February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Local News

Master Gardeners talk edible gardens

Mariposa Master Gardeners will present a free public workshop on edible landscapes Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to noon in the county board of supervisors chambers, 5100 Bullion Street. More...

INSIDE YOSEMITE

Former Park employee, 61, pleads guilty to theft

Mary Alice Walk of Midpines has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $32,800 while working in Yosemite National Park.  U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. More...

Vandals bust lamps that Tennis Friends had fixed

A day after a new lighting system debuted at the county park tennis courts, vandals destroyed eight lamp worth $375.  The unsporting act, apparently carried out with rocks, took place prior to the morning of Feb. 7. More...

Correction

In the Feb. 7 edition of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE, a story about a burglary arrest incorrectly named one of those arrested as a suspect.  Torey Mitchell was in fact arrested on Feb. 4 at the location where two suspected burglars were caught. More...

Scouts to serve steaks

The Boy Scouts will host a steak dinner fundraiser at the Charles Street Dinner House on Monday, Feb. 25. The cost of the dinner is $15 per person. More...

La Grange Rebekahs celebrate Valentine’s Day

In celebration of Valentine's month the ladies of La Grange Rebekah Lodge #323 will host a special heart breakfast on Feb. 17. More...

Park plans MRP/TRP meetings and webinars

Yosemite National Park has listed a number of dates for upcoming public meetings and webinars concerning the Merced River Draft Plan (MRP) and the Tuolumne River Draft Plan (TRP).  Through the workshops and webinars, Park staff hopes to hear pub More...

Gallery seeks artists

Sierra Artists’ Gallery has announced its upcoming miniature show and alerts interested artists about entry details. More...

Soroptimists plan for Gold Rush Dinner

Soroptimist International of Mariposa will hold its annual Gold Rush Dinner and Dance on Saturday March 23, at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, Sequoia Room. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. More...

Hornitos gets ready for 64th enchilada feed

Community preparations are underway for the big celebration of the 64th annual Hornitos Enchilada Dinner to be held in historic Hornitos on Saturday, March 2 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. at Golden Stag Hall.  More...

Scout’s Eagle project

Local Boy Scout Kahleb Kelsey wants to hear from local veterans for his Eagle project with Troop 97.  Kelsey grew up with military bases and traditions. He is currently a candidate for both Annapolis Naval Academy and the U.S. More...

Park will rehab the Tioga Road

Yosemite National Park signs the Tioga Road Rehabilitation Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The FONSI records the decision of the National Park Service to rehabilitate, restore and resurface approximately 41 miles of the Tioga Road. More...

PUBLIC HEALTH

Hanta antibodies show up in single Yosemite worker

One anonymous Yosemite National Park worker can now boast that he or she survived an extremely close encounter with hantavirus.  More...

Bass Lake Triathlon opens 2013 registration

Preparations are under way for the third annual Bass Lake Classic Triathlon, and registrations are currently being accepted.  More...

Library offers adult literacy tutoring classes

The Mariposa County Library offers free tutoring for Mariposa County residents age 18 or older who are able to communicate in English.  Trained volunteer tutors work with learners on a one-to-one basis in the library or other public location. More...

Pioneer helps New Life

Chet Skinner (left) of Pioneer Market presents a check to Bob and Carol Holland, who accepted it on behalf of New Life Christian Fellowship missionaries. More...

Lyell Glacier ceases movement

The Lyell Glacier, the largest glacier in Yosemite National Park, has stagnated, or ceased its downhill movement, according to a recent study conducted by scientists from the National Park Service and the University of Colorado. More...

FAITH

Divine Justice or Mercy?

God is perfect. But is God a perfectionist? Does He have unrealistic expectations concerning people?  More...

How Art Shapes Our Lives

Truth finds a way

On Aug. 25, 1934 Philo Farnsworth (1906-1971) held the first public viewing of his all electric television in Philadelphia, Penn. More...

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