Milestones

Where is your place in the story?

Allison ByerleyAuthor Philip Yancey writes about National Institutes of Health...

Being a positive example for God

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

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Gardeners to be at CoyoteFest The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will be participating in the 33rd annual Coyote...

Letters

McClintock right choice

Editor, Here’s why I am voting for Rep. Tom McClintock....

Kaepernick campaign wrong

(Editor’s note: The following letter about Colin Kaepernick was sent...

Former sheriff backs TOT increase

Editor, Originally, I heard of Measure “M” and questioned why?...

Eppler right choice for board

Editor, As a long time teacher in Mariposa, I’ve had...

Where is the money going?

Editor, Since I actively follow certain aspects of our county...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Sept. 10 - A dead cow was reported on Granite Springs Road in Coulterville. • Deputies investigated a report of counterfeit money from Yosemite Bank in Mariposa. • A suspicious motorcycle was...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Sept. 10-16

• EMS - 7 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 3 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Concert raises funds for songwriting retreat scholarships

Meltwater Bridge will be holding a CD release party on Sept. 28 in Mariposa. Submitted photo A special concert will raise money to provide scholarships for a local songwriting retreat. The Yosemite Songwriting Retreat’s opening...

Second annual Raymond Old West Fest set

Singer and songwriter Nancy Lee, above, will be a featured act at the Raymond Old West Fest, as will poet Chris Isaacs, above left. Submitted photoThe second annual Raymond Old West Fest is scheduled Saturday,...

Habitat ‘Dining Out’ event is coming soon in county

Raymond and Jennifer Newman, owners of the Charles Street Dinner House, are shown. Raymond has worked on Habitat’s fourth home this summer and provided lunches from time to time. Submitted photoDespite the economic downturn during...

Sierra Artists Gallery sets Fall Gold Rush show

The Sierra Artists Gallery has announced another year of its Fall Gold Rush Art Show, its oldest running art show. Sierra Artists Gallery officials are reaching out to all local artists to enter the annual...

Free screening set of documentary ‘Real Boy’

  Ethos Youth Center and Mariposa County Human Services are sponsoring the screening of a documentary in Mariposa at the end of this month. The PBS documentary, entitled “Real Boy,” will be shown on Friday,...

AAUW to hold election forum for school board, Measure M

The Mariposa Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a moderated Election Forum for Mariposa County on Thursday, Oct. 4. It will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mariposa County...