Cuts may shutter mining museum



The California State Mining and Mineral Museum at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds is slated for closure by the state.For the past several budget years, the State of California has threatened the closure of a number of state parks. In each of those years, the parks have dodged the bullet and been restored, albeit with less funding. This is the first […]

Save our schools



Dozens of teachers, parents and students gathered in Mariposa last Friday to protest state cuts to education. The group walked, carrying signs, through Mariposa to make the public aware of the crisis in public education…. 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? […]

Patient stabilized



Emergency response personnel stabilize a patient after he left Highway 140 in Cathey’s Valley Tuesday morning and struck an oak tree. He was transported to John C. Fremont Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries…. 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 […]

Kelly resigns as Grizzlies’ gridiron coach



Mariposa County High School’s athletic program has needs, lots of them. But right now, with spring football practice on the horizon, a gridiron camp at Hilmar and a summer passing league on the calendar, what it needs most is a head football coach. Last week head coach Bob Kelly verbally tendered his resignation to Assistant Principal David Naranjo. Naranjo will […]

Waheed’s header lifts MCHS to second round



Mariposa’s Shelby Ostrowski drills a shot past a Golden Sierra defender in Tuesday afternoon’s first round playoff match. Mariposa pulled out a 3-2 victory in double overtime to advance.It was a dramatic ending Tuesday afternoon to the Lady Grizzlies’ first round match against Golden Sierra’s Grizzlies. As time wheeled off the clock in the second overtime, Mariposa was awarded four […]

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 23 from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Registration is $65 for the first player, $60 for second, and $55 for three or more athletes. […]

AYSO registers soccer players



 Mariposa AYSO will register soccer players for the upcoming season on May 21 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.), June 18 (3 to 6 p.m.) and July 16 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Registration will take place at New Beginnings Church across from the fairgrounds. The cost is $60 for the first player, $55 for the second and $50 for each […]

Mariposa thinclads earn section meet slots



Mariposa’s varsity boys’ track team finished one slot out of the cellar in the Southern Athletic League finals last Saturday at Turlock High School, but the girls’ varsity squad fared much better. The boys’ team took fifth in a six-team field. Denair won the title with 169.5 points, followed by Waterford at 154.5. Gustine was third at 67, Delhi was […]

Grizzlies down ‘Dogs to capture SAL pennant



Mariposa’s Ian Merzwinksi slides safely over the plate for a run against Le Grand last Friday. Mariposa whipped the Bulldogs, 11-3, to claim the SAL pennant.Mariposa’s varsity baseball team lost its first Southern Athletic League contest to eventual runner-up Waterford weeks ago. Since then, its been 13 straight SAL victories that gave Mariposa the league championship, the last of which […]

‘Go Fish’



 Fish is both a delicious and nutritious meal option, but one from which home chefs often shy away. In a new series of CanolaInfo recipes and videos, Carla Hall, finalist on “Top Chef” Seasons 5 and 8, answers common questions about fish, including how to properly select and prepare it. “Cooking fish is easy once you know a few tricks,” […]