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Area Christmas Bird Counts Scheduled

On Christmas Day in 1900, the National Audubon Society (NAS) held it’s first Christmas Bird Count (CBC). Now this annual international bird census numbers more than 1,500 individual counts, and everyone is invited to participate in the 113th CBC, between Dec. 14, 2012, and Jan. 5, 2013. The Yosemite Area Audubon Society encourages local residents to participate in any or ...

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STI Classifieds Now Available On SierraNewsOnline!

S|N|O is very excited to announce that we have teamed up with Sierra Tel Internet to provide our readers with the most comprehensive classified ads in the mountain area! Thanks to the efforts of Laura Norman at STI, our readers can now peruse hundreds of treasures for sale by local folks, find the perfect boat or bicycle, locate all the ...

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Midpines Man Arrested For Murder

MARIPOSA – One man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in the community of Midpines on Saturday, Dec. 1. At about 9 p.m., Mariposa County sheriff’s deputies and detectives responded to a disturbance call at a residence on Rancheria Creek Road. Emergency Medical Services was also called to the scene.

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Small Hospital Well-Suited to Serve Big Needs

MARIPOSA – The John C. Fremont (JCF) Health Care District has a message for residents of Oakhurst and other nearby mountain towns: the next time you or someone you know needs medical attention, the JCF hospital staff and physicians are ready, willing and able to serve you with healthcare technology and services that exceed expectations. Located at 5189 Hospital Road, ...

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Arrests Made In Mining Museum Heist

MARIPOSA – On the heels of the California Mining and Mineral Museum’s reopening, the California Highway Patrol announces the arrest of three suspects in the daring daylight heist on Sept. 28. Tuesday morning, Nov. 13, the CHP, assisted by Mariposa and Placer County Sheriff’s Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation – Division of Adult Parole Operations, and the Sacramento ...

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Museum To Reopen Following Robbery

MARIPOSA – After robbers made off with some $2 million worth of precious gems and minerals on Sept. 28, the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa was closed. California State Parks announced in a news release last week that the museum has opened its doors to the public again as of Friday, Nov. 9.

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Keep The Good Guys In Your Garden Happy

How to Attract Beneficials and Create Wildlife Habitat MARIPOSA — Humans are not the only creatures who love the mountains. We share the county with a plethora of critters, from beautiful butterflies to less-beautiful toads. Mariposa County Master Gardeners will present a hands-on workshop Saturday, Oct. 27, all about the good guys in your garden and how to make them ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Season Premier

MARIPOSA — If you didn’t know that Mariposa has a symphony orchestra, consider this your invitation to enjoy one of the best-kept secrets in the mountains. Mariposa is the actually the smallest town in the United States with its own symphony orchestra, and they have a fantastic show planned for their first performance of the season on Saturday, Oct. 20, ...

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Artist Spotlight: Vicki D. Thomas

Soft, dreamy landscapes, still lifes and buildings – whether real or fantasy-based – are watercolorist Vicki Thomas’ forte. When the mood strikes, however, she applies her liquid style of painting and drawing to people, flowers and seascapes, as well. The flowing movement of her style of creating watercolors may have been born during her former career as a fashion illustrator. ...

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