August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Letters

Pekin ducks are her livestock of choice

Hello, my name is Bernadette Wall and this is my fifth year in 4-H.  For the last five years I have been showing Pekin ducks. Pekin ducks are perfect ducks for meat because of their big breasts and large bodies. More...

Showing in FFA market and showmanship

Hello. As you may already know, my name is Wyatt Wass. More...

He’s showing two hogs at County Fair

Hello, my name is Canyon Wass, and I am ten years old. I go to Woodland Elementary School and will be in fifth grade this year.  This is my first year in 4-H and I will be showing two pigs at the Mariposa County Fair. More...

Sad to see doctors leave

I agree with the letter in the Aug. 20 edition of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE written by Gina Fenske.  I am dismayed Dr. Rodgers and the Sierra Rural Physicians will no longer serve in the emergency room at John C. Fremont Hospital. More...

4-Her raises pigs on natural diet

My name is Margaret Wall. I am 12 years old and this is my third year in 4-H swine. I will be showing my two Hampshires, Porkypine and Hamster.  I am feeding my pigs an all natural diet, with no corn, soy, hormones, chemicals or antibiotics. More...

University of California and stem cell agency highest paid state workers

California taxpayers paid out big bucks to state workers in 2014.  How much? More than the Gross Domestic Product of 100 countries, according to new data published by the State Controller’s office. More...

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