2019-10-24 E-Edition

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Beastly beauty

A full weekend of performances are slated at Mariposa County High School as the musical “Beauty and the Beast” is set to be performed. There are four shows slated: Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. The cost is $8 for children 12 and under, […]

Land issues at forefront of planned Darrah Road bridge

Work on project is expected to begin in springtime


This bridge on Darrah Road is one of the most heavily traveled in Mariposa County. Photo by Matt JohnsonOne of the most important roads in Mariposa County will receive a major upgrade. A project will begin soon on Darrah Road that will replace the bridge located near Bootjack Market. “The project is such that it is of great transportation importance […]

Cox counters ruling, records now released


There have been more developments in the case involving local landowner Jerry Cox. Those developments include a document previously under seal being released by the court as well as a motion by Cox’s attorney to stay an order by Mariposa County Superior Court Judge Dana Walton to move forward with the sale of the property. The Cox case, ongoing for […]

Tax bill mailing confusion being corrected: Williams

A mistake by a printing company has caused some confusion for Mariposa County taxpayers. According to Mariposa County Clerk Keith Williams, a mistake by the printing company that mails out the tax bills meant wrong return address envelopes were sent out with the bills. The return envelop had the city of Atwater listed instead of Mariposa. Williams said the printer […]

Sausage and Suds to benefit fairgrounds



A wide variety of beer and sausages will be available to try for those who attend the upcoming Octoberfest Sausage and Suds Sampler. The annual event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26 from 4-7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It is hosted by the Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds organization, a nonprofit group created in 2011 to aid the […]

Being a 4-H leader is crucial for program


Danny Brown, center, a 4-H leader, is shown with other members of the group doing some cleanup in the county. Submitted photoEditor’s note: This is the third in a four-part series about the Mariposa County 4-H program. The Mariposa County 4-H program is, by all estimations, a successful learning tool for the youth of the county. But, there’s a component […]

4-H to mark 70 years with dinner, auction

Mariposa County 4-H is marking 70 years in a big way. On Saturday, Nov. 2, the Mariposa County Lions Club will sponsor an inaugural Dinner & Auction for Mariposa County 4-H, which is celebrating 70 years in Mariposa County. This event will be held at the fairgrounds in Building A from 5:30-10 p.m. The event will feature appetizers, chicken and […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Oct. 14 – Loose dogs were reported on Carleton Road in Mariposa. • There was a subject on Darrah Road in Mariposa. • There was a report of lewd and lascivious conduct on Highway 140 in Mariposa. • Harassment was reported on Coakley Circle in Mariposa. • There was a report of grand theft on Old Mill […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Oct. 14-20

• EMS – 6 • Fires – 3 • Public Assists – 0 • 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 […]