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IN BRIEF …

Parade entries being sought Entries are now being accepted for the annual Labor Day Parade in Mariposa, which will be...

Letters

Please support pig sale

Editor, My name is Carson Arebalo and I would like...

Supports Jones fully

Editor, We moved to Greeley Hill five years ago and...

Petunia wants to see you

Bella Twiss and PetuniaEditor, My name is Bella Twiss and...

Thanks, Supervisor Jones

Editor, Thank you, Supervisor Merlin Jones. Many people appreciate your...

Jones works hard for district

Editor, It saddens us to see so much negativity directed...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Aug. 12 - There were loose black cows on Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road in Mariposa. • Inappropriate texts were reported on Grist Road in Mariposa. • There was a report of trespassing...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Aug. 12-Aug. 18

• EMS - 4 • Fires - 5 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Defunct group donates funds to aid with project

Shown are those involved in the transfer of funds to a local group in Catheys Valley. Pictured are Sandy Ziegenfuss and Debbie Lester, members of the Cemetery Ad Hoc Committee; Richard Westfall, president of the...

Man with local ties staying busy in Hollywood

Scheduled to film pilot show in Mariposa about fictional restaurant

Daniel GilgerDaniel Gilger grew up in Mariposa, which is about as opposite from Hollywood as can be. But the local man, who graduated from Mariposa County High School in 2018, is trying to make a...

Yosemite helitack member Wonenberg earns top award

Heather WonenbergThe National Wildfire Coordinating Group in Boise, Idaho has awarded Yosemite National Park Helitack member Heather Wonenberg the 2018 Outstanding Wildfire EMS Individual of the Year Award. This award recognizes and honors individuals who...

Scare at Senior Center turns out to be minor fire

A fire engine is shown outside of the Mariposa Senior Center on Thursday afternoon. Photo by Matt JohnsonA scare at the Mariposa Senior Center forced the evacuation of a number of senior citizens, but ended...

Field of Service passed on to local youth Jack Bertram

Shown is the scene at the Mariposa Museum and History Center from a previous year’s Field of Service. This year marks the fifth year anniversary of the event. Photo by Matt JohnsonEvery year, dozens of...

Culvert repairs ongoing in area near Fish Camp

Shown are photos of the culvert work being done by Caltrans. Submitted photos by CaltransCaltrans is upgrading 19 culverts on State Route 41 in Mariposa County with funds from Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), the...