Candidate debate for District 3 supervisor slot scheduled April 26

 A political debate has been scheduled for the three candidates running for the Mariposa County District 3 supervisor position. The event is being hosted by the Mariposa Gazette as well as KRYZ Radio in Mariposa. The event will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 26 at McKay Hall in Catheys Valley. It will feature incumbent Marshall Long and challengers Heather […]

April Audubon program to feature bird expert Dunn

Eminent bird expert and author Jon Dunn will highlight key differences between similar waterfowl species in his slide presentation April 12. Submitted photoInternationally renowned bird expert Jon Dunn, a prolific author or co-author of numerous publications about birds, will be the featured speaker at the April program of the Yosemite Area Audubon Society in Mariposa. An acclaimed authority on bird […]

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Red Cross disaster training is scheduled April 19

The American Red Cross of the Central Valley is hosting a Shelter Boot Camp training this month. It will be from Thursday, April 19 through Saturday, April 21 at Sierra Vista Presbyterian, 39696 Highway 41 in Oakhurst. Anyone interested in training as a Red Cross disaster volunteer is encouraged to attend. There is online registration at This multi-day offering […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report

Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. March 26 – David Edward Lloyd, 55, of Catheys Valley was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. March 27 – Jerry Maurice Suarez, 28, was arrested on McClure Point Drive in Snelling on an outstanding warrant for a burglary in […]

Pest management to be focus of workshop

Three seasoned UC Master Gardeners will illustrate how to have thriving gardens in the context of the Sierra Foothill Wildlife at an upcoming presentation. Dan Horner, Jaime Collins and Lynn Breshears will present at the Board of Supervisors Chambers (5100 Bullion Street in Mariposa) on April 14, from 10 a.m. to noon. The presenters combine years of gardening experience and […]

Sheriff’s Daily Log

March 26 – A missing dog was reported on Carleton Road. • There was a landlord/tenant dispute on Quail Court in Catheys Valley. • An assault and battery was reported on Highway 140. March 27 – Chickens without feed were reported on Peg Leg Road. • There was a runaway juvenile from Old Highway North. • A warning was issued […]

Fosgate to host book signing at Branches

The cover of Jennifer Fosgate’s most recent book is shown. Submitted photoA local artist/author will be having a story time and book signing event on April 7. Jennifer Fosgate will be at Branches Books and Gifts in Oakhurst on Saturday, April 7 from 10-11 a.m. Fosgate’s newest book, “Alphabet Trot: Nonsense ABC’s Straight from the Horse’s Mouth,” will be shared. […]

Hospital Tech Talk is set with various topics on tap

The Mariposa Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting “Talk Tech with JCF.” It will be on Thursday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse Inn. This free program will feature a panel of three representatives from John C. Fremont Hospital who will discuss the technology behind new equipment now located at the JCF. […]

Unsung hero garners praise in aftermath of storm

The rainstorm of March 22 led to flooding, crumbled bridges and decimated roads across Mariposa County. A number of agencies from within and outside of the county jumped into action in the wake of the disaster, from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office providing safety updates and searching for missing persons, to the Mariposa County Human Services Department providing support for […]

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