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Submitted photoReader David Taggert sent in this photo of a wildflower on his property in Mariposa. Taggert said it is a rare albino baby blue eyes (nemophila menziesil). 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 […]

Mariposa County Fire Response Log

April 8-15

• EMS – 6 • Fires – 2 • Public Assists – 1 • Auto Collisions – 2 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 […]

Climbing exhibit gets off to roaring success

Members of the public are shown at the opening of the rock climbing exhibit at the Mariposa Museum and History Center. Submitted photoAn exhibit and speaker series featuring a “History of Rock Climbing in Yosemite Valley” is in full swing at the Mariposa Museum and History Center. The exhibit, originally scheduled to run through June, will be open through the […]

Yosemite Chapel sets services for Holy Week

The Yosemite Chapel in Yosemite National Park has scheduled various services for Holy Week. There was a Palm Sunday service at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 14. A Maundy Thursday service is set for 7 p.m. on April 18. Good Friday services will be at 12:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. on April 19. On Sunday, April 21, there will be […]

Week of the Young Child observed

Photo by Matt JohnsonDuring its April 9 meeting, the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors unanimously proclaimed April 8-12 as “Week of the Young Child.” The resolution highlighted the importance of fun, safe, quality, age appropriate childcare environments for all children. Shown from left are Amber Chambers of the Mariposa Local Child Care Planning Council, Rebecca Maietto of Mariposa County Health […]

Master Gardeners spring plant sale scheduled


A wide variety of plants will be on sale at the upcoming Master Gardeners event, allowing everyone a chance to get planting in the spring season. Submitted photoThe annual Spring Plant Sale hosted by the UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County is happening on Saturday, April 27, in the Amigo picnic area of the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. It will be […]

Volunteers honored

Photo by Matt JohnsonThe Mariposa County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared April 7-13 as “National Volunteer Week.” National Volunteer Week was first established in 1974 through executive order from President Richard Nixon and for the last 45 years it has been acknowledged annually by every sitting president. National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out […]

Lincoln-Reagan fete is reset

The annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner hosted by the Mariposa County Republican Central Committee has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 11. It will be at 6 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 5154 Jones Street in Mariposa. The original dinner was canceled because of snow and dangerous road conditions. The keynote speaker will be Rep. Tom McClintock, Congressional Representative 4th District, which stretches […]

Potential TV show could be filmed in Mariposa

Teaser trailer was filmed at locations such as MCHS and Sugar Pine


Shown is the promotional artwork for Dredgewood. The trailer for the potential TV series was filmed in Mariposa. It is believed the show will be picked up by either Netflix, Amazon or YouTube. Submitted photo Some people say that with Mariposa’s unique and historic ambiance, it looks and feels like a town from another era. For Southern California filmmaker Alex […]

Cowboy Poetry Week celebrated

Cowboy Poetry Week is celebrated each year during April, as it is National Poetry Month in the United States. This year the annual cowboy poetry celebration takes place from April 21-27. Eighteen years ago cowboypoetry.com initiated Cowboy Poetry Week. In April 2003, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution with unanimous approval, recognizing the Cowboy Poetry Week Celebration. Cowboypoetry.com sponsors the […]


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