IN BRIEF

DECEMBER Craft sale, Dec. 3-4 The Mariposa Lutheran Church will be hosting its annual hand-sewn crafts sale. The sale will...

Dispensaries solve many issues

Editor, Thank you for your recent commentary on marijuana dispensaries...

Vaccinations: our only chance

Editor, Good day to all you folks out there. Now,...

Varney adds to the good newspaper

Editor, Wow, I just read Jessica Varney’s column, and I...

Bryant gives presentation to local group about bees

Tim Bryant The American Association of University Women (AAUW) hosted a community presentation about our local bees. Tim Bryant, a local beekeeper and member of Mariposa’s Bee Club, talked to AAUW and community members about...

New craft, art show set at The Grove House

The new Handmade Holiday Outdoor Market @ The Grove House to support Habitat for Humanity is set for this Saturday. Join a dozen diverse makers for a Handmade Holiday Outdoor Market on Saturday, Dec. 4...

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. Nov. 22 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

November 22-November 28

• EMS - 2 • Fires - 0 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 4 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Everyone loves a parade!

Submitted by Cathy DeCeccoLast week Yosemite Valley School (YVS) students read the book “Balloons over Broadway” and learned about the gifted puppeteer/engineer, Tony Sarg, who invented the enormous helium balloons for the 1928 Macy’s Thanksgiving...

Round of Appaws

Photo by Allen Laman Claps and cheers filled the lobby of Groomingdales after Sharon Mikkelsen (middle) cut the ribbon at her pet grooming shop’s new Mariposa location. Manager Danielle Unruh (left) and Mikkelsen’s husband, Craig...

Manna House to host 37th year of Christmas dinners for 150 families

 For its 37th year and counting, Manna House in Mariposa is once again dedicated to serving Christmas dinners to those in need this holiday season. “We’ve been doing this for a long time,” said Manna...

Santa, Mountain Mrs. Claus set photo dates for this week

Santa and Mrs. Mountain Claus are shown in this photo. They will be available for pictures this week in Mariposa. Submitted photoSanta Claus returns to Mariposa along with Mountain Mrs. Claus and will be available...