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Good deals coming at two flea markets

If you love a good bargain, you’ll enjoy two events scheduled for Oct. 6 and 7 in Mariposa County. One is the 32nd annual Hornitos Flea Market, which is slated Sunday, Oct. 7 in the historic setting of Hornitos. Gates open at 7 a.m. and the event lasts until 3 p.m. Admission is free. Organizers stress that no dogs are […]

Fake news to be subject of planned event

Author of recent book to give keynote address

Donald Barclay Fake news. Enemy of the people. Propaganda. It almost seems unreal these terms are making headlines in the 21st century, but that’s the current climate. “Some people don’t realize the news they get is biased,” said Mariposa County Librarian Janet Chase-Williams, referring to non-credible news sources and social media sites. Because of that, and since the library deals […]

Come fly away at event slated for airport

A new event is coming to the Mariposa-Yosemite Airport in October. Wings and Wheels Fest is slated for Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission is offered to the public. “Bring the whole family,” said airport manager Tony Borreson. It will also feature a pancake breakfast starting at 7 a.m. for those who wish to attend. […]

Go West Festival set to return Oct. 13-14

  Get your cowboy boots and hats on, and get ready to experience life in the old west. The third annual Go West Festival is set to return to Mariposa on Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14. It will offer a wide variety of free activities, including gunfighting demonstrations, gold panning, live music, cornhole tournament and much more. “It’s […]

McClintock, Morse square off at debate

Differing views are obvious at forum

Rep. Tom McClintock and challenger Jessica Morse are shown on the stage this past Sunday in the auditorium at Mariposa County High School. The candidates shared their views on a wide variety of issues, from Yosemite National Park to the news media. Photo by Matt Johnson It was democracy in its purest form. The Mariposa Gazette hosted what will possibly […]


Contractor’s show to offer something for all

The annual Mariposa County Contractor’s Association Outdoor Home and Garden Show will have something for just about everyone this year. It is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is held at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. The show is free to attend. There will, of course, be a variety of local contractors available to consult […]

The great debate is coming Sunday

McClintock, Morse to square off in only scheduled event to date

 The stage is set for a major political debate this Sunday in Mariposa. The debate will feature incumbent Rep. Tom McClintock, a Republican, and his Democrat challenger, Jessica Morse. It will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Fiester Auditorium on the campus of Mariposa County High School. The debate will be broadcast live on KRYZFM Radio, 98.5 on […]

Airstream ‘glamp’ground to offer unique experience

Iconic American trailers to be centerpiece of new park

Above is what the new campsites will look like at the new AutoCamp Yosemite park located in Midpines. Below is the inside of one of the Airstream trailers. Submitted photosIt equates to American icons like the Ford Mustang or Disneyland. Airstream. The sleek, silver travel trailers are of American lore. They were first manufactured in the 1930s and to this […]

School board moves ahead with new plans

New building at high school will be the focus of first phase

Moments after passing an agenda item to move forward with a major renovation project at Mariposa County High School, Superintendent Robin Hopper took a moment to celebrate. Then it was quickly back to business. Yes, the Mariposa County Unified School District board of trustees unanimously passed an agenda item last Thursday, authorizing the district to move forward on the first […]

Van crashes into Pioneer, no one injured

The van crashed into management offices at Pioneer Market. This view is from the inside of the store. Photo by Matt JohnsonEmployees at Pioneer Market received quite the scare last week when a 78-year-old woman crashed a 2014 Chrysler van into the side of the building. Carol Price Lichtenstein, the driver of the vehicle, was unharmed, according to officials from […]

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