A fitting tribute to local heroes

Gordie, Braden Varney honored during ceremony last weekend in Jerseydale

Above, Jessica Varney addresses the audience last Saturday in Jerseydale. In the background is the memorial dedicated to her late husband, Braden, and Braden’s father, Gordie. Below is the stone plaque dedicated to the two men. Photos by Nicole W. Little

A gentle breeze flowed last Saturday over the mountainous area of Mariposa County called Sweetwater Christian Camp.

The oncoming heat of summer was known to everyone, with the weather forecast showing temperatures nearing 100 over the foll...

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