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Christmas parade is Saturday, other events set

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The annual Merry Mountain Christmas Parade is set for this Saturday in Mariposa. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. and will proceed down Highway 140. The theme this year is “Christmas Carols.” Following the parade, there will be the annual Lion’s Club tree lighting ceremony at the courthouse. At that event, there will also be free cocoa, hot dogs, popcorn […]

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There’s no place like this home for holidays



From left, Brady Martin, Katie Martin and Eli Martin are shown in their home in Mariposa. They are one of the families taking part in this year’s Soroptimist Christmas Home Tour. Not pictured is Katie’s husband, Blair. Photo by Matt JohnsonChristmas and the holiday season leading up to it are all about friends and family. One local family had quite […]

Tierney family welcomes new granddaughter

Shown with new baby Elora Lee are parents Craig Tierney and Hannah Lee along with their son, Truman. Submitted photoMariposa grandparents Patrick (Smiley)and Lori Tierney have welcomed their first granddaughter into their circle of love. Elora Lee Tierney was born Sept. 29, 2018, to Craig Tierney, a native Mariposan, and Hannah Lee. Craig is a high school history teacher in […]

Yosemite West plaque honors fallen firemen


Shown are members of the U.S. Forest Service Arrowhead Strike Team who lost Captain Brian Hughes during the Ferguson Fire. Shown, from from left, are Eric Galvan, Joe Suarez, Isaac Garcia and Antonio Vargas; back, Martin Rodriguez, Brian Valle, Thomas Chavez, Adrian Encinia, Fabian Lorena, Andrew Encinia, Juan Martinez, Andrew Vogel, Edwin Diaz, Charles Veavea and Tyson Moya. Submitted photoIt’s […]

Annual gift

Submitted photoShown is Randy Brower (left) of Randy Brower Construction making his annual $500 donation to Will Atkinson from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office for the Kops for Kids program. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Nov. 26 – A civil issue over trees was reported on Royal Arches Lane in Mariposa. • A fire was reported at Suburban Propane in Mariposa. • Deputies investigated a report of vandalism on Cuneo Road in Greeley Hill. • Illegal dumping was reported on Sherrod Road in Mariposa. • Reckless driving was reported on Greeley Hill […]

Pioneer spirit

Submitted photoThe Mariposa Senior Meals program recently received a $752.23 boost from Pioneer Market. The senior meals program participates in Pioneer Market’s receipt reimbursement program. Pictured are Senior Home Delivered Meals program volunteers, Keith Stowell (left) and Hugh Carter (right), with a check from Pioneer. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Nov. 26-Dec. 2

• EMS – 2 • Fires – 0 • Public Assists – 4 • Auto Collisions – 1 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for fire/medical and […]

A real sweetheart

Submitted photoBarbara Geiger was voted to be the new Sweetheart of the year for the local Beta Sigma Phi Xi Phi Upsilon chapter at the chapter’s November meeting. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing […]


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