August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Please support FFA fair showings

Editor,  My name is Jaylynn Dulcich and I am a member of the Mariposa FFA chapter.  I am a sophomore, this is my second year in FFA and I am raising market swine for the Maripsoa County Fair.  More...

Don’t overlook other agencies

Editor,  During the Detwiler Fire, many showed their gratitude for the firefighters by posting thank you signs in front of business establishments and in front of homes, which they were deserving of.  I, too, am grateful. More...

Will live her dream at fair

Editor,  Hi, my name is Autumn Dobson and I’m a new member of the Mariposa FFA chapter. This is my first year being a part of the FFA chapter.  I’m currently raising a market lamb for the Mariposa County Fair. More...

Come see Buster at the fair

Editor,  My name is Cyrus Sberna. I am a sophomore at Mariposa County High School and a member of Triangle 4-H Club. I am a second-year member of the swine project. This project has taught me that it takes commitment to achieve your goal.  More...

Great job in Wawona evacuation effort

Editor,  On Saturday, Aug. 19, the residents of Wawona were given the evacuation order to leave their community about 11 a.m.   More...

Hoping to ‘Spike’ fair sales

Editor,  My name is Marion Rose Sberna. I am a seventh grader and a member of Triangle 4-H Club. I love animals and I hope to be a veterinarian someday. More...

Board needs to make right choice

Editor,  Beth Conklin expressed her desire for legislation to be written to stop target shooting on public lands during fire season. She is not alone in that desire.  More...

Come see my escape artist

Editor,  My name is Bernadette Wall. I am a junior at Mariposa County High School. This is my first year not only as an FFA member but also selling sheep. More...

Please bid on 4-H animals

Editor,  My name is Addyson McCaig and I am 12 years old.  This is my second year in the swine project and my fourth year in the Don Pedro Rattlers 4-H Club. I am very excited to do showmanship and market with my pigs. More...

Real science based on empirical study

Editor,  I am writing to share some scientific facts concerning man made climate change.  While it is true there is a long list of scientists who agree that the climate is warming, real science is not done by consensus; it is done by very c More...

Hampton is waiting for you

Editor,  Hi, my name is Reilly Brandauer. I’m 11 years old and going into sixth grade at Woodland Elementary. This is my second year showing market lambs in Clover Pioneer 4-H and I love it.  I have crossbred a wether lamb. More...

You could be lucky as ‘Clover’

Editor,  My name is Brogan Dobson and I am 12 years old. This is my first year raising a lamb. My sheep’s name is Clover and she weighs 116 pounds.  More...

Help support FFA and the fairgrounds

Editor,  My name is Makinna Dulcich. I am a junior at Mariposa County High School and a member of the Mariposa FFA chapter. This is my third year in FFA and my second year raising market meat chickens for the Mariposa County Fair.  More...

Can you ‘Dug’ it at the fair?

Editor,  Hello, my name is Haley Shelton and I am a junior at Mariposa County High School. This is my seventh year showing at the fair. I have shown swine for six years and sheep for four years. This year I will only be showing a lamb.  More...

Tree removal begins in County, more to come

BLUE RIDGE UPDATE

Blue Ridge Services (BRS) was selected by Mariposa County to oversee and manage their tree mortality mitigation project, and each week, we will be posting project updates in this column.  Our tree cutting teams have completed work at the Midpin More...

Visit improved show ring

Editor,  I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Collin Billings and I have been involved with 4-H and FFA for eight years. More...

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