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New member at Woodland

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Woodland Elementary School recently received a new mascot. The new mascot was purchased by the Woodland Elementary Boosters group. The students decided to name it Buster. Pictured with Buster are Mikayla and Mikenna Seymour, at the school’s recent Back to School Morning. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]

Yearbook staff at high school receives visit from Gazette

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Students in Pete Bothwell’s yearbook class at Mariposa County High School received a visit from staff members at the Mariposa Gazette on Sept. 26. Owners Nicole (left) and Greg Little (right), along with assistant editor Matt Johnson (not shown), were invited to the class by Bothwell to discuss the news industry. Photo by Matt JohnsonStudents in Pete Bothwell’s yearbook class […]

‘The Lion King’ roars into Mariposa

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

A story familiar to young and old alike will make its way to the stage in Mariposa soon. The Mariposa County High School drama club will present Disney’s “The Lion King Jr.” Three shows will be performed in the Richard D. Fiester Auditorium at the MCHS campus. Shows will be held Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 3 […]

FFA Halloween Carnival sure to be a THRILLER

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Community members are sure to be thrilled to death with the first-ever FFA Halloween Carnival, coming up next week. It will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Mariposa County High School’s Croft Court, and is sure to send shivers down the spines of those who attend. The event is free to the public. The event […]

Yoga for youngsters

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Parent volunteer Jon-Paul Salonen is leading yoga sessions for Sierra Foothill Charter School students for the seventh year. Yoga builds strength, flexibility, confidence and balance. It helps to calm and refresh the mind and body. Yoga sessions a few times per month further support the school’s focus on the development of the whole child. Salonen is shown at an introductory […]

Doing a good deed

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Students in Mariposa County were happy to have the chance to spruce up their county’s environment. Yosemite Valley School students volunteered for the 15th annual Yosemite Valley Facelift project toward the end of September. Each September, volunteers gather from far and near to beautify the area. Students participate as part of a service learning initiative. Facelift founder, Ken Yager (back […]

NEA Foundation to showcase program about public education

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

At a critical time in America’s 200-plus year tradition of supporting public education, the NEA Foundation will bring together a diverse group of educators, parents, youth activists and donors to share stories and inspire ideas about what it means to keep the promise of public education. With more than 90 percent of the nation’s students who rely on public education […]

Audubon group to host NWF director, will discuss P-22

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Beth Pratt-BergstromThe Yosemite Area Audubon Association meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11 will feature Beth Pratt-Bergstrom, California’s Regional Executive Director for the National Wildlife Federation. It will be held at 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Mariposa. She will be presenting a program about how Los Angeles residents embraced living with the mountain lion known as P-22, and got […]

State’s waterfowl hunting season is opening soon

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

Waterfowl hunting season is fast approaching. The majority of hunters will take to the blinds Oct. 20 in most zones. Specific opening and closing dates vary by zone. CDFW photo California’s 2018-2019 waterfowl hunting season is fast approaching. The majority of hunters will take to the blinds Oct. 20 in most zones. Specific opening and closing dates vary by zone. […]

Quail and other seasons set or are already opened now

By ohtadmin | October 04, 2018

The 2018-19 general upland game bird hunting season will open in mid-September for several species in specific zones around the state, providing hunters with many opportunities to bring home some delicious table fare for the upcoming holiday season. September openers included: Quail, sooty and ruffed grouse, white-tailed ptarmigan and band-tailed pigeon Note that nonlead ammunition is now required when hunting […]