New recruits



Last week, Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies (center), swore in two new reserve deputy recruits. Pictured at left is Hal Nolen, and at right is Josh Keheley…. 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 […]

2013 Mariposa County Fair



The 2013 Mariposa County Fair Diaper Derby King and Queen are Dylan Fristensky (left) and Lillian Potter. This year’s diaper derby was sponsored by Kenny and Mary Williams.Troy Gallaway III is all smiles after winning the buckle in the 4 to 5-year-old category in Sunday’s dummy roping event.Grand marshals Jim Dulcich (from right) and Dan Michael ride in Saturday’s parade […]

Highway 120 reopens



Highway 120, the Tuolumne County route to Yosemite National Park, reopened at noon on Friday. No opening date has been announced for Yosemite’s Tioga Road, however.Visitors now have full access to Yosemite Valley via Highway 120. However, due to continued fire activity in the area stopping along the roadway is strictly prohibited.  The public is advised to use extreme caution […]

Grizzlies top Summerville in opener, 25-20



Mariposa opened its 2013 gridiron campaign Friday night with a 25-20 non-league victory over Summerville.Look for all the details in the next issue of the Mariposa Gazette. … 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 […]

Smoke continues to impact county



A Tuesday morning view of Yosemite Valley showed that Rim Fire smoke remained a factor in the area. Image: Yosemite Conservancy11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10. A low-pressure system to the south was improving air quality in Mariposa on Tuesday, but smoke remained a factor in Yosemite Valley. Winds are forecast to blow out of the south and southwest–a trend that […]

Man stabbed in Bootjack



Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 – Last Friday afternoon in Bootjack, one man was stabbed and the suspect is still at large. Another man who was allegedly involved is in custody according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office.Look for full details in this week’s Mariposa Gazette. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

Lady Grizzlies gig ‘Frogs



Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 – Mariposa’s Lady Grizzly volleyball team upended Bret Harte’s Lady Bullfrogs in a non-league match Tuesday, 3-1.Claire Bullis, nine kills, and Shea Williams, 12 kills, paced Mariposa’s offense.The Lady Grizzlies open their Southern Athletic League campaign on Sept. 18 against Delhi on the Hawks’ home court. … An online subscription is required to view news content […]

Sept. 11 is observed in Mariposa



World War II veteran Stu Tanner (left) and Korea veteran Larry Todd stood at attention during Wednesday’s Sept. 11 ceremony at the Art Park. Erik Skindrud/THE GAZETTELocal firefighters, law enforcement and residents gathered on Wednesday to mark the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  The morning ceremony took place at the community’s Art Park memorial, which is […]

Remains of young man discovered in forest



Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 — 4:25 p.m.– The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the remains of an adult male within the Stanislaus National Forest of Mariposa County. The remains were taken for an autopsy and determined to be those of a white male adult in his early to mid-20s. No identification has been made at this time. Further tests […]

2013-09-05 E-Edition

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