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Fire prevention is a daily routine for CAL FIRE unit

Firefighters train constantly in area where fire risk is enormous

Editor’s note: This is the first in a More...

Housing crisis is focus at meeting

The stories are almost endless.  Professionals who want to live in Mariposa County.  Tourism industry workers sleeping on couches.  People sleeping in RVs.  Yosemite National Park workers sleeping in cargo boxes.  The homeles More...

Local News

Ethos and Pathos will host open houses  Free Access 

Ethos Youth Center and Pathos Screen Printing will holding open houses on Wednesday, Oct. 19.  More...

Congress may issue subpoenas in probe

A U.S. House committee may subpoena records to find out information regarding alleged sexual harassment and misconduct at Yosemite National Park.  More...

Your photos

Reader Caylynn Young of Mariposa submitted this photo taken last fall when she first moved to Mariposa. It was taken with a Nikon D3300 camera. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? More...

Milestones

Mystery of missing aircraft to be focus of upcoming meeting

Wilderness adventures will be the topic of an upcoming meeting.  The Mariposa chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association will host the meeting on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the Mariposa Airport  More...

Officers installed

At a recent meeting of the VFW Auxiliary Post 6042, officers for the 2016-17 year were installed. More...

Symphony will open new season Oct. 22

In early August 1804, a revolution occurred.  No bullets were fired, no one was injured — but the world was forever changed. More...

Inside Education

MCHS band receives surprise donation

The Pride of the Sierra, the Mariposa Grizzly High School Band, had a surprise given to them recently.  More...

Steven Bacus seeks school board seat

My name is Steven Bacus, and I’m asking you to vote for me as the District 2 representative on the Mariposa Unified School District Board of Trustees.  I’ve served in that capacity for the past two years, and during that time, I&rsqu More...

An educational ‘GEM’ for SFCS

For the last few weeks, Ms. Teena Starchman’s third and fourth graders have been participating in a GEMS ecology science unit (Great Explorations in Math and Science). More...

Breaking News - 10/13/2016 3:17 PM

Blaze destroys house in Mariposa  Free Access 

Fire destroyed a house in the 5000 block of Bullion Street in Mariposa shortly after noon on Thursday. More...

A new lease on life

Regan Smith marks five years since brain tumor diagnosis

Imagine twirling around dozens of times.  Now imagine the dizziness that would result.  That was exactly the feeling Regan Smith lived with for 12 years of her life.  Smith, 17, is a senior at Mariposa County High School. More...

PG&E says log sorting move will be costly

Will ultimately come out of pockets of ratepayers

With the proposed log sorting operation in Mariposa County out the window, many questions are now being asked. More...

Letters

Project Collaboration: The educational future in Mariposa?

GUEST OPINION

I found the Oct. 6 issue if the Mariposa Gazette very informative and stimulating, especially regarding the future of education in Mariposa County. More...

Mariposa County Flashback

“Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. More...

Supports Bacus for school board

Editor,  I would like to express my support for Mr. Steve Bacus as a candidate for the Mariposa County School Board. I have had the opportunity to serve with Mr. Bacus since Jan. 1, 2016 on the current school board.  Mr. More...

Sports

Blown two-point conversion dumps Griz

Quarterback Colton Weidner dropped back and rolled out, looking for an open receiver.  His Mariposa County Grizzlies were trailing Gustine, but the Grizzlies had one final shot to win the game. The situation? More...

Rowdys’ softball dynasty lives on

The Rowdys dynasty is alive and well. In the championship game of the Mariposa Adult Softball League, Rowdys asserted its dominance, winning 22-3 over Tap Room. More...

Hughes lands position on Sac State club baseball team

Former MCHS athlete also working with MLB player

Morgan Hughes, a 2015 graduate of Mariposa County High School, simply can’t quit on the game he loves.  Hughes recently made the club baseball team at Sacramento State, where he is attending college. More...

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