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Mariposa County Sheriff’s Daily Log

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Feb. 5 – A verbal dispute was reported on Indian Peak Road. • There was a report of vandalism on Ernst Road in Coulterville. • A neighbor dispute was reported on Coakley Circle. • There was a report of a suspicious vehicle on Jerseydale Road. • Lost property was reported in the area of Pioneer Market. Feb. 6 – A […]

Lady Griz shut down Denair, go undefeated in league games

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

MCHS’s Kylie Ward shoots over the outstretched arms of Denair’s McKenna Potter in MCHS’s win on Monday evening. Photo by Matt Johnson The Grizzlies rule the Southern League. Not that it’s a huge surprise at this point. The Mariposa County High School girls basketball team won its 17th straight game and went undefeated in league play with a 60-26 win […]

Students learn from biologist

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Yosemite Valley School students were fortunate to head out to El Capitan Meadow for a bear chat with a wildlife biologist. They hiked the four miles back to school and stopped along the way to enjoy the scenery. Submitted photo… An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and […]

Norman Sherwood Wehman

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Norman Sherwood Wehman was born in the Bronx, N.Y., on June 4, 1929. He was born to Frederic Mortimer Wehman and Eleanore Sherwood Wehman. He passed away Jan. 28, 2018 in Clovis, Calif. He was married to Barbara Wehman on Oct. 27, 1956. His children include Diana Hancock (Randy), Matthew Wehman (Angela), John Wehman ( Jean) and Sara Wehman. He […]

Stanley appointed to head Highway Patrol

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Warren StanleyWarren Stanley, 56, of Sacramento has been appointed Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., where he has been serving as Acting Commissioner since 2017. Stanley has been employed with the CHP since 1982 and is one of the distinguished few to hold every position from Officer to Commissioner within the CHP. While […]

Gardening in climate change

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Gardening in this time of increasing global temperatures, rising sea levels and changing environments is challenging to say the least. In our own locale, we notice significant impact on our backyard habitats: • With higher average temperatures and inconsistent precipitation, plants are blooming earlier and growing seasons are becoming unpredictable. Even warm-weather plants like tomatoes are producing poorly because of […]

Darleen Peterson

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Darleen Sharen Peterson passed away unexpectedly Jan. 27, 2018 at Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland, Calif. She was 69 years old. Darleen was born Jan. 25, 1949 to Frank and Louise Boteilho in Honolulu, Hawaii. She retired in 2015 from Mariposa County after working 28 years as an executive secretary for the Public Works Department. Darleen enjoyed working in […]

Biomass plant not good for Mariposa County

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Editor, One more unproven project promoted by a chosen few is of great concern to many of us residing in close proximity to the proposed biomass site. Yes, the current front page article in the Mariposa Gazette regarding the proposed Biomass plant is crucial. Allowing this plant an unconditional use permit in the light manufacturing zone is unacceptable. The site […]

Norman Murrell

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Norman Eugene Murrell passed away Feb. 9, 2018. He was born in Cushing, Okla., on July 22, 1934 to Ira and Opal Murrell. The family moved to Bakersfield, Calif., in 1942 where Norm graduated from East Bakersfield High School and Bakersfield College. He played sports and was in plays such as “Madam Butterfly” and “The Front Page.” He also enjoyed […]

Making his way back

By ohtadmin | February 15, 2018

Casey Miller (3) made his way back onto the court for a brief moment last week. The MCHS senior has been sidelined much of the season with a serious knee injury. Miller was honored by the fans and teammates as he made his way off the court. Photos by Matt JohnsonAs one die-hard fan of the Mariposa County High School […]