Ferguson ‘fix’ debate continues



GAZETTE PHOTO BY JILL BALLINGER CALTRANS HELD AN OPEN HOUSE AT THE MARIPOSA COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER ON DEC. 8 TO DISCUSS THE ALTERNATIVES OF RESTORING HIGHWAY 140 AT THE FERGUSON SLIDE. THE AGENCY HAS COMPLETED THE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND HOPES TO HAVE THE PROJECT COMPLETED BY SPRING, 2012. Those who live among or visit the craggy mountains surrounding Yosemite National […]

Permits required to climb Half Dome now



Yosemite National Park has announced that Day Use Permits to climb the Half Dome cables will be required seven days per week for the 2011 summer season to increase visitor safety on the cables. Over the past several years, the popularity of the hike has resulted in large numbers of people using the Half Dome cables, particularly on weekends and […]

Auditor retires



MARIPOSA COUNTY AUDITOR CHRIS EBIE, RIGHT, ACCEPTS A RESOLUTION AND TILE PLAQUE FROM SUPERVISOR KEVIN CANN NOTING THE AUDITOR’S RETIREMENT…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access to the online edition; […]

Neal recognized



RETIRED CHIEF OF PROBATION GAIL NEAL, LEFT, ACCEPTS RECOGNITION NOTING HER RETIREMENT FROM SUPERVISOR KEVIN CANN DURING TUESDAY’S BOARD MEETING…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing print subscribers receive free access to the online edition; […]

Wass honored



SUPERVISOR KEVIN CANN, LEFT, PRESENTED A RESOLUTION AND TILE PLAQUE TO MONA WASS COMMEMORATING HER RETIREMENT FROM THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. THE PRESENTATION WAS MADE DURING TUESDAY’S BOARD MEETING…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to order a subscription. Existing […]

Rumfelt retires



SUPERVISOR AND FORMER SHERIFF JIM ALLEN, LEFT, PRESENTED A RESOLUTION AND TILE PLAQUE TO KATHY RUMFELT SALUTING HER RETIREMENT FROM THE MARIPOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. THE PRESENTATION WAS MADE DURING TUESDAY’S BOARD MEETING…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password below. Not a subscriber? Please click here to […]

Accomplishments hailed



GAZETTE PHOTOS BY DAN TUCKER RETIRED SHERIFF BRIAN MULLER, LEFT, ACCEPTS RECOGNITION BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FROM FORMER SHERIFF AND NOW SUPERVISOR JIM ALLEN, RIGHT, DURING TUESDAY’S BOARD MEETING. MULLER ALSO ACCEPTED COMMEMORATIVE GIFTS FROM HIS DEPARTMENT MEMBERS AND THE STATE SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION FOLLOWED BY A STANDING OVATION…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this […]

Friday, Dec. 17



Books Galore! at the Mariposa County Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reformers Unanimous – a free addictions program held at the corner of 12th and Jones Street (next to the old First Baptist Church), every Friday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 966-5780 or 966-5542. Narcotics Anonymous […]

Saturday, Dec. 18



Alcoholics Anonymous – noon and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966- 3110. Narcotics Anonymous – 7 to 8 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (downstairs). Bootjack Big Band Dance Club – at the Bootjack Stompers Hall at 7 p.m. for $6. Ballroom dance lessons are at 6 p.m. for $5. For […]

Sunday, Dec. 19



Alcoholics Anonymous – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall at Pioneer Village, Highways 140 and 49 South, 966-3110. Yosemite Christmas Bird Count Yosemite Area Audubon Society takes part in the National Audubon Society’s international event. Contact count compiler Sarah Stock at 379-1435 or sarah_stock@nps.gov for additional information and to sign up for the county. A $5 participation […]