Ag outreach program slated

Local agricultural producers are invited to connect with local business purchaser for this years Submitted photoThe Mariposa Agri-Nature Association is sponsoring “Ag Producers & Purchasers Connect” on Jan. 24. The purpose of the connection is to bring together Mariposa County agricultural producers with commercial purchasers. It will be an opportunity for growers/ ranchers to discuss what products purchasers would be […]

Area Fishing Forecast

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Family Bingo Night, dinner set Jan. 25

An upcoming event in Mariposa is sure to create an evening of fun for families. Mariposa Safe Families will be holding Family Bingo Night on Friday, Jan. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. This free event will feature dinner, a variety of bingo games and plenty of prizes. “It’s going to be free for all ages,” said Nicole Meraz, one of […]


New scoreboard to be installed for teams playing at Woodland

 A grant received by the county will bring an electronic scoreboard to the Woodland ballfield. The grant of $5,000 was awarded to county officials from Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). PG&E invited Mariposa County months ago to submit a grant application and the county was recently awarded the funds. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to accept the […]

Treat your valentine to a 4-H pancake breakfast on Feb. 10

 If you’ve been wondering what to give your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, look no further than a delicious meal provided by county youth. Every year, 4-H members and advisors hold the sweetheart pancake breakfast. On Sunday, Feb. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 4-H members from across the county will serve the Mariposa County 4-H Council’s annual breakfast at […]

Local group will be in Sonora women’s march

In place of its January general meeting, Progressive Mariposa members will be traveling to Sonora in Tuolumne County to join in the 2019 Women’s March. The Sonora Women’s March participants will meet at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 19 at the courthouse located at 41 Yaney Avenue, Sonora. The Women’s March will begin at 11 a.m. Speakers at the courthouse will begin […]

Over-eaters group to have local meetings

Compulsive over-eaters are invited to a new weekly meeting of Overeaters Anonymous beginning the first Monday in February. The first meeting is Feb. 4 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Fellowship, 4034 Darrah Road, Mariposa. Overeaters Anonymous is not a diet club. There are no dues, fees or weigh-ins. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating […]

Highway 140 in canyon to be closed at 7 p.m. today


Highway 140 through the Merced River Canyon will be closing tonight because of expected incoming heavy rain. Caltrans has announced the highway will close at 7 p.m. It will be closed from Bear Creek, which is near the Yosemite Bug in Midpines, to Incline Road in El Portal. It will effectively close the entrance to Yosemite National Park. When the […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Dec. 31 – A missing horse was located on Coronado Road in Lake Don Pedro. • A vehicle was reported as stolen on Highway 49 North in Mariposa. • There were neighbor issues reported on Shetland Lane in Coulterville. Jan. 1 – Fireworks were reported as seen on Hill Top Drive and as heard on Woodland Drive, […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Dec. 31-Jan. 6

• EMS – 5 • Fires – 4 • Public Assists – 0 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for fire/medical and […]

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