September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

The real gun lobby motives

Editor,  Majority rule is the bedrock principle of our democracy. For 240 years, Americans have agreed that policy supported by a majority of voters becomes the law of the land. More...

County doing disservice to citizens

Editor,  Last year California legalized the use of recreational marijuana, effective in 2018, and the citizens of Mariposa County voted in favor of this law. More...

Park fire policy needs changed

Editor,  Mariposa County residents, especially those living and working in or close to Yosemite National Park, have been subjected to continued smoky, unhealthy air for the last two months.  More...

County has wrong approach on pot

Editor,  This letter is written in response to the Aug. 24 story in the Mariposa Gazette concerning the commercial growing of cannabis in Mariposa County. More...

Insulting reason for board discussion

Editor,  Having dedicated approximately 20 years as a commissioner on the Historic Sites and Preservation Commission, I find it extremely insulting that due to a letter of complaint from a less than credible property owner, Supervisor Merlin Jon More...

Bill would help national parks

Editor,  As a California resident and avid supporter of national parks, I want to highlight the importance of creating a steady, reliable fund to keep these national treasures beautiful and accessible.  More...

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