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Yosemite was an active place

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This photo shows the skating rink at Camp Curry.In summer, Yosemite’s world renowned fire fall was the culmination of the nightly entertainment on an open-air stage in Camp Curry. There was music, films about Yosemite, talks by park rangers and naturalist Bert Harwell (who went on later to become president of the Audubon Society) and who entertained his audience not […]

Community support

 Several local organizations have supported Kops for Kids this holiday season. Kops for Kids is an annual event in which toys and other goods are given to Mariposa County children in need. At bottom left, Steve Knauf and his crew contributed to the program once again through a recent fundraiser. Nearly $4,500 was added to the KOPS for Kids program […]

Your photos

Submitted photoReader Rebecca Mock submitted this photo. She said her husband, Frank, accompanied her and some colleagues from AAUW during a walk on Hunters Valley Access Road. Frank took the photo of Bagby Canyon and called it a “glorious winter day with spectacular views.” Do you have a photo for this weekly feature? If so, email it to greg@mariposagazette.com. Please […]

Santa’s helper

Photo by Matt JohnsonAs he does every year, community member Marvin Wells donned an elf hat and presented Christmas gifts to the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors at the Dec. 17 meeting. Wells gave them jars of candy. Wells praised the supervisors for making tough decisions and taking criticism that naturally comes with being in a position of decision making. […]


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