Yosemite Wranglers reunite



The annual Yosemite Wranglers Reunion will be held April 18, at the Mariposa Senior Center, 5246 Spriggs Lane in Mariposa beginning at 11 a.m. This day will consist of potluck, members supplying their own service, visiting, short business meeting and auction. Further information may be obtained by calling (559) 689-3719, or from www.yosemitewranglers.com. … An online subscription is required to […]

Johnson is featured CSEA member for April



DOUG AND JAYDENE JOHNSON Doug Johnson is a custodian at Mariposa County High School who has been employed by the district for over seven years. He has filled in at the grounds position, warehouse, and has worked in the maintenance department for several summers. Johnson, like the rest of the district’s custodial crew, works very hard and clean an enormous […]

MSO returns to Yosemite



The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra made history in April of 2009 by performing the first orchestral concert ever in the 83-year history of the landmark Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. The MSO, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc., returns to Yosemite National Park on Sunday, May 2 with a 1 p.m. matinee concert in the Ahwahnee’s Great […]

Museum raises funds



The Mariposa Museum and History Center will serve breakfast on Saturday, April 24 at the American Legion Hall. The event will take place from 7 to 11 a.m. The breakfast is a benefit to help the museum raise funds for the new stamp mill and other projects. On the menu are pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and coffee. The cost […]

CSMMM association gets $1,000



MICHAEL SHEFFER (RIGHT) TREASURER OF THE SAN LUIS OBISPO GEM AND MINERAL CLUB HANDED RON IUDICE (LEFT) A CHECK FOR $1,000 FOR THE MUSEUM ASSOCIATION. THE MONEY WILL BE USED TO FUND EDUCATIONAL AND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS FOR THE CALIFORNIA STATE MINING AND MINERAL MUSEUM. “WE HAVE BEEN VERY FORTUNATE TO RECEIVE SUPPORT FROM GEM AND MINERAL CLUBS THROUGHOUT THE STATE, […]

County prepares to mark Earth Day



April 22 is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, a day of celebration and volunteerism when people around the globe renew their commitment to preserve and protect the environment. To commemorate the occasion, the Mariposa County Public Works Department invites the public to its third snnual Earth Day open house on Saturday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Relay teams unite for sale



Several Relay for Life teams have united for a huge yard sale, and they are requesting left over yard sale items and additional donations from the community. The yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 1, in the vacant lot of the old Frost Shop lot from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and all proceeds will benefit Relay For […]

Public works sets tire amnesty day



The Mariposa County Department of Public Works (MCDPW) is offering free tire disposal for Mariposa County residents from Thursday, May 6 to Monday, May 17 at the Mariposa County Landfill and Recycling Center and May 6 through May 16 at the Don Pedro Transfer Station. Reservations for drop-off are required. To make a reservation call (800) 846-7910. Up to nine […]

VVA Chapter 368 installs new officers



CHAPTER 368 OF THE VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA RECENTLY INSTALLED NEW OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS FOR 2010-11. PICTURED FROM LEFT ARE BOB COOPER, KEN KUBICHKO, GLENN ROOT, RON WOLLAK, BOB LOVE, DENNIS “DOC” CROUCHER AND JACKIE LEARD SR. NOT PICTURED IS TOMMY KINARD. DISTRICT 9 DIRECTOR OF THE VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA DICK SOUTHERN WAS THE OFFICIATING OFFICER…. An online […]

Families reunite in Cathey’s Valley



It’s time for the Appling, Chapman and Sublett(e) family reunion. It will be held April 24 at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. It will take place at McCay Hall in Cathey’s Valley. Everyone attending is invited to bring their favorite dish to share. There will also be barbecued chicken and tri-tip. Donations will be collected to offset […]