It’s time for Mariposa County’s biggest party



Dan Tucker | The Gazette A worker trims tree branches as the final touches are put on the Mariposa County Fairgrounds for this weekSEE end’s celebration.As Labor Day weekend nears, people all over the nation are planning to get on the road. In Mariposa County, however, most folks are planning to stay close to home to enjoy the county’s biggest […]

Canyon inferno



Smoke filled the Merced River Canyon on the evening of Aug. 25, as the Motor Fire raged out of control. Additional photographs of the blaze and related images are on Page A-7…. 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 […]

On the trail of a forgotten bear tale



Wawona-based painter Thomas Hill created this work showing hunters Robert S. Wellman and James Duncan returning to Crescent Lake east of Wawona with the remains of a 1,900-lb. grizzly bear in October 1887. The little-known painting is owned by the Union League Club of Chicago.Driving south over the Grapevine, the traveller passes an exit sign that bears the name Lebec. […]

Classic Comfort



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Clearing a path



During last Friday night’s first annual Green and Gold Scrimmage inside Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium, Liam Fieldsted (No. 22) leads the way on a sweep for M.J. Padua (No. 2) during varsity action. The Grizzlies open their 2011 campaign tonight at Summerville in a non-league contest. The varsity game kicks off at 7:30 p.m…. An online subscription is required to […]

Play stopper



Jill Ballinger | The Gazette Mariposa Bears’ junior varsity player Aldren Dutrey (No. 82) foils a Winton Cowboys play during Mariposa Youth Football action last Saturday as Bryce Long (No. 22) closes in. The JVs pulled out at 19-6 victory, and Mariposa’s varsity posted a 16- 6 win. Mariposa hosts Keyes this Saturday at Pioneer Market Grizzly Stadium…. An online […]

Errant aerial



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ADULT SOFTBALL

Traitors upend S&S, Los Dientes defeated

In last Tuesday’s Mariposa Parks and Recreation Department’s Adult Softball League action, The Traitors held S&S Electric scoreless in the first six innings to post a 7-5 victory. S&S couldn’t find its offensive punch while the Traitors scored a run the first inning, three in the third, two in the fourth and one in the sixth to seal the win. […]

Christian School opened on Monday



Mariposa Seventh-day Adventist Christian School opened its doors for another school year on Monday. The upper grades are full, but there are still a few spaces for first through fourth grades. Anyone interested in learning more about the school can contact Mrs. Wagner at 966-4994. The students are all eager to begin a new year, as are the teachers. Soon […]

Cavallaro makes SDSU dean’s list



Christina Cavallaro, a 2006 graduate of Mariposa County High School, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester in the college of health and human services at San Diego State Unversity. Students must earn a 3.5 GPA while having taken 12 or more units. Cavallaro is working on a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is the mother […]