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Ellis graduates from Simpson

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

Sarah Ellis of Coulterville graduated from Simpson University recently with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Ellis was one of about 100 traditional undergraduates who received their diplomas during a spring commencement ceremony on campus. Simpson University, founded in 1921, moved to Redding, Calif., 30 years ago and will celebrate its centennial in 2021. The university offers 25 majors in its […]

Library learning

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

Submitted photoBefore the end of school, on Friday, May 31, Sierra Foothill Charter School transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students went on a field trip to the Mariposa County Library. Mariposa County Librarian Janet Chase-Williams read books to students and showed them around the children’s room. Students also had a chance to use the children’s room computers. Here, Chase-Williams reads to […]

They’re getting a promotion

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

Submitted photoSierra Foothill Charter School held its eighth grade promotion ceremony on Wednesday, June 12.These students are moving on to high school next year: Wyndham Evans, Celianna Lee, Estrella Hermosillo, Nayo Rhoan, Tadd Sexton, Malachi Shelton, Sayer Harry, William Wall, Daniel Brown and (not pictured) Gabriel Walters. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. […]

‘Master’ of her domain

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

Submitted photoChief Nursing Officer Kristen Clayton of the John C. Fremont Healthcare District received her master’s in nursing (leadership and management) from Western Governors University this month. Clayton has been with JCF since the spring of 2018. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. […]

Thurmond appoints new deputy superintendents

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced in early June he appointed Stephanie Gregson, EdD, as the Deputy Superintendent for the Performance, Planning, and Technology Branch (PPTB) at the California Department of Education (CDE). Dr. Gregson is the former Director of the Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division at the CDE. During her tenure as Director, her division developed […]

Learning about official state fish, the golden trout

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

An angler is shown holding a California golden trout. CDFW photo by Michael MamolaQuestion: I have to do a report on the California golden trout at my school. Is the California golden trout important to California because it looks colorful, or is it because the state of California is called the ”Golden State” and the fish’s colors are close to […]

Seven things to know about bear activity

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

CDFW photoReports of wayward black bears are keeping the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) biologists, wildlife officers and other public safety personnel busy across the state this month. Numerous bears have recently been spotted in urban areas, occasionally requiring human intervention to return them back to wild habitat. Below are some of the most common questions CDFW has […]

AreaFishingForecast

By ohtadmin | June 27, 2019

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A moment in time

By ohtadmin | June 20, 2019

Photo by Matt JohnsonMCHS faculty member Brian Moczygemba (right) hugs a student at the conclusion of the Mariposa County High School commencement ceremony, which was held on Friday at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Over 100 students graduated in this year’s class. Moczygemba was the keynote speaker at the ceremony. More photos are featured on page A-16. … An online subscription […]

Cox property sale ordered by judge

By ohtadmin | June 20, 2019

It looks as if landowner Jerry Cox is about to lose his 437 acres of property. The Cox case has been a high-profile matter for more than two years — including another case in which he was charged with 15 felonies and faced life in prison before those charges were dropped by the former district attorney. Not long after that […]