Milestones

Card of Thanks

I would like to extend my thanks for the overwhelming...

Give thanks for helping others

Allison ByerleyI have an older dog who is in “puppy...

Card of Thanks

We would like to take this opportunity to thank four...

Datebook

IN BRIEF …

Gazette to be closed Jan. 21 The offices of the Mariposa Gazette will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in...

Letters

It’s time to fund the wall

Editor, As we all know, a border wall has been...

Workers used as pawns

Editor, Recently, I watched a U.S. Senate discussion on C-SPAN...

The ‘winning’ is killing us, Mr. Trump

Editor, The shutdown now continues into this week ... horrible...

Concerned about vaping

Editor, As both a parent and the Health Officer for...

Billowing smoke at landfill

Editor, At 10:35 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 5: They’re burning at...

Local News

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log Jan. 7 - Deputies investigated a report of assault and battery on 10th Street in Mariposa. • There was a calf in the roadway on Old Highway South in Mariposa. Jan. 8...

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

Jan. 7-Jan. 13

• EMS - 5 • Fires - 0 • Public Assists - 0 • Auto Collisions - 2 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you...

Willey’s prison sentence reduced slightly

Luke WilleyThe prison sentence of an area man convicted of a violent attack in 2017 has been reduced. Luke George Willey, 39, was originally sentenced by Judge Robert F. Moody in September to seven years,...

Dedicated volunteers are aiming to support Little League program

There are thousands of people who can look back with a smile now, years later, and remember their time in little league. So many memories are made during youth baseball. Little League baseball has been...

Ag outreach program slated

Local agricultural producers are invited to connect with local business purchaser for this years Submitted photoThe Mariposa Agri-Nature Association is sponsoring “Ag Producers & Purchasers Connect” on Jan. 24. The purpose of the connection is...

Family Bingo Night, dinner set Jan. 25

An upcoming event in Mariposa is sure to create an evening of fun for families. Mariposa Safe Families will be holding Family Bingo Night on Friday, Jan. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. This free event...

KEEPING TRACK

New scoreboard to be installed for teams playing at Woodland

 A grant received by the county will bring an electronic scoreboard to the Woodland ballfield. The grant of $5,000 was awarded to county officials from Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E). PG&E invited Mariposa County months...

Treat your valentine to a 4-H pancake breakfast on Feb. 10

 If you’ve been wondering what to give your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, look no further than a delicious meal provided by county youth. Every year, 4-H members and advisors hold the sweetheart pancake breakfast. On...