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New Yosemite Park superintendent says communication is key to success

Superintendent Mike Reynolds is shown in Yosemite Village. Photo by Nicole W. Little Editor’s note: Recently, Mike Reynolds, the new superintendent at Yosemite National Park, sat down for nearly an hour for an exclusive interview with the Mariposa Gazette. This is the second in a two-part series where Reynolds gives his views on Yosemite and its future. The beauty and […]

Road fixes underway; more rain expected

Reader Brett Baumann of Catheys Valley submitted this photo of damage done to a bridge approach on Hornitos Road following last month’s storm. The epic rainfall that dumped on Mariposa County two weeks ago is still creating havoc for local travelers. And this area could be in store for even more heavy rain starting Friday, according to the National Weather […]

Options for a new hospital are being mulled by local officials

From left, Jeff Christmann (ADAMS Management Services CEO) and Travis Pigott (ADAMS Director) are shown speaking to the JCF hospital board last week. Photo by Matt JohnsonWith every minute that passes, the importance of constructing a new hospital in Mariposa County increases. John C. Fremont Hospital has served the people of Mariposa County for many years, but an upgraded hospital […]

Candidate debate for District 3 supervisor slot scheduled April 26

 A political debate has been scheduled for the three candidates running for the Mariposa County District 3 supervisor position. The event is being hosted by the Mariposa Gazette as well as KRYZ Radio in Mariposa. The event will begin at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 26 at McKay Hall in Catheys Valley. It will feature incumbent Marshall Long and challengers Heather […]

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News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Jail Booking Report

Here are some of the highlights from the recent booking reports at the Mariposa County Jail. March 26 – David Edward Lloyd, 55, of Catheys Valley was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. March 27 – Jerry Maurice Suarez, 28, was arrested on McClure Point Drive in Snelling on an outstanding warrant for a burglary in […]

Sheriff’s Daily Log

March 26 – A missing dog was reported on Carleton Road. • There was a landlord/tenant dispute on Quail Court in Catheys Valley. • An assault and battery was reported on Highway 140. March 27 – Chickens without feed were reported on Peg Leg Road. • There was a runaway juvenile from Old Highway North. • A warning was issued […]

Hospital Tech Talk is set with various topics on tap

The Mariposa Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting “Talk Tech with JCF.” It will be on Thursday, April 19, at 4:30 p.m. at Miner’s Roadhouse Inn. This free program will feature a panel of three representatives from John C. Fremont Hospital who will discuss the technology behind new equipment now located at the JCF. […]

Raymond parade set for April 21

The 32nd annual Raymond Parade will be held April 21. The parade starts at noon. It is hosted by the Raymond Community Association, and this year’s theme is “Community Service.” There will be activities after the parade at the Raymond Museum grounds. There will be a raffle for prizes; BBQ and kettle korn; and a kids korner, with horse stick […]

Honoring veterans

Rotary Club hosts inaugural event

Ralph Seely (WW2 veteran, far right) and Fred Wackerman (Korean War veteran, second from right) were two veterans honored by the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club on March 25. Seely and Wackerman were each presented with a Quilt of Valor from the Mariposa Piecemakers Quilting Group. Photos by Matt JohnsonMariposa County typically seems to be a community that supports its veterans. […]