May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Letters

Political Endorsements

June 3, 2014 Primary Election

There are a number of incumbent candidates running unopposed in this primary election, and to them we offer our sincere congratulations. More...

Vote for the two ‘Rs’

I would like to endorse the two “Rs” for the position of supervisor in Districts 1 and 3—Rosemarie Smallcombe in District 1 and Ronika Johnson in District 3.  These women have the integrity and independence needed in this count More...

Smith will work hard

Friends and neighbors, we are lucky to have choices when selecting our supervising board, and in my District 1 there are two choices.  More...

Smallcombe is caring

I am pleased to endorse Rosemarie Smallcombe’s candidacy for supervisor in District 1.  Over the past few weeks, I have read the many letters supporting Rosemarie, and together they paint a picture of an intelligent, caring and experienced More...

Reader supports Casto

I support the candidacy of Kris Casto for District 3 supervisor because she possesses the experience, knowledge, and dedication that are essential to effectively serve in that role.  Among the criteria I used to evaluate the five District 3 cand More...

Project makes no sense

On May 23, the Mariposa County Planning Commission will consider whether to approve another time extension for the SilverTip Village Resort project.  The project just doesn’t make sense to me. More...

Smith is dedicated

We are 37-year residents of Mariposa. Our children were raised in this great county and we are proud to be living here.  We have both known Karen Smith for many years, and know she would be a great supervisor for District 1. More...

Casto cares about county

Kris Casto has what it takes to make a great supervisor.  More...

Smith is the best choice

District 1 voters, we’re really fortunate. I personally know all three candidates and they’re fine folks.  More...

Responds for MERG

It is a shame that Mr. Iudice would write a letter to the editor about Rosemarie Smallcombe without having met her or spoken with her (“Smith is qualified candidate,” May 1). More...

Long is the right choice

As an informed citizen of Mariposa County I realize that the supervisors’ election scheduled for June 3 is very important to not only residents of Districts 1 and 3, but for the entire county. More...

Long will run county right

Running a county is like running a big business. Big businesses often struggle with a multitude of problems almost identical to those of our county. More...

Crafts deserves re-election

I am writing to express my support for Becky Crafts to be re-elected as our assessor of Mariposa County.  She has the more extensive experience of the two candidates and has 30 years of on-the-job experience. More...

Smallcombe is a leader

I am writing to recommend Rosemarie Smallcombe for supervisor for District 1.  More...

Long has deep roots

I am supporting Marshall Long for District 3 supervisor and encourage other District 3 residents to vote for Marshall on June 3 or on their mail-in ballot.  There is no other candidate running in this district that has such a deep understanding More...

Casto has ability to lead

Kris Casto, District 3 candidate for supervisor, has consistently proven her ability to lead in a constructive and collaborative manner. More...

Smith can get things done

In the 15 years I’ve known and worked with Karen Smith, I have personally seen her identify tasks or problems, research the pros and cons involved with possible solutions, bring plans and ideas to the table and gather resources to get the job d More...

We should protect frogs

Last summer my son and I went backpacking in the Palisades. The Palisade Basin is in the southern Sierra, about 20 miles south of Bishop, the most alpine region of the high sierra. More...

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