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A little bounce in his step

Emmett Wise is shown in full concentration mode during the bounce horse competition at the Mariposa County Fair last Friday night. For more photos of the fair, turn to pages A-10 and A-11. Photo by Shantel Wight… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not […]

Main event

Kris Casto, left, of Casto Oaks Fine Wine & Art is shown during the most recent meeting of Main Street Mariposa, which was held last week at her business. She talked about the process of making wine. Also shown is Miriam Costello, owner of Miriam & Co., in Mariposa. Main Street Mariposa hosts a “Friday Coffee” event at 8:30 a.m. […]

County ‘brand’ one step closer


This is us. Sure, “This is Us” is a wildly popular television show that focuses on the story of a family — past, present and future. But that same phrase also applies to many aspects of life in general, including entire communities. Mariposa County is no exception. In fact, it was Mariposa County Supervisor Marshall Long who said “this is […]

Fire safe

Jaime Williams, public information officer for the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit of CAL FIRE, visits with fellow firefighters at the Mariposa County Fair this past Saturday. Williams is a staple at the annual fair — and numerous other events throughout the year — as she explains fire safety to young and old alike. With the recent history of fires in Mariposa County, […]

Ceremony set to remember Sept. 11, 2001

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001, will be the focus of a ceremony next Tuesday. On that day, 17 years ago, America came under attack by terrorists and more than 3,000 people perished when the World Trade Center and Pentagon were attacked by jet airliners. Another plane crashed in Shanksville, Pa., taken down by passengers who overcame the hijackers. The local ceremony […]

Three local artists to be featured at Treetop Gallery, reception scheduled

Shown is a copper piece created by artist Leonard J. Bullock. Submitted photo The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to the opening reception recognizing the work of three local artists. The reception for Leonard Bullock (metal crafting), Phyllis McAdams (painter) and Jeannetta Phillips (photographer) will be on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Treetop Gallery located […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Aug. 27 – There was a bear in someone’s yard on Triangle Road in Mariposa. • There was a feral cat issue on Highway 140 in Catheys Valley. • Child abuse was reported on Highway 140 in Mariposa. • There was a report of loose goats on Crystal Aire Drive in Midpines. • Knives were surrendered on […]

Yosemite Songwriting Retreat brings talent to area

Back by popular demand, the Yosemite Songwriting Retreat will feature a strong lineup for its 2018 weekend event. Songwriter and musician Laura Love will be joined by internationally acclaimed songwriter/musician/ educator Joe Craven, award-winning songwriter David Jacobs-Strain and six more highly skilled staff members for an educational weekend of music. The retreat is scheduled Oct. 5-8 at the Yosemite Bug […]

Field of Service returning for another year



This was the scene at the 2017 Field of Service event. Photo by Matt JohnsonAn event that honors military members, first responders and law enforcement will be held for the fourth consecutive year in Mariposa. The Field of Service: Past and Present, will coincide with Veterans Day and will be held Nov. 11-18 at the Mariposa Museum and History Center, […]

Annual butterfly count held inside Tuolumne Meadows this summer

 Yosemite National Park held its eighth annual Yosemite Butterfly Count in the Tuolumne Meadows area recently. Yosemite coordinates this event in association with the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), an organization that conducts longterm monitoring of butterfly populations all over North America. The purpose of the NABA counts is to determine how many species and individual butterflies can be observed […]


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