About ohtadmin

Rotary gives to Woodland

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

Submitted photoWoodland Elementary School’s seventh and eighth grade students visit NatureBridge each year for a two night, three day exploration of Yosemite National Park. Rotarian Susan Robinson (third from right) is shown presenting a check for $500 to Sarah Matlock (second from left) and Woodland students to help with transportation expenses of this trip. Pictured from left are Payton Adolf, […]

School happenings in Mariposa County

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

El Portal third and fourth grade students took a field trip to Sacramento this month. The school participated in Amtrak’s Kids-N-Trains program and took a train from Merced to Sacramento. They then toured the California State Railroad Museum and the California State Capitol. Students even managed to squeeze in a pizza party before boarding the train home. Kid-N-Trains is a […]

For a quiet walk in nature, try Silver Bar Road

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

This large rounded rock protruding from the end of a long ridge is called Striped Rock, and is located along Silver Bar Road in Mariposa. It may not be as big as Half Dome in Yosemite, but it’s quite large. Photos submitted by Chery DavisWe were walking along Silver Bar Road in Mariposa when we saw a giant rounded rock […]

CDFW to hold public meetings Nov. 30 on elk and bighorn sheep environmental documents

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is preparing draft environmental documents that address potential impacts resulting from the implementation of elk and bighorn sheep hunting regulations. Pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines, section 15082(c), public scoping sessions will be held to identify potentially significant effects on the environment that may result from the proposed regulations, as […]

Area Fishing Forecast

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

 … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access to the online edition; current subscribers please click here to request your free access.

Progress of adoption services continues in county

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

Mariposa County Supervisor Rosemarie Smallcombe (far right) presented a resolution proclaiming November as National Adoption Awareness Month to (from left) Jillian Rodriguez, Caroline Fruth, Baljit Hundal, Andrea Rogerson, Shane Bonner and Kaitlin Pasma during last Tuesday’s weekly supervisor meeting. Photo by Matt JohnsonThere’s no question that adoption changes the lives of thousands of children each year. In Mariposa County, adoption […]

Historic achievement

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

Photo by Matt JohnsonThe Central California Chapter of the American Public Works Association named the rehabilitation of the Mariposa County Courthouse as the “Project of the Year” recently. This award is for projects under $5 million in construction costs. A restoration project has been in the works for a number of years at the courthouse. Mariposa County Director of Public […]

Students have chance to have art featured on coffee bags

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

Students in Mariposa County have the chance to show off their artistic abilities through an ongoing contest. Pony Expresso Coffee House is holding a contest to create a new design for its coffee bags. Amy and Bill Eaton, owners of the coffee house, will judge the entries. “There are some amazingly talented kids in this area,” said Amy Eaton. “We […]

Bootjack Stompers set annual Christmas Bazaar

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

Shown are some of the items that will be for sale at the annual Bootjack Stompers Christmas Bazaar.The Bootjack Stompers are holding their fourth annual Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, and Dec. 2. It will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bootjack Stompers Hall at 4662 Mormon Bar Crossing (across from the Mariposa County Fairgrounds). […]

Crucial course is set for diversion of water reporting

By ohtadmin | November 21, 2018

Senate Bill 88 requires that all water right holders who have previously diverted or intend to divert more than 10 acre-feet per year (riparian and pre-1914 claims), or who are authorized to divert more than 10 acre-feet per year under a permit, license or registration, to measure and report the water they divert. Detailed information on the regulatory requirements for […]