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Rotary hears from professor regarding food bank project efforts at UC Merced

Kurt SchnierA UC Merced professor spoke to Mariposa Yosemite Rotary members earlier this month about a number of projects at the university. UC Merced professor Kurt Schnier was the special guest. Schnier’s primary research interests are experimental and health economics. His role as director of the Blum Center allows him to further support on-campus food security efforts. “We want to […]

Free school supplies offered at third annual Back To School event

A special event will help families get ready for the school year. The third annual Back To School Event is being held in conjunction by Mariposa County Human Services and Mariposa Safe Families. It will be held Friday, Aug. 3 from 4-7 p.m. in Mariposa at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, located at 5007 Fairgrounds Road. It will also be held […]

High school student has the chance to ‘Envision’ her potential in medical field



Kayla Enger, a student from Mariposa, recently had the chance to attend a prestigious healthcare training seminar for high school students. She is shown learning how to suture in the photo above. Submitted photos It’s not too often that high school students have the opportunity that Kayla Enger had recently. Enger, a 16-year-old senior at Mariposa County High School, attended […]

State Center Community College District holding Extreme Registration

State Center Community College District will hold its fall semester Extreme Registration event Friday, Aug. 3 from 2-7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Extreme Registration is a one-stop shop that offers everything a student will need to enroll at Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, Madera Community College Center and Oakhurst Community […]

JCF Back 2 School health fairs set for Mariposa and Greeley Hill in August

It is that time of year to give children a healthy start to the school year. John C. Fremont Healthcare District and partners will be available at the first annual Back-2-School Health Fairs. The first will take place on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northside Clinic, 6386 Greeley Hill Road in Greeley Hill. The […]

New principal is announced for Greeley Hill/Coulterville

Christine Vandenover has been named the new teaching principal at Greeley Hill Elementary/Coulterville High School. Submitted photoThe Mariposa County Unified School District looked inward to fill a vacancy at Greeley Hill Elementary/ Coulterville High School. Christine Vandenover has been hired as the new teaching principal for the district’s north county schools, pending school board approval. “Please join me in congratulating […]

Area residents earn degrees from WGU

The two local residents received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU) not long ago. The online, nonprofit university held its 64th (Orlando, Florida); 65th (Seattle, Washington); and 66th (Las Vegas, Nevada) commencement ceremonies earlier this year to celebrate the recent graduation of more than 15,000 students from across the country. Nicole Poor of Mariposa received her Bachelor of Arts […]

Superintendent takes optimistic approach to overall bond process

Several roofing projects have been some of first priorities


Work is already in process on the main portion of the MCHS roof. Not long ago, the district improved the auditorium roof, but this project — which is slated to be completed Aug. 10 — focuses on the main part of the building, where the classrooms are. The MCHS gymnasium will also be re-roofed, along with the girls locker room. […]

What to do with a wooden whale sculpture remains a question mark

District ponders options


The wooden whale sculpture which was donated to MCUSD is shown. District leaders aren’t sure whether to keep the item or not. Submitted photoMariposa County Unified School District personnel are having a whale of a time trying to decide what to do with a donation. Back in November of 2017, district personnel discussed what to do with a 6.5-foot long, […]

Golf tourney to raise funds for Wawona charter

The Yosemite-Wawona Elementary Charter School is holding the 14th annual Wawona School Golf Tournament Fundraiser in September. It will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at the historic Big Trees Lodge in Yosemite National Park. The cost is a $125 registration per golfer. Golfers can form teams or one will be created for them. The event will include 18 holes, a […]


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