Community

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Stroming Road closure set Mariposa County Public Works has announced the closure of Stroming Road at 5056 Stroming Road on Oct. 15-16 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The closure will not block residences, but will re-route access to residences. Any address southeast of the closure will need to be accessed using 6th Street, and those on the northwest will […]

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Fundraiser for Melanie set Set Free Ministries is holding a fundraiser for Melanie Eastwood-Coffman on Saturday, Oct. 6. The event will feature a talent show, Sal’s Tacos, silent/ live auction, bake sale, photo booth (costumes provided). It will be a night of fun for the whole family. Set Free is located at 4609 Highway 49 South. Melanie is battling stage […]

Forgiveness hard, but transforms us

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Allison ByerleyForgiveness is one of the hardest spiritual disciplines to practice. When I come to the part of The Lord’s Prayer that says, “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespassed against us,” I inwardly wince because I know that forgiving is something I need God’s help doing. Left on my own, I would carry those hurts and […]

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4H hosts Color Me Green run Mariposa County 4-H will host the inaugural Color Me Green 5k/2.5k run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 13. The walk/run will start and finish at the historic Mariposa Courthouse. The theme, “Color Me Green” refers to the green powder used to splash runners who complete the run, in the spirit of “color runs.” Registration begins at […]

You are forgiven

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Wynter Sturtevant IIIA common cycle that many Christians find themselves in is as follows: You confess your faith in Christ. You are filled with zeal to be a bastion of the truth of God. You read or hear preaching on such passages like Psalm 1 which begins with, “Blessed is the man that walks not in the counsel of the […]

Where is your place in the story?

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Allison ByerleyAuthor Philip Yancey writes about National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins in his book “Vanishing Grace.” Collins is a brilliant doctor and scientist (he headed up the National Genome Project that sequenced the human DNA genome) as well as a dedicated and faithful Christian. There was some suspicion and distrust when he was appointed that a […]

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Gardeners to be at CoyoteFest The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will be participating in the 33rd annual Coyote Fest, hosted by the Northern Mariposa County History Center, on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in historic downtown Coulterville. The UC Master Gardener booth “Friends of the Forest” will have activities for kids and adults alike. […]

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Museum training begins Volunteer training for the California State Mining and Mineral Museum will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 19. This orientation meeting at will begin at 3 p.m., at the museum at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. Training sessions will be held on Wednesday afternoons through Nov. 14. Once trained, volunteers will provide educational tours to schools, community groups and international visitors […]

Being a positive example for God

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Wynter Sturtevant IIIAn ever-present danger that the preacher must be wary of is to take the gospel of the risen Lord and add to it. When we talk about Christ and how we are saved, we must tread lightly that we do not take the Law in Scripture and confuse it with the good news. When people read the Bible […]

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Lions crab feed slated The Mariposa Lions Club announced that its 29th annual crab feed will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, building A. The no-host bar opens at 5:30 p.m., and dinner begins at 6:30. Tickets are $45 each, and take out is available as well. All proceeds go to benefit local community activities. […]


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