August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Letters

Proceeds will go to fair

Hello, my name is Collin Billings. I am 15 years old and I am in my sixth year of showing hogs at the Mariposa County Fair, and my second year in the FFA at Mariposa County High School.  More...

Ready to show his animal

My name is Codey Sullivan, and I am in the Mariposa FFA.  I would like to invite you to this year’s Mariposa County Fair. The fair is so much fun. I have worked really hard on my animal this year. More...

Second year of showing

My name is Harlie Stoneham. I am in sixth grade and this is my second year showing lambs at the Mariposa County Fair.  I have two lambs I will be showing. Their names are Cole and Rock. More...

Showing the Shaine Beast

My name is Hope McCoy and this is my second year showing a goat. It was an amazing experience. I ended up getting first place in showmanship and then got to participate in round robin showmansip.  More...

Showing a pig and a turkey

My name is Kelsey Sullivan. I’m in Cathey’s Valley 4-H.  I would like to invite you to this year’s Mariposa County Fair where I will be exhibiting a turkey and a pig.  The fair is so much fun. More...

Invitation to the goat show

I hope you are having an amazing summer. I know mine has been memorable.  Upon graduating high school my goal has been to earn an American Degree. More...

Showing ducks and geese

My name is Bernadette Wall. I would like to invite you to the Mariposa County Fair, but more specifically I would like to invite you to the auction on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 3 p.m. More...

His first year in FFA

Hi my name is Cole Sjostrom. I have been showing hogs for five years. It is a big part of my life. I was in 4-H for four years and this is my first year showing in FFA.  I am a sophomore at Mariposa County High School this year.  More...

Fire station needs volunteers

It took Mariposa County more than 30 years to finally build the needed Bridgeport Fire Station— Company 28. More...

Questions criticism

Cayce Jones’ recent criticism in the MARIPOSA GAZETTE of the effort to name a Yosemite peak after Mariposan Jessie Benton Frémont is not based in historical fact.  No less an authority than The Sierra Club reported that Galen Clark, Yosemi More...

Ready to show lamb

Hi, my name is Dom Brandauer. I am 15 years old and I love being a part of the FFA and showing animals.  I started showing when I was eight years old. I really enjoy showing sheep for the fair. More...

His turkeys are ready for fair

Hello, my name is Bryce Long. I am 15 years old and a sophomore at Mariposa County High School. This is my third year of raising and showing turkeys, two years with 4-H and my first year with FFA, at the Mariposa County Fair.  More...

Last year of showing at fair

My name is Rylee Bibby and I am a senior this year at Mariposa County High School.  This will be my last year showing animals at the Mariposa County Fair, but I know this year will probably be the best one yet.  I have two pigs this year, a More...

Black Bart is his project

My name is Justin Stoneham. This is my fourth year showing at the Mariposa County Fair.  I have shown lambs and pigs for the last three years. This year I am showing a steer. More...

Hogs taught him patience

My name is Josh Land. More...

She’s learning about pigs

Hi, my name is Brooke Verley. I am 13 years old and this is my second year working with swine. I’m really learning more about pigs each year.  I would like to invite you to the Mariposa County Fair livestock auction on Sunday, Aug. More...

Sisters showing in FFA

Hello my name is Patience McCoy. It is my first time raising a goat. More...

Showing Annie and Paul

Hi, my name is Cheyenne Wass. I am 12 years old and in the eighth grade.  I am in the 4-H swine project. I have been in this project for four years. This year I have two pigs. I have a gilt and a barrow. More...

Questions after resignation

Richard Benson, Mariposa County Chief Administrative Officer, submitted his resignation on Aug 13. There was no other information but a news item in the printed news media that he had submitted his resignation and was planning to retire. More...

Jessie deserves recognition

Congratulations to the House of Representatives for passing HR1192 to rename a mountain peak in honor of Jessie Benton Fremont for all she did to help in the first effort to save Yosemite 150 years ago.  More...

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