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Two Sept. 11 ceremonies will be held in Mariposa County

Ceremonies commemorating 9/11 will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 throughout the County.  The first ceremony will be held in Mariposa. It will start with a one-mile walk to raise awareness, beginning at 1 p.m.  More...

All indications are records were set during the fair

It looks as if it was a record-setting weekend for the 2016 Mariposa County Fair. More...

Local News

Tax postponement program will be available to residents

Area residents are reminded the California Property Tax Postponement Program is now available.  Applications for the program are now being accepted by the office of the California State Comptroller.  The applications will be accepted starti More...

Experts say oaks in County are dying because of drought

The Mariposa County University of California Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners’ Helpline Desk has been busy fielding inquiries about dead and dying oaks.  More...

Your photos

Valerie Patterson recently shot this photo of a buck in the Ponderosa Basin. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Gayle (Leona) Lingenfelter

Gayle (Leona) Lingenfelter, 72 passed away Sept. 1, 2016 at her home in Mariposa, Calif., with her loving family by her side.  More...

Pauline Brawley

Montie Pauline Brawley, age 85, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016 at Franciscan Convalescent Hospital in Merced, Calif. She was born in Cerro Gordo, Tenn., on June 16, 1931. Pauline is preceded in death by her husband Edward M. More...

In Memoriam Aaron Michael Troy

September 15, 1973-November 15, 2014

Happy birthday Sharky. Your infectious smile and love of nature is missed by us all. Thinking of you always: your Mama and James, your brother Joe and sister Shannon as well as your children Adam, Aaron, Adrian, and Cierra.   More...

Inside Education

TAKING A TRIP BACK IN TIME

Woman and family update her senior project from high school

It’s been nearly 20 years since Carla Brandauer completed her senior project for Mariposa County High School, but she had the chance recently to update that project.  More...

Mariposa resident earns WGU degree

Richard Blalock of Mariposa has received his Bachelor of Science in Business Information Technology Management degree from Western Governors University (WGU). More...

Adult ed courses return to Mariposa

For the first time in nearly a dozen years, adult education classes are returning to Mariposa County.  More...

Old Fire is now 25 percent contained  Free Access 

A fire burning in remote part of Mariposa County is 25 percent contained.  More...

Hospital district responds to Grand Jury

Officials admit to making mistakes, say corrective action underway

The board of directors of the John C. More...

A hero among us

Bryce Battershell building happy life in Mariposa while serving his country

When he thinks about Sept. 11, 2001, Bryce Battershell, 41, has memories come flooding back to him.  In fact, Battershell’s life was completely changed because of 9/11. More...

New fair blacksmith shop sizzles to life

A fiery history was made on Monday of this week.  On Labor Day morning at the Mariposa County Fair, that history was burned into boards at the newly renovated blacksmith shop.  Fair manager Brian Bullis said there were 170 brands brought to More...

Letters

Dahlem responds to accusations

Editor,  More...

Supports marijuana proposition

Editor,  Liz Skelton’s recent opinion on Proposition 64 to legalize the recreational use of marijuana puts forth several worthy points.  More...

Hospital system needs overhaul

Editor,  My wife and have lived in Mariposa for over three years and we love it here, but there is something that has me very frustrated and that is John C. Fremont Hospital.  More...

Milestones

Soroptimist International of Mariposa has new members

Soroptimist International of Mariposa recently inducted Rebecca Bosworth, Lauri Kanarowski and Jenifer Canter as new members into its club.  Soroptimist is an international volunteer organization for business and professional women who work to i More...

Wedding planned

Jamie Cogdell and Victor Estrata have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding. They will be married later this year. More...

Boot camp graduate

Christen Cogdell recently graduated from United States Air Force boot camp training. More...

Sports

JUST BLOWING OFF SOME STEAM

Controversial ending highlights Destruction Derby

A bit of controversy surrounded the Destruction Derby at Saturday’s Mariposa County Fair. In the event’s final round, it came down to two cars: Josh McClure’s car 19 and Jeff Kirby’s car 54. More...

Rodriguez outpaces runners at Sunday’s Amigo de Oro race

A beautiful, crisp morning greeted 61 competitors in the Mariposa County Fair’s Amigo de Oro Race, which was held Sunday morning.  The event featured runners in 5-mile and 10- mile divisions. More...

Fun, food, laughs, a parade and much more featured at 2016 Mariposa County Fair

Cooper Wight was quite serious while doing the dummy roping on Friday night at the Mariposa County Fair. More...

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