2021-11-04 E-Edition

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Team effort

Photo courtesy Mariposa County Sheriff’s OfficeMariposa County Sheriff Jeremy Briese talks to members of the Mariposa County High School football team prior to last Friday’s big game against Le Grand. The sheriff’s office also escorted the team onto the field. Turn to page A12 to find out more information about the game and what to expect in the upcoming playoffs. […]

W.I.N.-win situation

New local program aims to help widows and widowers

Jessica Varney, second from right, and Leslie Hummel, second from left, accept their first contribution for their new “Widows/ers In Need” (W.I.N.) nonprofit effort to support widows and widowers in the community with basic needs, such as firewood and handyman services. The Rotary Club of Mariposa Yosemite, represented by President Elaine Seymour right, and John McCamman, provided the initial seed […]

Health officials gearing up for youth vaccines



Dr. Kristina Allen Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11 are one step closer to reality. Last Friday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the emergency use Pfizer vaccine for children. The Pfizer vaccine is currently approved for emergency use for those ages 12-15 and has full FDA approval for those 16 and older. “The FDA is committed to making […]

EDC seeking new pact to work with the county



Efforts are underway to establish a memorandum of understanding between the Mariposa Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the county. An EDC ad hoc committee previously met with some members of the county, “and my feeling is that we should take comments today and then go back with the same ad hoc committee with the county and continue our discussion and […]

Filings in Cox case seem to pit county against receiver group

Discharge hearing still scheduled to go on Nov. 22

There is no question the matter involving Jerry Cox has been almost circus-like since its inception more than five years ago. However, in the latest filings by the parties involved in the case, it appears the language being used has gone from circus-like to horror novel, or maybe a teenage term paper. There are many aspects to this case, from […]

Borgeas says working in reality is crucial in getting legislation passed


Sen. Andreas Borgeas is shown at the capitol in Sacramento. Borgeas was the only Republican appointed last year as a committee chairman. Submitted photo Senator Andreas Borgeas knows it’s not easy being a Republican serving in Sacramento. With super majorities in both houses of the legislature and Democrats holding all state elected offices, it’s an uphill climb. But he is […]

Fall Back

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Human Element to be topic at next photo club meeting

This is a photo from Canyonlands National Park in southern Utah. The next photo club meeting will feature a discussion about the “human element” of photos. Photo by John Little The next meeting of the Mariposa Photo Club will take a slightly different approach when it meets, via Zoom, on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. The group expects to […]

Leslie Deal

Leslie Jean Deal (nee Sansum), 59, of Powder Springs, Ga., died Oct. 20, 2021, at Emory University Hospice after an eight-year battle with cancer. Born in Redding, Calif., her first home was in Lassen National Park at the Manzanita Lake Ranger Station. She grew up in the national park system. She lived in many western national parks, lastly Yosemite National […]