October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader Mike Houlihan shot this photo at Dutch Creek Ranch in Greeley Hill. More...

Two major Park fires are now 85 percent contained

After two months, a major fire in Yosemite National Park is now 85 percent contained. A second fire, now six weeks old, is also 85 percent contained. More...

That does not compute

County officials taking a hard look at antiquated technical systems — and how to make upgrades

Dallin Kimble had a smile on his face when talking about the current technology being dealt with by Mariposa County.  “That was before I was born,” said Kimble, the chief administrative officer of the County.  He’s talking More...

First ever Raymond Old West Fest set

The first ever Raymond Old West Fest will be held Saturday, Oct. 21.  More...

Coulterville to celebrate Halloween on Oct. 28

Annual ‘Trunk or Treat’ event will be along Main Street, donations sought

Everyone is invited to celebrate Halloween in Coulterville on Saturday, Oct. More...

Supervisors hear update about activity by the state legislature

Though the state capital in Sacramento is just 150 miles away, for most people in Mariposa County the politics sometimes seem light years away.  With bills flying around the legislature like paper airplanes, trying to figure out exactly what mig More...

Hospital slates open house

The John C. Fremont Healthcare District has had a lot to celebrate lately.  Two of the biggest reasons for celebration are the arrival of an air ambulance service and a new mammography machine. More...

Youth rewarded at annual sale

Even with hot temperatures and smoke in the air, the annual livestock auction at the Mariposa County Fair was a success in 2017.  Many local business owners and individuals supported the youth.  This page has photos of various winners as we More...

Audubon program to focus on revised national forest plans

California is blessed with a number of national forests, along with national and state parks and other open-space areas, that offer a multitude of activities and benefits to its residents and visitors.  Those benefits are among the primary reaso More...

Applications are now open for ‘Live Your Dream’ awards

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

County history is focus of new local production

The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Mariposa Theatre Alliance will present a live multimedia theatre piece titled The Story, written and directed by Les Marsden. More...

Wise Cattle joins Angus Association

Wise Cattle of Mariposa is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.  More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Sept. 25 - Fraud was alleged on West Whitlock. • Suspicious circumstances were investigated on southbound Highway 49 South. • A gun was taken for safekeeping on Hospital Road.  More...

Local company is keeping alive tradition of making quality shoes

If the shoe fits ... That phrase pretty much sums up every aspect of Nativearth, a shoe manufacturing company located in Mariposa with worldwide outreach. More...

Totten honored for service in Detwiler Fire debris removal

A Mariposa County employee was honored recently by The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES).  More...

Garden sale slated for Saturday in Coulterville, various plants available  Free Access 

With a good selection of native plants, blooming plants (salvia, rudbeckia, geraniums, lavender), multiple succulents, heritage roses, herbs (including catnip for feline friends), and more, the Mariposa Master Gardeners will host its annual Fall Plan More...

California Plein Air Painters will be featured at Ridgeline Gallery

Art lovers, rejoice.  World renowned painters will be displaying their work in Mariposa in October. More...

Youth benefit from Mariposa County Fair Livestock Auction

The grand champion market chevon was raised by Slader Pearson. It was purchased by the Mariposa County Contractors Association. More...

Visiting couple captures moment of slide in Park

When John and Sandy Fourie decided to visit Yosemite National Park last week, little did they know what was about to happen.  “We just happened to be there,” said Sandy.  More...

Candy is sought for annual Mariposa Halloween event

As the residents of Jones and Bullion streets prepare for this year’s trick-or-treaters, Soroptimist International of Mariposa is working to help those neighborhoods weather the economic costs of the holiday. More...

Fall means heightened activity of black bears

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the U.S. More...

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