Datebook

IN BRIEF

JULY Bible School, July 19-23 Grace Community Church will host a Vacation Bible School July 19-23 at the church located...

Letters

Anti-vax domestic terrorists

Editor, They scour the right wing media to pump them...

Misspoke about church stance

Editor, This is in response to Peter Back’s letter on...

Employment issues are multifaceted

Editor, Okay, I’m going to take a moment to address...

Only God can soften hearts

Editor, Each human life begins at fertilization and is genetically...

Beware of flea collars

Editor, Some of your readers may not be aware that...

Local News

Premiere Valley Bank is branded as the name at all area institutions

Officials say name change will not impact customer service

Shown is Premiere Valley Bank in Mariposa, which is at the corner of Highway 140 and Highway 49 North. Submitted photoFor several years, an area banking company has operated under three brand names across Central...

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. July 12 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 12 - July 18

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

Re-elected legion commander sets sights on post recovery

Steve "Chief" Kuryla is shown a few years ago during a book signing event he conducted in Mariposa. He has since written several more books and is also focused on rekindling the spark of the...

Veteran education and leadership seminar returning this year to Yosemite National Park

A free program aimed at providing veterans with a combination of classroom, field and network experience will soon return to Yosemite National Park. The Yosemite Veterans Education and Leadership Seminar was not held in 2020...

Airport remains vital to fighting fires

Helicopters, both CAL FIRE and CAL FIRE contracted, have been based at the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport to respond to the River Fire. Crews are currently wrapping things up as the fire containment is growing. Photos by...

Rotary staying busy in many community roles

The Mariposa-Yosemite Rotary Club began the midyear with starting the term of club President Elaine Seymour as she led her first meeting on July 1. Appreciative of the continuity of the club’s activity despite the...

Christmas in July Bazaar scheduled for July 24-25

Mariposa’s Mountain Mrs. is hosting a “Christmas in July Bazaar” on Saturday, July 24 from 4-8 p.m., and Sunday, July 25 from noon to 4 p.m. at her Creative Space at 5039 Fairgrounds Road, next...