Milestones

Forgiveness hard, but transforms us

Allison ByerleyForgiveness is one of the hardest spiritual disciplines to...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Stroming Road closure set Mariposa County Public Works has announced the closure of Stroming Road at 5056 Stroming Road on...

Letters

Wall to represent parents

Editor, Everyone agrees that Judy Eppler is a knowledgeable, dedicated,...

Eppler’s experience crucial for district

Editor, I strongly urge you to vote for Judy Eppler...

Wall breath of fresh air

Editor, Honesty, dedication and commitment. Those are the things that...

Eppler has the knowledge

Editor, I am writing in support of Judy Eppler for...

Eppler best for seat on school board

Editor, As a former Mariposa teacher and current school board...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Oct. 1 - There was a missing dog reported on Boyer Road in Mariposa. • Trespassing was reported on Granite Dome in Mariposa. • Threats were reported on Oakridge Road in Coulterville....

Agreement between county, state will help move inmates through justice system faster

Sheriff also looks back on third anniversary of deputy shot in line of duty

 A new agreement between Mariposa County and the Department of State Hospitals will help inmates move through the court system in a more efficient manner. The agreement was approved unanimously by the Mariposa County Board...

Blue Ridge Services gives update on tree work

Neal Bolton, owner of Blue Ridge Services, is shown giving a presentation last week to the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. Photo by Matt JohnsonTree mortality. Those are two words almost every citizen of Mariposa...

Local fire victim subject of film that will be shown in Fresno

Dennis Bright, 71, who lost his home of 44 years on Yaqui Gulch Road in the 2017 Detwiler Fire, is the subject of a short film that will be shown as part of the Big...

Hospital situation will be topic of meeting

Hospital funding will be the subject of a meeting this week. The state is requiring all hospitals to be rebuilt by 2030, without providing funding, and the community will get a chance to learn all...

Bug out with Pest Management workshop set in Catheys Valley

The Mariposa County Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), will be presenting its annual Hot Topics in Pest Management workshop on Thursday, Oct. 25 at McCay Hall in...

Pedestrians, bicyclists to be focus of CHP

The safety of pedestrians and bicyclists is the focus of a federal grant to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for the coming year. The California Pedestrian and Bicyclist Enforcement and Education Project (CPBEEP) grant runs...

Funding sought to produce a documentary about issues of harassment, discrimination

It’s been one of the most talked about issues in America over the last several months. Sexual harassment and discrimination of women. The issue has had a spotlight on it that has perhaps never been...