Milestones

Being a positive example for God

Wynter Sturtevant IIIAn ever-present danger that the preacher must be...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Museum training begins Volunteer training for the California State Mining and Mineral Museum will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 19. This...

Letters

Markers honor Braden Varney

 Editor, Somewhere in the mountains of Mariposa, there is a...

Eppler’s experience is key

Editor, School board members must reside in the district they...

Give biomass a chance

Editor, There has been more than a fair share of...

Forests need wise management

Editor, As my husband and I are putting our lives...

Morse cares about healthcare

Editor, I am gravely concerned about healthcare in America for...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Sept. 3 - Attempted poaching was reported on Converse Road in Coulterville. • Mail theft was reported on Paraje Way in Lake Don Pedro. • There was a distressed sheep at the...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Sept. 3-9

• EMS - 5 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 2 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

‘Sip, Shop and Stroll’ sets first event for Sept. 22

 The first “Sip, Shop and Stroll” event is coming to Mariposa. The event will be on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event will allow participants to sample adult beverages, munch on appetizers, have a chance to...

Teen dies in plunge from atop Nevada Fall

An Israeli teenager died at Yosemite National Park last week. But details of his death remain sketchy and park officials are only confirming that someone died. Confirmation of the death came from the Israel’s Foreign...

A ‘SAFE’ bet: program works to help those with special health needs during disasters

 A special program has been developed to identify the needs of county residents in the event of an emergency or disaster. The SAFE program (Support and Aid For Everyone) offers assistance in a variety of...

Your photos

Reader Nancy Cordero took this photo in Mariposa County. She took it on her first day volunteering for the SCOPE program operated by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. Do you have a photo for this...

Fruit workshop slated for Sept. 26 in Catheys Valley

A workshop focusing on fruit is set this month in Catheys Valley. The workshop, “Fruit: Preserve It, Serve It,” will be on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at McCay Hall. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the...

Annual Hornitos Flea Market set for Oct. 7, vendors sought

In less than a month, a Mariposa County tradition will be back. The 32nd annual Hornitos Flea Market will be on Sunday, Oct. 7 in the historic setting of Hornitos. Gates open at 7 a.m....