Make the new normal

Editor, I’d like to thank Dr. Mosher for his thoughtful, informative and insightful commentary in last week’s issue. He nimbly side-stepped the partisan aspects of the issue to the extent possible such as to encourage everyone to hear his message. And what a message it is! We are all struggling to make sense of current events and trying to figure […]

What more do you need?

Editor, I was reminded recently of the two guys who died and went to meet God in heaven. The first guy drowned in a flood while praying for God to save him. When he asked God why he didn’t save him, God replied, “I sent a boat to rescue you but you didn’t accept the help.” The second guy had […]

Winner, winner turkey dinner

Editor, A big thank you to our extraordinary karate kids. On Nov. 12, a lady asked all the residents of Terrace II Apartments if they wanted a turkey dinner delivered before Nov. 24. The karate kids have several outreach programs a year to thank the Mariposa community for its support. We were delighted! We were told we’d have to bake […]

Dispensaries solve many issues

Editor, Thank you for your recent commentary on marijuana dispensaries and how the county is blocking the will of the voters by not allowing them. Not only is there an impact reduced taxes, but also jobs — the dispensaries will provide some jobs for the county. But in particular I wanted to address your comment about deliveries of marijuana; that […]

Vaccinations: our only chance

Editor, Good day to all you folks out there. Now, I’m not going one to get involved in arguments, debates or anything that has to do with politics. But, I’m good at pissing people off. Ask anyone in Mariposa County, and 99 percent of them would tell you they would rather see me dead than to listen or read anything […]

Varney adds to the good newspaper

Editor, Wow, I just read Jessica Varney’s column, and I must say thank you for unearthing her and “dusting her off.” I was uplifted and inspired by what she had to say and, as a writer all my life, I was impressed with her crisp, unique styles and her Truman Capote “clear as a country creek” writing. With all your […]

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