November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Local News

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Reader Shirley Kennedy submitted this photo prior to the County fair. It is of her pumpkin patch. She said despite grasshopper infestation and fire burning on her property, the pumpkins survived. More...

Bagby boat ramp closed

Lake McClure has decreased to an elevation where the boat launch at Bagby Recreation Area is not accessible to the water.  More...

Pedestrian project is completed by Caltrans

Caltrans has completed a project to enhance pedestrian accessibility on State Route 140 in the town of Mariposa.  The project included the construction of new accessible curb ramps, sidewalks, curbs and gutters and widened the shoulder at and ne More...

Students are urged to write Christmas stories

Cash prizes will be offered to winners

Do you have a special Christmas story?  If so, we at the Mariposa Gazette want to know — and you could earn a cash prize!  We are seeking Christmas stories from area youth. More...

McClintock opposes raising fees

Editor’s note: Last week, Rep. Tom McClintock release More...

Midpines resident helps to ‘sell’ County in Japan  Free Access 

The Yosemite-Mariposa Tourism Bureau is continuing to work on luring people from Japan — and a local resident is helping. More...

Student debt advice program set

The Mariposa Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a program, “Deeper in Debt: The Student Loan Crisis,” on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 4:30 p.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse Inn.  More...

Many construction projects presently ongoing in Yosemite

Though tourism might be slowing, road construction work is ramping up in Yosemite National Park. Park officials have announced a wide range of road construction work currently taking place. More...

SilverTip case may go back to court — again

It began in 1999. It continues to this day. SilverTip Resort, a proposed 137-unit hotel with 30 cabins and other features located in Fish Camp, is a project that goes back almost two decades — and any resolution remains in question. More...

Audubon program to showcase wildlife photographer’s work

One pleasure of living in the western United States is the proximity to a rich abundance and diversity of wildlife, both large and small.  More...

Legion yard sale is set for Nov. 11 in Mariposa

The local American Legion post will be conducting its popular annual yard sale on Nov. More...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 23 - A custody violation was reported on 10th Street. • There was an out of control juvenile on Fiske Road in Greeley Hill. • Petty theft was alleged on Brodeia Road. More...

Merced River has been ‘wild and scenic’ for 30 years

It was 30 years ago the Merced River received its Wild and Scenic designation. On Nov. More...

Soroptimists making plans for craft show at fairgrounds

Plans are in the works for a two-day Christmas Craft Show in December.  The annual show, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Mariposa, will be Dec. 1-2 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  The show will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Bingo slated for this Friday

Anyone over 18 is invited to Golden Agers Bingo at the Senior Center on Spriggs Lane in Mariposa.  It is held on the first Friday of each month.  Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6:30. There are pull tabs and big pots. More...

Hospital board continues to ponder advisory council

One of the major topics at the Oct. 25 board meeting for the John C. Fremont Healthcare District ( JCF) was the formation of a community advisory council. More...

Annual Field of Service scheduled for weekend

Mariposa County’s third annual Field of Service: Past and Present will be held Nov. 5 through Nov. More...

Forest service planning several prescribed burns over several months; Jerseydale area is included

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Spooktacular celebration

Mariposa Elementary School held its annual Halloween parade on Tuesday. Below, students paraded down Bullion Street and back to the school in the early afternoon. More...

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