October 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

County workers spared for now

Decision on layoffs delayed until oct. 29

After hearing two hours of impassioned appeals, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday put off a decision on cuts, layoffs and furloughs until a special meeting on Oct. 29. More...

Layoffs and less work follow DNC party

The 20-year anniversary of Delaware North Companies’ Yosemite concessionaire contract was celebrated on Oct. 1 with cake served on The Ahwahnee hotel’s lawn. More...

Local News

Rodeo royalty are named at local event

At the CCPRA Rodeo held on Sunday Sept. 1, 15 young women who were running for Mariposa County Fair rodeo royalty held their breath as the announcer, Ted Dwyer, introduced them to the crowd.  More...

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log

Sept. 30: • A call regarding “skunk issues” was received from Mariposa Street. • Peacock issues were reported from 10th Street. • An unknown sex crime was reported from Bullion Street. More...

County Fire Response Report

Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 EMS - 5 Fire – 1 Vegetation fire, 2 Vehicle fires Public Assist - 2 Auto Collision - 0   It's Fire Prevention Week, and from Oct. More...

Milestones

Thank you

Betty Wilson and family would like to thank the firefighters, fire departments, the Pretzer family, Staci Benedetti, Dr. More...

Sierra Lifestyles

Auction supports breast cancer research

An art auction supporting breast cancer research next week had its origin in a sad loss experienced by one local family.  Called “Our Bodies, Ourselves,” the fundraiser will offer 10 unique sculptures to buyers starting at 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Grizzlies dispatch Denair, 50-21  Free Access 

Saturday, March 12, 2013 - Mariposa's Grizzlies scored 26 fourth-quarter points Friday night in Denair to post a 50-21 Southern Athletic League victory over the Coyotes. More...

Lady Grizzlies spit SAL matches

On Monday, Mariposa’s varsity girls’ volleyball team dropped a Southern Athletic League match to Ripon Christian, 3-1 (28-26, 17- 25, 9-25, 14-25).  The Lady Grizzlies took the hard-fought first match, 28-26, but RCs offense dominate More...

Volley-puff anyone?

The Mariposa County High School Associated Student Body and MCHS volleyball are hosting the annual Volley-puff tournament on Tuesday, Oct.15 at 5:30 in the Loyd Hobby Gymnasium. Admission is $3. More...

Board launches marijuana ordinance process  Free Access 

The board of supervisors on Tuesday endorsed a proposed ordinance that would limit medical marijuana grows in Mariposa County to 12 plants. A public hearing on the issue is expected by the end of the year. More...

Let the sun shine

The new owners of Offline Solar, Brooke and Karen Hanner, explain the benefits of solar power to an attendee at last Saturday’s Mariposa County Contractors’ Association Home and Garden Sh More...

Lots, personnel and airport occupy board

A pair of county employees who received layoff notices had jobs restored by the board of supervisors on Tuesday. More...

Cooke announces run for reelection

JUNE 3 ELECTION

Shortly after graduating from Lincoln Law School in 1977, I became involved in the practice of criminal law. More...

Letters

4-H Club policies followed

Dear “A Group of Concerned Citizens” and the Mariposa community.  Your anonymous letter dated Sept. 10 was discussed at the Sep. More...

Shutdown’s impact

The current federal government shutdown has come with immediate impacts on our national parks, public lands and overall tourism economy. More...

Article brings out volunteers

During the month of August, the MARIPOSA GAZETTE printed information regarding the need for volunteers for the Mariposa Public Utility Fire District.  More...

Datebook

DATEBOOK

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

Obituaries  Free Access 

Stewart S. Tjentland Stewart-Cramer

Stewart was born on Nov. 7, 1930, in Cleveland, Ohio. He passed away on Sept. 30, 2013 at the age of 82. More...

Dorothy Alice Hayes Burley McCune

Dorothy was born March 7, 1915 in Alhambra to Ernest P. and Alice Hayes Burley. She passed away on Sept. 12, 2013. More...

Inside Education

Student pride on display

Students at Yosemite National Park Valley School are joined by staff and community members including principal Sean Jacobs, Yosemite superintendent Don Neubacher, and Delaware North Companies preside More...

Pioneer awards Woodland PTA for receipts

Rebecca O’Hara, front end manager of Pioneer Market, presented a check for $773.42 to Woodland Elementary School for the school’s participation in Pioneer Market’s sports challenge More...

SFCS egg toss antics

Mckenzie Lettice and her classmates from Sierra Foothill Charter School are happy that Lettice’s egg drop device won a contest. More...

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