Shadow Casters poker run benefits museum

Children’s Museum to get funds

The Coarsegold-based motorcycle club Sierra Shadow Casters (SSC) is hosting the Sierra Wind Poker Run on Sept. 19 in support of the Children’s Museum of the Sierra in Oakhurst. Anyone who rides a street legal motorcycle is invited to join in the fun for the cause. A poker run is when a group of players ride to five different locations […]

Reprinted from September 28, 1895



A force of men are engaged in cutting out a driveway through one of the big trees in the Mariposa Grove, when completed this will make two trees in the grove through which a six-horse stage can be driven. To one who has never been, in the Grove the above would sound like fiction, but it would give an idea […]

Air alert issued



 Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 – 10:52 a.m. – The Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District, along with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, have issued an air quality alert due to smoke impacts.The alert is active through Friday night.Mariposa County is being hit with smoke from fires burning in both the north and the south. The Butte Fire […]

Football games cancelled



Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 – 12:16 p.m. – Due to the horrific weather and air conditions being prompted by existing high pressure and the Rough and Butte Fires, tonight’s non-league football game between Mariposa and Minarets has been cancelled.No information is available as to possible rescheduling. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To […]

9/11 ceremony held



 Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 – 1:08 p.m. – Sheriff Doug Binnewies speaks to a crowd of 75 people who showed up for a 9/11 memorial on Thursday at the Mariposa Art Park. The firemen’s bell rang and Chaplain Erik VonRaeder gave an invocation. Sergeant  Kevin Packard of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Honor Guard raised a memorial flag. “May we honor […]

Grizzlies host Livingston on Friday night



Clint Curtin runs for yardage against Summerville.Sept. 15, 2015 3:00 p.m. – The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies are seeking their first win when they entertain Livingston in a non-conference tilt Friday at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. Coach Ryan Oliphant said he got a look at Livingston last week when the Grizzlies’ game against Minarets was […]

Blazin’ Hog BBQ Competition at Fairgrounds



Sept. 15, 2015, 3:15 p.m. – The 9th Blazin’ Hog BBQ Competition and Zydeco Music Festival is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Gates open at noon.Tickets: $15 general admission; seniors $10; ages 5-17, $5; under 5, free. The event is a fundraiser for the John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation. More info: www.blazinhog.com. … An online subscription […]

Lady Grizzlies fall to Minarets 3-1



The Lady Grizzlies volleyball team lost a hard-fought non-league match to Minarets on Tuesday night at Mariposa County High School. The score was 3-1.  Mariposa’s Regan Smith spikes against Minarets…. 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 order a subscription. […]

2015-09-10 E-Edition

… 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 order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access to the online edition; current subscribers please click here to request your free access.