Ward, Foley united in marriage on March 18

Shown are Jim Foley and Judy Ward, along with Pastor Sharon Amundson. Submitted photoJudy Ward and Jim Foley were united in marriage March 18, 2018 at the Mariposa Lutheran Church with Pastor Sharon Amundson officiating. Judy is the daughter of Roberta and the late Les Phillips and resided in Mariposa. She was born in Yosemite National Park and graduated from […]


Changes made to Taste of Mariposa The Mariposa Butterfly Festival will kick off its celebration with its annual Taste of Mariposa. It is April 14 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Another change this year is it will be a barbecue dinner. Local restaurants will still provide hors d’oeuvres and desserts for the dinner. There will […]

Growth takes patience


Dave GundersonDoes spiritual growth, growth as a person, come quickly or does it take time? Is it dramatic or subtle? Like science, can it be understood, or is it mysterious? Jesus illustrated spiritual growth with two short stories. He told the story about a mustard seed, the smallest seed a farmer would plant in his garden. Though small, it rapidly […]

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa County Department of Community Services Senior Firewood distribution season has officially concluded as of March 7. We’ve estimated approximately 844 loads of firewood were distributed in south Mariposa County. I personally would like to take this opportunity to sincerely say, “thank you” to the following entities and individuals for their valuable contribution in making the Firewood Distribution Program […]

Card of Thanks

The family of Darleen Peterson would like to extend a thank you to all who helped out, traveled near and far, called, texted, sent flowers and cards, dropped off a meal, spent time to lend a shoulder to cry on or a memory to share. A special thank you to Ron and Joyce’s Pizza Factory for your generous donation of […]


Wildflower hike this weekend Sierra Foothill Conservancy will host a Wildflower Hike with docent Wendy Fisher on the Striped Rock Conservation Easement. It will be held Saturday, March 24 at 9 a.m. It is a strenuous hike. Participants should meet at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The event is free to SFC members and $10 non-members. Register online at Jam […]

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