Milestones

Have some skin in the game

Allison ByerleyAfter a tornado devastated a nearby town, we gathered...

Dinner scheduled to benefit Ewing Wing

The annual Four Seasons benefit dinner for the Ewing Wing...

Card of Thanks

American Legion Post 567 would like to express their thanks...

Card of Thanks

We want to thank everyone who came to celebrate the...

Free yourself from the poison of resentment

Allison Byerley Methodist minister and prolific author James Moore told...

Datebook

IN BRIEF…

Spring garden tour blooms this weekend UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County are holding their annual Spring Garden Tour on...

Letters

Arts and education go hand in hand

Cara GogerDid you know that students who participate in art...

Why Glen Campbell is much better than listening to those who just don’t know the facts

 The great singer/songwriter Glen Campbell once opined, “Like a Rhinestone...

Apologizes for trolley not running

Editor, I sincerely apologize that the Chamber trolley wasn’t available...

Teams on track to fell 100 percent of project

Welcome to the Mariposa County tree mortality weekly update. Our...

Time for supervisors to step up

I am challenging Mariposa County Board of Supervisors Chairperson Rosemarie...

Local News

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. May 7 -...

Burning below 2,000 feet set to be bannedFree Access

Effective Thursday, May 17, at 8 a.m., the CAL FIRE Madera Mariposa-Merced Unit will suspend all burning below the 2,000 foot elevation in Madera and Mariposa counties. Open burning is allowed above the 2,000 elevation...

Upstart takes on McClintock in GOP battle

Mitchell White Calling himself a “true conservative,” 26-year-old Mitchell White of Roseville wants voters to help him defeat incumbent Tom McClintock in the June 5 District 4 congressional primary election. White makes it very clear...

Ballot error about GOP candidate causes confusion for local votersFree Access

A printing error on a ballot in Mariposa County could cause confusion for voters. The error lists Mitchell White as a Democrat candidate for U.S. Representative in the 4th District. But White is actually a...

Community chorus spring concert slated for May 21

The Mariposa Community Chorus is once again holding a spring concert. It will be held May 21 at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. Each year the chorus holds two...

Get a taste of ‘Flashback’ in person this coming Monday evening

Shown in this photo submitted by historian Tom Phillips is the southside of Mariposa in the 1800s.On a regular basis, old photos are featured in this newspaper as part of “Mariposa County Flashback.” Next week,...

Supervisors honor several in community

Deputy Director of Mariposa County Human Services Rebecca Maietto (left) received a proclamation from Mariposa County Board of Supervisors chair Rosemarie Smallcombe last week Tuesday as part of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. Photos by...

Camp Tweety deadline set for May 25

Children from the area are invited to take part in 4-H’s Camp Tweety. The deadline to register is just days away. Submitted photo Children who have an interest in attending a summer camp may be...