2019-11-07 E-Edition

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Playoffs! Playoffs!

MCHS gridders headed to postseason

The MCHS Grizzly football team is shown with the Green and Gold trophy after defeating Le Grand on Friday night on the road. The two rivals have a trophy that the winner receives each year. Photo by Matt JohnsonWhat a difference one year can make. A year ago, Mariposa County High School wrapped up its football season with a 2-8 […]

BAD TO THE BONE

Local female firefighter makes strides for women


At left, Hannah Key is shown working during a wildfire. At right, she is shown with actress Allison Janney during a red carpet event in Hollywood. Submitted photos Hannah Key has come a long way in her life. She describes her childhood self as “not a very good kid,” and one who “made bad decisions.” But despite those self-perceived bumpy […]

Honoring America

Marking Veterans Day with a history lesson that applies now

Steve KurylaEach year on Nov. 11, America pauses to honor its veterans. That can include those who died, those who served and those who are serving. This year, next Monday will be no different. But even as Americans honor veterans, the fact remains there are military personnel around the world who are serving, many in harm’s way. In some places, […]

Veterans memorial to be considered next Tuesday

Local residents interested in having a veterans memorial located on the lawn of the courthouse in Mariposa are asked to attend a meeting next week. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors will be considering the memorial proposal during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12 — the day after Veterans Day. The board is expected to take a final vote […]

Museum theft case inches closer to a final resolution


A major step was taken on Tuesday in the case against a county woman accused of stealing money from the Mariposa Museum and History Center. Suzen Dyslin, 58, is expected to change her not guilty pleas during a court appearance in two weeks. In addition, Dyslin, who was the bookkeeper at the museum, issued a restitution check for $27,948.06 just […]

Museum seeking volunteers to help with printing and touring


This is the Chandler press that has been used for years to print various materials at the museum. Officials are hoping someone in the area knows how to operate the press — and can help out at the museum.Wanted: Someone to operate a late 1800s era printing press. Pay: Zero Satisfaction: Priceless “We’re somewhat hobbled,” said Miranda Fengel, office administrator […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Oct. 28 – Harassment was reported on Maravilla Drive in Lake Don Pedro. • There was a report of vandalism on Cuneo Road in Coulterville. • Indecent exposure was reported on Tip Top Road in Mariposa. • An abandoned dog was reported on Allred Road in Mariposa. • Petty theft was reported on Highway 41 in Fish […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Oct. 28-Nov. 3

• EMS – 5 • Fires – 5 • Public Assists – 1 • Auto Collisions – 1 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 […]

County hires law firm to conduct workplace probe

Mariposa County has hired a law firm to conduct an independent workplace investigation. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved hiring the firm Ellis & Makus LLP of Sacramento to conduct the investigation within the county workplace. The item was on the consent agenda of the supervisors, which are for items “generally viewed as non-controversial and routine.” According […]