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October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pink-garbed marchers raise awareness  Free Access 

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:45 a.m. - Garbed in pink, close to 20 marchers tromped through town this morning to raise awareness of breast cancer and the need for regular screenings to ensure early detection. More...

Local workers hit hard by Chukchansi Casino closure

The armed standoff that ended in the closure of Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold has sent Michelle and Richard Smith’s world spinning into chaos. More...

Art Moore remains little-known by voters

Nine out of 10 local voters queried outside of Pioneer Market had no idea who congressional candidate Art Moore was last week. With less than a month to go until the Nov. More...

Local News

John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation preparing for Black and White Ball

John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s 34th annual Black and White Ball will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mariposa Fairgrounds in the Sequoia Building. More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Oct. 6 • A bull was in the roadway on Highway 140. • A vandalism report was taken on Highway 140. • A report of grand theft was received from Chicharra Way. • Child abuse was reported from Jones Street. More...

Grizzlies get a Pioneer boost

Pioneer Market’s Jason Dubberke (right) last week presented Mariposa County High School athletics with a $28,405 check to support student athletes. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Wilma D. Olson

Wilma D. Olson was born in Arcata, Calif. on Dec. 22, 1917. She passed away on June 29, 2014 in the home of her daughter, Sharon Woodlief in Cathey’s Valley. More...

Charlotte Scriven

Charlottle Scriven of Greeley Hill passed away on Oct. 6, 2014 at the age of 79. Charlotte is survived by her loving husband, Robert Scriven of 59 years. She is lovingly remembered by her children, Emory Scriven and Tim and Myrna Vick. More...

Donald Lamar Lewis

Donald Lamar Lewis was born on Feb. 14, 1938 in Declo, Idaho to Reed Hunsaker Lewis and Marzo Roberts Lewis. He was the second of five boys. He passed away on Oct. 4, 2014 at his home in Mariposa. More...

Inside Education

Preschoolers check out path

A new tricycle path at Kiwanis Preschool is adding exercise opportunities for the children at the school. More...

SFCS honors student

Students at Sierra Foothill Charter School who are seen by staff performing random acts of kindness, being extremely respectful, showing responsible behavior or otherwise exemplifying qualities of th More...

College is focus of Tuesday event

Mariposa County High School counselors are holding a college night for students and their parents on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium. More...

Park proposes 50% entrance fee hike  Free Access 

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:15 a.m. - Yosemite National Park officials have proposed raising the basic Park entrance fee from $20 to $30 per vehicle. A 30-day public comment period runs through Thursday, Nov. 20. More...

Service for late Ken Meyers is Wednesday  Free Access 

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:05 a.m. - A memorial service for the late Ken Meyers is set for 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Our Lady of the Sierra Catholic Church in Oakhurst. More...

Public health officer says Yosemite visitors pose possible Ebola threat

Concern about the deadly Ebola virus is reaching across the globe this month—even touching Sierra foothill communities like Mariposa. More...

Casto files revised statement in wake of document review

A review of the District 3 supervisor hopefuls’ financial statements by the MARIPOSA GAZETTE revealed an omission by Kris Casto, the Mt. Bullion resident filed an amended form on Oct. 10. More...

Letters

Measure K is wrong way

There is nothing wrong with increasing the amount of Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) the county receives, but Measure K is the wrong way to do it. More...

Long will serve everyone

I feel that Marshall Long is the right candidate for District 3. More...

Casto supports community

I support Kris Casto for District 3 supervisor. More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Friday, Oct. 17 Reformers Unanimous - a free addictions program held at 5005 Frank Wilson Road every Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 966-5780 or 966-5542. More...

Milestones

Thank you

Mariposa County Fire Department would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the following businesses for their donations and support to the MCFD’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic held on Oct. 5. More...

Thank you

The family of Steven Rhoan would like to take this time to thank our wonderful family and dear friends for all your support that you gave us during this difficult time. Donations of money, cards, flowers and food, they were all much appreciated. More...

Thank you

The Greeley Hill Gold Rush Charter School would like to send a big thank you to all of you who attended, volunteered and/or donated to the Back to School Night barbecue fundraiser. We had an amazing turnout. More...

Sports

Grizzlies edge Delhi to move to 4-0  Free Access 

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 - 7:05 a.m. - Mariposa's Grizzlies got past a tough Delhi Hawk football squad last night, 28-22, to stay unbeaten in Southern Athletic League play. More...

Grizzlies wallop Warriors, 41-21

Mariposa’s offensive juggernaut rolled up 41 points enroute to a 41-21 shelling of Orestimba’s Warriors last Friday night, keeping the Grizzlies undefeated in Southern Athletic League play this season. More...

Lady Grizzlies spike Hawks, Warriors

Mariposa’s picked up a pair of Southern Athletic League volleyball victories last week, downing Orestimba’s Warriors on Thursday, 3-1 (24-14, 19-25, 25-14, 25-22), and Delhi,3-1 (21-25, 25-15, 25-14, 25- 12). More...

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