More cold and snow on the way to Mother Lode foothills

More cold rain and snow is in forecast, and many residents of Calaveras and Tuolumne … Read more

Ask the Miner: The world of windows

QUESTION: Will you please help me understand building code for windows? Our house was built … Read more

Tuolumne County supervisors to ask Sonora City Council for more time on TCEDA decision

It appears the Sonora City Council could get more time to decide on the city’s … Read more

Indictment alleges freed terrorist masterminded Afghanistan attack that killed Sonora serviceman

Jennifer Rapp was told on Tuesday a terrorist accused of orchestrating a 2008 suicide attack … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 15, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: WEDNESDAY 9:11 a.m., lost, found property … Read more

Heavy rains pound Mother Lode, another hard freeze on its way

Warm winter rains pounded the Mother Lode foothills and mountains at near-record and record-breaking rates … Read more

A Valentine's Day love story

It all began at the California State Fair in 1956. The Jersey cattle were in … Read more

Hunters secure $369K to restore critical wintering habitat for mule deer, blacktail deer

Hunters with the national nonprofit Mule Deer Foundation’s Mother Lode Chapter have secured $369,760 in … Read more

PG&E filing for bankruptcy protection brings uncertainties, potential opportunities for TUD

When Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced its intent to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy … Read more

Tuolumne County Farm Bureau sues Sonora Union High School District to nullify Wildcat Ranch sale

The Tuolumne County Farm Bureau has filed a lawsuit against the Sonora Union High School … Read more

Tuolumne County Vital Statistics for February 14, 2019

Marriages recorded Feb. 4 through Feb. 8 (wedding date given): Feb. 2 — Michael Kristopher … Read more

News of Record for February 14, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTYThe Sonora Police Department reported the following:TUESDAY7:15 a.m., suspicious circumstances — A vehicle was … Read more

Warmer storm could bring 4 inches of rain to Sonora, 7.5 inches to Yosemite

A moisture-laden storm with high-elevation rains is heading toward the Mother Lode, and it could … Read more

Plans to convert bowling alley into mini-storage move forward

A group of local investors who recently purchased the former bowling alley on South Stewart … Read more

Clock ticks to complete National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC) projects by 2022 deadline

Tuolumne County supervisors are concerned about being unable to complete three major projects funded by … Read more

Pic of the Week for February 12, 2019

Reader Barb Hoversten shares a photo entitled “Winter sunset” taken at Pinecrest on Feb. 7. … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 13, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following: SUNDAY 5:09 a.m., hazardous situation — … Read more

Sonora to sue state agency over new cannabis regulations

The City of Sonora is preparing to sue the California Bureau of Cannabis Control over … Read more

Cost-U-Less closing leaves two vacancies in Sonora’s second-oldest shopping center

The Sonora Plaza on Mono Way will lose another major business with the impending closure … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 12, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:FRIDAY7:54 a.m., miscellaneous codes — A transient … Read more

Judge rejects motion to grant Anderson bail pending outcome of appeal

A Tuolumne County Superior Court judge again denied bail for Dr. Danny Anderson pending the … Read more

Donations still being gathered for Aramark employees in Yosemite

Donations of food, clothing, bedding and cash are still being accepted this week to help … Read more

Brief break in storms before more rain and snow Tuesday to Thursday

Remnants of a second low-elevation snow storm that briefly brought rare snowglobe conditions to Angels … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 9, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:THURSDAY7:32 a.m., domestic disputes — A person … Read more

Most PG&E customers get power back before winter lands next one-two punch

Power has been restored to nearly all of an estimated 10,000 Pacific Gas and Electric … Read more

Woman struck and pinned by falling tree during height of snowstorm on Big Hill

Lauren Verplanck was on Big Hill with her boyfriend during the height of the snowstorm … Read more

More than 160 Aramark employees displaced by falling trees, damaged cabins and tents

The snowstorm earlier this week brought down hundreds of oak and cedar trees near Half … Read more

Road work for week of Feb. 10, 2019

CALAVERAS COUNTY HIGHWAY 26 — One-way traffic control will be in effect 7 a.m. to … Read more

News of Record for Feb. 8, 2019

TUOLUMNE COUNTY The Sonora Police Department reported the following:WEDNESDAY1:13 p.m., warrant arrests — An older … Read more

Ask the Miner: Two parks, too close?

QUESTION: It appears that two major regional park projects are being proposed within a few … Read more

Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors’ travel expenses exceeded $24K last year

Travel expenses for the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors collectively amounted to more than $24,000 … Read more

Now & Then: Recalling the 1922 snow storm in Sonora

On March 11, 1922, a major snow storm hit Sonora. The March 18, 1922, Union … Read more

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