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IN BRIEF …

Lutherans hold services The Mariposa Lutheran Church will be holding an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at noon....

Letters

Board showing greed

Editor, It seems to me that many don’t understand the...

Boze knows

Editor, For the folks holding government positions for what is...

Didn’t plan to be homeless

Editor, This letter concerns myself and others who lost their...

Search your hearts for decency

Editor, Our community is an unquestionable red county. Republicans dominate...

Love is a valuable commodity

Editor, I encourage every Gazette reader to examine their self-being....

Local News

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. Feb. 10 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 10-17

• EMS - 5 • 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...

Frame to be guest speaker at Progressive meeting

Sean FrameSean Frame, co-founder of El Dorado Progressives and The Six PAC, will be the guest speaker at the next Progressive Mariposa meeting. The meeting will be on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. in...

Brown is honored as Engineer of the Year

Gary Brown (left) with his CEAC Engineer of the Year plaque presented by Jim Porter, CEAC President. Courtesy photoGary Brown has been the Mariposa County engineer since October 2016. Over those nearly four years, he...

FFA members to make asses of themselves for good cause

Event has new location at the fairgrounds this year

Former MCHS student Dalton Talbot (with ball) is shown during the FFA Donkey Basketball game held in 2018. Photo by Matt JohnsonIt’s always fun to see people make asses of themselves at the annual FFA...

Public works director concerned about messages on stop signs

Mariposa County Public Works Director Mike Healy has a lot of duties on his desk each week. He might have to focus on issues at the landfill, or on fixing roads damaged by storms. He...

McClatchy files for bankruptcy

McClatchy, the owner of 30 U.S. newspapers, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company filed for that protection last week. The company, whose newspapers include the Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star, The Sacramento Bee,...

Census workers coming to area soon

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census is conducted. The census gathers information from American citizens about age, sex, and the number of people who live in homes, including children. This is in order to fund...