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Colliver to be featured artist Sierra Artists Gallery of Mariposa will have Reva Colliver as the featured artist in the...

Letters

Do something positive

Editor, You know, it gets harder and harder to read...

Get some help, Max

Editor, This is a suggestion for Michael (Max) DeBoer. They...

Are local Trump loyalists proud?

Editor, Have you seen the pictures? Is this what true...

Do the right thing, congressman

Editor, Dear Tom McClintock: How dare you call upon Nancy...

Is America great again?

Editor, A few questions and comments for my Trump-supporting neighbors....

Local News

Lions Crab Feed set Feb. 6

The 31st annual Mariposa Lions Club Crab Feed is set for Feb. 6. The event, held at Building A at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, will feature drive-thru meals this year. Takeout and drive-thru meals only...

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. January 11 -...

Popke asks for release to care for ailing wife

Douglas PopkeThe man accused of shooting at a Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office deputy asked Tuesday to be released from jail to help care for his wife. Douglas Popke, 69, made an appearance via Zoom from...

Parking update given to board

Completing the first steps to restrict overnight parking and camping on both the north and south direction of State Highway 140 near Yosemite National Park and El Portal, the county will wait to put up...

Public Work Department looking into grants, different project opportunities

With a new year comes new updates to overall operations, including public works in the county. Public Works staff including Mike Healy, the director of public works, Gary Brown, the county engineer and Ahmad Alkhayyat,...

Charter services left in midair

Pandemic making things harder for local air service company

Tony Borreson is shown holding his air carrier certification. Photo by Christina ManuelTony Borreson, the manager of the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport, wants to bring more opportunity in ways that also benefit the county. The Mariposa-Yosemite Airport...

Athletes, fans hold ‘Let them play’ rally

Players, fans and coaches gathered last Friday at the dirt lot on State Highway 140 in Mariposa for a rally aimed at bringing sports back to California schools. Photo by Allen Laman Last week, about...

Joe Lynch to start as assistant CAO Feb. 1

Joe LynchChief Administrative Officer (CAO) Dallin Kimble announced on Jan. 12 at the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting that after reviewing two applicants for the internal promotion of assistant CAO, Joe Lynch from the...