Park visitation tops 4 million



THRONGS OF PEOPLE CROSS THE STREET NEAR YOSEMITE FALLS IN YOSEMITE VALLEY LAST SUMMERMuch of California and the nation is still reeling from the effects of the economic recession. While times are tight in Mariposa, at least one thing is keeping the cash flow fluid: Yosemite National Park. The National Park Service released visitation numbers for 2010 last week, and […]

Indoor grow yields hundreds of pot plants



Mariposa County Sheriff’s officers busted a huge indoor marijuana growing operation on Wednesday morning. Some of the young plants are pictured above. Behind them are dozens of seedlings.It was a busy morning on Wednesday for Mariposa County Sheriff’s Officers as it investigated a large, indoor marijuana cultivation site located near Bootjack. One man has been arrested in relation to the […]

Residents may qualify for tax credit



Mariposa County workers could be eligible for a special tax credit this year and not know it. Anyone who earned $48,362 or less from wages, self-employment or farming in 2010 should see if they qualify. Eligible workers can get their EITC only if they file federal income tax returns and specifically claim the credit, even if they are not otherwise […]

Park renovates historic Post Office



The post office in Yosemite Village is being renovated in order to preserve the historic building.The historic Yosemite Village Post Office, completed in 1925, is receiving new wood shingle siding as part of the Park’s efforts to maintain and restore historic buildings. Yosemite National Park crews are currently installing sugar pine shingle siding along the upper level of the building. […]

Pioneer seeks non-profit groups



Pioneer Market is now accepting sign-ups for this summer’s (2011) tri-tip barbecue sales. There will be a total of 15 slots filled. Groups must be non-profit to participate. Slots will be chosen by a drawing. The drawing is scheduled for March 4, and groups that are drawn will be contacted on that day. For information, call David Sizemore at 742-6100. […]

Thank you



The 2010 MCHS Grizzlies would like to thank the many people who made the success we had this season possible. First off, we would like to thank all the people who worked so hard on Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium. The people of Mariposa, who came out and helped clean up the field and lay the sod last summer, truly have […]

SDA Church offers seasonal messages



Last November we conducted a DVD Series called “The Presence” by Speaker Shawn Boonstra. The series has awakened our little church to the awesome task set before those who call Jesus their Savior. For those who are not Bible students or readers of God’s word, it seems a daunting task to read let alone understand the book of Revelation. When […]

JCF begins plans for ‘Four Seasons’



Preparations have already begun for the annual “Four Seasons” Ewing Wing benefit dinner, slated for Saturday, March 19. This fundraising event offers a tri-tip or vegetarian dinner. Mix in raffle prizes, a silent auction, the table decorating contest, and there are the makings for a fun evening for a good cause. The funds raised are used exclusively for on going […]

Thank you



With much appreciation from the family of Lyle Parrish, we would like to thank all who joined us in his celebration of life on Saturday, Jan. 22. Our lives are forever changed having known him as a husband, father, grandfather and friend. The family of Lyle Parrish … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. […]

Thank you



Thank you for voting for me as Mariposa’s Businesswoman of the Year. It has been my consistent prayer that God help me to demonstrate myself to be the fine young professional that I aim to be, and I am so inspired that you saw it. Thank you for this honor. Dr. Lisa Carisio D.C. … An online subscription is required […]