Milestones

Card of Thanks

I would like to give a heart-felt thanks to all...

A valuable lesson from the admiral

Allison ByerleyI listen to a LOT of podcasts! They are...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Museum hiring docents The Mariposa Museum is accepting applications for student docents for the summer season. Day and evening shifts...

Letters

Apraxia needs recognized

Editor, I am the proud mom to two children at...

Festival takes everyone

Editor, My ego appreciates all the accolades, but truthfully, the...

An epic belly laugh

Editor, I trust you agree that laughter is the best...

Don’t judge others?

Editor, It is hard to process a title like that...

Hopper not held accountable

Editor, Mrs. Mills’s deflection of Robin Hopper’s actions by attacking...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log May 6 - Deputies investigated a report of elder abuse on Quail Court in Mariposa. • Animal cruelty was reported on Leonard Road in Mariposa. • Facebook harassment was reported on 10th...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

May 6-12

• EMS - 5 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

HISTORY IN THE MAKING

Rotary continues program of installing historic plaques

Former Mariposa County District Attorney Thomas Cooke reads the text from the new plaque which was installed at the district attorney office in Mariposa. Cooke paid for the plaque. Photo by Matt JohnsonA new plaque...

Board battles it out over consent agenda item

Consent agendas during board meetings typically feature routine, simple business conducted by an organization. But one item on last week’s consent agenda of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors led to quite a bit of...

Recommendations are made after group studies death of firefighter

Fatigue and how better to deal with tree mortality during wildfires were two issues which came out of a report about the death of a firefighter last year during the Ferguson Fire. Brian Hughes, 33,...

Hazardous waste disposal event slated for June 4

A free household hazardous waste event is scheduled for June 4 in Mariposa County. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mariposa County Landfill, 5593 Highway 49 North. It is...

Cookies for a cause

Submitted photoLocal Girl Scout Troop 3001 donated “Cookies for a Cause” to Mariposa County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) recently. “The girls were so proud,” said troop leader Hannah LaRoche. Shown, from left, are Aurora...

Fire tolerant garden slated to be on display

Living in the Sierra foothills is a great opportunity to view Mother Nature at her finest. While residents enjoy the area’s unique flora and fauna, they are at risk of experiencing the devastation of wildfires....