April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Earth Day

Editor’s Note: The Mariposa County Department of Public Works Solid Waste and Recycling Division sponsored an essay contest for all Mariposa County students. More...

Caring for animals in hard times

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated..." Mahatma Gandhi  So how do we, as the community we wish Mariposa to be, help each other to protect and care of our animals in these hard times? More...

Jones clarifies

In response to the April 12 article, “Candidates face public scrutiny in election bids.” Because of the way the article was written (alluding to some District 2 candidates as having committed various illegal acts without naming who the ca More...

Jones for supervisor

We are supporting Merlin Jones for District 2 supervisor. Merlin has attended all of the supervisor meetings since making the decision to run for the office and has educated himself on the many issues facing the county. More...

We already paid

It is true, there is vocal opposition to the amount of tax money Sacramento gets from us. So what was Sacramento’s answer? They have demanded more. When they couldn’t raise your taxes one way, they got “creative” (i.e. More...

Carrier can be catalyst

We live in very interesting times. One of the recent front page stories in the GAZETTE has the auditor stating the “County needs to ‘hold the line.’” What line? More...

Composting

Composting is a great way to improve the environment in Mariposa County. There are many ways that the environment could be improved by composting your food waste and other organic products.  More...

Going green

“Going Green” is a phrase that has become more common throughout households in America, but do we honestly understand what this means? More...

Proven its worth

While there are no official qualification requirements for the position of county supervisors, there are a lot of qualities that a person must possess to be a really good supervisor.  We are fortunate to have a person running for supervisor of More...

Fantastic asset

For the past few years, I have had the pleasure of working with John Carrier, candidate for District 5 supervisor. He is quite honestly one of the most hard working people I have ever met, and a person of unquestioned integrity. More...

Effective leadership

I am supporting John Carrier for Mariposa County Supervisor, District Five. John introduced me to Mariposa 15 years ago when he accepted a position at the CAL FIRE Headquarters. More...

Enjoy liberties

Comments regarding April 5 article “Healthcare Part 2” quote by Dr. Charles Mosher, “Recent reform legislation could help fill the gap.” First of all it is not so much reform as it is another take over by government. More...

Thanks Sierra Tel

Since I'm always quick to complain, I wanted to be quick to praise as well.  More...

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