Soroptimist steps up

Submitted photoSoroptimist International of Mariposa made a donation of toiletries to a local agency recently. From left, Kristen Fiester (Mountain Crisis pprogram director), Kaitlyn Wardle (Mountain Crisis program specialist), Kaiyanna Baca (DV/SA advocate) and Tami Wolk (prevention specialist), accept a donation of travel-sized toiletries from Soroptimist International of Mariposa member Anita Starchman Bryant (middle). The donations will be used by […]

AAUW creative aging event set

Looking ahead to elderhood? You don’t have to be old to attend the Creative Aging event hosted by Mariposa AAUW (American Association of University Women) on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. at the board of supervisors’ chambers. This will be the second of a two-part series based on the trend of viewing aging as an opportunity for exploration and […]

Free 3D printing workshops at library, class size is limited

With everything from dolls to chocolates to body parts being made by the process of 3D printing, the knowledge of 3D print design is a valuable skill to have. With that in mind, the Mariposa Library is offering two free workshops in basic design, one for youth ages 8 to 18 on Thursday, May 16 from 3-5:30 p.m. and the […]

Your photos

Submitted photoReader Ron Iudice submitted this photo from the Butterfly Festival this past weekend. Shown is his mother, Dora Iudice, who is 98 years old and was enjoying holding this butterfly during the festival. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to Please include your name and a short description of the photo. […]

It was one for the books

Photo by Matt JohnsonThe Friends of the Mariposa County Library’s semiannual book sale was held May 2-5. Customer Dea Sullivan is shown leafing through a book on Friday morning. This sale offers an expansive selection of fiction, nonfiction and reference books, including some of the latest best sellers, children’s, do-it-yourself, instructional, historical, hobby, cooking, business and many more. … An […]

Special delivery

Photo by Nicole W. LittleUPS Sue and her troupe of line dancers kicked off the entertainment last Saturday at the annual Mariposa Butterfly Festival. The dance troupe performs at events all year long around the region. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not […]

‘All My Sons’ will be performed at various venues in the county

 The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, will present Arthur Miller’s American classic play, “All My Sons” directed by Fred Friedland. There will be performances across Mariposa County. It will be performed on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25 at 7 p.m. with a matinee performance on Sunday, May 26 at 2 p.m. at […]

Honored elder, princess named

Pow wow princess Cali Del Grego (left) and honored elder Les James are shown. This year’s Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation’s pow wow will be held on Mother’s Day weekend at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Submitted photo The annual Spring Celebration Pow Wow and Scholarship Fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 11-12. It will be held Saturday from 10 […]

How to handle those pesky squirrels that damage property

The Western Gray squirrel is shown. CDFW photoQuestion: We seem to have a whole new crop of squirrels that have invaded our yard and are tearing things up. We would like to trap and relocate them. Would this be permissible if they are damaging and destroying private property? (Seth, Cottonwood) Answer: No, squirrels may not be relocated. Small nuisance mammals […]

Sierra National Forest to resume its prescribed burns in Bass Lake district

Sierra National Forest fire officials plan to continue implementation of the spring underburning program within the Bass Lake Ranger District on the Greys Mountain, Doublegate, Timberloft and Lone Seqouia projects for approx 400 acres. These burn projects are concentrated along the Miami Creek watershed, from Westfall Station south to Kamook OHV staging Area, and in the Moon Rock area north […]

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