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Students can win cash in our holiday contest

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

Do you have a special holiday traditions story? If so, we at the Mariposa Gazette want to know — and you could earn a cash prize! We are seeking special holiday traditions stories from area youth. There are three categories: kindergarten to second grade; third to fifth grade; and sixth to eighth grade. In each category, the prizes are: First […]

Good news: Landfill will last longer than thought

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

This aerial photo of the landfill in Mariposa shows the size of the facility as well as its contours. County officials announced last week the landfill should last well into the future, something that was in question over the past few years. Photo by Nicole W. LittleMariposa County received some good news last week. The news was about the landfill […]

Memorial set for Rosebrock

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

A celebration of life for Richard William Rosebrock, DVM, has been scheduled. It will be Saturday, Oct. 20 from 1-3 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It will be in the Fiske Memorial barbecue area behind the Strathern Pavilion. Persons should drive up Fairgrounds Road to the rear parking lot and enter through the gate into the livestock area. Richard […]

Drivers, start your engines

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

It’s not an everyday occurrence that a famous television star shows up in Mariposa. But Tyler Dale, who gained fame through the History Channel television show “American Restoration,” will be in Mariposa Oct. 19-21 to host and judge the Mariposa Yosemite Hot Rod & Custom Car Show. The show is hosted by the Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce. “It’s nice […]

Where are you with Christ?

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

Allison ByerleyA young lady was soaking up the sun on the beach when a little boy in his swimming trunks, carrying a towel, came up to her and asked her, “Are you a Christian?” She was surprised by the question, but replied, “Why, yes, I am.” Then he asked her, “Do you go to church on Sunday?” Again her answer […]

Organization works to keep pets safe during disasters

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

Volunteer Beth Kellner is shown next to one of the dogs the CCADT sheltered during a disaster. Submitted photoFor some people, pets are literally members of the family. And when disaster strikes, you can be sure those owners will do everything they can to keep their pets safe. One organization in the region works to set up emergency animal shelters […]

How to write a useless column and make the boss happy, or maybe not

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

  I was at a local watering hole the other evening on a much-deserved “date”with my lovely bride and on the TV screen was an NBA pre-season game. Let me be clear up front, the NBA does about as much for me as hernia surgery. At least with the surgery, you get knocked out and don’t know what is happening. […]

A guide to finding facts

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

In a recent edition of the Mariposa Gazette, our congressman, Tom McClintock, stated he thinks “back in the day” the news media used to cover just the facts, leaving opinions on the editorial pages. He took a broad swipe at the media claiming that our current day media has lost its way. While this is just not true, it is […]

Keeping the core concepts within Mariposa County

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

Dallin Kimble A core value of American democracy is that government “of the people, by the people and for the people” leads to “a more perfect union” and a better, safer and more enriching quality of life. At the county level, we elect district supervisors of the people to guide our policies and deliver services by the people by working […]

TEARS Foundation continues to grow in county

By ohtadmin | October 18, 2018

Mariah Lord (left) Central California Chapter Leader of the TEARS Foundation, accepts a resolution from Mariposa County Board of Supervisors chairman Rosemarie Smallcombe. Photo by Matt JohnsonThere are few events more heartbreaking for parents than losing a child during birth. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors unanimously proclaimed Oct. 15 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day during its board […]