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Quick turnaround accomplished for local medical group

Originally it was going to take about two months.  But then, things changed.  “We thought we had a couple of months,” said Alan MacPhee, CEO of John C. More...

Local News

CostaLivos will host local event for Habitat

The public is invited to taste Mariposa’s own Mountain Gold Olive Oil on Thursday, Aug. 11, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. More...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

July 25 – July 31

EMS - 10 Fires - 4 Public Assists - 2 Auto Collisions - 0   More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

July 25 - A domestic dispute was reported on Meadow Lane. • There was a report of a kidnapping on Greeley Hill Road in Coulterville. • A dog was locked in a car on Highway 140 in Mariposa. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Dorothy Mae Ewing

Dorothy Mae Ewing was born December 17, 1928 in Sanderson, Texas, to her parents Bruce and Lavon Burnett. She was the oldest of five children. Dorothy died peacefully in her sleep on the Lords Day, July 17, 2016. She was 87.  More...

Sports

Queens of the diamond

Softball players receive section title rings

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.  Although they might not have contained real diamonds, the section championship rings received by the members of the Mariposa County High School Grizzlies surely became their “best friends” fo More...

Williams, Land noted by media for abilities

It might be August, but Jake Williams is still picking up awards for high school baseball season. Williams, who graduated from Mariposa County High School at the start of the summer, was named to CalHi Sports’ All-State Baseball honor list. More...

CHAMPING AT THE BIT TO RIDE

Mero emerges as ‘dark horse’ contender in endurance riding

Just as endurance runners compete in their sport, thousands across the United States compete each year in endurance riding, a sport in which riders, in partnership with their horse, travel typically 50-100 miles in a race.  The sport is recogniz More...

Wichmann preps for second season with NFL’s Rams

Editor’s note: The Gazette conducted an interview on July 26 with National Football League player Cody Wichmann, a graduate of Mariposa County High School, as Wichmann prepared for training camp, which started July 30 in Irvine. More...

County looks at new step in tree removal

In an effort to somehow address the overwhelming problem of tree mortality, Mariposa County officials are moving forward with a plan to have one person in charge.  The board of supervisors recently gave the green light to begin the process of hi More...

Courthouse hosts swearing in ceremony for new citizens

America gained 15 new citizens last week. U.S. More...

Letters

Hope you can meet Piggly Wiggly

Editor,  My name is April Pretzer. I am fifteen years old and will be attending Mariposa County High School next year as a freshman. More...

Advice on funding for tourism

Editor,  Relative to the Gazette headline on July 28 regarding tourism funding, I offer the following words of caution:  “A good and honest purveyor of goods and services will not overburden his client of those goods or services to ma More...

Thanks for teaching me politeness

Editor,  I want to thank the long-time residents of Mariposa for teaching me politeness.  When I first moved here 23 years ago from a big city, I was shocked when someone waved to me. I wondered about his motives. More...

Milestones

Pratts announce birth

Mike and Alana Pratt of Santa Rosa are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Marshall Christopher Pratt. More...

Hospital event this Saturday

The “Hoe-Down for the Hospital,” John C. Fremont Hospital Foundation’s summer fundraiser, is this Saturday from 5-9 p.m., at the Van Ness Ranch, 5260 Carlton Road, Mariposa. Tickets are $30 each and available at the John C.  More...

Inside Education

Mariposa Elementary School

School supplies More...

MCUSD Transportation Department bus route changes for 2016-2017

Route B: Picks up McCay Hall in AM, drops off at Oasis in PM; McCay Hall stop will be at the highway, not in the parking lot  Route C: Earlier School start time, no LDPE transfer, CHS later release  Route D: PM High School Run split with Ro More...

El Portal Elementary

School supplies   El Portal was contacted and supply lists were unavailable at press time.  Bell schedule   K-3:  Regular days — Start: 8 a.m. • Stop: 2:15 p.m.  Collaboration days — Start: 8 a.m. More...

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