Sonora Homecoming Queen

Reese Parkan was named 2018 Sonora High School Homecoming Queen Friday night. The Wildcats beat … Read more

Family, man and his dog injured in head-on collision in Calaveras County

A Ceres man was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence on Sunday … Read more

A window on the past: Remains of burned Dardanelle Bridge will be removed

A contractor is expected in the Donnell Fire burn zone this week to remove torched … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 16, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY8:30 a.m., miscellaneous codes — A person … Read more

Sonora celebrates homecoming

The annual Sonora High School homecoming parade stepped off a few minutes early down Washington … Read more

Tuolumne County officials to receive update on Buchanan Road repairs

Tuolumne County may have to come up with more than $1 million over the next … Read more

Sonora officials to mull proposed dispensary, contract for Vision Sonora project

A proposed cannabis dispensary for medical uses only and an engineering contract for a Vision … Read more

Mi-Wuk Village veteran honored with medal ceremony 40 years after service

Alan Leeman was awarded his long-overdue Humanitarian Service Medal from the U.S. Army in a … Read more

Ask the Miner: Where’s my name?

Question: Why have the property tax bills changed to one name (usually the man's name) … Read more

Six indicted by federal grand jury in connection with pot-related robbery outside Murphys

Six men from San Diego, Phoenix and the Chicago area have been indicted by a … Read more

Sheriff’s Office hosts winter coat giveaway

The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office will host a coat drive for children this weekend. Used … Read more

Gourd duty: Sonora woman grows giant pumpkins

Carla Suehowicz’s blue eyes sparkle and a smile spreads across her face as she says … Read more

Outgoing TCEDA board member chastises public, media in farewell speech

Jim Gianelli gave a farewell speech to the Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority Governing Board … Read more

Jamestown winemaker dies after long battle with Alzheimer’s disease

Ron Gianelli, founder of the award-winning Gianelli Vineyards and Winery in Jamestown, died Monday at … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 12, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY11:53 a.m., assault — A man in … Read more

Calaveras County Water District board names interim general manager

The Calaveras County Water District, which provides water to more than 13,000 residential, commercial and … Read more

Christina Karlsen’s family eager for trial after appointment of public defender

The family of Christina Karlsen was devastated when they learned that the murder trial of … Read more

Tuolumne County transportation council talks about merits of roundabouts

A proposal to build a roundabout on Highway 108 at Mackey Ranch Road was met … Read more

One City Council candidate drops out; four vie for votes at Angels Camp forum

City finances, growing pains, traffic woes, decaying infrastructure and a community’s ambitions were among the … Read more

Negotiation controversies and disputes aired at Columbia College meeting

Gabby Costa, a forestry major at Columbia College, said thousands of students across the Yosemite … Read more

Zappos shoe company shoots holiday ads in Twain Harte

A large barn in Twain Harte edged out Universal Studios in Los Angeles as the … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 11, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:TUESDAY2:46 a.m., unclassified — A person on Bald … Read more

Pic of the Week for October 10, 2018

Reader Colin Washburn shared this photo, taken near Ano Nuevo, Highway 1 … Read more

Now & Then: Star Flouring Mill

In January 1940, Blanche Divoll, the granddaughter of James G. Divoll, sent this photograph to … Read more

Twain Harte man who claimed to be on shrooms fights with deputies

A man who said he was under the influence of magic mushrooms scuffled with deputies … Read more

Weak system could bring chances of rain showers and snow at higher elevations

Depending on how far south a weak weather system tracks over the Central Sierra, it … Read more

Modesto man selected as new TUD general manager

Members of the Tuolumne Utilities District board of directors selected Edwin R. Pattison of Modesto … Read more

Showcasing a waterway: Angels Creek trail moves forward

Amy Augustine, contract planner with Angels Camp, remembers when the idea for an established walking … Read more

Sonora commissioners OK medical cannabis dispensary, council to have final say

A proposed medical-cannabis dispensary cleared an initial hurdle and will next go to the Sonora … Read more

Cardiac arrest is cause of death for SCC inmate firefighter

The cause of death for a Sierra Conservation Center inmate who died on his first … Read more

Tuolumne County health officials advise residents to check for recalled beef

Tuolumne County public health officials urge residents to check their shelves and freezers for raw … Read more

Vital Statistics for Oct. 10, 2018

CALAVERAS COUNTY Marriages recorded Aug. 27 through Sept. 30 (recorded date given): Aug. 27 — … Read more

Tuolumne County deputies make several narcotics arrests

Three suspected street-level drug dealers were arrested over the weekend, prompting renewed concern from the … Read more

Feds release cause of Ferguson Fire

Superheated pieces of a vehicle’s catalytic converter that came into contact with dry roadside vegetation … Read more

News of Record for Oct. 10, 2018

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:MONDAY2:44 p.m., animal complaints — Two dead … Read more

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