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Grand marshals named for fair parade; activities set to get underway this Friday

Fair time has arrived

Get ready for corn dogs, cotton candy and plenty of fun.  The Mariposa County Fair is Sept. 1-4. More...

A sign of the times?

Lengthy discussion focuses on historic sites group

The downtown area of Mariposa is certainly historic.  And keeping it that way is also a goal of most local officials.  However, what steps people have to go through in order to make that happen came into question last week during a more tha More...

Local News

Man nabbed for vehicle theft

A Modesto man was arrested last week in Mariposa, charged with stealing a vehicle and other counts.  Matteson Gordon, 37, was arrested on Aug. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

August 21 - 27

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

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Aug. 21 - There was a report of neglected animals on East Whitlock Road. • A verbal dispute was investigated on Highway 140. • Dead goats were reported found on Bear Valley Road. • Embezzlement was investigated on Indian Peak Road. More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

RPEA sets next meeting   The next meeting of the Retired Public Employees Association will be at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at Miner’s Roadhouse Inn.  Lunch will be free for those attending the meeting. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Steven Holt

Steven Michael Holt, 63, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 17, 2017.  He was born on July 21, 1954 in Los Angeles, Calif., to Hal and Rita Holt. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bobby Holt; and nephew, Tommy Holt.  More...

Ray Wilson

Ray Wilson passed away peacefully at home in Mt. Bullion on Aug. 6, 2017 in the company of family and next to his morning mug of hot chocolate and glass of orange juice.  Ray was born Jan. More...

Gary Bull

Gary G. Bull, was born on Feb. 15, 1935 in Bemidji, Minn., and passed away on Aug. 11, 2017, in his Mariposa home, with his family by his side.  Gary was a general contractor for most of his life. More...

Inside Education

Solar eclipse field trip a ‘totality’ great time

Most school field trips might be a few hours away to an aquarium or a museum.  Students at El Portal Elementary got to experience a field trip on a much bigger scale. More...

Former Mariposa teacher created link with Japan

Mariposa teachers and students have truly left their mark on the world. In 2001, Marla Lynch Edwards, a teacher at what was then Mariposa Middle School, participated in the Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program. More...

Greeley Hill Elementary holding Back to School event

Greeley Hill Elementary will hold its annual Back to School Night on Friday, Sept. 8, from 4-6 p.m. School staff members look forward to meeting with student families and community members. More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2017 7:47 AM

Wichmann waived by Rams, could find spot with Titans  Free Access 

Cody Wichmann has been waived by the Los Angeles Rams. More...

MCHS Grizzlies fall to Summerville on gridiron due to costly errors  Free Access 

Grizzlies have big pass play negated due to penalty More...

Case against Cox dismissed, defense claims DA had no choice

Local man was facing 11 felony charges in sexual-related case

Charges have been dropped against a Mariposa County man who faced multiple counts of sex-related crimes. More...

Fires continue to burn in Yosemite

Glacier Point Road closed because of one blaze

Two major fires continue to burn in Yosemite National Park, causing heavy smoke in many parts of Mariposa County. One of the fires has also closed Glacier Point Road, a popular route that climbs to Glacier Point. More...

Letters

Please support FFA fair showings

Editor,  My name is Jaylynn Dulcich and I am a member of the Mariposa FFA chapter.  I am a sophomore, this is my second year in FFA and I am raising market swine for the Maripsoa County Fair.  More...

Please bid on 4-H animals

Editor,  My name is Addyson McCaig and I am 12 years old.  This is my second year in the swine project and my fourth year in the Don Pedro Rattlers 4-H Club. I am very excited to do showmanship and market with my pigs. More...

Don’t overlook other agencies

Editor,  During the Detwiler Fire, many showed their gratitude for the firefighters by posting thank you signs in front of business establishments and in front of homes, which they were deserving of.  I, too, am grateful. More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

The family of Arven Redding wishes to thank those who have called, written and expressed condolences after the passing of our father, grandpa, brother, uncle, and/or friend. More...

Card of Thanks

Myself, and my entire family, would love to thank the staff at Mariposa Pine Villa for the awesome care of my mother, Bonnie Jean Clark, this past year.  My mom was there for one year and two days before passing on Aug. More...

Birth

Dino and Kati Baca of Greeley Hill are happy to announce the birth of their daughter Joanah Victoria Baca. Joanah arrived at 4:22 a.m. on Monday Aug. More...

Sports

MCHS Grizzlies fall to Summerville on gridiron due to costly errors  Free Access 

Grizzlies have big pass play negated due to penalty More...

Breaking News - 9/7/2017 7:47 AM

Wichmann waived by Rams, could find spot with Titans  Free Access 

Cody Wichmann has been waived by the Los Angeles Rams. More...

Coach has high hopes for JV gridders

Like the varsity squad, the Mariposa County High School junior varsity football team has a burning desire to succeed.  With the JV team, however, there is always some uncertainty. More...

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