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Wanted: Your service

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Shown are members of Soroptimist International of Mariposa. Soroptimist International of Mariposa is currently recruiting new members and will be holding an informational meeting on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 4-7 p.m. at the home of a Soroptimist member. This event is a social gathering to learn more about the organization, what projects it participates in and how Soroptimist Mariposa serves […]

Hospital situation will be topic of meeting

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Hospital funding will be the subject of a meeting this week. The state is requiring all hospitals to be rebuilt by 2030, without providing funding, and the community will get a chance to learn all about it this Saturday, Oct. 13. A special presentation by County Health Officer Dr. Eric Sergienko, Fremont Hospital CEO Matthew Matthiessen and John C. Fremont […]

Important tips for visiting Yosemite NP in the fall

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Mariposa County can be a bit unpredictable when it comes to fall and winter weather. Here are a few tips to help keep you safe and warm during your visit to Yosemite National Park. • Check the weather forecast. The weather can change dramatically throughout the day. Even a clear, sunny morning can turn into a stormy afternoon. Checking the […]

Wall to represent parents

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Editor, Everyone agrees that Judy Eppler is a knowledgeable, dedicated, experienced and respected educator, including her service on the Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Trustees. However, check out the present trustees and their backgrounds: four out of the five district represented are retired educators. They are all very capable trustees. Nonetheless, it is obvious that parental input and […]

CoyoteFest winners announced

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

“Aahhh-ooh!” That was a familiar sound to anyone who attended the 2018 CoyoteFest event in Coulterville on Sept. 22. CoyoteFest 2018 was “a howling success,” according to event organizers. CoyoteFest is always held on the third Saturday in September and is the Northern Mariposa County History Center’s biggest fundraiser. This year’s proceeds will ensure the preservation and display of the […]

New voting system will be major upgrade for county

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Keith WilliamsThe Mariposa County Elections Office has been busy preparing for the upcoming election on Nov. 6. The installation of a new voting system has been a big part of this preparation. Mariposa County has been using the same voting system for over 13 years. In the June primary election, issues with that system caused unnecessary delays that put the […]

Selfie madness not the right path

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Wynter Sturtevant IIIA lot of words have been written and spoken over the importance of the self in our culture. Combined with advertisement, one cannot watch TV without watching commercials (if people even watch those anymore) with people trying to sell us things that are supposed to improve ourselves. Entire industries depend on us wanting a better self. If a […]

Bruno Joseph Goulet

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Bruno Joseph Goulet passed away peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at home in Mariposa, comforted by his wife and loving family, at the age of 80. He was born on Oct. 6, 1937 in Montreal, Canada to Elveria and Albert Goulet, the sixth of seven children. Bruno entertained his family with stories of his early years in Blackstone, Mass. […]

Annual Chamber car show coming next week

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Our number one thing to talk about this month is Mariposa’s Annual Hot Rod and Custom Car Show. Get ready for this not miss event, taking place Oct. 19-21. The annual Mariposa Car Show brings in more than 3,000 people each year and this year’s event is going to knock your socks off. What to expect: • Friday, Oct. 19 […]

Blue Ridge Services gives update on tree work

By ohtadmin | October 11, 2018

Neal Bolton, owner of Blue Ridge Services, is shown giving a presentation last week to the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. Photo by Matt JohnsonTree mortality. Those are two words almost every citizen of Mariposa County is tired of hearing. Tree mortality has been a major concern over the last several years, and because of the amount of dead trees […]