May 19, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Vandals strike school’s garden

Vandals struck at Woodland School last weekend, demolishing the hard work of some kindergarten and first grade students. More...

Two men arrested for sex crimes

Two Lake Don Pedro men have been arrested in connection with a sex crimes investigation Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies calls “serious and disturbing.”  More...

Local News

Save our schools

Dozens of teachers, parents and students gathered in Mariposa last Friday to protest state cuts to education. More...

Patient stabilized

Emergency response personnel stabilize a patient after he left Highway 140 in Cathey’s Valley Tuesday morning and struck an oak tree. He was transported to John C. More...

Country Mountain Riders compete in endurance ride

The Country Mountain Riders (CMR) have been busy in the past month. On April 9 and 10 Holly Foiles and Alexandra North, ride managers, put on the fifth annual Buck Meadows Boogie Endurance Ride in the Stanislaus National Forest at Buck Meadows.  More...

Sports

Kelly resigns as Grizzlies’ gridiron coach

Mariposa County High School’s athletic program has needs, lots of them. More...

Waheed’s header lifts MCHS to second round

It was a dramatic ending Tuesday afternoon to the Lady Grizzlies’ first round match against Golden Sierra’s Grizzlies.  As time wheeled off the clock in the second overtime, Mariposa was awarded four straight corner kicks. More...

MAYSA opens player registration

The Mariposa Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) has announced the opportunity to play soccer in recreation to competitive level teams in neighboring mountain communities. More...

Cuts may shutter mining museum

For the past several budget years, the State of California has threatened the closure of a number of state parks. In each of those years, the parks have dodged the bullet and been restored, albeit with less funding. More...

LOCAL ECONOMY

County seeks to boost home biz

Mariposa County is a great place for local residents and newcomers to set up home-based businesses.  That’s the message put out by the nonprofit Economic Development Corporation (EDC) of Mariposa County.  More...

Community relays this weekend

The annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life takes place at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds this weekend. The event raises tens of thousands of dollars for cancer research each year.  More...

Two die in Yosemite accidents

Two people died in separate accidents in Yosemite National Park last Friday. More...

For the Record

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

May 9: •Someone heard noises outside on Cemetery Street. •There was a bat issue on Highway 49 South. •Someone found a baby goose on Lake Hill Road. •A snow plow was requested on Jerseydale Road.  More...

From the Archives

(The following items were taken from the archived files of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE & MINER.)  10 Years Ago  More...

Letters

Open letter

Dear Mariposa County Supervisors:  More...

Evicted

Imagine you are being evicted from your home, your cherished home where you have lived for a long, long time. Your family has lived there since the 1800’s and now you are out, almost certainly never to return. More...

Open letter

Dear Congressman Denham:   What does your bill, HR 869, contain that is good for Mariposa County? Shouldn’t you be thinking a bit along those lines?  More...

Inside Education

Kiwanis Preschool celebrates Boys Day

Mariposa Kiwanis Preschool celebrated Japanese Boys Day with a visit and presentation from Naoko Kada. The students made origami helmets and carps on sticks. More...

Forestry competes at finals

Mariposa FFA | Contributed The Mariposa County High School FFA forestry team recently competed at the state FFA Finals at Cal Poly. They were second in the state contest. More...

Smokey vists MES

Smokey the Bear and his friends from CAL FIRE visited MES on Tuesday, May 10, to teach students in grades K-3 life-saving fire safety rules and make them feel at ease with firefighters in full unifor More...

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