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May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Permits now required for burning in County

Burning permits are now required in Mariposa County. As of last Sunday, all hazard reduction burning will require a permit in the County, according to CAL FIRE officials. More...

Tom Reavis knows first-hand the devastation of cancer

Editor’s note: This is the second in a More...

Local News

Hanging it up

Mariposa County District Attorney Thomas Cooke, left, reads a proclamation for DA’s office investigator Mike Akers who retired last week after several years of service. More...

Child safety seats to be checked by CHP

Child safety seats will be the focus of an upcoming event by the California Highway Patrol. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, between 9th and 10th streets in Mariposa (where the Frost Shop used to be located). More...

Tire amnesty event scheduled in County

The Mariposa County Department of Public Works is offering free tire disposal for Mariposa County residents. The service will be offered from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Mariposa County Landfill, 5593 Hwy. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Mary Ann Cooke

Mary Ann Cooke was born Feb. 11, 1967 in San Francisco. On March 10, 2016, the angels from heaven took this sweet woman away from us. She was taken from her residence in Mariposa. More...

Sports

Hughes, Freitas in control, move MCHS baseball team past Delhi

Control. Every baseball pitcher strives for it, and it’s no different with Mariposa’s Morgan Hughes. Control has been his biggest battle this season. More...

Champs at last: golfers overcome obstacles, win Southern League

How sweet it is. The Mariposa County High School golf team thrived under pressure to come through as 2016 Southern League Champions after playing on a breezy day at Spring Creek Golf Course against Ripon Christian High School on Thursday, April 28. More...

MCHS football team bringing back rivalry games for upcoming season

The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies will be renewing old rivalries this coming football season. The Grizzlies will open the season by hosting the Summerville High School Bears on Sept. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Summerville finished 4- 6 last season. More...

Widow of manslaughter victim begs judge to give local man life in prison

Ruport given 15 years to life, had seven prior DUIs

Emotions ran high Monday morning in Mariposa County Superior Court. The widow of a man killed by a drunk driver gave a victim impact statement before a silent courtroom. Ronald Johnston, 61, was killed on Aug. More...

Scared Straight

MCHS students get a dose of reality during mock fatal wreck

A horrifying scene took place at the upper fields of Mariposa County High School on Monday morning. More...

Special Olympic track meet debuts Saturday in Mariposa

They’ve been waiting and waiting, and it’s finally almost here. More...

Letters

Should we believe the scientists?

Should we believe these scientists who have gone to college so they, someday, can say that they are so smart. How about common sense. Ask a person who actually works wildfires. Who would you believe? More...

Road yards are not closed

I am writing in response to the recent letter to the editor from Mr. Roy Briese regarding the status of the Roads Division yards in Hornitos and Coulterville. More...

McClintock part of tree problem

On March 31, the GAZETTE gave Congressman McClintock’s views on forestry (mis)management prominent space. His opinions were unsupported by information, so they remain the allegations of a professional politician. More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

The 5th Annual Kynan Stanners Memorial Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Kynan’s family and friends would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all who contributed to another successful tournament. More...

Card of Thanks

Thank you again Pioneer Market, Yosemite Shipping and Happy Burger for keeping the donation jars in your place of business. It helps more than you realize. Thank you, citizens of Mariposa, for the donations. More...

Card of Thanks

Thank you to all who celebrated my 100th birthday with me in Hornitos. It was very special for me to be able to spend the day celebrating,visiting and reminiscing with friends from near and far. More...

Inside Education

A night at the improv

Improvisational skills will be put to the test at ‘Grizzly Got Your Tongue’ event

If you haven’t been able to attend a Mariposa County High School drama production this school year, this is your last chance to do so — and you won’t want to miss out. More...

‘When You Turn 18’ program helps seniors adjust to adult life

Seniors at Mariposa County High School recently spent some time focusing on one of the most important topics they’ll ever think about — their futures. More...

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