June 16, 2016 RSS feed / 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...

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...

No logic behind moving students

I fully support the equal education of those children who have, in the words of Ms. Rathbun, “poor attendance or behavior issues or are just credit deficient.”  More...

Bridges provides bridge to hope

Several months ago I wrote an article in the Gazette about Bridges, a program that helps young adults to move from poverty and unemployment to a more hopeful status.  The program provides mentors to advise their clients and to walk them through More...

Why fix a problem that doesn’t exist?

In regard to your Letter to the Editor that appeared in the June 9 edition, it is awesome that the Alt Ed campus students have you in their corner. 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...

Don’t pooh-pooh toilet idea

Editor,  It’s not a perfect solution, but it’s a good one. The problem? Water shortage. The solution? Well, one idea is composting toilets.  More...

Thanks to Bamford crew

Editor,  I would like to thank the Bamford crew for doing a wonderful job. More...

The new sound of Mariposa County

Editor,  According to Ed “Stamp Mill” Dreschler of the Mariposa Museum and History Center, there was a time in the 1850s when you could not stand anywhere in Mariposa County and not be able to hear the sound of a stamp mill breaking More...

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