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Funding sought to produce a documentary about issues of harassment, discrimination

It’s been one of the most talked about issues in America over the last several months. Sexual harassment and discrimination of women. The issue has had a spotlight on it that has perhaps never been as bright. “So many people have no idea,” said Deborah Attoinese. “I know I didn’t.” One group, led by Attoinese, is hoping to release a […]

Free movie, popcorn at library on Oct. 17

“The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island” will be shown at the Mariposa County Library’s monthly family movie event on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. The program is free and includes a complimentary bag of popcorn. This animated film based on the classic children’s books by Gertrude Chandler Warner features the voices of Martin Sheen, J.K. Simmons and Griffin Gluck. The […]

Wanted: Your service

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 […]

CoyoteFest winners announced

“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 […]

Legion sale set Nov. 3

Each year, the local American Legion post hosts a popular sale event for local residents. This year, the sale is a week earlier than normal, but will still feature a wide variety of items. It will be on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 567, located at 5117 Bullion Street (the corner of […]

Sides spar over proposed TOT hike



The Mariposa branch of the AAUW held a debate regarding Measure M last Thursday evening in Mariposa. Shown from left are Mariposa County Supervisor Kevin Cann, Sheriff Doug Binnewies, debate host Kim Monson, Roger Biery and Kevin Shelton. The debate was held in the chambers of the Mariposa County Government Center. The event was also broadcast by Mariposa Community Radio, […]

Field of Service a month away

Mariposa County typically has shown strong support for the military, law enforcement and first responders. At an event planned this November, community members will have the chance to demonstrate that appreciation. The fourth annual Field of Service: Past and Present, will be held on Nov. 11-18 at the Mariposa Museum and History Center, 5119 Jessie Street. The project is coordinated […]

Go West Festival all set for this weekend

    The third annual Mariposa Go West Festival is ready to kick off this weekend. It will offer a wide variety of free activities for young and old. The event has a western, old-time theme. The festival will begin Friday, Oct. 12 with a cowboy poker pub crawl, from 5-9 p.m. It will continue into Saturday with activities in […]

Yosemite honors its volunteers

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Michael Reynolds (left) honors Colin Lang, Athena Demetry and Molly Downer, Yosemite National Park, Vegetation and Ecological Restoration, as the 2018 Volunteer Program of the Year.Yosemite National Park has announced the 2018 recipients of the park’s Volunteer of the Year awards. These prestigious awards are bestowed annually to outstanding volunteers in nine different categories for exemplary […]

THE INEVITABLE

Pair of meetings scheduled to discuss potential for landslides in canyon area

This photo from the California Highway Patrol shows the landslide that happened last week on Highway 140 in the Merced River canyon. If last week’s first rain of the season is any indication, it could be a long winter and fall. “We are going to have landslides,” said Rosemarie Smallcombe, chair of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors. Kellen Takemaka, […]


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