DUI, driver’s license checkpoint scheduled on weekend of the fair

CHP will be out on holiday

The Mariposa area California Highway Patrol will be conducting a driving under the influence and driver license check-point on Sept. 5, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 2 a.m., somewhere within Mariposa County. The deterrent effect of DUI check-points is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research […]

Reprinted from August 22, 1873

The alleged discovery of a silver mine, by Dr. Dozier, a notice of which appeared in the Gazette of two weeks since, has not created very much excitement, but is steadily attracting attention. A crude assay has been made and something having the appearance of silver is the result. The location of the supposed mine is near the head of […]

Master Gardeners ready for fall sale

The annual Master Gardener fall plant sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the firehouse demonstration garden in Coulterville, at the junction of Highways 49 and 132. There will be a large selection of perennials, fall and winter vegetables and California natives and succulents. There will also be a variety of garden […]

Card of Thanks

I am overwhelmed by not only all the cards that I received, but also by the sheer number of family, friends, neighbors and old co-workers who attended the service and Celebration of Life for my late husband, William Perry. Special thanks first go to John C. Fremont Hospice. Those ladies are angels on this earth. Thank you again to all […]

Short story class starts next month

Mosher will lead workshop

The Mariposa County Arts Council will be offering a six-week short story writing workshop, led by local published author C.B. Mosher starting on Wednesday, Sept. 9. The course is open to the public and is designed for individuals with an interest in writing and an enthusiasm for learning. Writers at every level are encouraged to attend. Mosher has lived in […]

Ruth Marian Greer

Long-time Mariposa resident, Ruth Marian Greer, known to her friends as Marian, died peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 14, 2015 at her daughter’s home in Concord. Marian was born in Tulare on Sept. 2, 1925, and lived the first four years of her life in Lindsay. The family moved to Long Beach in 1929 and then relocated to Santa […]

John Hampton Pool, Jr.

John Hampton Pool, Jr., 68, of Mariposa, died Aug. 20, 2015 in a single car accident. He was born on Feb. 4, 1947 in Palo Alto to loving parents, Olive and Hampton Pool. They lived in Southern California, Canada and other locations before moving to Mariposa in 1964. His parents had grown up in the small town of San Miguel […]

Local businessman looks to head up airport operations

Flight school instructor plans revival

A local businessman is hoping to get operations off the ground again at the Mariposa Yosemite Airport, and get it back on the map as an attended airport. Tony Borreson, owner/operator of Airborrn Aviation Services based at the Mariposa Yosemite Airport is working with the county to iron out a lease agreement that would put him in charge of the […]

Habitat Resale Store open to public

Made in Mariposa Project launches

Artists can submit logos

The Made in Mariposa Project recently launched with a call to the community for logo submissions. The project is being spearheaded by Mariposa County, Mariposa Chamber of Commerce and the Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau. Local artists are invited to submit their logo concepts to the organizers. The goals of the Made in Mariposa project are to bring awareness and demand […]