February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Group eyes preserving barn

Preserving a piece of Mariposa County history was front and center during a meeting on Monday.  How, and if, to save the Givens Barn in Cathey’s Valley was discussed during a meeting of the Mariposa County Historic Site and Records Preserv More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Feb. 6 - Vandalism to mailboxes was reported on Sunrise Lane. •There was a report of unsafe shooting on Barrett Cove Road. • Dogs were chasing geese on Lakeside Drive in Midpines. • A trespassing report was taken on Darrah Road.  More...

Healthy dating to be a focus at Youth Voices

Hoping to raise awareness about healthy relationships is the goal of an upcoming community event.  The third annual Youth Voices event will be held Saturday, Feb. 25 from 7-9 p.m. More...

Sustainable fashion Makerspace workshop to be featured at library

Just how natural are the “natural” cotton t-shirts hanging in our closets?  And what will happen to those t-shirts and the other 82 pounds of textiles (on average) Americans discard each year?  More...

Tree mortality operations company is now working in Mariposa County

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors has approved an agreement with Blue Ridge Services, Inc. More...

Mariposa County Flashback

Remembering a landfill legend

These pictures of Jenny Enos are from 1981 when she was still the public face of the Mariposa County dump. By then she had already worked there a decade and treated it as something of a semi-private enterprise. More...

Spring Fiesta dinner and dance slated for March 25

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will hold a Spring Fiesta Dinner & Dance on Saturday, March 25 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Manzanita Room.  It will feature a taco bar dinner.  Tickets are $25. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Your photos

Reader Sydney Keeton, a local high school student, is shown kayaking the Merced river on Christmas Eve in the snow. El Capitan is in the background. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5 • EMS - 9 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 5 • Auto Collisions - 3   More...

Car seat safety is topic of workshop

A car seat safety workshop will be held Saturday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. More...

School district proposes budget cuts

Cuts to the budget have been proposed across Mariposa County Unified School District.  Adjustments have been foreseen for some time now. More...

Tree mortality group schedules open house

Our company, Blue Ridge Services, was selected by Mariposa County to oversee and manage their tree mortality mitigation project, and each week, we will be posting project updates in this column.  More...

Mariposa Grove of trees won’t open until the fall

The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will not open until sometime this fall.  The grove, a big attraction at Yosemite National Park, has been closed for more than a year during restoration efforts.  Originally, the grove was going to reopen More...

Oklahoma Choctaw to perform at local festival

Tim Tingle is an Oklahoma Choctaw whose great-great grandfather, John Carnes, walked the Trail of Tears in 1835.  He is an award-winning author and storyteller and will be making his third appearance at the Mariposa County Arts Council’s, More...

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