July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Filing now open in County for November general election

Filing is now open for several area seats up for grabs in the November general election.  Seats are open on the Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Trustees, the John C. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 18 - A female was near the roadway on Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road. • Two abandoned goats were reported on Marshall Road. • There was a report of an assault and battery on Merced River Road. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 18- July 24

EMS - 8 Fires - 0 Public Assists - 0 Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Biomass land request draws tough questions, opposition

How property was acquired tops discussion

After a marathon meeting last week, the future of the proposed biomass facility in Mariposa County remains in question.  The biggest issue has to do with a piece of property currently owned by Mariposa County. More...

Hospital Hoe-Down coming soon

The “Hoe-Down for the Hospital,” John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s summer fundraiser, is coming soon.  The Hoe-Down will be on Saturday, Aug. More...

Wide variety of sound scheduled this week at Music on the Green

Music on the Green in Mariposa this week will feature B. Natural on Friday, July 29, and The Skylights on Saturday, July 30.  Based in Mariposa, B. More...

Luring tourists takes much work, a lot of it behind the scenes

Traditional methods, social media all employed to bring people to County

Being behind-the-scenes might seem strange for a group attempting to bring visitors to Mariposa County.  However, that is where a lot of the meaningful work gets done for officials at the Yosemite/ Mariposa County Tourism Bureau.  “Pe More...

Mariposa County Flashback

This week, we are starting a new feature in the Mariposa Gazette. “Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. More...

Your photos

Reader Mike Distaso took this photo he called “Ride up Bald Mountain.” Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Gravel trailer overturns, load spills on area road

A trailer filled with gravel overturned last week in Mariposa County.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at 11:50 a.m. More...

Made in Mariposa will be subject of meeting

Made in Mariposa is the theme for an upcoming meeting.  The Made in Mariposa (MiM) committee will hold a meeting on Aug. 11, 5-7 p.m. in the board of supervisors chambers at the Mariposa County Government Center, 5100 Bullion Street.  More...

Public expresses opinions about biomass proposition

During the public comments portion of the meeting about the biomass facility, several people spoke in favor of the plant and some were opposed.  One of those in opposition was Ruth Sellers, who lives near the landfill on Highway 49 North.  More...

New baked goods award will be featured during fair

This year the Mariposa County Fair now offers the opportunity to win a new special award in Baked Goods — the Florence Appling Award for Most Entries.  More...

Monthly breakfast set, plans on track for annual CoyoteFest in Coulterville

It’s hot outside, and the Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) is urging the community to keep their stoves off on Sunday morning.  That’s because the NMCHC is holding their community breakfast at the Coulterville Schoolho More...

TIME FOR ME TO FLY

Local couple takes special flight over Yosemite

Two longtime members of the community took to the skies over Yosemite National Park on Friday, July 22.  But this flight was different for many reasons. More...

Shoe voucher program available starting Monday

Shoes for school-age students in need will be available through Manna House with a voucher program.  The vouchers will be available beginning Monday, Aug. More...

Mariposa Farm & Ranch Tour will celebrate rural lifestyle, highlight agriculture heritage

Fall’s arrival means the Mariposa Farm & Ranch Tour will present the community with the opportunity to celebrate Mariposa County’s rural character.  The tour will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

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