Upper Merced River Watershed Council to celebrate 50 years of wild, scenic status

The Wild and Scenic Film Festival will celebrate the beauty of the Merced River on Oct. 6. Submitted photo by David GreenwoodThe Upper Merced River Watershed Council will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by presenting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Saturday, Oct. 6 in El Portal. The Wild & […]

Artists sought for stamp contest

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is conducting an art contest to select the design for the state’s 2018-2019 upland game bird stamp. The contest is open to all U.S. residents ages 18 and over. Entries will be accepted from Nov. 20 through Dec. 7. This year’s stamp will feature the white-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucura). This smallest of […]

Annual facelift to be held in Park

Submitted photoYosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association is inviting the public to participate in the 15th Annual Yosemite Facelift, an event held each fall to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. Volunteers are needed to help pick up litter at various locations in the park, including roadways, in the river […]

Area Fishing Forecast

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Good things come to those who bait

This youngster, Dexter Williams, 6, took some time to enjoy the great outdoors at a spot off Ashworth Road. Submitted photo… 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 […]

What’s in Prop 3 for the Sierra?

CONSERVATION CORNER

Editor’s note: The Sierra Foothill Conservancy normally writes a monthly column in this newspaper. This month, SFC officials felt it was important to share this editorial from the Sierra Business Council. Voters in Mariposa County have an unprecedented opportunity to invest in our local communities in the form of Proposition 3, a statewide water bond for the November ballot with […]

Give pets the ultimate mealtime experience


Dogs and their owners have many things in common. For example, they both love to eat! When preparing a meal for four-legged family members, it’s important it is packed with flavor and nutrients. Help give your pets the ultimate mealtime experience with these tips: 1. Create a routine: Animals love routine. It’s important for dogs to establish a mealtime routine […]

2018-09-27 E-Edition

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