John W. Fouch



John William Fouch, born Sept. 20, 1932, passed on Dec. 6 in Mt. Bullion at the home of his son and in the presence of his children, as well as some grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. He moved his family to the Mariposa area in 1964. While working for the California Youth Authority, he and former wife, Nona (Goble) raised their children […]

• Death Notice •



Dr. Robert C. Burnett Dr. Robert C. Burnett, formerly of Mariposa, has died. He was 81. Dr. Burnett was born Nov. 12, 1928. He died Dec. 4. He was a minister at the First Baptist Church in Mariposa in the 1960s. Memorial services will be held in Oregon.

Thank you



Rick Pioske of Mariposa TV delivered and installed the new television to the Ewing Wing within hours of the old one quitting. We gratefulluy acknolwedge Rick Pioske for his part in helping the Ewing Wing. Dorothy Ewing

MSO prepares holiday concert



The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s annual Festive Holiday Concert will be presented Saturday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School, led by the orchestra’s founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden. Tickets are now on sale for this event – which showcases music appropriate to the season. “The greatest way to get into the […]

Lions and Crafters plan for annual show



The Mariposa Lions Club and Mariposa/Yosemite Crafter’s Guild are holding their 24th annual Christmas Craft Show this weekend, Dec. 11, 12, and 13, at the American Legion Hall, at 12th Street and Bullion Streets in Mariposa. This is one of the last shows in this area and has a homey-holiday atmosphere which displays a unique array of gifts and home […]

Rotary moves bus shelter



MARIPOSA ROTARY MOVED A MUCH-NEEDED BUS SHELTER TO MARIPOSA PINES. DAVE LEFTIS OF ABOVE ALL TOWING LOANED ROTARY THE TRUCK AND JIM BASS LOANED ROTARY HIS DRIVING SKILLS IN GETTING THE SHELTER MOVED. THESE BUS SHELTERS ARE PROVIDED FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN TO USE WHILE WAITING FOR THEIR BUS…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. […]

Badger Pass starts shuttle



A new shuttle bus service for skiers between the Sierra foothills town of Oakhurst and the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park is scheduled to begin along Highway 41 on Saturday, Dec. 19. Residents will be able to board the weekend shuttle with their skis and enjoy a trip into Yosemite’s winter wonderland through the final day of […]

Christmas lights can be recycled locally



The Mariposa County Recycling Center at the landfill is now accepting strings of Christmas lights that are no longer working. Recycling lights for their metal content rather than throwing them in the trash not only reduces the amount of waste in the landfill but also helps prevent the wires from becoming tangled in the sorting equipment at the compost facility. […]

Artists host event



More than 20 well-known local artists will be hosting their fifth annual holiday studios tour on Saturday, Dec. 12, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Artists and crafts people will offer paintings, jewelry, drawings, ceramics, glass, silk screened clothing, ornaments, frames and other gifts for the holidays. Locations for this event are at the Briceburg Visitor ’s Center and five […]

MCFD prepares vision for future



On Saturday, Nov. 14, Mariposa County Fire firefighters came together for a Vision 2010 Workshop. The second annual workshop provided the opportunity for Mariposa County Fire Department (MCFD) members to review last year’s goals, discuss proposed training for 2010 and brainstorm on ways to improve and enhance training and skills using current equipment, the new liveburn trailer, service to the […]