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Former school employee jailed after sentencing

Judge admonishes Oswald for preying on teenage girl

A visiting judge made a statement last week when sentencing a former school teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to a sex-related crime.  Superior Court Judge H.N. More...

Large crowd talks health care with McClintock rep

Dr. More...

Local News

Man placed under $500,000 bond in drug-related matter

Arrest made after search warrant served in Coulterville

A Mariposa man was arrested and placed under $500,000 bond for drug-related charges.  Randall Keith Blick, 38, was arrested on Jan. More...

Your photos

Reader Randy Fong submitted this photo of a “sea of fog” that formed over the central valley and reached into the foothills. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Jan. 23 - Rocks were reported on Incline Road in El Portal. • There was a report of a tree in Ernst Road in Greeley Hill. • Suspicious circumstances were reported at the Stage Stop gas station in Mariposa. More...

Milestones

Pioneering effort

Laura Bob, right, of Pioneer Market presents a check for $280 to Carol Holland for missionaries supported by New Life Christian Church in Bootjack. More...

Jesus is my joy

Joy is an inside job. The Jesus who dwells in me is a joy giver. He is the light of my life. The one who knows me best, loves me most.  More...

Hospice raffle to support patients, families

Friends of Hospice is having a fundraiser raffle for a “Be My Valentine” basket. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/2/2017 12:12 PM

MCHS wrestling team clinches another league title  Free Access 

Grapplers dominate Big Valley Christian

The Mariposa County High School wrestling team won the league title tonight by defeating Big Valley Christian, 57-18. MCHS won 10 of 14 matches. More...

Breaking News - 2/7/2017 11:03 AM

MCHS wins section title in wrestling  Free Access 

The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies wrapped up another section title on Saturday, competing at Lincoln High School in the The Sac-Joaquin Section Team Dual Wrestling Championships. More...

Griz in thick of league races

Heading into a Tuesday, Jan. 24 matchup against Orestimba, the Mariposa County High School boys basketball team knew it would have its hands full. Orestimba and MCHS were the only two teams undefeated in the league. More...

Breaking News - 2/7/2017 11:03 AM

MCHS wins section title in wrestling  Free Access 

The Mariposa County High School Grizzlies wrapped up another section title on Saturday, competing at Lincoln High School in the The Sac-Joaquin Section Team Dual Wrestling Championships. More...

Hospital CEO responds to doctor’s exit

A week after Dr. Grace Ang publicly announced her resignation at a board meeting of the John C. Fremont Healthcare District, hospital CEO Alan MacPhee addressed the issue. Speaking at the Jan. More...

Having a ball

Hudson Bissmeyer, 15 months old, plays with a soccer ball at Mariposa County High School’s match against Gustine on Monday, Jan. 30. His parents are Eric and Kass Bissmeyer. More...

Supervisors give go ahead for changes in work hours

Issue involves Department of Public Works

Despite a labor union protest, work hours for some members of the Mariposa County Public Works Department will change in April.  At issue is the work hours of the fleet department which provides maintenance for the County’s many vehicles. More...

Letters

Try lunch at Senior Center

Editor,  About two and one-half years ago, Jim and Joyce Musick asked several of us to join them at least once a week for lunch at the Mariposa County Senior Center. More...

Does Trump have best interest?

Editor,  I have never been a strong supporter of either red or blue politics, preferring to vote for the candidate that I feel will do the best job for our country.  We all have different opinions of what that looks like, but hopefully we a More...

What is going on at JCF?

Editor,  I would like to add to the letter dated Jan. 19 regarding the loss of Dr. Grace Ang.  More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Press release seminar slated A seminar about how to write a press release is scheduled in February. The seminar is being sponsored by Mariposa County and the Mariposa Gazette. It will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Opal Chaney

Opal Jane (Gray) Chaney entered heaven on Jan. 20, 2017. She was 95 years old.  More...

Lucille Clark

Lucille Marie Clark passed away peacefully on Jan. More...

Celebration of life set for Nadine Compton

There will be a celebration of life for Nadine Compton.  Mystery Rebekah Lodge #175 will be hosting free bingo in her honor on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. More...

Inside Education

Snow day shenanigans abound in latest MCHS play

A large cast of close to 25 students is ready to perform the latest drama production at Mariposa County High School.  “Just Another Snow Day,” written by MCHS teacher and playwright Bryan Starchman, is a play for all ages.  The More...

SFCS is on ‘Target’ for a field trip this spring

Chelsea Stillwell and her TK/K class at Sierra Foothill Charter School received a $700 grant award from Target to take the students on a field trip to the Fresno Zoo this spring. More...

Woodland students recognized by Kiwanis

Woodland School students ended 2016 receiving Kiwanis Terrific Kids Awards for Responsibility in November and Integrity in December. More...

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