October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

CAL FIRE offers tips for Halloween safety

With Halloween just around the corner, children will soon be out in costume trekking through festive displays in search of candy. More...

Body of sailor found in Yosemite National Park

The body of a man missing since May in Yosemite National Park has been found.  Alexander Joseph Sevier, 24, a member of the U.S. Navy from Jacksonville, Fla., went missing on May 3. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Oct. 16 - 22

• EMS - 5 • Fires - 0 • Public Assists - 3 • Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Supervisors struggle with funding

Despite the fact tourists are contributing to the Mariposa County budget at record levels, local officials say they are having to tighten their belts.  The issue was discussed last week during a meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisor More...

Giving back

On Oct. 17, Lawson Studios presented the Mariposa Community Foundation with a check for $6,416. More...

Mariposa’s story will be told at four upcoming performances

At long last, Mariposa has its history play.  Actually, “The Story” is intended by its author to be the first play in a cycle of theatre pieces about Mariposa’s past.  More...

Always ‘game’ for a meal

The eighth annual New Life Christian Fellowship Wild Game Feed was held Oct. 17 at the church gymnasium in Bootjack. More...

Carter graduates from integrative medicine fellowship

It was exhausting, but for Dr. Mimi Carter, it was also worthwhile.  Carter, a local physician at John C. More...

Soroptimists donate to Detwiler Fire victims

A donation was made recently to help those affected by the Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County.  Marilyn Saunders, representing the Mariposa Community Foundation, recently accepted a $1,000 check from Pat Perry, Soroptimist International of Maripos More...

Your photos

Reader Eric Munyon submitted this photo of a power pole which was ravaged by woodpeckers. The photo was taken in the Mormon Hills area. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 16 - A goat attack was reported on Sierra Drive in Coulterville. • There was credit card fraud alleged on Hernandez Road in Lake Don Pedro. • Found property was reported on Main Street in Coulterville. More...

Board of Realtors sets up fire recovery fund  Free Access 

Victims invited to apply for grants

The Mariposa County Board of Realtors has set up a recovery fund to help victims of the summer wildfires across the County. “We initiated this as a result of the Detwiler Fire,” said Patti Radanovich-Sousa, board president. More...

Victim Witness program is renewed

The renewal of a crucial program topped the discussion Tuesday of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors.  The Victim Witness Assistance Program, which is fully funded through state and federal monies, is now in its 25th year.  Mariposa C More...

Plant sales are scheduled for next two weekends in Mariposa County

A pair of plant sales are coming up in Mariposa County.  Sponsored by the Mariposa   County Resource Conservation District, one is set for this weekend and the other the following weekend. More...

Enrollment deadline for 4-H is slated

Does your child want to learn more about animals, citizenship, leadership, shooting sports and more?  The Mariposa County 4-H Youth Development Program could be a fit. Enrollment deadlines are Nov. 1 for 4-H reenrollments and Dec. More...

Several fires continue to burn within Yosemite National Park

There’s little doubt this has been one of the biggest years for wildfires in California history.  And even though cooler temperatures and moisture have moved into the area, there are still several fires burning in Yosemite National Park.&n More...

Morse says she is running for Congress to help break up the partisan gridlock  Free Access 

A candidate for the California 4th District congressional seat is making national news. Jessica Morse, a Democrat, raised more money in the last quarter than incumbent Republican Rep. Tom McClintock. More...

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