November 19, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Data shows marijuana use crosses all social and economic boundaries

Yosemite Valley has unique problems

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors got some eye-opening information about drug use in Mariposa County on Tuesday. Newlycollected data indicates that marijuana is the most widely-used drug in Mariposa County. More...

GAZETTE’S Web site is now back online

After three weeks of being inaccessible through the Internet, the MARIPOSA GAZETTE’S Web site has returned to the cyberspace.   More...

Baker pleads not guilty

Harry Baker finally made it to court on Tuesday, after missing his first three scheduled appearances. His appearance confirmed what his lawyer had been telling the court all along: Baker is not well. More...

Local News

Conroy injured in crash

On Nov. 1, Roger Conroy, Jr., a 2006 Mariposa County High School graduate and the son of Roger and Marcia Conroy and Danette Vaughn, was at Sand Mountain in Nevada on his dirt bike, when he had an accident. More...

Turkey Brigade returns

The Mariposa Martial Arts Academy, with the support of its students, families and friends, will be feeding less fortunate families in the community at Thanksgiving with its annual Turkey Brigade program.   More...

Ice, ice baby

PHOTO COURTESY OF DNC PARKS AND RESORTS THE CURRY VILLAGE OUTDOOR ICE RINK IS SCHEDULED TO OPEN ON FRIDAY, NOV. 20. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Tonia Lee Wells

Aug. 13, 1964. She passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, in Mariposa, with her devoted partner at her side. Tonia spent the last 30 years in Tuolumne County, a graduate of Summerville High School. She was a devoted Summerville High School Bears fan. More...

Sports

Christopher cruises as Mariposa blanks Lindhurst  Free Access 

Grizzlies romp in first round of playoffs More...

Hawks plucked in MCHS rout, 73-0

Tomorrow night’s playoff match in the Gold Bowl at the fairgrounds promises to be much more of a football game than last Friday evening’s debacle. More...

Doc’s Diagnosis

The very unusual 2009 SAL season ends with three very familiar teams representing the league in the Division V playoffs. League champion Le Grand drew the number two seed, and receives a round one bye. More...

Around the County

Keller rejoins Stanford standouts

Most students and graduates of Mariposa County High School know Rich Keller as the tough, demanding English teacher who pushed them to excel. More...

Interim building director is on the job

Mariposa County has an interim building director, as it searches for a permanent one. The department is also dealing with a new fee schedule that became effective Nov. 2.   More...

CDC catches Mt. Bullion escapees

Two men who escaped from Mt. Bullion Conservation Camp on Nov. 3 are back behind bars. More...

Fall splendor in Yosemite Valley

KENNY KARST | DNC PARKS & RESORTS AT YOSEMITE, INC. SENTINEL ROCK IS FRAMED BY SPECTACULAR FALL COLOR IN EL CAPITAN MEADOW IN YOSEMITE VALLEY. More...

Critical TOT is holding steady

Most of California is lamenting huge losses in tourism and blaming the nation’s recession as the reason. More...

Project may boost local construction industry

Calling it Mariposa’s “Mariposa’s stimulus,” developer Neil Cordero told the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors that construction of a new human services building could mean $4.5 million in labor costs. More...

Holiday deadline changes

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the MARIPOSA GAZETTE must change its deadline for classified advertising only for the Nov. 26 edition. The deadline for all classified ads for that edition is Monday, Nov. 23 at noon. More...

For the Record

Sheriff’s Dispatch Log

Nov. 9: •A bear was causing concern on Highway 49 North. •Deputies took a dog bite report at John C. Fremont Hospital. •There was a vegetation fire on Hornitos Road. More...

Mariposa County Fire Department response log

Nov. 7: •Illegal burn call on Highway 49 North - #25 Mt. Bullion/ Airport •Motorcycle down call on Stumpfield Mountain Road - #32 Ponderosa Basin, #29 Lushmeadows •EMS call on Sierra Vista Way - #37 Bootjack   More...

Falanys host dinner

In the tradition of the nation's forefathers, like the Pilgrims and Puritans that landed at Cape Cod in the 1600s, local Pastors Henry and Grace Falany and their family, annually open their home and hearts to the community on Thanksgiving Day. More...

Letters

Superintendent's Corner

Budget perspective

CONTRIBUTED BY RANDY PANIETZ, MCUSD SUPERINTENDENT More...

Come out to the game

Well here it is mid-November again, and as it has been in many past years, the Mariposa County High School varsity football team has made it to the playoffs. More...

Avenue of communication

We at Parents Against Waste (PAW) wish to offer parents, teachers, aides, support staff and all others in our community that care about the education of our precious children an avenue of communication for their feelings, grievances, and ideas to ad More...

Inside Education

ICES can provide referrals

Infant/Child Enrichment Services (ICES) is a public non-profit agency that provides a number of services to families in the community. More...

Preschoolers get visit

JODY COYLE (PICTURED FRONT AND CENTER) AND HER 14-WEEK-OLD GUIDE DOG IN TRAINING "AMIGA" FROM GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND RECENTLY VISITED THE MARIPOSA KIWANIS PRESCHOOL. More...

CVE Students of the Week

THE CATHEY'S VALLEY ELEMENTARY STUDENTS OF THE WEEK FOR NOV. 9 WERE SAMANTHA TELLES-TRUJILLO, CHANDLER CRAMER, CAEL HARRY, AND LAUREN ELMORE. More...

Friends and Family

First Baptist Church hosts Thanksgiving

A complimentary Thanksgiving dinner will once again be served this year by the First Baptist Church. More...

Girard returns to perform in Mariposa

Mariposa Revival Center is hosting legendary Christian recording artist Chuck Girard this Friday night. The event will be held at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane at 7 p.m.   More...

Thank you

The Mariposa County Fire Department would like to say thank you to the following businesses and individuals for donating food and raffle prizes for our annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic held on Oct.  More...

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