Milestones

Local sorority continues donating to local causes

Shown, from left, are some of the Delta Nu Iota...

Too many shoes is not a blessing

Allison Byerley During Lent many Christians use this period of...

The wise choice when stranded on an island

Allison ByerleyOne day in a Sunday school class I led,...

February is heart health month

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) accounts for approximately 800,000 deaths in the...

Revival meeting set Feb. 16-18

A revival meeting is set for Feb. 16-18 in Cathey’s...

Datebook

IN BRIEF…

Workshops for ranchers slated University of California, Cooperative Extension’s Livestock & Natural Resources Advisor for Fresno and Madera Counties, Rebecca...

Letters

Getting back into the game

 Sometimes, taking a break from a routine is a healthy...

Biomass plant not good for Mariposa County

Editor, One more unproven project promoted by a chosen few...

Had enough of McClintock?

Editor, After reading Wendy Brown’s latest letter I decided to...

Gardening in climate change

Gardening in this time of increasing global temperatures, rising sea...

Vote Smallcombe for supervisor

Editor, We were very happy to read in the Gazette...

Local News

Your photos

Reader Frank Mock took this photo of the sunset with his iPhone in the Raymond area. Mock is a Sheriff’s Community Organized Policing Effort (SCOPE) unit member and took the photo while performing house checks....

Safety focus of car seat check up scheduled for Feb. 24 by the CHP

Increasing the safety of young children will be the focus of a community event on Feb. 24. On that Saturday, Mariposa Safe Families, in partnership with the California Highway Patrol, will be holding a Car...

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

Feb. 5 - A verbal dispute was reported on Indian Peak Road. • There was a report of vandalism on Ernst Road in Coulterville. • A neighbor dispute was reported on Coakley Circle. • There...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 5-11

• EMS - 4 • Fires - 2 • Public Assists - 3 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

School district ponders museum storage request

The Northern Mariposa County History Center recently acquired a building it will be restoring in Coulterville. Russell Barrett Shivley, daughter of Frank and Ila Barrett, gifted the NMCHC the building and the property that shares...

Rep. Travis Allen to keynote at annual Republican dinner

Travis Allen The annual Lincoln Reagan Dinner hosted by the Mariposa County Republican Central Committee will be held Saturday, Feb. 17. It will be at 6 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The keynote speaker...

Water rebate program is still available to County residents

Since program launch in August, the Mariposa County Resource Conservation District (MCRCD) has provided 130 cash rebates for the purchase and installation of specific water-efficient products. The program has been worth over $24,000 to residents...

Whatley named as DAR Good Citizen

From left, Mariposa County Supervisor Rosemarie Smallcombe, Quinn Whatley and Percy Whatley (Quinn’s father) are shown. Quinn Whatley was named a DAR Good Citizen. Submitted photo by Judie Huffman, DAR memberMariposa County High School senior...