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Grizzlies host Livingston on Friday night  Free Access 

Sept. 15, 2015 3:00 p.m. - The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies are seeking their first win when they entertain Livingston in a non-conference tilt Friday at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Air alert issued  Free Access 

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 - 10:52 a.m. - The Mariposa County Air Pollution Control District, along with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, have issued an air quality alert due to smoke impacts. More...

Retired social worker pens story hoping to inspire others

Langworthy started over again many times

When Dorothy Langworthy and her family bought a cabin at Bass Lake in 1968, she didn’t know that many years later, after many setbacks in her life, that cabin would lead her to Mariposa.  Langworthy has lived through the Great Depression, More...

Attempted murder in Art Park leads to arrest of local man

Gun misfired twice; drugs also found

A Mariposa man was arrested for attempted murder after he pulled a gun on victims at the Mariposa County Art Park on Thursday evening, Sept. More...

Local man commits suicide near fairgrounds

The Mariposa County Fair was marred by a tragic incident on Sunday, Sept. More...

Local News

Blazin’ Hog brings Zydeco music, barbecue to town

Event raises money for Fremont

The John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation is hosting the Blazin’ Hog BBQ Competition and Zydeco Music Festival from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. More...

CASA receives donation from Pioneer

Caroline Fruth, program director of Mariposa County CASA, accepts a donation from John Clark of Pioneer Market. More...

Briceburg closure planned

The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode field office has closed the Merced River Recreation Area while the Briceburg suspension bridge is painted.  The closure is expected to last until about Dec. 7. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Advisory alcohol, drug group will meet   The Mariposa County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Committee meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in the county behavioral health board room. More...

Sports

Miscues, turnovers prove costly in Grizzlies’ season-opening loss, 70-44

“It wasn't all on our defense. Our offense had some critical turnovers that led to points, and our special teams had some breakdowns and mental mistakes that led to at least 23 points. More...

Team celebrates wins

Mariposa's Special Olympics team, the Mariposa Miners, along with families and coaches, had a pizza and swim party on Aug. 16 at the Mariposa County pool. More...

Lady Grizzlies fall to Minarets 3-1  Free Access 

Sept. 16, 2015, 9:30 A.M. - The Lady Grizzlies volleyball team lost a hard-fought non-league match to Minarets on Tuesday night at Mariposa County High School. More...

Blazin' Hog BBQ Competition at Fairgrounds  Free Access 

Sept. 15, 2015, 3:15 p.m. - The 9th Blazin' Hog BBQ Competition and Zydeco Music Festival is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Football games cancelled  Free Access 

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 - 12:16 p.m. - Due to the horrific weather and air conditions being prompted by existing high pressure and the Rough and Butte Fires, tonight's non-league football game between Mariposa and Minarets has been cancelled. More...

9/11 ceremony held  Free Access 

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 - 1:08 p.m. - Sheriff Doug Binnewies speaks to a crowd of 75 people who showed up for a 9/11 memorial on Thursday at the Mariposa Art Park. More...

Off to the races

Della Erickson (right) gets the jump on her competitor, Ty Williams, during the run-off in last Friday night's Stick Horse Races held as part of the Foster Ace Hardware Family Fun Night at the fair. More...

459 drivers contacted during DUI checkpoint

CHP finds lots of designated drivers

The results from a DUI checkpoint Saturday in Mariposa were sobering. More...

County seeking state funds to help homeless families

Program would help provide for housing needs

A proposal submitted to the California Department of Social Services requesting funding to assist with housing for a limited number of homeless in Mariposa County was approved by the Mariposa County board of supervisors during a regular business meet More...

Rankings of Mariposa vary by each category

County ranks 15th in nation for liveability

In the world of rankings, Mariposa County is all over the board.  From school rankings to how livable a place is, there are hundreds of agencies that like to look at how towns, cities and counties compare to other ones.  More...

Commentary

California Commentary

During Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first campaign for governor, one of his biggest backers, super wealthy Warren Buffet, famously said his property taxes on his Laguna Beach home were not high enough. More...

Letters

Golf tournament article not fair to course

We were extremely disappointed in your article “Sierra Meadows deals huge blow to Mariposa County High School athletics” in the Thursday, Aug. 6 issue of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE.  More...

Hats off to 4-H student

I have a small farm here in Mariposa and I try to feed my chickens, goats and ducks organically.  But the organic grain and hay is double the price. So instead of selling my eggs, etc. More...

A huge day for humanity

Sept. 2 was a giant day in the history of our times. On that day, the 34th senator came out in favor of the nuclear deal with Iran, guaranteeing that this deal will go into effect.  More...

Milestones

BIRTH ANNOUNCMENT

On Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, Mariposa got a new resident. Ezra Amos Wheat was born at Mercy Medical Center in Merced, weighed eight pounds, two ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. More...

WEDDING ANNOUNCMENT

Amber Lundin-Hartgraves and Max Staples were married at The Ridge in South Lake Tahoe on Aug. 22, 2015. More...

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