Milestones

How big is your Jesus?

Allison ByerleySometimes my prayers sound more like a list of...

An assist for the arts

The California Retired Teachers Association, Merced/Mariposa Division, will honor the...

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa County High School Academic Decathlon Team would like...

Card of Thanks

The Family of Manuela Ortiz would like to thank the...

Local sorority continues donating to local causes

Shown, from left, are some of the Delta Nu Iota...

Datebook

IN BRIEF…

Genealogical meeting set Everyone is invited to the monthly meetings of the Merced County Genealogical Society. The next meeting will...

Letters

The Cox case has brought out strong opinionsFree Access

One of the most high profile stories within the pages...

Supports biomass project

Editor, I am writing in support of the issuance of...

Biomass letter should bring attention to leaders

Editor, Ruth Sellers’ letter to the opinion page dated Feb....

Vote for Morse to oust McClintock

Editor, No matter what you may like about any of...

Reelect Long as supervisor

Editor,Five really good reasons to reelect Marshall Long:• His work...

Local News

Your photos

Reader Shawnee Bowden shot this sunset photo at casa de Bowden on East Westfall Road in January. Bowden said her family recently moved to this area “and we feel very grateful.” She captioned this picture,...

Court date postponed for man accused of 10 feloniesFree Access

The court proceeding for a Mariposa County man charged with 10 felonies was postponed last week. The continuation of the preliminary hearing for Luke Willey, 38, was pushed to Tuesday, March 20 at 1:30 p.m....

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Feb. 12 - A loose black cow was reported on Highway 140 in Cathey’s Valley. • An arrest was made following a report of someone refusing to leave on Highway 140 in Mariposa. • There...

Correction

A recent letter to the editor by Jane Huffaker was mistakenly printed twice, once under the wrong name because of a computer error on our part. It might have given the impression that two similar...

Mariposa Grove will reopen June 15

The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will be reopening this summer in Yosemite National Park. It has been closed for rehabilitation for nearly three years. Submitted photo by Keith Walklet, Yosemite ConservancyThe wait has seemingly...

Conservancy seeking park volunteers

 Yosemite Conservancy is seeking volunteers for 30-day stays in Yosemite National Park from May through September to help visitors enjoy the park’s natural, cultural and educational activities. “Volunteering with the Conservancy is a unique way...

Johnson tosses hat in ring for judge position

Ed JohnsonMy name is Ed Johnson and I’m running for Mariposa County Superior Court Judge. With your help, I will work for change that offers “new paths to justice” that are more responsive to the...

It’s not too late to get flu vaccine, officials say

Nation’s top public health specialists provide flu activity update

The influenza vaccine is not working as well as hoped this year, but federal health officials said it’s still important to get influenza shots, even at this stage of flu season. The U.S. Department of...