Mariposa Gazette

IN BRIEF

SEPTEMBER Featured artist of month The featured artist for September at the Sierra Artists Gallery in Mariposa is Charles Phillips....

Supports pair of board candidates

Editor, As many know, I have nine children that have...

Let’s hear ideas about removing trees

Editor, A Ms. Carpenter recently responded to a comment of...

Vote Morse for school board

Editor, I am writing this letter of support and recommendation...

Salonen, Hill best choices

Editor, Allow me to offer sincere praise for taking the...

Salonen understands needs

Editor, According to the National School Board Association regarding the...

Vicki Thomas to be part of Sierra Art Trails event

Mariposa resident, Vicki D. Thomas, artist and author, will once again participate in the Annual Sierra Art Trails event. She will be showing a selection of watercolors, acrylic and alcohol ink paintings in her Black...

Popke now serving time at Wasco prison

The man who attempted to murder a Mariposa County deputy sheriff has been placed at a state prison near Bakersfield. Douglas Popke, 71, who was found guilty by a local jury of attempted murder with...

Mariposa Elementary School celebrates ‘buddy day’

Mariposa Elementary School (MES) had its first “buddy day” meeting of the school year on Sept. 16, despite several setbacks. According to MES’s principal, Erin Vereschagin, the activity had to be postponed by two weeks....

American Legion Hall revamps, brings back classic bingo night

Bingo! Bango! Bongo! Frank Sinatra sang it best. The Mariposa American Legion Hall (ALH)has undergone a revamp of their building, pulled through a pandemic and held strong through multiple fires — now they’re bringing back...

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. 19 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

September 19—September 25

• EMS - 3 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 1 • Auto Collisions - 3 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 13 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Hornitos Flea Market all set for Sunday

The 35th annual Hornitos Flea Market is coming up on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is hosted by the Hornitos Patrons Club, a community organization that puts on three events...

School board seeks applicants for vacancy

The Mariposa County Unified School District held a special board meeting on Monday to address the vacancy on the organization’s board of trustees, representing District 2. Steve Bacus was the school board member for District...