May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Quest Counseling sets open house for May 25  Free Access 

Quest Counseling has scheduled an open house for next week. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

May 1 - A suspicious letter was reported on Triangle Road. • There was a dog versus turkey incident reported on Old Toll Road. • Questions about bees were reported on Highway 140. More...

Your photos

Reader Rosa Vasquez took this photo on Heritage Lane off of Yaqui Gulch Road. It is a mixture of Larkspur, Meadowfoam, Tidytips and “Butter and Eggs” (or Johnnytuck). More...

Joseph is appointed as assessor-recorder

Brent Joseph will become the new Mariposa County Assessor Recorder on June 1.  Joseph is the current deputy assessor-recorder and he will replace the late Becky Crafts, who resigned March 1 and died March 23 after a long battle with cancer.  More...

Library offers free writing workshops

Do you love to write poetry or prose?  Those interested can get professional advice on sharpening their writing style and getting their work published during two free workshops at the Mariposa Library.  More...

Plans in the works for local farm, ranch tour

Set for Sept. More...

Merced River to be topic at next Democrat meeting

The Merced River will be the topic during the next Mariposa Club Democratic Club meeting.  The meeting will be on Saturday, May 13 at 9:45 a.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse. Persons who would like to order breakfast are asked to arrive by 9 a.m. More...

Using mugs to raise awareness

Arts Council, VFW post team up for program highlighting veterans

The Mariposa County Arts Council and the Keith M. Bertken Veterans of Foreign War Post 6042 will feature Hand-to-Hand, an installation by veteran Ehren Tool.  More...

A great escape is coming to Mariposa

Popular attraction game planned, to be located at Chamber of Commerce

If you’re looking for an “escape” from the everyday activities in Mariposa, one new attraction might pique your interest.  An escape room is coming to the Mariposa Chamber of Commerce building at the end of May, and those who t More...

Search continues for man missing from Park

Yosemite National Park Rangers continue to search for Alexander Joseph Sevier, who was last seen in Yosemite Valley on Wednesday morning, May 3.  Sevier, an active member of the U.S. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

May 1 - May 7

• EMS - 12 • Fires - 3 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 2   More...

Drozen hangs up CAL FIRE uniform

Rich Drozen has never sought the spotlight.  But after 32 years with CAL FIRE, including being a liaison to the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors the last few years, it’s hard to deny he is a staple of the community.  “It was More...

Torlakson praises school district

State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, came away impressed with the schools in Mariposa County.  He said “the buildings might be old, but the classes are alive.”  More...

Learn 3D printing in free library workshop

The Mariposa County Library has a state-of-the-art 3D printer available for public use.  Anyone interested in using the printer must attend a free class prior to use to learn library procedures and basic techniques.  Classes will be held in More...

Early sign-up is being encouraged for 4-H day camp in June

The Mariposa 4-H Youth Development Program will be sponsoring a one-day camp for 4-H and community youth ages 5-8. This event will be Friday, June 16 at the picnic area at the fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no cost. More...

Butterfly Festival brings community together

The Gold Rush Girls, Lauri Kanarowski and Marina Fisher, push a coffin down the street during the parade. They plan to do Gold Rush ghost tours this summer. More...

County launches new program to recognize outstanding employees

Mariposa County wants to reward its outstanding employees. And now, after more than 16 months in development, there is a new program in place to do just that. More...

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