Road, intersection construction continues in Jamestown

A road improvement project at Fifth Avenue in Jamestown began several months ago, and it’s … Read more

Grandma’s House gets helping hand from Lowe’s

A dozen volunteers from Lowe’s in Sonora gave up their Sunday to help the Columbia … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 23, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY3:26 a.m.,vandalism, property damage — Someone banged on … Read more

Pics of the week for October 23, 2018

Reader Carol Christensen, of Sonora shares a photo entitled “Orange Glads Going Solo.” Reader Don … Read more

Woman crashes car into Pardee Reservoir

A woman from Ione was treated in a Modesto-area hospital for major injuries Saturday after … Read more

A camp for everyone: Tuolumne Trails after 10 years

Jerry Baker stood in a hallway in the main building at Tuolumne Trails, where he … Read more

Curtis Creek mural honors former athletic director and mentor

Bill Vonich, former athletic director of Curtis Creek Elementary School and prolific youth sports coach, … Read more

Regular voter registration closes Monday

More people in Tuolumne County are registered to vote ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm … Read more

Commercial cannabis advocates say sales taxes are down since the ban in Calaveras

Former cannabis growers and an advocate for commercial cultivation say local sales taxes are down … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 20, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:THURSDAY7:20 a.m., theft — A white truck … Read more

Tuolumne County firefighters save East Sonora pizza restaurant

Tuolumne County firefighters saved Mike’s Pizza of Sonora from a close call early Friday morning. … Read more

Ask the Miner: Playing field and field of play

QUESTION: Why does the scoreboard at Dunlavy Field not work? The sections of the scoreboard … Read more

Roadwork for the week of Oct. 21, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 4 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 8 a.m. to … Read more

Proposed Sonora Wendy’s runs into speed bump over traffic concerns

A decision on whether to issue a permit for the construction of a Wendy’s fast-food … Read more

Sonora Union High School District in negotiation with Park Foundation for Wildcat Ranch

The potential sale of the Sonora Union High School District's Wildcat Ranch has hinged, in … Read more

Dardanelle Bridge removal begins

Contractors working with a crane this week are removing burned remains of the old 1933 … Read more

PG&E to host open house in Mi-Wuk Village about accelerated tree removals

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. will host an open house in Mi-Wuk Village on Saturday … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 19, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY3:44 a.m., public peace, fight, disorderly conduct … Read more

News of Record for October 18, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY The Sheriff’s Office reported the following: TUESDAY 1:25 a.m., Valley Springs — Vehicles … Read more

Sonora police seek information on suspected laundromat burglars

The Sonora Police Department is seeking information about a man and a woman believed to … Read more

Police arrest couple in connection with Nellie Lou burglary, other thefts

The suspected burglars behind a downtown break-in at an Angels Camp antique store and a … Read more

NOW & THEN — Treasury robbed

Great excitement occurred in September 1881 when the Tuolumne County treasury was stolen. The Tuolumne … Read more

Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office investigates homicide

A man was found dead from a gunshot wound in a marijuana garden on his … Read more

Sonora High district principals update student achievement and campus goals

Ben Howell and Roy Morlan, principals of the schools within the Sonora Union High School … Read more

Perkins agrees to settle lawsuit against Economic Development Authority

Ken Perkins says he’s agreed to settle the lawsuit he filed in June against the … Read more

Fall sweeps through the Central Sierra

The world is golden at 8,000 feet in the Central Sierra. So many weeks into … Read more

Tuolumne County officials receive updates on forest agreement, Buchanan Road fix

The Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors were updated on projects that are part of a … Read more

Jamestown man sentenced on attempted murder and domestic assault convictions

A Jamestown man who held off deputies for nearly eight hours after beating up his … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 17, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:MONDAY11:09 a.m., parking citation — A parking citation … Read more

Annual health fair gets underway

Hundreds of people converged on the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora on Tuesday to take … Read more

Vital statistics for Oct. 17, 2018

Marriages recorded Oct. 8 through Oct. 12 (wedding date given): Sept. 21 — Steven James … Read more

Avery man accused of murdering son may be tried in spring

An Avery man accused of murdering his son may go to trial in March or … Read more

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