Milestones

Please don’t catch the ‘Bieber Fever’

Allison ByerleyWe live in a celebrity culture where people become...

Card of Thanks

Thank you to everyone for your support. I am incredibly...

Card of Thanks

Congratulations to Judge Walton on his re-election to a fourth...

Card of Thanks

Thank you to everyone who has helped on my re-election...

Are you serving in love?

Allison ByerleyLots of people like to think that they can...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

4-H one day kids camp set The Mariposa 4-H Youth Development Program will be sponsoring a one day camp for...

Letters

Political Cartoon

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I love my job. I love my job. I love my job. I love my job. I love my job.

 If there’s one thing I have learned being in the...

A recipe for disaster

Editor, Republicans have been in control of the House for...

Would’ve run him out of town

Editor, Re: Jeanetta Phillips’s letter of May 24. “Join the...

Thanks for offering college credits

Editor, As a parent of two students at Mariposa High...

Local News

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. June 5 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

June 4-20

• EMS - 4 • Fires - 6 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 1 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Independence Day concert is slated for June 30 in Mariposa

Shown is a scene from last year’s concert during the Independence Day celebration. Submitted photo at Glacier Point on Aug. 21, 2016. The annual MSO “Independence Day Spectacular!” concert is billed as “Mariposa’s own version...

Country, blues are set for Music on the Green

Mike Hammar & The NailsThe next concerts of the free summer concert series, Music on the Green is set for this weekend at the Art Park in downtown Mariposa. They will feature the honky-tonk country...

Hard working Woodland students treated to meal

Woodland Elementary students Alora Martinez, Conor Oliphant, Wyeth Bothwell, Gavin Wanner, Taiyo Kinoshita, Lucas Ibarra, Marina Grate, Jazmyne Lilly and Laynee Rhoan were recently treated to a lunch at Steve’s Sportsmans Cafe thanks to their...

PG&E expanding daily flights to detect wildfires

PG&E has expanded its daily flights to detect wildland fires in the region. Submitted photoPacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has begun its daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service...

School bond oversight committee loses chairman

Jim AllenThe committee assigned to review how the Mariposa County Unified School District spends its Measure L Bond funds has lost a key member. Jim Allen, the chairman of the committee, resigned last week. In...

Free paint drop-off event set June 16

A special paint drop-off day is scheduled Saturday, June 16 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It is being hosted by PaintCare, a nonprofit organization established by paint manufacturers to provide convenient places to recycle leftover...