June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

New assistant DA loves her job

Nancy Wong loves practicing law. In Mariposa County. “I love Mariposa,” said Wong, who was recently hired as a deputy district attorney for the Mariposa County District Attorney’s Office. More...

CoyoteFest has new site and page

The CoyoteFest in Coulterville now has a new website and Facebook page. The site, coyotefest.org, has download-able application forms for a booth, the car show, the parade, the horseshoe contest and/or for sponsorships. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

June 13 - A caller from Grist Road reported a dead llama. • A mountain lion attack was reported from Highway 49 North in Bear Valley. • A donkey was stuck in a fence on Highway 140 in Cathey’s Valley. More...

Sprucing up

Generosity of community helps officials at fairgrounds with many improvements

Thanks to the generosity of the community, the Mariposa County Fairgrounds received several updates recently. More...

Nothing crappy about outhouse race in July

Entries still sought for first-ever event set for July 2 at the Courthouse

Laughs and silliness are in order at the Mother Load Outhouse Derby on July 2. The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club rolls out the first annual Mother Load Outhouse Derby in Mariposa on that day. More...

HONORING OLD GLORY

Legion Post 567 conducts flag retirement ceremony

Over 40 people gathered at Steve’s Sportsman Cafe in Mariposa on Tuesday, June 14 — National Flag Day — to honor America’s flag. More...

A once-in-a-lifetime experience with the President

Editor’s note: When President Barack Obama visited Yosemite this past weekend, the Mariposa Gazette gained exclusive access as part of the “White House press pool.” Gazette Editor Greg Little and Office Manager Nicole Little were pa More...

Your photos

Mariposa County resident William Alsup submitted this photo he took at Mono Lake. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Community BBQ slated in Basin

The annual All-Community BBQ is scheduled for Sunday, June 28 in Ponderosa Basin. The event is presented by the Ponderosa Basin Chapel, 5611 Creel Road. Worship service will be held outdoors starting at 10 a.m. with the BBQ beginning at 11. More...

Artists’ Gallery seeking entries

The Sierra Artists’ Gallery is seeking photographers to enter the third annual Photography Fest and sale. The Gold Rush Show will be in October and is sponsored by the gallery. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

June 13- June 19

EMS - 7 Fires - 3 Public Assists - 0 Auto Collisions - 0 More...

Fair officials offer online options for entries, tickets

The Mariposa County Fair is one of the biggest events of the year. And this year, fair officials have made some changes that will allow people to purchase tickets and enter competition online. More...

CASA program works to help children in tough circumstances

Volunteers are key to helping children, new summer program, fundraiser set

CASA. Many people have heard that acronym. But what is it? The program is Court Appointed Special Advocates and it is to help youth who are in the welfare system, many who have difficult life circumstances. More...

Blues music will be theme for this week’s Music on the Green

Music on the Green continues this weekend in Mariposa. Music on the Green — the free summer concert series presented by the Mariposa County Arts Council — rolls on into the last weekend of June with a bluegrass/Americana theme. More...

Assisting the elderly focus of County Human Services

Mariposa County is known for many things, from historic sites to Yosemite National Park. But the County is also home to around 18,000 people and roughly 40 percent of them are age 55 and older. More...

Yosemite officials working with similar German park

A delegation from Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany is currently visiting Yosemite National Park. More...

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