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Frustration about lack of FEMA funding boils over during meeting

Frustration was evident Tuesday inside the chambers of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. More...

Second annual Go West Festival is expanding offerings for 2017 event

Get ready for gunfights, outhouse races, dummy roping competitions, costume contests, entertainment and much more.  The second annual Mariposa Go West Festival is set for Saturday, Oct. 14 in downtown Mariposa. It will be from 10 a.m. More...

Local News

Ceremony honors victims of 9/11

Spectators gathered Patriot’s Day (Monday) at the Mariposa Art Park to remember the tragic events of Sept. More...

Woman hurt seriously in motorcycle accident  Free Access 

A woman suffered major injuries following a motorcycle accident last week. According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 12:20 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 4 - A stolen vehicle was reported at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. • Vandalism was investigated on 7th Street. • Grand theft was reported on Joe Howard Street. • There was a report of trespassing on Bullpine Lane.  More...

Milestones

School celebrates past, looks forward to future

At the conclusion of its fifth school year and now heading into the start of its sixth school year, Sierra Foothill Charter School sends a heartfelt “Thank You!” to its staff, board members, students, school families and the community for More...

Trial by fire  Free Access 

  A graduation ceremony was held earlier this month for seven students who completed John C. Fremont Healthcare District’s nursing assistant training program. More...

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa Lions Club would like to extend our sincere thanks to the Mariposa County Department of Public Works, California Highway Patrol, Caltrans, Mariposa County High School Grizzlies football volunteers, Mariposa County Search and Rescue, Frem More...

Inside Education

Music to their ears: new ukulele workshops started for students

The school year is a grind, that’s for sure.  Every day brings new stresses and new challenges. More...

Kids show resilience at Junior Livestock event

The livestock barns at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds teemed with excitement, competition and camaraderie over Labor Day weekend when kids from as young as 8 all the way through seniors in high school exhibited the animals they have raised for the 2 More...

Charter school is now a part of educational landscape in County  Free Access 

A new independent study home schooling option is available in Mariposa County. Chawanakee Academy Charter began offering services to students at the start of the school year. More...

Airport a beneficiary of all the recent fire activity

With fires burning all across Mariposa County, surrounding counties, the state and the entire West for that matter, it’s hard to find anything positive.  Yet there is one positive aspect, at least for the Mariposa Yosemite Airport.  More...

Almost daily routine

A CAL FIRE firefighter soaks the area near Triangle Road where a fire broke out on Monday morning. Fires continue to be a major threat in Mariposa County. More...

They’ve seen (too much) fire and they’ve seen rain

Local brother and sister are on the forefront of 2017 natural disasters

Linda Scoggins is a proud momma.  But the Mariposan is also one worried momma. More...

Letters

Climate change = Chinese propaganda

Editor,  I am writing in support of the great work being done by Wendy Brown and the Sierra Nevada Human Rights Alliance. More...

Grateful for help during fire

Editor, More...

There may be hope for Dems

Editor,  Healthcare for everyone, Education=Success, Clean Air and Water, Dignity and Respect for All, Rebuild America and Livable Wages were the themes the Democrat Party showed at the Mariposa County Fair over Labor Day weekend. More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Jewish holiday celebrations slated   The Mother Lode Jewish Community (MLJC) will be conducting a Leil Selichot service and Shabbat Shuvah service.  The Selichot gathering is at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Columbia. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Ann Harris

Ann Harris of Mariposa passed away in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at the age of 89. She will be greatly missed by all those who loved her, both family and friends.  More...

Diane Dubberke

Diane Parenti Dubberke was born in Bakersfield on June 24, 1941 where she lived with her parents and older brother, Noel.  She grew up in a very musical family and fell in love with the performing arts at a young age. She passed away on Sept. More...

Sports

Former Grizzly makes the cut for Navy’s club softball team

Marni Kelsey never imagined she would get the chance to see her daughter Ginny play softball again after Ginny graduated. More...

Gridders shellack Minarets, prepare for stingy Badgers

MCHS will have its hands full this Friday when it travels to Oakhurst to face Yosemite High School. The Yosemite Badgers are 1-0 this season with a 25-0 win over Le Grand. More...

Spikers begin league play with a thriller

Debbie Leonard’s heart was probably pounding in the midst of her team’s volleyball match against Le Grand on Monday.  Leonard’s Mariposa County High School Grizzlies hung on to defeat Le Grand in five sets, 25-21, 25-20, 13-25, More...

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