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Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road will be closed  Free Access 

Mariposa County Public Works will be doing construction work on Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road, from Highway 140 to Highway 49 South. More...

Board member Cardoso resigns from school district  Free Access 

Friday, Sept. 18, 11:35 a.m. - Veteran board of trustees member Joe Cardoso announced his resignation, effective immediately, at the Mariposa County Unified School District board meeting Thursday night. More...

State releases test results for local students

District right on track with rest of state

Last spring, students in Mariposa County took state tests that were unlike any that the kids had taken before.  The tests, known as the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, require students to not only figure out More...

Alleged domestic violence leads to arrest of local man

Four guns found at residence

An argument between a man and woman escalated to an alleged assault with a deadly weapon on Sunday, Sept. 13 in Midpines, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Photo submissions sought

The MARIPOSAGAZETTE, is featuring a photograph at the top of the front page each week portraying locations, events, scenery or other subjects, historical or current, that are representative of Mariposa County.  More...

Local News

Stompin' the grapes

Ophelia McInturff stomps away Saturday at Casto Oaks Winery's 4th annual Grape Stomp. Her helper below is Richard McInturff. More...

CASA celebrates ‘Night of the Child’

Vintage circus is event theme

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mariposa’s fourth annual “Night of the Child” Gala will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds in Building A.  More...

TEDx announces speaker lineup

Event will be held on Nov. 14

Speakers have been announced for the inaugural TEDxYosemite event taking place Nov. 14 at the historic Richard D. More...

Sports

MCHS seeks first gridiron win against Livingston on Friday

The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies are seeking their first win when they entertain Livingston in a non-league tilt Friday at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  Coach Ryan Oliphant said he got a look at Livingston last week when the Grizzl More...

Slow-pitch softball winds down

Mariposa County Adult Co-Ed Slow-pitch Softball is winding down its regular season, which ends Sept. 30.  Games are played all through the month of September every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 6 and 7:30 p.m. More...

Road work on Highway 49 North causing delays  Free Access 

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 - Road work on Highway 49 North backed up traffic at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 140 Wednesday, Sept. 23, due to only one lane being open. More...

Free admission to the Mariposa Museum and History Center  Free Access 

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015 - Mariposa Museum and History Center will offer free admission Saturday, Sept. 26 during "Smithsonian" magazine's annual Museum Day Live. More...

Delaware North sues Park Service over Yosemite names  Free Access 

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015 - Earlier this year, after Delaware North Companies claimed it owned Yosemite National Park attractions and assets, most people said the claim was bogus. More...

Youth and leaders celebrate 4-H week

Local clubs offer variety of programs

Across the country, 4-H will celebrate National 4-H Week 2015 from Sunday, Oct. 4 to Saturday, Oct. 10.  National 4-H Week provides recognition to youth and leaders involved in 4-H programs.  More...

Teacher shortage smacks state; MCUSD is okay

California ranked last in student-toteacher ratio

A teacher shortage in California is hitting home for the Mariposa County Unified School District.  In the state, more than 300,000 teachers are employed to teach about 6.3 million students.  In the Mariposa school district, 109 teachers are More...

Blazin’ Hog brings Zydeco music, barbecue to town

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. 19 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Letters

MERG does have relationship with Sierra Club

This is a reply to John P. Brady’s letter in the Aug. 13, 2015 of the MARIPOSA GAZETTE clarifying what Mariposans for the Environment and Responsible Government (MERG) stands for.  More...

Kim Davis should do her job

Imagine that you were tasked with picking a spokesperson to proclaim Christian marriage values. Would you pick a woman divorced three times, married four times and who bore twins five months after divorcing her first husband? More...

Drivers need to slow down in Bear Valley area

I am a resident of Mariposa living in Bear Valley.  Day in and day out, I watch motorists speed through our community. More...

Datebook

Datebook

Rebekahs meet twice each month   The Coulterville Rebekahs meet at 9 a.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at the IOOF Hall in Coulterville. Call Lynda Arnold for more information at 852-0143. More...

Inside Education

Scientists to meet with students

Free event may have seats left

Trish Gilger of Mariposa youth Impact Project (MyIP) recently announced the scientists who will meet with Mariposa High School students attending “Dinner with a Scientist,” which is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. More...

Celebrating heritage

Yosemite Valley Elementary School, along with the rest of the Mariposa County Unified School District, is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. More...

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