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The tradition of the CHP  Free Access 

Techniques of law enforcement continue to evolve

Editor’s note: Greg Little, editor of the Mariposa More...

Christmas parade, local store all set for holiday season

Christmas spirit will be spread at the 20th annual Merry Mountain Christmas Parade and Festival.  The parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. More...

Local News

Tree falling to begin Monday in Jerseydale  Free Access 

Removal of trees in the Jerseydale area will begin on Monday, Nov. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Nov. 13 - An assault and battery was reported on Indian Peak Road. • There was a verbal dispute on Watt Road. • A scam was investigated on Kokanee Road. • A verbal dispute was reported on Rainbow View Drive.  More...

Vehicle lands on side in wreck near El Portal

A man was not hurt after his car hit a rock embankment and ended up on its side last week.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 12:55 p.m. on Nov. More...

Sports

Changes could lead to growth for Grizzly girls

Leave it to an English teacher to quote Chaucer during an interview about soccer.  Mariposa County High School girls soccer coach Adam Finney quoted Geoffrey Chaucer, the famous English poet, when evaluating the upcoming soccer season.  &ld More...

Boys soccer team hoping to rebound from last season

There’s nowhere to go but up for the Mariposa County High School boys soccer program.  Last season MCHS went through growing pains, with a new coach and young roster, going 0-17 (0-13 in league play).  More...

Coach Finney gets ball rolling with prestigious soccer program camp

Local soccer players had the chance to soak up knowledge from a special guest last week.  The 3four3 Player Development Camp was held for Mariposa County High School players and elementary school players. More...

Breaking News - 11/29/2017 2:56 PM

Yosemite National Park Identifies Remains of Gerardo Cruz Hernandez  Free Access 

Last reported at Glacier Point on November 22, 2017

Yosemite National Park Rangers have positively identified the remains of Gerardo Cruz Hernandez, from Santa Barbara, California, who was last reported at Glacier Point on November 22, 2017. More...

Unique learning project first of its kind in U.S.

NatureBridge center in Yosemite will be only one in national park

A unique project is underway in Yosemite National Park.  Construction is ongoing to complete The National Environmental Science Center. More...

Superintendent says upper football field is preferred by district

Discussion has heated up recently about how to hold more high school football games in Mariposa.  More...

Letters

Lincoln’s letter got it right

Editor,  On this Veteran’s Day 2017, I offer a historical note that perhaps places into perspective recent losses of American military personnel in conflicts overseas, and in particular the enduring pain, suffering and sacrifice of Gold St More...

McClintock cast right vote on bill

Editor,  Our U.S. Representative, Tom McClintock, who is a Republican, joined Democratic members of congress and voted no on H.R. 1 — the House Tax Reform Bill.  More...

Clearing up residency issue

Editor,  I have heard that many of our citizens don’t believe that Tom McClintock lives outside of our Congressional District 4. They think that he must live in the district because that’s the law. More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Operation Ornament spreads cheer   More...

Milestones

Stompers holiday bazaar set Dec. 1-3

The Bootjack Stompers will be holding their third annual Christmas Bazaar Dec. 1-3.  It will be from noon to 6 p.m. on Dec. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3. More...

Holiday Craft show slated for Dec. 1-2 in Mariposa

The annual Soroptimist Christmas Craft Show is set for Dec. 1-2 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  It will be Friday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. More...

Look who’s 90!

There’s a young man who lives on Tip Top Road who is turning 90 on Nov. 26. If you’d like to wish Frederick Grin a happy birthday, please let him know! More...

Inside Education

District pushing through in midst of statewide employee shortage  Free Access 

Shortages of employees are rampant across the educational landscape of California. More...

Phillips honored by Arts Council

Recent HS grad awarded $500

The Mariposa County Arts Council annually presents a $500 cash award to a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a strong commitment to the arts. More...

News editor visits MCHS for Career Lunch meeting

From interviewing famous athletes and musicians, to getting up close with President Barack Obama, Greg Little has done a broad spectrum of things in his journalism career.  Students at Mariposa County High School heard from Little, editor of the More...

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