Milestones

Confirmation or direction?

Dave GundersonI noticed an interesting sign in a gift shop...

Card of Thanks

To the people of Mariposa County: I would like to...

Card of Thanks

We just wanted to take a moment to thank the...

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...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Black Oak Casino field trip set The community is invited to participate in a bus trip to the Black Oak...

Letters

In memory of Ronnie Cole

Editor, I am submitting this letter in memory of the...

Shopping local well worth it

Editor, Having received our yearly phone books, we are encouraged...

Remain calm in this debate

Editor, God gave us freedom of choice; the U.S. Constitution...

Support sheriff’s request

Editor, Attention Mariposa County citizens: On June 12, Sheriff Doug...

Political Cartoon

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Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log June 11 - Stray sheep were reported on Blue Bonnet Lane in Mariposa. • A bat was reported on Meadow Lane in Mariposa. • A suspicious vehicle was reported on Usona Road...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

June 11-17

• EMS - 5 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 1 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

MCUSD receives grant to hire resource officer

A sizable grant will allow the Mariposa County Unified School District to hire a school resource officer. MCUSD received $243,955 through the California Department of Justice’s Tobacco Law Enforcement Grant Program. The school district will...

Woman is charged with child abuse after incident

A Mariposa woman was arrested and charged with child cruelty this past weekend. Johnnie Dee Wise, 28, was arrested at the Circle Drive Apartments in Mariposa, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. She was...

Many residents utilize paint recycling event

‘Un’painting the town

Nonprofit organization PaintCare had representatives in Mariposa on Saturday to accept paint to recycle. Shown here, a worker takes paint from a vehicle at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The company prides itself on being environmentally...

Fire grants extended

California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) will be re-opening its $5.45 million grant competition for 2018 Fire Prevention Grants Program for funding for fire prevention education, planning and hazardous fuels reduction projects. The 30 day extension...

Library workshops set

The Mariposa County Library will hold a free two-day, hands-on filmmaking workshop on Saturday, June 23 and June 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is for anyone age 12 and older interested...

Elder abuse awareness is target of action by Mariposa County Board of Supervisors

County supervisor Rosemarie Smallcombe (right) is shown handing a proclamation to Sheila Baker (middle) and Baljit Hundal (left) of Mariposa County Human Services. Photo by Matt JohnsonThe elderly population is one of the most vulnerable...