2020-04-16 E-Edition

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Hospital continues to prepare for virus

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Dr. Mimi Carter is waiting for something she hopes will never happen. “We are actively preparing for a surge, even if we don’t get one,” said Carter. Carter is the chief of staff at John C. Fremont Healthcare District and has been working a lot of hours and changing her routines since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic that has swept […]

The show goes on as a new edition of the Eye is printed


Shown is the newest front page of the Yosemite Eye, the newspaper produced by the students at Yosemite Valley School.“The show must go on.” That phrase may have been made most famous in lyrics from the rock super group Queen and its 1991 album “Innuendo.” But it applies to many things, from Broadway to the circus. In Mariposa County, this […]

IN BRIEF …

AA assistance still available Even though physical AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) meetings have been temporarily canceled to help stop the spread of Covid-19, help is still available. Persons can call Jeanne-Ann Pine at (209) 966-3110, email MariposaFellowshipAM@yahoo.com or go to aa.mariposafellowship.org. Friends’ book sale postponed The Friends of the Library’s semi-annual book sale, scheduled for the first weekend in May, will […]

County still Covid-free — technically

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Mariposa County continues to be without a positive Covid-19 pandemic case — technically. Dr. Eric Sergienko said on Monday there is a person in the county who has Covid-19, but the person is not from Mariposa County. “Geographically, they are in the county,” said Sergienko, the county health officer. However, because of federal laws limiting medical information that can be […]

Supervisors rescind pay raise

Vote comes following petition drive in community


Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the biggest focuses in Mariposa County was the discussion centering around the salary hike for the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. That topic was broached again during the last two supervisor meetings, one held last week and another on Tuesday. In the end, the board voted unanimously to rescind the salary raise which […]

Social distance, education style

FREE MCUSD unveils new plan


The Mariposa County Unified School District has officially begun to move forward with its distance learning program while the Covid-19 pandemic continues. “Staff has sent home to all families hard copy letters outlining our distance learning policy, including special education. Parents and students will have, or do have, this information, and will be ready to follow the policy and guidance […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. April 6 – Lila Saint Dawn Buckner, 30, Fresno, was arrested for child cruelty, child stealing and disobeying a court order. April 7 – No bookings.April 8 – […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

April 5-12

• EMS – 3 • Fires – 1 • 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 […]

Sign up now for emergency alerts in county

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To sign up for emergency alerts in Mariposa County, go to member.everbridge.net/index/892807736729447#/signup. There is no cost for the service and the Mariposa County Sheriff’s office officials urge everyone to register. In addition, officials at the sheriff’s office are willing to help anyone sign up. To find out more, call the sheriff’s office at (209) 966-3615. Officials will help walk people […]