Harry D. Wood, Jr.

Harry D. Wood Jr., who resided in Mariposa for 10 years, died in Talent, OR on Nov. 7. He was born in Rockaway, NJ on Oct. 24, 1913, to John Hoagland and Anna Barz. He was adopted by Harry D. Wood and Clara H. (Schulze) Wood and grew up in a loving, extended family. It wasn’t until the 1990’s that […]

Joseph Kevin Silva

Joseph Kevin Silva, 25, of Sonora passed away Thursday, Dec. 23, in La Grange. Mr. Silva was born in Merced and was a resident of Sonora for the past year. He previously resided in Mariposa. He was a maintenance worker for three years at the Deerwood Golf Club at Lake Don Pedro. He was a graduate of Mariposa High School […]

Kelly Ray Young, Jr.

Kelley Ray Young, Jr. passed away unexpectedly of a pulmonary embolism on Nov. 30. He was born in Woburn, MA on Oct. 10, 1950, to Kelley Young, Sr. and Lee Wetherbee Young, and moved to the Los Angeles area as a toddler. He graduated from Covina High School and attended Mt. San Antonio College. He worked in the family He […]

Hueston Blain Davies

Hueston Blain Davies of Mariposa died Dec. 9, 1919. He was 91. Mr. Davies was born Dec. 9, 1919, in Charleston, WV. He moved to Mariposa in 2002 from Taft, where he was discharged from the Army Air Corps in 1942. He worked for over 30 years as a plant operator for Standard Oil in Taft. His wife of over […]

Raiders dismantle Mariposa, 59-33

SENIOR JUSTINE KINALELE HAD 11 POINTS IN MARIPOSA’S LOSS TO CENTRAL CATHOLIC LAST WEEK. Last Thursday in Modesto, Central Catholic’s Raiders ran roughshod over Mariposa’s varisty basketball squad, 59- 33, in a non-league contest. The loss dropped the Grizzlies to 6-6 on the season, and they travel to Bret Harte Thursday evening to face the Bullfrogs in another nonleague tilt. […]

Individuals shine in Hughson tourney

Last Wednesday Mariposa’s varsity wrestling team competed in the Hughson Dual Rotational Tournament, and finished fifth in an eightteam field. “It was good competition, and we would have finished higher but we lost some team matches because of the holes in our lineup,” said head coach Scott Seymour. Senior Justin Long won all five of his matches at 140 pounds. […]

Rockfall closes Highway 140 into Yosemite

At approximately 11 a.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 30, a large rock fell onto Highway 140/El Portal Road blocking all traffic from entering or exiting Yosemite National Park and closing the road.  The rock fell approximately one half mile east of Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal, just inside the Yosemite National Park boundary. The rock is estimated to be approximately […]

Highway 140 reopens after rockfall

Highway 140/El Portal Road leading into Yosemite National Park has reopened after a large rock fell onto the roadway.  The large rock fell onto the roadway on Dec. 30, blocking traffic from entering or exiting the Park via Highway 140.  The rock was estimated to be approximately 10-15 feet high, six feet wide, and four feet deep. No injuries or […]

Microenterprise loans are available

The Mariposa County Office of Economic Development has funding available for a Microenterprise Business Assistance Program that provides low-interest loans and training for small businesses in Mariposa County.  The loans of up to $25,000 may be used for a variety of different business needs, including capital expenditures, inventory and marketing. Two local businesses have already taken advantage of this program, […]

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