July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer poses mystery

The June animal sighting in a Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office report posed a question. More...

County prosecutes welfare fraud cases

Mariposa County has always had a welfare fraud problem, according to some who work in the department. More...

Museum reopens treasure vault

ROBBERY AFTERMATH

Ten months after armed robbers smashed display cases and ran off with gold and precious gems, the California State Mining and Mineral Museum has reopened the main location where the robbery occurred.   More...

Local News

Bark for Life looks to cancer cure for all

CHARITY EVENTS

The American Cancer Society's Bark For Life is a fundraising event honoring the life-long contributions of canine companions.  More...

Bears wash cars

The Mariposa Youth Football league Bears will be having a car wash on July 27 at West- America Bank from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.   More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

July 15: • A vehicle burglary was reported from Old Highway North. • A call reporting a suspicious skunk was received from Hornitos. • A theft of mail report was taken on Tenth Street. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Michael Van Hubert

Michael Van Hubert passed away early on July 18 of pancreatic cancer in the home he built.  He was born in Ohio in 1943. Michael rode Route 66 west with his parents, Walter and Louise Hubert, where they settled in Altadena.  More...

Robin Herman Jackson

Robin “Bob” Herman Jackson, aged 88, passed away on July 13, 2013 in Merced. More...

James Creswell Spotts

James Creswell Spotts (Jim) was born March 2, 1948, in New Brighton, Pa., to the Rev. Alfred Spotts and Martha Jean Creswell Spotts. More...

2013 Fair entry deadlines approaching  Free Access 

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2013 - Entry deadlines for this year's Mariposa County Fair and Homecoming are fast approaching. More...

Mystery deer is done  Free Access 

A European deer that sparked widespread curiosity off Highway 49 North in recent weeks has been euthanized by California Fish and Wildlife. "It didn't seem fair," deer watcher Reghina Crump said. More...

Supervisors call for “time out” on airport brouhaha

The hotly-debated question of who will run the Mariposa Yosemite Airport’s terminal and aviation services was delayed until Aug. 20 by the board of supervisors this week. More...

Traffic, parking will be studied

Could a multi-level parking structure be part of Mariposa’s future?  “There have been past discussions about that,” county chief adminstrative officer Rick Benson said last week.  The only definite news on downtown parking More...

Letters

Blessings with Open Arms

I first heard about Mariposa Open Arms (MOA) last fall. The weather had started to turn cold and our garden was finishing up. More...

A ranger’s perspective

Everyone, especially those dedicated to conservation, will benefit if Yosemite Valley remains true to its original purpose; dedicated to public use, resort and recreation. Stephen T. More...

Great article

Occasionally I am given copies of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE, which I always enjoy reading. Recently, among those given to me was the Thursday, May 23 issue.  More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

Friday, July 26   Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  More...

Entertainment

Weekend’s Art Park performers are named

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings continues this weekend with DelaRey & The Jespersons on Friday, July 26, and Green Machine on Saturday, July 27.  More...

Sports

Individual honorees

At last Saturday’s annual Grizzly Hall of Fame celebration held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, coaches Robert Stitt, far left, and Greg Milne, second from left, were inducted into the Hall More...

Team honors

Members of the 2000 MCHS Grizzly golf team were inducted into the Grizzly Hall of Fame last Saturday night at the annual dinner and celebration. More...

Grizzly Stadium efforts start moving ahead again

Last week, Mariposa County Unified School District (MCUSD) Superintendent Aaron Rosander met with Dan Tucker, chairman of the Grizzly Stadium Committee, to review the project’s progress.  More...

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