2019-09-12 E-Edition

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Photo by Matt Johnson Daniel Gilger (third from right), a local man who graduated from Mariposa County High School last year, is already making a name for himself in Hollywood. Gilger is part of a crew working on a new comedy show entitled, “Front of House.” The show is about a fictional restaurant and all the crazy things that happen […]

Long contradicts county court records

Despite a statement in a video by a Mariposa County supervisor, it appears the county itself has admitted there are sealed documents in the Jerry Cox case. The Cox case has been the center of controversy for more than two years. The case centers around code violations at Cox’s 437 acre ranch in Mariposa County. Cox was found to be […]

Amos will get jail for Booster thievery

Kaitlin Amos A Mariposa woman will serve jail time after being sentenced last week for stealing from the Mariposa County High School Grizzly Booster Club, as well as writing fraudulent checks. Kaitlin Amos, 24, was found guilty of grand theft, a felony; making or delivering a check with insufficient funds, a misdemeanor; and identity theft, a misdemeanor. She was sentenced […]

Bauman to serve as CoyoteFest grand marshal

Helen BaumanThe Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 104 has selected Helen Bauman as the grand marshal of this year’s CoyoteFest Parade. When she rides down Coulterville’s historic Main Street at 10 a.m. on Sept. 28 leading this “hometown” parade, the community will be honoring one of the most hardworking and dedicated members of the community…a true community builder, said […]

Time to tidy up the region

FREE Yosemite Park to get a Facelift starting Sept. 24

For the last 16 years, volunteers have been coming out in droves every September to beautify Yosemite National Park. That tradition will continue this year. Yosemite National Park is partnering once again with the Yosemite Climbing Association to host the largest annual trash clean up of any national park in the United States. It is known as the Yosemite Facelift. […]

Great Sierra cleanup event set for Sept. 21


The Great Sierra River Cleanup is slated for Saturday, Sept. 21 at both the Mariposa Creek Parkway at the Arts Park, as well as the Merced River. Cleanups begin at 9 a.m. and last until noon. For the parkway location, people should meet at the Arts Park stage picnic table beginning at 8:45 a.m. For the Merced River location, meet […]

Homeless situation to change again

Program director Hal Nolen of the Alliance for Community Transformations has announced the establishment of Connections, a new homeless emergency shelter program in Mariposa County. Connections will be replacing the existing county homeless shelter on Sept. 19. “We are basically transferring management and location,” said Chevon Kothari, director of the Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency. An open house […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Sept. 2 – Someone was brandishing a weapon on Coakley Circle in Mariposa. • There was a complaint about a loose dog on Homested Road in Mariposa. • A missing white husky was reported on Indian Peak Road in Mariposa. • Someone had firearm questions on Coakley Circle in Mariposa. • There was a vehicle fire on […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Sept. 2-Sept. 8

• EMS – 7 • Fires – 5 • Public Assists – 2 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for fire/medical and […]