Highway 140 re-opened into Yosemite after rockfall

The El Portal Road (continuation of Highway 140) in Yosemite National Park re-opened at 6 p.m. Saturday to all vehicular traffic. The road had been closed since Thursday morning due to a rockfall that blocked access to Yosemite Valley via this popular route.Yosemite National Park Rangers and road crews have been working extended shifts to clear the rocks and debris from […]

Man in stolen truck gets away from deputies

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office received a BOL (Be-On-the-Lookout) Jan. 12 at 1:35 a.m. for a stolen vehicle out of Merced County that was being tracked, using On Star, into Mariposa County.At approximately 1:50 a.m., deputies located the 2015 Chevrolet truck in the Bear Valley area of Mariposa County and attempted an enforcement stop at the intersection of Bear Valley […]

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