Foster True Value is one of company’s best




Foster True Value hardware store employees celebrated a special recognition award on Wednesday, April 16. From left in the rear row are Lloyd Khulman, Clif Price, Jeff Starks, John Miller, Brenton Sjostrom, Jon Robbins, Nate Wass and store owner Troy Foster. From left in the front row are Monica Evans, Erin Stonum, Darlene Morrison, Jerry Hunter, Howard Weiner, Linda Kerns, […]

Fairgrounds funding okay for two years




Brian Bullis of the Mariposa County Fairgrounds and Exposition Center told the board of supervisors on Tuesday that the facility has reserve funds to ensure operations for two more years. “Our ultimate goal is to become self-sufficient, but it’s going to take some time,” he told the county board.The show will go on this Labor Day weekend for the county’s […]

Credit card device found on local pumps



The “skimming device” that was plugged in to the magnetic credit card reader wire loom at Woodland Market’s gas station can be seen in this picture.If you have filled up at the Woodland Market gas station and later noticed unauthorized charges on your credit or debit card, you should consider contacting the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and your banking […]

Candidates mull county employment



Part II Voters in two of the county’s five districts will select new representatives on June 3. To help voters decide, the MARIPOSA GAZETTE has asked candidates five key questions on important county issues. This week’s asks candidates about the area’s jobs situation. This month, five candidates are running for the District 3 seat that is currently held by Janet […]

Mariposa First 5 honors volunteers



Mariposa County First 5 recently recognized volunteers who serve children aged newborn to five years as heroes. Here, from left, Kevin Cann, supervisor for District 4, awards Becky Collins and Merenda McCulloch for their work.Mariposa County First 5 is part of a Regional First 5 effort to recognize volunteers who serve children aged newborn to 5 years as “Heroes.” The […]

Sheriff’s Daily Dispatch Log



April 14: • Theft of a boat motor was reported from Bear Valley Road. • An out-of-control juvenile was on 10th Street. • A call reporting a steer without water was received from Indian Peak Road. • A coyote versus calf issue was reported from Hornitos Road. • A petty theft report was taken on Old Highway North. • A […]

Air Fair to tempt young fliers skyward



Pilot Linton Wollen prepared to take of with a pair of young passengers at a recent Air Fair at the Mariposa Yosemite Airport. Local pilots will again treat youngsters to rides at this weekend’s event.Young people from aged from eight to 17 can take short flights with area pilots at Saturday’s Air Fair and Family Adventure Day at the Mariposa […]

New digital marquee coming to MCHS




The marquee gracing the front of the Mariposa County High School campus will soon get a digital makeover, thanks to the Mariposa County Unified School District Board of Trustees approving funding for the project.High technology is coming to the facade of Mariposa County High School (MCHS), thanks to the Mariposa County Unified School District (MCUSD) Board of Trustees which voted […]

Philips named Driver of the Year



The California Highway Patrol and Mariposa County Unified School District honored school bus driver Brad Philips as the CHP Safe Driver of the Year for 2014 on Friday, April 18. Pictured above, Philips, left, is congratulated by MCUSD transportation manager Tom Audas…. An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your […]

Local VFW will present ‘Loyalty Day’



For the first time, the local Mariposa Veterans of Foreign Wars Post (VFW) will host “Loyalty Day” for District 11 on Sunday, April 27 at 10 a.m. The public event is a special VFW program for residents to show their loyalty to the nation and flag. Paul Reed, a local combat veteran and volunteer pilot for the Mariposa County Sheriff’s […]