IN BRIEF

JANUARY Miniature show entries sought The Sierra Artists Gallery in Mariposa is seeking entries for its annual miniature show. Last...

Certainty is scarce

Editor, Ego-minds thrive on comfort, convenience and CERTAINTY. Certainty is...

Current administration killing JCF

Editor, The District is paying agencies about $65,000 per travel...

Doesn’t understand Republicans

Editor, From what I understand, Republicans have historically worked to...

Card of Thanks

We live in a small community but are very fortunate...

Card of Thanks

2021 was a successful year forHabitat for Humanity Habitat for...

Andreas Borgeas will not seek re-election to senate

Says he will remain engaged politically but gives no specifics

Andreas BorgeasRepublican State Senator Andreas Borgeas recently announced he will not pursue re-election later this year. “It has been an extraordinary honor and privilege to serve the nearly one million residents in the eleven counties...

Le Grand children killed by mother in case that made national headlines

According to the Merced County Sheriff’s Office, the three children found deceased in a Le Grand apartment last Wednesday were killed by their own mother, who then tried to take her own life. On Jan....

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. Jan. 10 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

January 10-January 16

• EMS - 4 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Scam events advertised in Mariposa

At least two special events are being advertised in Mariposa for local vendors to sell their handmade goods. A “Winter Festival” is said to be taking place at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds on Feb. 19...

Health officer, community members talk Covid-19 issues

Covid-19 presentations from Dr. Eric Sergienko, Mariposa County’s public health officer, as well as concerned community members, again took center stage during a recent Mariposa County Unified School Board meeting. The meeting took place last...

Grateful Grizzlies

Submitted photoThe Mariposa County High School Academic Boosters Club recently extended a heartfelt thank you to everyone who donated to the organization’s year-end fundraising campaign. Given the community’s generosity, ABC is able to continue its...

End of an Era for Habitat ReSale Store

Al Johnson sold the first items for the Habitat ReSale store off the front porch of his rental property on Marshall Road in April of 2012, nearly 10 years ago. Since then the ReSale store...