July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 4 - Threats were reported on Bronco Hollow Lane. • Animals were reported as needing water on Ashworth Road. • Lewd acts were alleged on Bull Pine Lane. • A caller asked officers to check on a dog in a car on 6th Street.  More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 3 - July 9  • EMS - 3 • Fires - 8 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 1   More...

Local artist realizes lifelong dream

Fosgate is able to publish first children’s book

Jennifer Fosgate has always wanted to publish children’s books.  The Mariposan earned a college degree in creative writing and illustrating, which would seem to be the route she needed to take to reach her goal. More...

Who you gonna call? The Coppocks, of course

When the Coppocks aren’t busy running their new restaurant, they have some unique hobbies.  For starters, they hold claims to a gold mining operation in Arizona. And it isn’t your typical placer mining. More...

Yosemite chief talks to Mariposa Rotary group

Yosemite National Park Acting Superintendent Chip Jenkins spoke to Mariposa Rotarians on July 6.  More...

Miyako honored with major Park award

Yosemite National Park has announced Park Ranger Sharon Miyako is the recipient of the 2016 Barry Hance Memorial Award. This ceremony was attended by approximately 300 people, including several past Barry Hance Award recipients. More...

Child welfare, juvenile probation subject of meeting set for July 28

You may have heard the saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” That’s exactly the line of thinking behind a meeting organized by the Mariposa County Human Services and Mariposa County Probation departments. More...

Epic Alpacas to host national conference

Steve and Casey Aitchison raise around 300 huacaya alpacas on their Cathey’s Valley farm, Epic Alpacas. More...

Two wildland fires put out quickly last week

Two wildland fires in Mariposa County last week were quickly contained by CAL FIRE.  Both happened on Friday, July 7, according to Jaime Williams, public information officer for the Madera-Mariposa- Merced Unit of CAL FIRE.  The first fire More...

Your photos

Reader Debbie Tucker sent in this photo of a deer having some breakfast at the bird feeder. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

New Coulterville restaurant looking golden

Anyone who has ever lived in a small town knows there are “trade-offs.”  You might not have a lot of shopping or dining opportunities, but you trade that for peace and quiet and beautiful mountain views, for example.  More...

Mariposa County Flashback

  “Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. More...

Brush Bar dates are announced

The Mariposa County Arts Council has announced four new dates for the adult workshop and fundraiser “Brush Bar @ The Alley.” Brush Bar is a fundraising painting workshop with stepby step instruction and wine. More...

Arts council receives grant to extend summer arts program

The California Arts Council will award $14,400 to the Mariposa County Arts Council as part of its Artists in Schools-Extension program.  More...

Cottonwood Creek will perform this Friday at Music on the Green

Nashville recording artists Cottonwood Creek will be featured this Friday at Music on the Green in Mariposa.  On Saturday, The Shakers take the stage during the summer series.  Mariposa singer/songwriter Scott Patrick Little and his wife, M More...

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