Officials brace for worst budget year ever



Mariposa County is facing its worst-ever budget year, according to information presented at Tuesday’s board of supervisors’ meeting. “This year will be the most challenging year we’ve ever had in Mariposa County,” County Administrative Officer Rick Benson said at the meeting. “There will be a lot of tough decisions.” Even so, Benson said Mariposa County remains in far better shape […]

Kickin’ it for fitness



The littlest member of the Mariposa Martial Arts Academy kicked it up during the group’s presentation at the Fitness and Wellness Fair at the Mariposa Art Park on Saturday. Hundreds of people strolled through the booths, heard informational presentations and learned about services available in Mariposa…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

Thank you



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THE LAKERS



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THE WARRIORS



Mariposa Youth Basketball has completed its fourth season. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the many people who made this year a success. Thanks to all of our coaches who volunteered their time: Drake Long, Becky McClure, Amy and Mike Weidner, Hally Swift, Deni Smith, Bernie Quinn, Layla Williams, Kim Jaekle, Dave James, Dave Breemer, Erica and […]

Thank you



Pearl Williams and the Williams brothers – Gary, Trent and Bill – thank relatives, friends, and our community for the prayers, visits, gifts, and cards received during the past two months. All of these things have given great incentive and encouragement during recuperation at the Oakhurst “home away from home” after her fall and surgery in mid- February. Also appreciated […]

Easter celebration planned



There will be an Easter celebration at the Mariposa Art Park on April 23 at 11 a.m. Families are invited to come and bring a picnic lunch and blanket and enjoy the blessing. There will be a time of worship and music followed by fellowship. The event is sponsored by the Mariposa Assembly of God Church. … An online subscription […]

Free film set at Met



Christ Community Bible Church will be hosting a free showing of “The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry” at the Met Cinema in Oakhurst on April 23 at 11:30 a.m. The “Secrets of Jonathan Sperry” stars Gavin MacLeod of the hit television series “The Love Boat.” The film is about best buddies Dustin (Jansen Panettiere), Albert (Frankie Ryan Manriquez), and Mark (Allen […]

LaJoie – Varney



Braden Varney and Jessica LaJoie were married Feb. 19 at the Thomas Estates in Pleasanton. The bride is the daughter of Barbara Nesbittand and Wilfred LaJoie of New York. The groom is the son of Gordie and Lynn Varney of Mariposa. The newlyweds have made their home in Mariposa… An online subscription is required to view news content on this […]

Allen ‘Chip’ Helgeson, Jr.



Allen K. “Chip” Helgeson, Jr., beloved son, father, brother and friend, passed away on April 13. Chip came to Mariposa in 1979, quickly making friends wherever he went. His life was filled with working, laughing and taking care of his family and loving life. He was preceded in death by his father, Allen K. Helgeson, Sr.; sister, Vicki Almarode; and […]