Maria Fire burn victim remains in critical condition

A man who sustained severe burns in the Maria Fire outside Mokelumne Hill was in … Read more

News of Record for July 26, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: MONDAY 6:19 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Vital statistics for July 26, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY Marriages recorded July 17 through July 21: (marriage date given): July 7, Anthony … Read more

Calaveras County, employees agree to contract extension

The union that represents about 275 Calaveras County employees agreed to a six-month contract extension … Read more

Cancer Center completion expected in late 2017

The key feature of the Adventist Health Sonora Diana J. White Cancer Institute and Health … Read more

Sonora solves some recycling woes, others remain

Public recycling cans in downtown Sonora are now being picked up by Waste Management, the … Read more

Stories from some who survived the Detwiler Fire

Aida Pereira was ordered to evacuate last Wednesday as the Detwiler Fire exploded north toward … Read more

Dogs missing from Angels Camp kennel found in Murphys

Butte Fire survivor Steven Mendoza was reunited with two of his dogs over the weekend, … Read more

Weekend crime: attempted murder, drugs in prison

Tuolumne County law enforcement agencies made a series of arrests related to attempted murder, fleeing … Read more

News of Record for July 25, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: FRIDAY 7:38 a.m., suspicious circumstances — … Read more

Cottonwood Road open to God’s Bath and Cherry Reservoir

Workers have fixed a section that was impassable due to winter storm damage

A section of Cottonwood Road that was damaged by winter storm erosion and washouts has … Read more

Accused Pinecrest arsonist’s trial suspended pending psychological evaluation

An arson trial for Jeffrey Best was suspended Friday morning at a preliminary examination pending … Read more

Firefighters take a stand along Dogtown Road; Coulterville, Mariposa spared

MARIPOSA — Before 5 p.m. Friday near Dogtown Road and Texas Hill Road a dozen … Read more

Four arrested for drug sales, possession at same Sonora home as previous arrest

Four people face additional drug charges after being arrested Wednesday for the second time in … Read more

Flames destroy shed on Sonora property

Cal Fire’s Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit and Tuolumne County Fire Department responded to a structure fire Thursday … Read more

Lyons Street paving and other road work continues

Patch paving will cause some delays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday on Lyons … Read more

News of Record for July 22, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: THURSDAY 6:35 a.m., public peace, fight, … Read more

Detwiler Fire creeps closer to Tuolumne County

Just before 6 p.m. Thursday three growling tractor trailer big rigs hauling wide-load bulldozers on … Read more

Sonora shelter volunteers aim to comfort in times of uncertainty

Greeley Hill resident Sherrill McFaddin doesn’t know when she’ll be allowed to go home, nor … Read more

Man missing after fall into waterway near Strawberry

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office initiated a search-and-rescue operation Wednesday in the area of the … Read more

Arson at Pinecrest homes sounds an alarm of limited law enforcement

About 30 minutes before two Pinecrest cabins were engulfed in flames on June 22, Mountain … Read more

News of Record for July 21, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:33 a.m., graffiti — A … Read more

Group tasked with considering Dome future tours dilapidated facility

The Sonora High School Dome and Wildcat Ranch Advisory Committee and 15 members of the … Read more

Thousands flee wildfire in Mariposa; Tuolumne County homes threatened

As an ominous massive cloud of smoke from the Detwiler Fire loomed over the horizon … Read more

Residents fleeing fire arrive at Sonora shelter

Red Cross volunteers and coordinators are preparing to shelter 1,500 or more people displaced by … Read more

Presbyterian Church once was on Washington Street

The first Presbyterian Church building in Sonora was dedicated on Feb. 18, 1855, with Silas … Read more

Shelter opens in Sonora for Detwiler fire evacuees

Residents in Coulterville are being told to evacuate by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office due … Read more

News of Record for July 20, 2017

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: TUESDAY 1:28 a.m., fraudulent activities — … Read more

Repairs add $124K to juvenile hall costs

A seventh change order in the Mother Lode Regional Juvenile Detention Facility project will cost … Read more

Supervisors look for ways to fund housing

Tuolumne County leaders are laying the groundwork for some much-needed funding to build more housing … Read more

Crews, responders, residents face a firestorm

When it was 95 degrees in Sonora on Tuesday afternoon, air temperatures were supposed to … Read more

Rock thrower subdued by Sonora police chief

A Chinese Camp man was arrested Monday morning after a violent altercation inside of Lowe’s … Read more

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