September 16, 2010 RSS feed / Around the County

One injured in two-car crash

ONE PERSON WAS INJURED, HOWEVER NOT SERIOUSLY, IN A TWO-CAR CRASH ON HIGHWAY 140 AT ALLRED ROAD FRIDAY MORNING. More...

Wawona Road construction extended

Road construction on the Wawona Road in Yosemite National Park began in May 2010. In an effort to complete this project by November 2010, roadwork will expand to include Friday and Saturday nights. New hours went into effect Sept. 10.   More...

Wilson talks smoke detectors at Rotary

Mariposa County Fire Chief Jim Wilson last Thursday spoke of the importance of having and maintaining smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and of Mariposa County's efforts to insure residents are equipped with working detectors available under a gra More...

CHP to conduct sobriety checkpoint

The Mariposa office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct a sobriety/ driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday, Sept. 18, somewhere within Mariposa County.   More...

Correction

In the Sept. 9 edition of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE, the Commander of the American Legion, Andrea Summerlin, was incorrectly identified as being the commander of the local VFW Post. The GAZETTE regrets the error. More...

Flurry of accidents marks week’s end

What began as a relatively quiet week for first responders ended last Friday with a number of traffic accidents.   More...

DEA hosts first drug 'take back' day

The Drug Enforcement Administration and government, community, public health and law enforcement partners today announced a nationwide prescription drug “Take-Back” initiative that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. More...

Mariposa Miners celebrate sweepstakes award

THE MARIPOSA MINERS SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEAM CELEBRATED WINNING THE SWEEPSTAKES AWARD IN THE MARIPOSA LABOR DAY PARADE ON SEPT. 4. More...

2010 Junior Livestock Auction

4-H champion lamb THE 4-H CHAMPION LAMB, EXHIBITED BY CLAIRE BULLIS OF CATHEY’S VALLEY 4-H CLUB, WAS PURCHASED BY PIONEER MARKET FOR $4 PER POUND. More...

Jackson brings home state and national gold

Mariposa’s Kevin Jackson has been prospecting for gold since 1981. His first gold piece hangs in a necklace around his wife’s neck. More...

Volunteers needed for annual clean-up

The Kim Evans Memorial Merced River Clean-up will take place Saturday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon in the El Portal and Merced River Canyon areas. Organizers hope to draw more volunteers this year.   More...

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