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Culvert repair, replacement project set in Fish Camp area

Caltrans is responsible for thousands of culverts throughout California. A project near Fish Camp will repair or replace 19 culverts damaged by weather. Submitted photoA project to repair or replace culverts just south of Yosemite National Park has been awarded funding by the state. The money is from SB 1 funds, which was the increase in the fuel tax passed […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log March 18 – Suspicious circumstances were reported on Jackass Ridge Road in Greeley Hill. • There were skunk/raccoon issues reported on Schoolhouse Road in Catheys Valley. • Loose hens were reported on Oak Grove Road in Mariposa. • There was a bull in the roadway on Woodland Drive in Mariposa. • Trespassing was reported on Jackass Ridge […]

Obers will have art display at The Alley

Slave to the Clock is one of the pieces that will be on display during the exhibition.On display at The Alley through the month of April is a collection of whimsical art created by Mariposa artist, Christine Obers. The public is invited to the artist reception on April 4 from 5-7 p.m. Persons can enjoy boutique wine, craft beer, appetizers […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

March 18-24

• EMS – 3 • Fires – 1 • Public Assists – 1 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for fire/medical and […]

Stompers set spring bazaar

The Bootjack Stompers Square Dance Club will be hosting its second annual Spring Bazaar on April 6-7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Local crafters will be selling handmade woodwork, pet items, jewelry, hand-spun wool and crafted clothing, collectibles and much more. Charles Street Dinner House will also be there with lunch specials from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. each […]

News and notes from the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff’s Daily Log March 11 – A harassing phone call was reported on Indian Gulch Road in Catheys Valley. • There was a multiple animals issue on Highway 140 in Catheys Valley. March 12 – Loose brown cows were reported on Lazo Way in Lake Don Pedro. • Deputies investigated a civil horse issue on Lake View in Mariposa. March […]

Legion turkey shoot set April 28

The American Legion Post 567 will be holding its annual Turkey Shoot event on Sunday, April 28. It will be held at the Mariposa Fish and Game range located at 4443 Old Highway in Mariposa. Registration is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The shoot runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fee is a $20 admission at the […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

March 11-17 • EMS – 9 • Fires – 1 • Public Assists – 3 • Auto Collisions – 0 Mariposa County Fire Department supports the county with 14 volunteer stations located throughout the county. If you are 18 years of age and possess a valid CA driver’s license, we would love to hear from you! Positions are available for […]

Your photos

Submitted photoReader Garrison Edwards submitted this photo of a bluebird in Yaqui Gulch. 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. … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username and […]

Chamber of Commerce director won’t pursue vacant school site to station multi-purpose facility



Scott FiesterThe Mariposa County Chamber of Commerce won’t continue to pursue the possibility of stationing a facility for tourists at a vacant school site. That was the word from Scott Fiester, executive director of the chamber. Speaking at last week’s Mariposa County Board of Supervisors meeting, Fiester told the supervisors the idea of utilizing the old Spring Hill school site […]


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