Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Alumni meeting canceled The annual Alumni meeting scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 6, has been canceled. Craft show canceled Soroptimist International...

Letters

Malfeasance, Trumpism, the trail

Editor, I just received a copy of resolution 04-20 concerning...

The Merchant of Venice

Editor, Mr.Christensen, 186,000 is 3 X 62,000. That number of...

Dear Mr. Collier …

Editor, I read the opinion by Bill Collier and certainly...

History repeating itself

Editor, The story of the American revolution is one of...

Long, Jones lack ethics

Editor, On Aug. 4, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors...

Local News

Firefighters continue monitoring fires in Sierra National Forest and Yosemite area

Officials from the Sierra National Forest say a week of hard work has paid off when it comes to a fire burning in a remote area. The Trimmer Fire is now 90 percent contained, according...

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. August 3 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

August 3-10

• EMS - 2 • Fires - 3 • Public Assists - 4 • Auto Collisions - 3 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Quick actionFree Access

Reader Bob Ummels snapped these photos recently near Bear Valley. According to Jaime Williams, public information officer for the Madera-Mariposa Merced Unit of CAL FIRE, firefighters were dispatched to Highway 49 North near Pendola Gardens...

Diagnostic machine helping hospital during pandemic

Shown is the machine at JCF known as the BioFire. This machine provides rapid testing results for Covid-19 and other pathogens, which improves the hospital’s efficiency and provides faster treatment answers for patients and physicians....

California program could mean homeless woes fixed

Shown is the Yosemite Inn, which could become county property thanks to a new program announced by the state.Funding being made available by the state would continue to allow Mariposa County to provide quarantine space...

The burning bushFree Access

It was around 1:30 p.m., last Saturday when emergency dispatchers reported a bush on fire in front of the U.S. Post Office in Mariposa. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office quickly responded, followed by an engine...

Mother Lode Job Training here to help

Mother Lode Job Training (MLJT) has recently acquired a new grant to help the local workforce with essential monthly bills if they have been laid off work or their hours have been reduced due to...