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Courthouse tours to be part of this year’s Art, Wine event



Mariposa County CourthouseIf you’re looking for something to do on Memorial Day weekend, an event held on Saturday, May 25 might pique your interest. The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary’s Art, Wine and Wheels Festival will be held on the Mariposa County Courthouse lawn from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free, but there is a $15 fee to sample wine. […]

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Track meet set to highlight some of area’s most dedicated competitors


Athlete Ana Silguero is shown competing at a Special Olympics competition held in Mariposa in 2016. The meet returns this year to Mariposa. Photo by Matt JohnsonIt only happens every few years, but this year, it’s Mariposa’s turn to host a Tri-County Regional track and field event for Special Olympics. The Mariposa Miners Special Olympics team is hosting the meet […]

Memorial Day to be marked at ceremony

Every year on Memorial Day weekend, community members gather to pay tribute to military members who have served and protected America over the years. This year, that tradition will continue with a ceremony scheduled Saturday, May 25 in Mariposa. The community’s annual Memorial Day procession led by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6042, will begin around 9:45 a.m. that […]

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Butterfly Festival soars to new heights




Team Fastrax made pinpoint landings last Saturday morning at the annual Mariposa Butterfly parade. The final skydiver brought with him this large American flag, much to the delight of the audience. Photo by Nicole W. LittleThe Mariposa Butterfly Festival was a massive success over the weekend, drawing thousands of tourists and locals out to enjoy what the area has to […]

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County continues process to repair damage from storms

It’s almost hard to fathom, but officials from Mariposa County are still wrangling with the federal government to get funds for storm damage over the past three years. With that said, however, it’s also true that a lot of the work has been completed and local officials continue to work on many projects. Mike Healy, director of the Mariposa County […]

List of damage submitted for funding

The above graphic outlines the cost of various road projects that have been repaired following storms in 2017 and 2018.Following is a list of infrastructure damage reported by the Mariposa County Department of Public Works and submitted to the California Emergency Management Agency. This is damage from the 2019 storms. • West Whitlock Road — Tree fell at the end […]

Amos arrested for alleged theft from booster club

Kaitlin AmosOn March 11, representatives of the Mariposa Grizzlies Boosters Club reported to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office that their records indicated their account balance was short a total of $4,000. It was discovered that Kaitlin Amos, 24, who was a signer on the boosters’ account, had written three separate counter checks to herself totaling $4,000. According to the report […]

Hopper to remain in county position until end of June

Robin Hopper After weeks of uncertainty, it appears Robin Hopper will remain as the Mariposa County Superintendent of Schools. Hopper was arrested in Planada in April on charges of driving under the influence and she allegedly bit a peace officer during the arrest. At a special school board meeting called shortly after the incident, the board voted to place Hopper […]


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