2021-10-14 E-Edition

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Crowning achievement


Wyatt Green and Emma Maule were named Mariposa County High School homecoming king and queen before last week’s football game against Denair High School at the Gold Bowl Arena in Mariposa. A full story about the Grizzlies’ 36-0 win can be found inside.

Veterans Memorial to be dedicated, community invited to free luncheon


On paper, it would seem building a memorial would be much more difficult than dedicating a memorial. But on paper, nobody could foresee the Covid-19 pandemic and what it would do to what otherwise would seem to be simple events. Such is the case with the Mariposa County Veterans Memorial located at the courthouse in Mariposa. The memorial has been […]

Covid uptick

Cases were going down, but are now on the rise

Mariposa County did a 180 when it comes to the Covid-19 status this week. At the beginning of last week the health department was reporting a downward trend of positive cases, which is now not holding true. “We had a busy week last week and we’re actually going up a little bit,” said Dr. Eric Sergienko, the Mariposa County health […]

Jones pays local visit to promote his candidacy

Kermit Jones Dr. Kermit Jones feels he’s the right person for the job. With a professional background in both medicine and law, the U.S. Navy veteran is ready to bring his firsthand experience to the table and represent California’s Fourth District in Congress. “I’m running because I have a good 15 years of service, not specifically and only to this […]

Creekside Terrace project now ‘moving right along’

Progress is coming along well at the new Creekside Terrace apartment complex being constructed in Mariposa. Photo by Christina ManuelConstruction on the Creekside Terrace apartment complex project is continuing to come together. Located at 5118 Fournier Road in Mariposa, the project is being completed by Self-Help Enterprises (SHE). This is the non profit organization’s first housing project in Mariposa County. […]

Trunk or Treat given green light

A pirate hands a fire dog candy during last year’s Trunk or Treat event. This Halloween the same clockwise path will be in place for families to visit the different car trunks, ensuring there is distance between the different parties as a Covid-19 prevention measure. Photo by Christina Manuel Ghosts, ghouls and goblins, grab your bags. Witches, dust off your […]

Hot rod and custom car show is back in full gear

Mike Henry — known in the custom car world by his nickname Horny Mike — smiles by a hot rod at the 2016 Mariposa Yosemite Hot Rod and Custom Car Show. Henry will return to Mariposa County in the coming days for this year’s iteration of the renowned show. Photo by Joanna Ransom PhotographyDecades of power and cool will rev […]

Fall plant sale set to be held Oct. 30 in Mariposa

Julie Richards, left, and her sister, Eileen Wise, are shown at a plant sale a few years ago at the fairgrounds. Submitted photoThe UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will hold a fall plant sale on Saturday, Oct. 30. It will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until plants sell out) at the Amigo Stage area at the […]

Fire danger remains high, says CAL FIRE

Cooler weather is welcomed, after the hot summer heat, and the hint of rain gives hope that relief is on the way, but don’t let these conditions fool you. CAL FIRE officials said this region is beginning to enter the most critical time of year for fire. With the last substantial rainfall exceeding six months and most of California suffering […]