Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Headache support group starts A headache support group will be occurring bi-monthly at the Mariposa County Library. It will be...

Letters

Time to examine county budget

Editor, With three Mariposa County supervisors slated for re-election next...

Public works should get a violation

Editor, I read with interest the “Into the weeds” article...

Time to tackle Yosemite issues

Editor, As operators of a bed and breakfast, we talk...

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank the following people for all...

Public works not doing its job

Editor, So here we are again, faced with a dangerous...

Local News

Fish Fire is burning in national forest

The Fish Fire is currently burning in the Bass Lake Ranger District of the Sierra National Forest. The fire was reported at 4:17 p.m., on Monday, July 15. The Fish Fire is burning entirely inside...

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log July 8 - Suspicious circumstances were reported both on Hirsch and Clouds Rest roads in Mariposa. • There were loose cows reported on Blackberry Creek Road and on Brooks Road, both in...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 8-14

• EMS - 8 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Little League field fence returned, can be repaired

Whether is was guilt, shame or whatever, the bottom line is the home run fence stolen from the local Little League field has been returned. Half of the outfield fence was stolen a couple of...

County to apply for funds to acquire Creek Parkway parcels

Shown is a diagram detailing the parcels which the county is hoping to acquire to expand the Mariposa Creek Parkway. Board of Supervisors July 9 meeting photoThe Mariposa Creek Parkway has been a vision held...

Citizen’s committee established to help with Merced River Trail plan

An eventful meeting of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors last week was highlighted by the approval of a community working group to help with implementation of the Merced River Trail. The trail — a...

Warm welcome

Photo by Matt JohnsonAt last week’s Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting, Mariposa California Highway Patrol Lt. Rick Lindgren (left) introduced CHP Lt. Destiny Tafoya, who recently began working in the northern part of Mariposa...

Rodeo royalty contestants busy in community

A group of Mariposa Fair rodeo royalty candidates are shown serving lunch to seniors last week in Mariposa. From left are Mary Suess, queen contestant; Tillyanna Healy, princess contestant; Victoria Smith, queen contestant; and Lola...