June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader Eric Munyon took this photo of a baby turkey testing its wings and landing on its mother’s back. It was taken a few miles north of Mariposa. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Cowboy poetry workshop set Saturday at library

Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. Mariposa’s Wendy Brown-Barry will hold a free cowboy poetry workshop at the Mariposa Library.  Cowboy poetry is a unique literary genre that rekindles the spirit of the Old West. More...

Bikers always enjoy staying in Mariposa

There’s an old saying. More...

Free paint drop-off event is set June 17

If you have old paint that needs disposed of, a free local event is coming to Mariposa County.  The “Paint Drop-Off Event” for households and businesses will be Saturday, June 17 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  It will be f More...

Scholarships for music available

The Beat Harvest music education program is offering two scholarships for Mariposa County High School students.  These scholarships last for one year and cover 75 percent of the tuition fees for weekly music lessons in Mariposa or El Portal. More...

Grace Baptist Church sets Vacation Bible School

Grace Community Church on Woodland Drive is holding Vacation Bible School June 26-30.  This year’s program is “SonQuest Rainforest,” a week of fun and adventure. More...

Flag retirement ceremony set June 14

The annual flag retirement ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 567 is set for Wednesday, June 14.  It will be at 6 p.m. at Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe, 3441 Woodland Drive. It is being held on Flag Day and during National Flag Week.  More...

A salute to the fallen

The annual Mariposa County Memorial Day ceremony took place Saturday, May 27. It started with a parade at the VFW Keith M. Bertken Post #6042 and moved to the Mariposa Cemetery. More...

VBS scheduled at Basin Chapel

A Vacation Bible School is scheduled at the Ponderosa Basin Chapel.  It will be June 19-23 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

May 22 - A burglary was reported on Horseshoe Bend in Coulterville. • There was a vandalism report taken on Silva Road. • An attempted burglary was investigated on Dogtown Road. More...

Finance to be topic of meeting at church in Mariposa

Personal finance will be the topic of a meeting on Sunday, June 4.  Collen Choi, CPA, will explain the basics of personal finance, including taxes, credit cards, Social Security, money scams and how to manage and grow your money.  More...

Fairgrounds tent cabins are in place, could be available by next weekend

Brian Bullis may have hit the jackpot.  Several months ago, the Mariposa County Fairgrounds manager came up with an idea. It was one that could bring in a steady stream of funds to the fairgrounds.  More...

Museum sets railroad display

A unique railroad display will be at the Mariposa Museum and History Center on June 3.  It is part of the museum marking 60 years of service. The new diorama will be of the Yosemite Valley Railroad.  It will be on display from 11 a.m. More...

Using ceramics, veteran focuses on helping others

Ehren Tool is a realist.  He’s also quite good with ceramics.  That combination has led him down a path he never thought he would take in life.  “I took classes that were interesting and got into ceramics,” said Tool, More...

Music will be in the air for second Untz Festival

The Untz Festival is back for another year.  The electronic dance music festival will be held June 3-4 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, with an early arrival party on June 2. More...

Music on the Green kicks off 26th season starting this week

The 26th season of Music on the Green begins this weekend with live music at the Art Park in downtown Mariposa.  On Friday, June 2, Nicholas Lefler will take the stage and on Saturday, June 3, it will be Soul Galaxy.  More...

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