Milestones

How is God speaking through art?

Allison ByerleyIn my last church we had a group that...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Gazette to close Feb. 18 The offices of the Mariposa Gazette will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18 in observance...

Letters

Learn the past for the future

Editor, We’re thankful for Mariposa County Chief Administrative Officer Dallin...

Pay close attention to water issue

Editor, In the Jan. 24 issue of the Mariposa Gazette,...

Some housing food for thought

Editor, Growth of our local economy is stunted by a...

Governor lives hypocrisy

Editor, The good people of California just elected the man...

County changed rules mid-stream

Editor, As a bed and breakfast owner near Yosemite, we...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Feb. 4 - There was a tree blocking Indian Peak Road in Mariposa. • A bull pine was reported on Hunters Valley Road in Bear Valley. • Rock and debris was reported...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Feb. 4-10

• EMS - 7 • Fires - 0 • Public Assists - 7 • Auto Collisions - 2 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Officials hope to rebuild Indian Gulch bridge by 2024

Temporary crossing to be built

An important bridge located in Catheys Valley that has been unusable due to damage sustained during a massive storm on March 22 of last year will eventually be rebuilt. Due to the storm, the Indian...

Recycling concerns discussed by board

Changes in China’s trade import policies have officials in the United States scrambling to figure out how to adjust. That stress has even reached Mariposa County. The changes have significantly disrupted recycling efforts by restricting...

Teen dating violence issue addressed by supervisors

It’s a problem all across the nation, and if not addressed, it can turn into more serious issues in the future. Teen dating violence includes physical, verbal and emotional abuse, sexual assault, and harassment via...

Swiecki repeats as poetry champion

From left, Tyson Wellcome, Laura-Lynn LaNotte-Hays, Mackenzie Arnold, Hannah Swiecki, Daisy Wellcome and Laura Phillips are shown onstage during last week’s Poetry Out Loud contest. Swiecki placed first for the second straight year, while Arnold...

Coulterville Museum opens for 2019, schedule announced

The Northern Mariposa County History Center, located in the heart of Coulterville at the intersection of Highway 49 and 132, reopened to the public last week on Thursday, Feb. 7. On the heels of a...

Chamber interested in vacant Spring Hill school site

Many people have asked over the years what the Mariposa County Unified School District plans to do with its vacant Spring Hill school site. During the public comment portion of Monday night’s MCUSD board meeting,...