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L Yes: Voters overwhelmingly pass school bond

Three new members elected to hospital board

History was made both nationally and locally on Tuesday night. On the national level, Donald J. Trump, who had never ran for office before, became the president-elect of the United States. More...

Remembering those who have gone before

Hundreds of people attend annual All Souls Day in Hornitos

A large crowd gathered last week to celebrate All Souls Day, which is recognized annually in Hornitos.  Nov. More...

Local News

Bears fall just short in Super Bowl quest  Free Access 

Wild game sees lead changes in final minutes More...

Officials answer burning permit questions

Though it has been in place for quite some time, it appears County officials are highlighting a burning permit that may be required for some debris.  Last week, CAL FIRE officials opened burning once again in Mariposa County. More...

Your photos

Reader Rebecca Mock took this photo last summer at the Manzanar National Historical Site which is located between Kings Canyon and Death Valley national parks. More...

Milestones

And the winner is...

Shirley Jo Miller won the drawing for the Mariposa Farms and Ranches Tour basket-of-goodies giveaway recently. Tour chairperson Kris Casto and publicity coordinator Jon Wurl presented the basket. More...

Christmas craft show slated at fairgrounds

The annual Christmas Craft Show is scheduled for early December.  This annual Christmas Craft Show is sponsored by Soroptimist International of Mariposa. Crafters will be showing off their skills and wares in two buildings.  More...

Sports

Griz win Green and Gold slugfest

MCHS plays strong early, holds on in tense football victory over rival Le Grand

It was a tale of two halves. In the first half, the Mariposa County Grizzlies looked unstoppable against the Le Grand Bulldogs, powering their way to three touchdowns, two of them from running back Josh Land. More...

Two former MCHS athletes will redshirt freshmen seasons

Former Mariposa County High School basketball star Dalton Rockwood will redshirt his freshman season at Feather River College.  Rockwood, the 6-foot-2, 180-pound athlete, approached his head coach, Randy Rick, and asked if he should redshirt, or More...

Bears JV headed to Super Bowl

The Mariposa Bears JV football team is headed to the biggest game the Trans Valley Youth Football League has to offer — the Super Bowl.  More...

Officials investigating gun rumor at school  Free Access 

By Gazette staff More...

Bears fall just short in Super Bowl quest  Free Access 

Wild game sees lead changes in final minutes More...

Overcoming the dogs of war  Free Access 

Vietnam had major impact, both good and bad, on local veteran

The dogs of war don’t negotiateThe dogs of war won’t capitulate,They will take and you will give,And you must die so that they may liveYou can knock at any door,But wherever you go, you know they’ve been there beforeWell winners can More...

Technology essential part of CAL FIRE preparedness

Technology. For most people, advancements in technology mean everything from having a connection to the outside world to being able to remotely start your vehicle. There’s little doubt that advancing technology has improved lives. More...

Letters

Special ed funding in danger

Editor, We have a serious situation that affects nearly everyone in our County. At the Oct. More...

Thank a teacher, volunteer to help

Editor,  If you can read this letter, thank a teacher! The week of Nov. 6-12, is California Retired Teachers Week, and we all owe a debt of gratitude to those teachers who helped shape our lives. More...

Mariposa County Flashback

“Mariposa County Flashback” is a collaboration between the newspaper and the Mariposa County Museum and History Center. This week, we feature a photo sent in by reader Terrance J. More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Spaces available for craft show   There are limited spaces still available for crafters at the Christmas Craft Show set for Dec. 2-3 at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. At this time officials said they cannot take any additional jewelry vendors.  More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Virginia Lynch

On Sunday, Oct. , 30, 2016, Virginia Joyce Lynch was called home to be with the Lord.  More...

Dennis ‘Cap’ Smither

Dennis “Cap” Smither, a member of a pioneering Mariposa family, died of natural causes last week at his home in Gardnerville, Nev. More...

Robert ‘Bob’ Mason

Robert “Bob” Mason of Mariposa was born June 8, 1952. He passed away peacefully at home on Nov. More...

Inside Education

Media Matters

Yearbook staff documents school year at MCHS

It’s never too early to build skills for the future.  Students at Mariposa County High School are doing that by working on the yearbook staff. More...

Students at MCHS learning basics of journalism, writing

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel — it is, before all, to make you see.”   More...

Hetland retires as First 5 director

New executive director is Jim Ochs

A major difference maker in the lives of children in the community is calling it a career. More...

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