May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Allen endorses Mee

On June 5, I ask you to vote Ed Mee for County supervisor District 5. I asked Ed to run for county Supervisor due to his vast experience in public safety and land use issues. More...

Don’t have the facts

Well, as usual, we have individuals who do not know all the facts.  A few weeks ago letter-writer, Ferol Conklin wrote that the Republicans and Tea Partiers are behind the SRA "fire tax." Should he want the facts, I would suggest he contact Supe More...

Silvertip should fade away

The planned Silvertip Resort and Hotel in Fish Camp should be allowed to quietly fade away. Proposed 12 years ago, a five-year development extension expires in June. More...

Has to be a better way

In the April 26 GAZETTE, Jay Higbee opposes the Affordable Care Act, saying "we currently have the best medical care in the world."  Well, to start with, those without insurance (and the big bucks) don't have access to our medical care. More...

Life’s lessons

This morning on Varney and Company, I was advised that the Labor Department is proposing a new regulation that would keep children under age 18 from working on any farm/ranch. More...

Follow the rules

Regarding your article “Quest for recognition: Southern Sierra Miwuks, federal decision is extended again,” It looks like the Southern Sierra Miwuk got a second extension dated April 19.  More...

Time to do something

I have tried, three times, without success, over the last few weeks to get the U.S. Post Office in Mariposa to recycle the junk mail that comes in by the ton to our post office. More...

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day will be a tough one this year. I lost my mother very suddenly in December, just four days shy of her 88th birthday. My daughter and I were alone with her as she drew her last breaths. I believe she knew we were there. More...

‘Tax the rich’

As everyone should know, 2012 is an election year. In addition to the candidates, there will be numerous ballot measures to vote on. More...

Sign Ordinance: Time to make it work for all of us

On May 15, at 2 p.m. the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing to review proposed change alternatives to the 1991 County sign ordinance. More...

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