Highway 49 South reopens



Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 2:40 p.m. – At around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon Highway 49 South reopened after being closed since late morning from a possible pipe bomb threat.According to local CHP Commander, Rebecca Hagen, at approximately 11:08 this morning, a citizen called the sheriff’s office to report the discovery of what appeared to be a pipe bomb.After being contacted […]

‘Flood watch’ is issued for county



Image: National Weather ServiceMonday, Dec. 1, 2014 – 4:30 p.m. – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Food Watch for “burn scar” areas of Mariposa and adjacent counties. It will remain in effect from Tuesday morning to early Wednesday.The special weather statement mentions the Rim Fire and El Portal Fire areas. Other county burn zones include the Bridge […]

Town gets minimal rain from storm



This Web-cam view from close to 8,000 feet on Sentinel Dome suggested measurable snow only fell above that level. (Yosemite Conservancy | CONTRIBUTED)Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 – 8:40 a.m. – As of Wednesday morning, the two-day rain total at the National Weather Service’s automated weather station off Highway 49 North stood at just .73 inches.Rain totals at higher-elevation points were […]

2014-11-27 E-Edition

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