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IN BRIEF

Heritage House offers food boxes Food boxes are available at Mariposa Heritage House to those in need. Located at 5200...

Letters

Stop with the nicey-nice

Editor, In a recent Gazette, you write: “We don’t have...

Ask the DMV – More online services set

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the California DMV is increasing...

Local News

Zombies or not, Butterfly Festival moving forward for July 4 weekend

Organizers said volunteers are still needed for the event

Michael Hall, a member of the festival committee, is shown with his “big butterfly” that will be featured at the festival. Photo by Bill LoweThe Mariposa Butterfly Festival committee has taken another step toward making...

Yard sale series to connect neighbors

 Jessica Chaney remembers what it was like to move to Mariposa County from Los Angeles. Breaking into the community as an outsider was hard. Feeling disconnected weighed on her because building relationships is a big...

El Capitan climber killed in rappelling accident

On Monday, April 27, a San Diego man died in an accident while rappelling from Sickle Ledge on The Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Paul Nakauchi, 37, was climbing with a partner...

JCF Healthcare District faces low revenues and has high expenses

At the John C. Fremont Healthcare District, it seems there is more money going out than coming in. Chief Financial Officer Shahri Taj said the district is losing about $9,000 more on a daily basis...

Structure fire reported Tuesday morning

A structure fire was reported on Tuesday morning in Mariposa County, though few details were known as of our press time. The fire was toned out around 11:15 a.m. to the 6000 block of Chowchilla...

Hate crime suspected in attempted murder case

Authorities say stabbing incident was racially motivated

Robert Wayne LongA Coarsegold resident is accused of stabbing a man and leading deputies on a pursuit before he was taken into custody this weekend, officials said, charged with attempted murder, commission of a hate...

Region coming back to life

Outdoors activities play prominent role in returning to normal

Area resident and founder of EMRAP Jennifer Mulliken is shown talking to families after story time with Miss Heather at Oakhurst Community Park. Photo by Kellie Flanagan There’s good stuff happening around Eastern Madera County...

Some say trash law is garbage

Emadco staff will host an organic recycling information and education workshop on the first Friday of every month this year. The location is 40287 Oak Park Way in Oakhurst. All business owners and the public...