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May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Naval enlistee shocks family with surprise trip back home

To say that Kelly Farias was surprised this past Monday morning would be a major understatement. “I don’t like lies,” said Farias. “But this was a great one.” It was just after 10 a.m. More...

Residents choose Mariposa County’s ‘Best of the Best’

Hundreds of ballots cast for the MARIPOSA GAZETTE’S 2015 Best of the Best contest have been tabulated. Ballots were submitted both as hard copies and through the GAZETTE’S Web site, MariposaGazette.com. More...

Local News

Wine, art event will be Saturday at Courthouse

Vendors, artists to show wares during event

The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary will feature an afternoon of fine art and wine tasting on Saturday, May 28. More...

Ceremony slated to mark Memorial Day

A Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled in Mariposa. The event will take place on Saturday, May 28 starting at 10 a.m. It is being organized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6042. More...

Summer Sausage Fest tickets are now on sale

The 2016 Mariposa Summer Fest Sausage and Suds Sampler will be June 25 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The event will be from 4-7 p.m. It is sponsored by the Mariposa Friends of the Fairgrounds Foundation. More...

Milestones

Card of Thanks

I would like to thank the following people for their hard work and contribution to the Four Seasons Dinner. All the people that decorated a table, they were beautiful. To our table decorating judges Dee Carr, Patricia Cross and Phyllis Linnebur. Dr. More...

Sports

Grizzly gridders muscle up

MCHS brings 74-year-old strength coach aboard

Mike Rollinson is proving that age is just a number. Rollinson, 74, has served as the Mariposa County High School football team’s strength and conditioning coach since February. You don’t need to adjust your contact lenses. More...

Matlock, Vegely sisters enjoy playing with one another while they can

Winning a section championship in high school is obviously special, but to win one with your sister? That's just icing on the cake. More...

Put me in coach, I’m ready to play: Medinas shines

It seems that some athletes are destined to play a certain sport. Mariposa's Michael Medinas, 15, was born to play baseball. “I've been playing ever since I could,” Medinas said. “It's the sport I love most.” More...

Breaking News - 3:14 PM

Grizzlies capture Section baseball pennant, 11-7  Free Access 

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 3:15 p.m. - Mariposa's Grizzlies bolted to an early lead and held off a Ripon Christian seventh-inning rally to claim the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division VI pennant this afternoon. More...

Carrier’s email blunder mars his bid for reelection

Supervisor tells DA it was mistake, information forwarded to state AG

The chairman of the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors sent campaign-related materials from his County computer, a violation of state campaign law. More...

MCHS softball team takes third straight section title

MCHS softball dynasty stands

Playoff pressure? What playoff pressure? More...

Yosemite visitation expected to be heavy this holiday weekend

Yosemite National Park officials anticipate an extremely busy Memorial Day Weekend. More...

Letters

Green groups are the real problem

I am writing in response to Ralph Mendershausen’s letter to the editor dated May 5 attacking Congressman Mc- Clintock and his views on forest management. More...

We’ll never forget Jack Coates, Jr.

The Iron Pony ran freely over the Western states and into the mountains of Mariposa. Very little held him back. His main residence was in Midpines in Mariposa County on Highway 140 just above the Briceburg grade on the way to Yosemite National Park. More...

Missing Mariposa

I was in a huge predicament! I was in front of the Courthouse trying to transport my grandson and I had no carseat. I was referred to the juvenile hall by a very nice gentleman. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gerry Westfall

Gerry was born July 8, 1932 in Merced, Calif. to parents Eleanor Trabucco and Paul Westfall. He lived his entire life in Le Grand, he was a third generation cattleman in Merced and Mariposa Counties. More...

Roland Schill

Roland Schill, 84, of Tracy, Calif., died May 5, 2016 at his home. He was born Aug. 31, 1931. Commital Service with military honors will take place on Friday, June 3, at 12:30 p.m. at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery 32053 W. More...

Gerald Wolters Jr.

Gerald Frederick Wolters Jr. was born Nov. 23, 1928 in Long Beach Calif. He passed away on May 11, 2016 in Mariposa. More...

Inside Education

Coulterville High School will keep its name: board

A familiar area high school will be keeping its name. More...

Cook-Off help appreciated

Andrea Contreras and her 7th and 8th grade students at Sierra Foothill Charter School extend a huge thank you to all of the businesses that donated prizes to their Chili Cook- Off recently. More...

New principal recently selected to oversee Greeley Hill/Coulterville High School

Students at Greeley Hill Elementary School and Coulterville High School will be greeted by a new principal at the start of the new school year on August 16, 2016. More...

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