as “Tick Tock Tony,” is the owner of Tower Clock Repair and he was in Mariposa this week preparing to fix the clock located on the historic Mariposa County Courthouse.  Bake More...

What is the future of education in County?

Officials say question remains open

Editor’s note: This is the final in a More...

Neubacher out at Yosemite

The superintendent of Yosemite National Park has retired after National Park Service officials were going to move him from his role as the head of the Park to another position. More...

Letters

Domestic violence awareness month is commemorated locally

GUEST OPINION

Since 1987, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) has been observed across the United States during the month of October.  More...

Marijuana, education, firearms among the many propositions on general election ballot

Editor’s note: There are 17 propositions on the More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

The volunteers at Mariposa County Fire Department, Lushmeadows Station #29 would like to thank the community for coming to our ice cream social. It was such fun to see old friends and meet new ones. More...

‘Walk with God’

“But Noah found favor in the eyes of the Lord .. Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his time; Noah walked with God.” Genesis 6:8-9 NASB  More...

Sports

Turnovers doom Grizzly gridders

Simple mistakes can add up in a hurry. The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies traveled on Friday, Sept. More...

Netters use quick set technique to beat Delhi

Sometimes, you just have to change things up.  That’s exactly what the Mariposa County High School volleyball team did against the Delhi Hawks on Monday, Oct 3, winning 25-15, 25-14, 25-13.  More...

Coach hopes for high-water marks

MCHS swim team will test the water, join WAC as new swim team this coming spring season

A new sport will be offered at Mariposa County High School this spring.  The Mariposa County High School swim team will dive into competition. More...

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