October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

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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...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Sept. 26 - Oct. 2 EMS - 7 Fires - 5 Public Assists - 2 Auto Collisions - 3   More...

County Health Department encourages flu shots

It’s never fun to get poked with a needle.  But Dr. Eric Sergeinko still led the way on Thursday, Sept. 29, getting a flu shot.  More...

Songwriting retreat set for Oct. 7-10 in Midpines

The 2016 Yosemite Songwriting Retreat is scheduled for Oct. More...

Audubon program will focus on improving rangeland watersheds

Working lands — both public and private used for agriculture — make up the bulk of California’s land base.  Threats such as climate change and urbanization make it imperative these lands be managed in a sustainable manner to al More...

Curious throng

Hundreds of residents and visitors alike visited the Mariposa County Contractors’ Association’s 27th annual Outdoor Home and Garden Show held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds last Satur More...

CEO contract, telephones top hospital meeting

A contract for the CEO, a new phone system and consultation with the medical staff were all on the agenda of the John C. More...

Thomas opens new studio to show artwork

Mariposa artist, Vicki D. Thomas, showed her collection of watercolors, acrylics, alcohol inks and drawings in her new art studio during Sierra Art Trails last week.  More...

Soroptimist offer ‘Live Your Dream’ award

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is offering financial assistance to women who are the primary support for their family and need help covering the costs associated with further education or training.  Applications are now being accepted for More...

Honored for service

Native Daughters of the Golden West Mariposa Parlor #63 honored Frances Long (left ) with her 50 years of service membership pin and Esther Holm (right) with her 25 years of service membership pin. More...

IN BRIEF...

Breastfeeding class scheduled   The Mariposa County Health Department is sponsoring a breastfeeding education class.  It will be Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. and Friday, Oct. More...

Rotarians hear about hiking book written by local author

Can you name 10 hikes within 40 miles of Mariposa?  Mariposa Rotarians were able to list eight hikes at their meeting last week.  The speaker and past president, Chery Davis, showed a map of 40 hikes within 40 miles of downtown Mariposa.&nb 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...

Fire prevention rally slated at fairgrounds

A rally to recognize National Fire Prevention week is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 9. The event, sponsored by the Mariposa County Fire Safe Council, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It is a free event. More...

Butler seeks position on JCF hospital board

David Butler’s commitment to Mariposa County runs deep, beginning with his family’s origins here in the late 1840s. It is strengthened by the fact that he was born here at the hospital. He cares deeply about its future.  More...

Ranch sorting event to honor Marine

A local couple is using their resources for a good cause. More...

AND THAT’S A WEEKEND WRAP

Festival, home show and flea markets mark busy weekend in County

Members of Sierra Nevada Guns for Hire put on several performances during the Go West Festival this past weekend. The gunfighting troupe was one of the most popular attractions during the event. More...

A record turnout

Sandy McRae, right, and Erica Teixeira were all smiles on Sunday at the 30th annual Hornitos Flea Market. The streets of Hornitos were packed with vendors and people during the event. More...

Free gem, mineral show slated for this Saturday

On Saturday, Oct. 8, the Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club will host the 4th annual Mariposa Rockin Tailgate Rock Swap.  It will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds parking lot. More...

Amazing place

The Mariposa Chamber of Commerce had a ribbon cutting during the grand opening of Nature’s Amazing Rocks, located at 4988 Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road. The owner is Bob Edwards. More...

Free movie scheduled at the library in Mariposa

The Mariposa Library offers free movies for children and families at 3 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month.  This month’s presentation on Oct. More...

New display now at Capitol highlights Mariposa County

Tourism bureau updates display to reflect rich history

Thousands of school children, families and tourists walk the halls of the State Capitol of California every year in Sacramento.  Some people, however, may not be aware that each county in California features a display, showing off the characteri More...

Mariposa County Landfill to be closed Oct. 11

The Mariposa County Landfill will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. More...

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