Salute To Seniors 2021

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2021-06-10 E-Edition

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Tassel turning time

Inside this week’s edition of the newspaper, you will find our special edition dedicated to all of the graduating seniors in Mariposa County. This year’s class of 2021 has endured a lot, but now the seniors are moving on to the next chapters in their lives…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

MCHS graduation is set Friday at the Gold Bowl



Emilee Cordero, a senior at Mariposa County High School, tries on a cap and gown in the Richard D. Fiester Auditorium last week. Graduation is set for 8 p.m. this Friday at the Gold Bowl Arena in Mariposa. Photo by Allen LamanCovid-19 ruined what should have been many happy moments in the past 15 months. But Mariposa County High School […]

Yellow, for now

Covid-19 situation to change in just a week


California is now less than a week away from retiring the Blueprint for a Safe Economy tier structure and Mariposa County can expect to remain in the Yellow Tier for the short period of time. Last week the Mariposa County Health Department reported six positive cases of Covid-19, with zero so far this week as of June 8. “So our […]

First ever LGBTQ event is scheduled

Set for June 26 at courthouse

 Katelyn Strickland isn’t shy. But she was, in a way. “Activism is my calling,” said Strickland. That’s because growing up as a gay person, so many things were left unsaid and secrets were kept by her own parents — who were gay. “I was born to gay parents who had to hide,” said Strickland. Now, Strickland is anything but hiding. […]

The Happy Dog is on short leash


The Happy DogThe Happy Dog is now on a short leash. The “tail” of The Happy Dog, as he is known in Coulterville, is one of a pooch who, as one person put it, “lives like we all want to live.” Free. However, it seems an incident way back in September of last year has had a major impact on […]

First standalone power system placed in Briceburg

PG&E partners with company to launch unique solution to remote power outages


The Briceburg power production is a pilot project by PG&E, partnered with BoxPower. This onsite energy production is the first of its kind in North America, according to Bennett Chabot, the PG&E program lead for the remote grid initiative. Photo by Christina Manuel Five PG&E meter customers in Briceburg are now living off the grid — except they’re not really […]

Taste of Mariposa is scheduled for June 26

This is a screen shot of the movie which will be shown during Taste of Mariposa. Submitted photo Plans for the upcoming Taste of Mariposa fundraising dinner are coming along nicely. “Since this year’s ‘Taste’ fundraiser will be held on June 26, why not take advantage of the warmer weather and have an old fashion garden party,” said Kimberly Vaughan, […]

Jimmie Diaz

Jimmie Larry Diaz, 71, passed away at CRMC on Feb. 8, 2021. He was born in Los Angeles, Calif., on Oct. 11, 1949, to Carmen and Jimmie Diaz. The first of eight children, he was becoming the macho boy when his parents moved for work to Merced in 1964. He continued eighth grade in Merced and graduated from Merced High […]