Letters

He who casts the first stone …

Editor, In regard to the Robin Hopper incident, before you “throw her under the bus,” please take the time to reflect back on your own life. The mistakes made, the price paid, the amends owed. A very famous person once said, “Let he who has no sin cast the first stone.” If we all got caught doing the things we’ve […]

The political double standard

Editor, Trump tampered with witnesses. These Senate Republicans voted to oust Bill Clinton for doing just that. Fourteen current Republican senators, some of whom were then serving in the House, voted either to impeach or convict Clinton on the obstruction charge. Some specifically cited his actions toward the witnesses when explaining their votes. • Mitch McConnell, Kentucky: … And, again, […]

Cleanliness is key factor

Editor, It could be said the guys from San Francisco are well qualified at selling their services for the development of the precious creek property in Mariposa. And while there is virtually no doubt of its enchantment to an already beautiful part of Mariposa, what is glaringly absent in their new proposal is cost. Do we have the means without […]

The gnarly truth

Editor, Hippy years 1960-1970, how to make a down jacket by what grows around your pond in cloud’s hemp. By Mother Earth News. Mariposa County Board of Supervisors want to kill jobs and raise taxes. Now that’s gnarly! Ivan LaamMariposa … An online subscription is required to view news content on this website. To continue reading please enter your username […]

Name of road needs changed

Editor, How many roads must a man walk down, starts a song by Bob Dylan. How many roads must an ambulance drive down before they realize they are on the wrong road? This happened last week in Mariposa County. Hunters Valley Road and Hunters Valley Mountain Access Road are two different roads. They parallel each other. One is a dirt […]

Cleanliness is key factor

Editor, It could be said the guys from San Francisco are well qualified at selling their services for the development of the precious creek property in Mariposa. And while there is virtually no doubt of its enchantment to an already beautiful part of Mariposa, what is glaringly absent in their new proposal is cost. Do we have the means without […]

Card of Thanks

The Mariposa County High School Grizzly softball program would like to thank the following sponsors and donors for their support of Lady Grizzly softball during the 2019 season. Thanks so much to: Loucks Embroidering, Allison Sierra, Pearson Excavating, Mariposa Take N Bake, Lou’s Speedy Lube, Paparazzi with Sherry Loucks, The Grovehouse, Pony Expresso, Beery’s Physical Therapy, Woodland Gas, Food and […]

Group supports border declaration

Editor, The Mariposa County Republican Central Committee strongly supports President Trump’s emergency declaration regarding the border and his veto of the bill that passed rescinding the emergency declaration. The MCRCC is thankful for the efforts of the Trump administration and its continued work to stem the tide of people illegally crossing the border of the United States. Here are some […]

Disagrees with McClintock

Editor, I read Rep. Tom McClintock’s opinion in the Mariposa Gazette titled “Sky Not Falling.” I beg to disagree. I wish you had left out the first part, where you claim that rising Earth temperatures are both no big deal, and that humans aren’t a major cause. That is a big risk you are taking. The vast majority of climate […]

DeSandres a role model

Editor, In response to Coach DeSandres stepping down as the girls basketball coach and remaining the golf coach at Mariposa County High School. Trace and I grew up together, he in El Portal and me in Yosemite. Over the years we had many great sports battles including basketball and track. He was always quick with a joke and no one, […]


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