June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawsuit loss could mean spike in water, sewer rates

Local group wins suit, settlement conference set

Water and sewer customers in Mariposa could see rates skyrocket as a result of a lawsuit from an environmental group. More...

The ‘King’ of attendance

Student doesn’t miss a day — in 13 years

He’s the king of perfect attendance.  Mariposa County High School graduate Kyle King did not miss a school day from kindergarten through his senior year.  In addition, King was awarded the President’s Gold Education Award at the More...

President Obama will vacation in Yosemite Park

Details of visit still not released

President Obama is coming to Mariposa County.  At least that’s the tentative word from the press office at the White House.  It was announced last week that Obama would be spending time at Yosemite National Park during a family vacati More...

Local News

Recent bust results in large amount of drugs

A large amount of drugs was seized following a recent investigation by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. The incident took place on June 5 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. More...

Your photos

Mariposa County resident Sandy Webb submitted this photo of her dog, Diesel, who was cooling off in the above-average heat that has been gripping this region. More...

Fundraiser will help Honor Flight program

A fundraising event is scheduled to help with the Honor Flight program that allows veterans to travel to Washington, D.C.  Fox 26 KMPH News and News Talk 580 will be hosting the benefit to raise funds for Central Valley Honor Flight.  The f More...

Sports

Mariposa 50/70 boys dominate 100 percent of competition  Free Access 

The Mariposa boys baseball 50/70 Intermediate All Stars won their District 73 All Stars Tournament on Tuesday, June 21 and will now be going into the section tournament this weekend. More...

Are you ready for some football? MCHS is

Football players working hard at early summer practices

It’s never too early for some football.  And although the football players at Mariposa County High School might be playing in the recent hot spell outside, the excitement was palpable at the opening week of spring football practice.  More...

Perfect finish: MCHS seniors play role in All-star win

Joey Freitas just wanted a piece of the fun.  More...

President Obama highlights national parks during Yosemite visit  Free Access 

Editor’s note: The Mariposa Gazette had close access during President Barack Obama’s visit on Saturday to Yosemite National Park. More...

President’s visit means various closures at Yosemite this weekend  Free Access 

Yosemite National Park officials anticipate an extremely busy weekend as record visitation continues and the park prepares for President Obama’s visit to Yosemite June 17-19.  More...

A moving moment

It was an emotional scene Friday night during Mariposa County High School graduation exercises at the fairgrounds. More...

High-speed chase ends in crash, charges

A local man faces multiple felony charges, including vehicle theft, following a chase in Mariposa County on Saturday night. More...

Letters

Confused about car seat letter

I would like to respond to the letter that appeared in the paper on May 26. I’m confused as to the predicament Ms. Wheat was in.  The child’s car seat was at my house which is two blocks from the courthouse.  More...

Enjoys new look of newspaper

The new size, fonts, etc. are great. After nearly two decades of having a subscription, I just recently took up the paper again. More...

A special sendoff for an old friend

On Feb. 26, the community of El Portal/Yosemite/Mariposa lost a long time resident, Stew Good, at the age of 72. More...

Milestones

Local cadet graduates from West Point

Cadet Nathan Daniel Ritter, son of Dr. and Mrs. Gregory Ritter of Mariposa, graduated from the United States Military Academy on Saturday, May 21.  Ritter graduated from Mariposa County High School in 2012. More...

Military appreciation

The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors recently proclaimed May as Military Appreciation Month. More...

Engagement

Andre and Susan Wright wish to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Karie Wright to Darrin Williams. More...

Inside Education

Program helps students find employment

Students looking for employment are receiving help from a program implemented at Mariposa County High School.  More...

Oozing talent at SFCS

Friends and family joined the student body in cheering on performers at this year’s Talent Show at Sierra Foothill Charter School. More...

A big promotion

Sierra Foothill Charter School held its eighth grade promotion ceremony on Thursday morning, June 9. More...

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