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By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Submitted photoReader Daniel Ingram sent in this photo with the following comment: “The view from Guadalupe Grade reminds us why we left the valley.” Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. Please include your name and a short description of the photo. … An online subscription is required to view news content […]

MIGHT AS WELL JUMP

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Shown is an example of a Team Fastrax jump. Team Fastrax photoAn idea that will certainly add some flair to the Mariposa Butterfly Festival appears ready to take flight. The Mariposa County Board of Supervisors lent its support to a plan to have professional skydivers featured at the start of the 2019 parade, which is planned for May 4. Organizers […]

Pickers are now looking for California treasures

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Frank Fritz, left, and Mike Wolfe are shown. The picking duo is planning a California trip in March and American Pickers producers are looking for treasures. Submitted photoMike and Frank are coming back to California. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region in March 2019. The show is a […]

Make recycled paper at library on Dec. 27

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Ring out the old year and welcome the new by turning old paper scraps into colorful recycled paper art. The activity takes place at the Mariposa Library on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 3 p.m. This easy project is an activity suitable for all ages, and everyone is welcome to participate. Children aged 9 and younger must be accompanied by an […]

Impactful victory

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Mariposa’s Lupin Amstutz (5) fends off an Orestimba defender during MCHS’s 2-1 win in Mariposa last Thursday. Photos by Matt JohnsonIn what coach Adam Finney called one of the biggest victories since he began coaching, the Mariposa County High School girls soccer team held on for a 2-1 win against the Orestimba Warriors last week. MCHS scored twice in the […]

Literature learning

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Submitted photoJust prior to the holiday break, students in Mariposa County High School’s AP Literature presented creative projects tied to reading “The Scarlet Letter.” Shown from left are students Will Harris and Luke Atkins. … 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? […]

Christmas creations

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Submitted photoErika Miranda’s fifth and sixth graders at Sierra Foothill Charter School made their classroom festive and colorful prior to Christmas with a directed drawing art project. They looked at several examples of classic nutcrackers and noted features they all shared. Then, students received guidance on proportions to make all drawings similar, but were encouraged to make their own unique […]

Pioneer donates

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Submitted photoSierra Foothill Charter School officials are extending thanks to Pioneer Market for the $403 check it recently gave to the school as part of its sports program. Pioneer donates back to SFCS 1 percent of every dollar purchased as indicated by the receipts submitted to the store by the school. SFCS will put the money towards physical education and […]

Season of giving

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

Submitted photoAndrea Contreras’ seventh and eighth graders at Sierra Foothill Charter School organized a holiday food and toy drive. It was a success. Students collected over 874 items, which was over 300 more than last year. SFCS officials thank everyone who donated. They said special thanks goes out to Hannah LaRoche, Chris Ramirez and Jeff Totten for delivering the donations […]

Fishing opportunities abound despite hatchery issues in parts of the state

By ohtadmin | December 27, 2018

can be enjoyed by young and old. Specific plants of catchable trout are planned at 53 waters in 25 counties across California between now and Jan. 4. Submitted photoThe winter holidays are a popular time for people to enjoy recreational trout fishing, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) trout hatcheries plan to provide plenty of opportunities for […]