September 21, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Man injured after truck overturns on Highway 140

A Mariposa man was injured after his truck over turned on Highway 140 last week.  According to the California Highway Patrol, James Walter Houtz, 48, was driving his 1987 Ford Ranger east on Highway 140 at around 3 p.m. on Sept. 13. More...

Bon Ton Cafe — A taste of the South  Free Access 

William “Big Will” Decker loves to cook. Almost as much as he loved to eat — until his life changed completely. “I looked at my pill box,” said Decker. In that box were more than a dozen pills he took each day. More...

Annual Farm and Ranch Tour will include presentation about roping

Cattle roping has had a long and storied history in California.  From the days of the sprawling Spanish Rancheros to today’s modern cattle operations, roping has been an essential element of working cattle in a safe and expedient manner.&n More...

Supervisor says FEMA official ‘defensive’ following comments

It appears comments made by a Mariposa County supervisor gained national attention.  The issue involves the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, which has had representatives in Mariposa County after last February’s flooding.  More...

Art camp students record song, will donate money to fire victims

During the final day of the Mariposa County Arts Council’s Summer Art Camp Academy, camp kids used their creative potential to give back to Detwiler Fire victims in an unexpected way.  More...

Gardeners to host annual fall plant sale

The Mariposa Master Gardeners will host its annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. More...

Field of Service nearing

Mariposa County’s third annual Field of Service: Past and Present will be held Nov. 5 through Nov. More...

Your photos

Reader Christel Belrichard of Cathey’s Valley sent in this photo. It is of her cow, Diva, who she said was confused while trying to graze in a burnt field after the Detwiler Fire. More...

Clampers and Miner’s team up to raise $13,000 in Detwiler Fire recovery effort

Donations to aid the Detwiler Fire recovery effort continue to pour in from the community.  Miner’s Roadhouse 140 and The Matuca Chapter 1849 of the E Clampus Vitus organization (commonly known as Clampers) teamed up to hold a relief effor More...

Housing Choice Voucher Wait List process begins

The Housing Authority of the County of Stanislaus (HACS) has announced its 2017 Housing Choice Voucher Wait List opening for the counties of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono and Tuolumne. More...

‘Live Your Dream’ award applications open

Soroptimist International of Mariposa is now accepting applications for this year’s Live Your Dream Awards. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 11 - An attempted burglary was reported on Highway 140. • Deputies investigated vandalism on Fairgrounds Road. • There was a burglary on Rainbow Road. • Spousal abuse was investigated on Ben Hur Road. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Sept. 11 - 17

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

Wall announces candidacy for Mariposa County DA

I am running for the office of District Attorney because I am the best candidate to protect and preserve the Mariposa County community and our way of life.  More...

CoyoteFest all set to go Saturday

The time to howl has arrived.  CoyoteFest, the annual Coulterville event which draws people from around the region, will be this Saturday.  The event begins at 10 a.m. with the annual parade through downtown. More...

Solving the great theft mystery at the landfill

It might be hard to believe, but for Todd Storti it is a reality.  Storti is the manager of Mariposa County Solid Waste, a division of public works that manages the landfill.  Some controversy swirled around the landfill a few months ago wh More...

Native Plants workshop set

Heavy winter rains, summer drought, devastating fires, fire wise landscaping and native plants are gardening issues that continue to occupy the minds of Sierra foothill residents.  In its continuing effort to assist Mariposa homeowners, the Mari More...

Get on the trail to find fine art

The 15th Annual Sierra Art Trails is coming Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. More...

Collection of hazardous waste is slated Oct. 18

A collection day is scheduled to safely gather household hazardous waste from around the community.  It will be held Wednesday, Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Fire Safe Council begins using grant to remove downed trees in County

Tree mortality is one of the biggest issues currently facing Mariposa County. A number of organizations are trying to combat the issues caused by the large volume of trees dying. The Mariposa County Fire Safe Council is one such organization. More...

Hopper wins Corvette, which raises thousands

It’s not every day that someone wins a classic Corvette in a raffle.  But it happened to community member Robin Hopper, who also happens to be the Superintendent of the Mariposa County Unified School District. More...

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