Wildlife calls keep trapper hopping



There were 368 calls for service regarding coyote issues in Mariposa County last year.There’s a new “skunk man” in town, although he doesn’t have an unofficial title yet. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors was introduced to the man who replaced long-time Wildlife Services Specialist Don Simms at its Tuesday meeting. Agricultural Commissioner Cathi Boze introduced Mac Crone to the […]

Colors of the Pow Wow



Mariposa Pow Wow Princess Sydnee Brown, right, dances in an inter-tribal dance at the annual Mariposa Pow Wow last weekend. Shauna Saucedo, left, joins her during the two-day event at the Mariposa Fairgrounds…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please¬†click here¬†to […]

Grizzlies stay in front, poised for playoffs



Grizzly Cody Stitt dives safely back to first base during last Friday afternoon’s SAL victory over Turlock Christian, 8-1.Mariposa’s varsity baseball team stayed a full game in front of Waterford’s Wildcats in the race for the Southern Athletic League pennant last week by adding three more SAL notches to its bat. Last Friday, the Grizzlies trumped Turlock Christian, 8-1. On […]

MCHS Soccer squad hosts first round playoff match



Mariposa’s senior standout, Carrie Waheed (No. 15), nails one of her three goals against Gustine last Wedneday as the Lady Grizzlies cruised to a 7-1 SAL victory. Mariposa won the league with a 12-1-1 mark and hosts its first round playoff game next Tuesday afternoonFor the third year in a row, Mariposa will host a first round playoff match in […]

Marlins raise funds



The Mariposa Marlins swim team is conducting a recycling fund raiser. There’s nothing to buy. The team is asking the community to protect the environment by donating used consumer electronics and unwanted, broken or mismatched jewelry. The used items may be tax deductible and will be recycled in accordance with EPA regulations. One hundred percent of the proceeds will help […]

MAYSA opens player registration



The Mariposa Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) has announced the opportunity to play soccer in recreation to competitive level teams in neighboring mountain communities. Sign-ups and information booth will be at the Woodland upper field on May 13 and 23 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Registration is $65 for the first player, $60 for second, and $55 for three or […]

Lady Grizzlies share league championship



Mariposa catcher Haley Guenthart lays down a perfect bunt during last Wedneday’s SAL contest against Gustine. The Lady Grizzlies have earned a trip to the playoffs and will play at Lodi next Wednesday in the first round.With the Southern Athletic League cochampionship tucked firmly in its belts, Mariposa’s Lady Grizzly varsity softball team will travel to Lodi next Wednesday to […]

4-H seeks host families for students



California 4-H is looking for families who would like to host a Japanese student in their home for one month this summer. The students range in age from 12 to 15 and will be with host families from July 22 to Aug. 18. Applications are being accepted now. Students are placed in homes with a youth of the same gender […]

Acorn holds its spring open house



Acorn Cooperative Preschool will be holding an open house on Sunday, May 15, from 2 to 5 p.m. at 5034 Darrah Road (the White House). The open house is an open invitation to all families to visit the school, meet the new director and learn more about the Acorn and Sprouts Preschool programs. There will be a bounce house, tours, […]

GFD holds car wash



The 2011 Grizzlies Fire Department will hold its annual car wash on Saturday, May 21 at Mariposa County High School. Grizzly Fire members will be on hand to wash cars from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not […]