November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

Truck full of manure crashes in incident on Highway 140  Free Access 

A manure-hauling semi overturned on Highway 140 last weekend, blocking traffic and sending a man to the hospital for moderate injuries. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Nov. 20 - Someone had questions about elder abuse on Highway 49 in Mariposa. • A scam was alleged on Racheria Creek Road in Midpines. • Mailbox tampering was reported on Lozano Street in Lake Don Pedro. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Nov. 20-26

• EMS - 6 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Rotarians hear about housing in County

The topic of residential housing is in the forefront in Mariposa County.  Brian Foucht, Deputy Director of the Mariposa County Planning Department, visited Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club recently to discuss the issue.  More...

Three Dem hopefuls for Congress will take the stage in Dec. 7 forum

There are several Democrat candidates running for Congress to represent Mariposa County in the 4th Congressional District.  The primary to select a candidate is in June 2018.  More...

Decking the ... street

Volunteers were out on Tuesday morning in Mariposa decorating along Highway 140 for the Christmas season. The crew spent a couple of hours brightening up the historic downtown area. More...

Resource conservation district continues with various projects

Water conservation rebates still available for residents

The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) is busy helping landowners and residents make conservation happen and save money in the process.  More...

Officials seek info about missing teen in Yosemite

A teen from Santa Barbara has been reported missing in Yosemite National Park.  Gerardo Cruz Hernandez, 18, was last seen on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 22 in Santa Barbara. More...

AT&T donates $10,000 to aid fire victims

All money will go directly to victims

Victims of the Detwiler Fire got another boost last week.  AT&T officials donated $10,000 to the Mariposa Community Foundation with the money to go directly to the victims of the fire.  Julie Tone, director of external affairs, presente More...

Yosemite Conservancy book is winner of outdoors award

Yosemite Conservancy has announced that its book, “Big Walls, Swift Waters: Epic Stories from Yosemite Search and Rescue” by Charles R. More...

Your photos

Reader Miriam Jones of Greeley Hill took this photo of a young deer. She took it with an iPhone and through her window, which was literally at eye level with the animal. More...

Tree falling underway near Jerseydale

Removal of trees in the Jerseydale area will began on Monday of this week.  Officials from Blue Ridge Services, the company contracted by Mariposa County to remove dead trees, said the work is being done along Jerseydale Road.  Removal is o More...

Variety order of day for County

There was a mishmash of information that came out of the Nov. More...

Fire Safe Council overseeing tree mortality program

The Mariposa County Fire Safe Council, in conjunction with other entities, is enacting a tree mortality assistance program for Mariposa County.  It is aimed at improving the safety of senior citizens, disabled or other financially disadvantaged More...

Campfires are now permitted inside the Sierra National Forest

With the recent change in weather conditions, the Sierra National Forest has officially ended the 2017 Fire Season. The forest service terminated its order from August which banned campfires in fire danger areas. More...

Fundraiser set Dec. 4 for local boy, 3, suffering from leukemia  Free Access 

Local bank account also opened for family

Like it always seems to do, the Mariposa County community is pulling together to help a young boy with a major illness. More...

Tree mortality work is moving forward

BLUE RIDGE UPDATE

Welcome to the Mariposa County Tree Mortality Weekly Update.  Our company, Blue Ridge Services, was selected by Mariposa County to oversee and manage their tree mortality mitigation project, and each week, we will be posting project updates in More...

How to read a seed catalog

Editor’s note: This is the first in a two-part series of our ongoing column about gardening. The second part will appear in next week’s edition. More...

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