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Keyboards for Kids now fully funded thanks to local donors

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

Here, student Ares Goodman is assisted in playing the piano by music instructor Gail Vanderslik at last year’s SFCS spring music concert. Submitted photoSierra Foothill Charter School’s Keyboards for Kids project has been fully funded. Music instructor Gail Vanderslik will now be able to offer more students in the SFCS music program the opportunity to learn piano using new keyboards. […]

Bond dollars at work

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

As part of repairs and improvements being made with monies secured by the Measure L bond measure passed in 2016, over the summer the Mariposa County Unified School District installed a new roof above the student restrooms at Sierra Foothill Charter School. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please […]

Planning for the future

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

Last week several Mariposa County High School students traveled to Merced College to participate in Merced College Night. They received information from a variety of colleges and got the chance to talk with representatives from colleges throughout the nation. Student Kaydence Walker is shown. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue […]

Woodland spirit days scheduled

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

Woodland Elementary School has announced its 2018-19 school year Spirit Days. The list is as follows: • Sept. 7: Sports Day. Dress up in favorite sports team gear. • Sept. 21: Mismatched Day • Oct. 12: Squad Day • Oct. 31: Dress in Halloween costumes • Nov. 16: PJ Day • Nov. 30: Crazy Hat Day • Dec. 7: Crazy […]

Annual butterfly count held inside Tuolumne Meadows this summer

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

 Yosemite National Park held its eighth annual Yosemite Butterfly Count in the Tuolumne Meadows area recently. Yosemite coordinates this event in association with the North American Butterfly Association (NABA), an organization that conducts longterm monitoring of butterfly populations all over North America. The purpose of the NABA counts is to determine how many species and individual butterflies can be observed […]

Dove season now open, second hunting period to open in November

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

This year’s season for mourning dove, white-winged dove, spotted dove and ringed turtle dove runs from now through Saturday, Sept. 15 statewide, followed by a second hunt period, Saturday, Nov. 10 through Monday, Dec. 24. Mourning dove and white-winged dove have a daily bag limit of 15, up to 10 of which may be white-winged dove. The possession limit is […]

The Gazette wants to hear from you!

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

The Mariposa Gazette wants to hear your stories. Perhaps you’ve been hunting and ended up taking an unusually large animal, or maybe you’ve gone fishing and reeled in a real monster of a fish. We want to hear about it. Maybe you took a picture of a bear or a mountain lion in the county. Show us and we’ll share […]

Area Fishing Forecast

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

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KILLER INSTINCTS

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

Above, Dave Worcester is shown riding two of the whales in his heyday of performing with the whales. At left he is shown with his wife, Norma Jean. Submitted photosYou might know Dave from behind the counter at Yosemite Liquor, where he cheerfully rang up lottery tickets, snacks, soda and beer for over 10 years before his retirement earlier this […]

Jack Hoeflich honored with Barry Hance Award

By ohtadmin | September 06, 2018

Park Ranger Jack Hoeflich is shown working on a helicopter operation in El Capitan Meadow.Yosemite National Park officials have announced that Ranger Jack Hoeflich is the recipient of the 2017 Barry Hance Memorial Award. The ceremony was attended by approximately 450 National Park Service employees, volunteers, park partners and retirees, including several past Barry Hance Award recipients. The Barry Hance […]