He’s ba-a-a-ck



Celebrity Jared Leto paid another visit to Mariposa recently, flying into Mariposa/Yosemite Airport in mid-June. He is shown, from left, with airport manager Tony Borreson and Rachel Borreson. Leto, the movie actor/singer-songwriter, first visited Mariposa on May 13 as he flew in on a private chartered plane. Both times he has traveled here it has been for the purpose of […]

Helping Habitat



Habitat for Humanity of Mariposa County received a grant of $750 from Westamerica Bank. This donation will go toward site preparation for Habitat’s next partner family home. The affiliate will soon be purchasing land in the town area of Mariposa from the Catholic Diocese of Fresno. Local Westamerica Bank Branch Supervisor Christy Costa is pictured presenting the grant to Habitat’s […]

Habitat members receive training



As part of its Capacity Building Coaching Grant, Habitat for Humanity recently received training in governance and fundraising from Phillip Bridgewater, an Organizational Development Consultant with Habitat International. Board members and other key Habitat workers attended the event and came away with new insights into best practices by affiliates around the country. HFH of Mariposa County will be working for […]

ZIPPING ALONG

Ranch attracts wide variety of visitors, owners aiming to market Mariposa


Shown above is Mike Norton of Auburn, Calif. at the start of one of the ziplines at Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch. The owners have also started a new company geared toward promotion of Mariposa.Spend a day at Yosemite Ziplines and Adventure Ranch, and you won’t be disappointed. The zipline course, which started five years ago as a cattle ranch […]

Parks and Rec offering plenty of summer activities




Are your kids sitting around bored this summer? If so, there is no reason they should be. The Mariposa County Parks and Recreation Commission is offering plenty of summer activities for young and old alike. On June 11, all three public swimming pools — in Mariposa, Coulterville and El Portal — opened for use. The pools are open from 1-5 […]

Sierra National Forest supervisor explains temporary fire restrictions



The first image that pops into mind when one thinks of the Fourth of July is likely that of fireworks. However, due to dry conditions increasing the chances of fire in California, Sierra National Forest supervisor Dean A. Gould announced a temporary fire restriction in the forest. On Wednesday, June 29, Gould sent an email to media members, explaining his […]

Tony Williams named softball Small School Coach of the Year

CalHiSports honors Williams

Softball coach Tony Williams has turned the Mariposa County High School Grizzlies into a softball dynasty. He was recognized for that fact by CalHiSports.com. Williams was named Small School Coach of the Year in late June. A post on CalHiSports.com stated: “Since taking over in 2011, primarily to coach his daughters, Williams has led the Grizzlies to four CIF Sac-Joaquin […]

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