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May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

MARIPOSA — Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. May ...

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Mariposa’s Path To Wellness Leads To A Healthier Future

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Courthouse lawn was the scene of an inaugural event which fulfilled its promise to provide a network of support for healthy living, and having fun, too. Noting that access to health and wellness services in Mariposa can be challenging under the best of circumstances, the Mariposa Health and Wellness Coalition was determined to create a ...

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Smell The Roses During Earth Day Weekend In Coulterville

Submitted by Lynn Breshears – COULTERVILLE – Celebrate Earth Day weekend by taking a few moments to smell the roses while enjoying a leisurely step back in history. Please join the Coulterville Rose Rustlers on Saturday, Apr. 21, for their annual Heritage Rose Tour through the historic old Gold Rush town of Coulterville. Participants will meet in the courtyard of ...

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Train Now To Volunteer At A Red Cross Shelter

OAKHURST – Remember last summer when the devastating Detwiler Fire hit, and you were wondering what you could do to help? Now is the time to register for the Red Cross Shelter Boot Camp, right here in the mountains. Red Cross volunteers put compassion into action every day, and your help is needed to man the Red Cross shelters when ...

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Learn About Creating Smoke-Free Homes And Workplaces

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Tobacco Education Program will be presenting a free workshop on Mar. 15, about how you can increase tobacco-free air in outdoor and indoor spaces where you live, work and play. Most people know that smoking and breathing secondhand smoke is toxic, but may not be aware of the impact of thirdhand smoke. Both secondhand and ...

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Winter Storm Warning From Yosemite To Kings Canyon

MOUNTAIN AREA — A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow is in effect above 7,000-feet, from 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15 through 4 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. The Winter Storm Warning is for the Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon, including the towns of Bass Lake, Fish Camp, and ...

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One-Day, One-Way Traffic Control On Hwy. 41 Near Yosemite

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Caltrans work north of Oakhurst near Yosemite National Park originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 25 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Oct. 26, per Caltrans. The work may result in delays of 10 minutes or longer. The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announces one-way traffic control is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 26 on State Route 41 in Mariposa County ...

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Crews On Scene Of A Fire In The Bootjack Area

MARIPOSA — Just before noon today, firefighters responded to a reported vegetation fire in the Bootjack area of Mariposa County. At 11:45 a.m., crews were dispatched to the end of Ramblin Road near Mt. Lilac Road, including engines from Cal Fire and Mariposa County, two hand crews from Mt. Bullion, Helicopter 551 out of Yosemite, plus Air Attack and an ...

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Don’t Miss CoyoteFest – A Howl of a Great Time

Written by Dale Silverman – COULTERVILLE — Never been to Coulterville, the Gold Rush town too tough to die? Make plans now to be there on Saturday, Sept. 23, when this year’s CoyoteFest turns Coulterville back into a Boom Town for the day! Featuring the 32nd annual Coyote Howl, a car show, pony rides, the Coyote Hill Band, an array of ...

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Mariposa Fire Safe Council Offers Free Chipping Program

MARIPOSA COUNTY — In the aftermath of the Detwiler Fire, the Mariposa County Fire Safe Council is offering a free chipping program for all Mariposa County residents. One of the biggest sources of fuel for wildfires are small, fine fuels such as downed branches and brush. With this program in place, the goal is to chip these branch piles and ...

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