IN BRIEF

SEPTEMBER Featured artist, all month Cathy Fleming is the featured artist of the month for September at the Sierra Artists...

Sending wrong message

Editor, Many of the folks who live in Mariposa have...

What is a worthy opinion?

Editor, I think it is a sad critique of humanity...

Simply never forget

Editor, Two years after the 9/11 tragedy, I went to...

Waiting for a solution

Editor, On Sunday, Sept 12, at 6 a.m. I was...

Amazed at ignorance

Editor, I can’t decide if Gazette reader and anti vaxxer...

MID partners with Yosemite to install new weather station

Shown is the New Exchequer Dam, located at Lake Mc- Clure, which provides power as well as irrigation water. Submitted photoMerced Irrigation District joined with Yosemite National Park officials last week in announcing the installation...

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sept. 13 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

September 13 - September 19

• EMS - 2 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Roadwork planned for Highways 140 and 49

The California Department of Transportation will perform various operations on highways 49 and 140 this week in Mariposa County. Motorists should expect 10-minute delays and take alternate routes whenever possible. Highway 49 • Intermittent lane...

UC Merced given high honor for diversity

UC Merced was recognized this week with the 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. “This award reflects and honors...

The struggle within

Covid situation in YUSD brings out strong emotions

Families gathered before district trustees on Raupp Field at Yosemite High School (YHS) in Oakhurst on Wednesday, Sept. 15 in a meeting held outdoors to accommodate those who did not want to wear masks. The...

State group assisting with prescribed burn initiative

With support from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy, the Sierra Sequoia Burn Cooperative will conduct prescribed and cultural burns and expand tribal and other local prescribed fire crews by conducting training events in conjunction with the...

Man convicted for starting fires near Hensley Lake area

Shown is a graphic provided by the district attorney’s office to support Waltz’s conviction shows a map of the Hensley Lake area in which a lighter location, a truck location, an arrest location and seven...