Milestones

Card of Thanks

A military funeral was held on Saturday, March 9, 2019...

Card of Thanks

A special thank you to the Mariposa Gazette for writing...

Not our doing, but by Christ

Wynter Sturtevant IIIIf anyone tells you that your life is...

Live a life true to you and don’t have regrets

Allison ByerleyI recently preached a sermon about regrets. A hospice...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Eat for a cause A fundraiser will be held for the Mariposa Chapter of Wreaths Across America on March 29...

Letters

We need Mariposa style

Editor, Mariposa County Chief Administrative Officer Dallin Kimble’s commentary in...

County Fire issue needs discussed

Editor, After reading Don Florence’s op-ed in the Feb. 28...

Great news about River Rock

Editor, To Keith and Stephanie Erikson, new owners of the...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log March 11 - A harassing phone call was reported on Indian Gulch Road in Catheys Valley. • There was a multiple animals issue on Highway 140 in Catheys Valley. March 12 -...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

March 11-17 • EMS - 9 • Fires - 1 • Public Assists - 3 • Auto Collisions - 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county....

Chamber of Commerce director won’t pursue vacant school site to station multi-purpose facility

Scott FiesterThe Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce won’t continue to pursue the possibility of stationing a facility for tourists at a vacant school site. That was the word from Scott Fiester, executive director of the...

Tickets are still available for local Habitat auction

Metal art by Dave Lombard and a birdhouse by Don Brooksher are just a few of the items for sale at Habitat for Humanity’s art auction. Submitted photoTickets are available for the Habitat for Humanity...

Public invited to take county needs survey

  Community ideas and input are needed. The Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency, in partnership with Calaveras Mariposa Community Action Agency, First 5 and the Local Childcare Planning Council, is inviting the public...

Social worker contributions valued by supervisors

The important work of social workers was a focus during last week’s Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting. The supervisors unanimously proclaimed the month of March 2019 as National Professional Social Worker Month. Chevon Kothari,...

Law requires overdose reversal drugs to combat opioid crisis

A new law requires prescribers of pain-relieving opioids to also offer a prescription for the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, to highrisk patients. AB 2760 was passed overwhelmingly by the California Legislature and signed into...

Fundraiser concert set at Grove House

David Jacobs-Strain is an up and coming guitar player and song poet. Submitted photoThe Yosemite Songwriting Retreat has become a staple for musicians in the area. On Thursday, April 11, a fundraiser concert will be...