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Miner’s supports local veterans

By ohtadmin | June 28, 2018

American Legion Post 567 announced that Miner’s Roadhouse 140 will honor local veterans as their “Organization of the Month” for July. As part of this program, T-Shirts are available for sale with proceeds going directly to The American Legion to support VETAPP (Veteran’s Employment Training and Placement Program). VETAPP is an extension of the Service Dog Program as the Legion […]

Yosemite offers electronic entrance passes

By ohtadmin | June 28, 2018

A new electronic pass will allow for convenient entry into Yosemite National Park, where visitors can see iconic views such as Yosemite Fall. Photo by Matt JohnsonYosemite National Park officials announced last week the opportunity for park visitors to purchase their park entrance passes electronically through YourPassNow. Once visitors purchase and save their digital pass to their cell phone, or […]

Library workshops set

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

The Mariposa County Library will hold a free two-day, hands-on filmmaking workshop on Saturday, June 23 and June 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop is for anyone age 12 and older interested in creating short films using video cameras. Topics that will be covered include: • Use of video cameras, lights and reflectors • Writing treatments, storyboards, […]

Kingsnakes are positive, expert says

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

A California kingsnake is shown in this photo. Former University of California Farm Advisor Gary W. Hickman said for the past few months, several California kingsnakes have been living on his property in the Bootjack area. In June, they are now 2 to 4 feet long and can move very quickly. This non-poisonous snake eats many kinds of rodents, lizards, […]

Your photos

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

Reader Tom Williams submitted this photo of river poppies in bloom. 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. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and password […]

District to hire attendance specialist with grant funds

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

Superintendent Robin Hopper (left) and MCUSD school board president Wayne Forsythe (right) give Debbie Peters (center) of Sierra Tel a plaque in honor of the donations from the local phone and internet company. Photos by Matt JohnsonFurther details and insight were shed last week on a new position in the Mariposa County Unified School District. At last Thursday’s school board […]

Woodland students focused heavily on science this year

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

One science-related project at Woodland was held when a guest speaker, a Yosemite Park Ranger, talked to Woodland fourth graders about the effects of plastic on the black bear. The ranger also talked to the students about watersheds during her visit. Submitted photoSix Woodland Elementary School fourth graders from Jennifer Beavers’ class spent a weekend prior to the end of […]

Art in their hearts

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

Sierra Foothill Charter School teacher Teena Starchman’s third and fourth graders went to the Fresno Art Museum before the end of the school year. They were led on a tour of the museum, viewing various exhibits by artists demonstrating many different art styles, including an exhibit featuring an array of children’s book illustrators. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required […]

They’re on the path to success

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

Greeley Hill Elementary recently celebrated its 2018 kindergarten graduates, which included, from left: Gage Laffranchi, Nathan Burke, Andres “Frankie” Guinn Gutierez and Braelyn Yanez. Submitted photosGreeley Hill Elementary eighth grade student Dominic Rodrigues (center) was promoted to ninth grade and plans to attend Mariposa County High School in the fall. Rodrigues is standing with teacher Julia Burns (left) and District […]

McCord named to Dean’s List

By ohtadmin | June 21, 2018

Shannon McCord, a sophomore major at Grove City College, has been named to the Dean’s List with High Distinction for the spring 2018 semester. McCord is a 2013 home school graduate and a resident of Mariposa. Students eligible for the Dean’s List have a GPA of 3.40 to 3.59; for the Dean’s List with Distinction a GPA of 3.60 to […]