Man arrested for Midpines murder



One man is dead and another sits in the Mariposa County Jail facing murder charges following a Saturday night disturbance in Midpines.Few details are currently available, but Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies said Jeffery Clark, 51, was arrested and charged with murder late Saturday night.Deputies responded to a Rancheria Creek Road address and found a number of people at the […]

Sheriff provides more detail to murder case



Jeffery L. Clark/Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office ContributedMariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies has released a photo of the man arrested for murder in Midpines on Saturday night. He is also providing more details at this time.According to the sheriff’s press release, deputies responded to the home around 9 p.m. on Dec. 1 for a “reported disturbance.”One man, whose identity has not […]

Sheriff IDs murder victim



The man found dead at a Midpines home on Saturday night has been identified.Deputies responded to the Rancheria Creek home shortly after 9 p.m. because of a disturbance. There, they found one man dead and arrested Jeffery L. Clark, 51, for his murder.The decesaed has been identified to be Gordon R. Crisp, 43, of Midpines.  Crisp was a tenant in […]

Weather closes Park roads for season



The Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park are now officially closed for the season.The significant storm systems that passed through the Yosemite Area over the weekend resulted in an estimated five and a half feet of snow accumulation in Tuolumne Meadows.  Due to this significant storm, the Tioga and Glacier Point Roads in Yosemite National Park are […]

Accused murderer heads to court



Accused murderer Jeffery L. Clark will make his first appearance in Mariposa County Superior Court at 9 a.m.Gazette staff will be in the courtroom and will provide updates following the hearing. … 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 […]

Clark pleads not guilty to murder charge



Jeffery Clark has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Gordon Crisp on Dec. 1 in the Midpines area.Clark appeared in Mariposa County Superior Court shortly after 10 a.m. In the brief arraignment hearing, he spoke only once, answering “Yes, sir,” when asked if needed an attorney appointed to him.The defendant will be back in court on Thursday, Dec. 6 […]

Cathey’s Valley plan passes 4 to 1



A monument and history exhibit at Cathey’s Valley recounts the area’s ranching history. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsA long-debated plan that will regulate development along Highway 140 in Cathey’s Valley for years to come was approved by the county on Tuesday night.The vote was 4 to 1, with supervisor Janet Bibby, who represents Cathey’s Valley, casting the dissenting vote.As approved, the plan […]

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