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Local man recalls his time in the military during 1950s  Free Access 

Being a military veteran means different experiences for those who serve. For Les James of Mariposa, now 82, going into the U.S. Marines in 1954, just after high school, was an eye-opening experience. More...

Detwiler recovery to be topic of Nov. 13 meeting

A meeting to discuss the many aspects of recovery from the Detwiler Fire is set for Monday.  The meeting, organized by Mariposa County Human Services, will be Monday, Nov. 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Local News

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Oct. 30 - Deputies responded to a neighbor dispute on Dogtown Road in Greeley Hill. • Lost property was reported at Yosemite National Park. • Trespassing was reported on Whispering Pines Road. More...

Oakhurst man injured in accident on Highway 49

An Oakhurst man suffered major injuries in a traffic accident this past Sunday in Mariposa County.  According to the California Highway Patrol, at around 8:35 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, Ronald A. More...

Your photos

Reader Barb Myers took this photo near Carleton Road in Mariposa County. Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. More...

Datebook

IN BRIEF...

Titchenal to speak at GOP meeting Dave Titchenal, founder and leader of the State of Jefferson movement in Tuolumne County, will be the guest speaker at an upcoming meeting. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Jamie M. Sanchez

Jamie M. Sanchez passed away in Merced on Oct. 23, 2017.  She was born Sept. 8, 1938 to Lyle and Mary Curtis in Bakersfield, Calif. More...

Sports

Playoffs, we’re on our way!

Griz qualify for postseason by defeating Le Grand, now set to play against powerhouse Escalon

Qualifying for the playoffs on the last night of the regular season is sweet. Doing it against your bitter rival is even sweeter. More...

Brew Crew knocks off Rowdys in blowout to end dynasty  Free Access 

Softball league title game played last Thursday; big sixth inning leads to convincing victory

There’s a new top dog in the recreational softball ranks of Mariposa County. The Brew Crew staked its claim on the league title with a 19-9 win over the defending champions, Rowdys, last Thursday night. More...

Stockwell performs well in biggest game of season

Playing in a varsity game for the first time is sure to give any athlete butterflies.  But doing it in the final game of the regular season, in a must-win situation? That’s got to be intimidating.  Right? Well, not exactly.  More...

A salute to veterans

Field of Service honors many Week-long event concludes on Sunday

Above, a field of flags is on display at the Mariposa Museum and History Center. Right, CAL FIRE Madera- Mariposa-Merced Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich addressed the audience at a ceremony last weekend. More...

County and MID come to terms on water rights at Lake McClure

It’s an agreement 50 years in the making. And after years and years of negotiations, a settlement has finally been reached between Mariposa County and the Merced Irrigation District (MID). More...

Tourism board opposes fee hike proposed by feds

The Yosemite Mariposa Tourism Board of Directors came out against a proposed entry fee increase at 17 national parks, including Yosemite. More...

Letters

Receiver not fit to handle Bison Creek Ranch case

GUEST OPINION

Bison Creek Ranch was put into receivership days before Jerry Cox was exonerated of all violent charges Mariposa County filed against him 22 months prior in a seemingly formulated attempt from Ashley Harris for financial gain.  More...

God calls all to serve  Free Access 

PASTOR’S CORNER

This Saturday is Veterans Day, the day set aside to honor those who have served their country in one of the branches of the military and to say thank you from a grateful nation. More...

Tree marking begins

BLUE RIDGE UPDATE

Tree marking has started on Chowchilla and Triangle Roads and then Blue Ridge Services teams will begin work on Oak Road.  If you live in these areas and have questions about our crews, the overall project or tree mortality in general, reach out More...

Milestones

Burton receives top industry award

At the recent 2017 California Communication Association’s annual meeting held in Lake Tahoe, Sierra Tel employee Linda Burton was awarded the “Industry Leadership Award.”  More...

Farm Bureau dinner deemed success

The Mariposa County Farm Bureau recently held its annual fundraising dinner at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.  “The outpouring of support was phenomenal this year,” said Danette Toso of the Farm Bureau.  With Mariposa County d More...

1,000 reasons to be happy

George Radanovich of 1,000 Vines recently released his new Cabernet Sauvignon at Savoury’s Restaurant. More...

Inside Education

Rock N Write mixes pop songs, theatre

Event being held for first time, tickets on sale now or at event

Local youth will have a chance to display their theatrical and musical talents in a new event in Mariposa.  Youth Voices and the Mariposa County High School Drama Club will present the first ever Rock N Write on Friday, Dec. More...

Music program robust at Sierra Foothill Charter School

Sierra Foothill Charter School has a robust music program for its students that begins in transitional kindergarten and continues through eighth grade.  Music is a very important component of the SFCS curriculum.  More...

Veterans Day more than just any day for youth  Free Access 

To some, Veterans Day’s most significant meaning might be a day off from school or work. It can be easy to overlook what the day’s true significance is. Not for students at Mariposa County High School. More...

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