Trust your vote in Marshall Long

Editor, Mariposa County has recently survived three major devastations: the current drought, a major fire and a catastrophic flood. Each have had an impact on our people and our economy. Pulling together we will re-open and repair our county, but to achieve this it will take personal sacrifice and neighbor helping neighbor. Through all this, Marshall Long’s leadership has led […]

Kehoe logical choice for position

Editor, I wholeheartedly support Vince Kehoe for Mariposa County Assessor/Recorder. I have known Vince for over 35 years. I was his secretary for 4-1/2 years while he worked as director of Yosemite Institute in Yosemite Valley. In my long working career he was without a doubt my all time favorite boss. He is well educated, very professional, kind, thoughtful, easy […]

Kehoe’s integrity is unmatched

Editor, This letter may come as a surprise to many, especially since we moved from Mariposa County to Memphis, Tenn., over a decade ago. However, Mariposa still occupies a place in our hearts, and we have kept abreast of Mariposa news by subscribing to the Gazette. We look forward to its arrival every week. Although we have never written a […]

Bernikoff listens to all sides

Editor, I have been impressed with the quality of Heather Bernikoff’s thinking, knowledge and ability to understand trends. I am a farmer in District 3 with a young family. While I appreciate Heather’s work to protect agriculture in our county, I have been equally appreciative of her thinking beyond the issue at hand to consider how our agricultural lands might […]

Bernikoff will work diligently

Editor, I am a small business owner in Mariposa. I met Heather Bernikoff years ago when she volunteered to help us out at a local non-profit, putting labels on programs for mailing. No job was too small or too humble for this professional with a Master’s Degree in health education. I respect and admire Heather for taking on the responsibility […]

Long is here to stay

Editor, There are many reasons to vote for Marshall Long for District 3 Supervisor. Here are a few on my list : Marshall is actively working on a solution to the county’s looming unfunded retirement liability, which will preserve the benefits for which our employees have labored in good faith, as well as maintaining the services we need and enjoy. […]

Bernikoff has the know-how

Editor, As each supervisor election approaches, I study the candidates, and one of my top considerations is stewardship of our vulnerable water resources. Heather Bernikoff is the clear choice on that score. She has a wealth of education and practical experience in the areas of community planning, community healthcare, protection of ag land, local education and economic development suitable to […]

Kehoe is honest, has integrity

Editor, We urge you to vote for Vince Kehoe for assessor/recorder of Mariposa County. He has been an active member of the Mariposa community for many years, with extensive professional experience in all aspects of real estate. He has a thorough knowledge of real estate throughout the county, and expert knowledge and experience in appraising all types of real estate. […]

Bernikoff is the best choice

Editor, My choice for supervisor for District 3 is Heather Bernikoff. I have known her for over a decade and found that she: • is an attentive listener• researches her decisions well• is not beholden to any special interests• is committed to the future of our county• has been a strong supporter of our community I hope you join me […]

Solving the housing problem not easy, but there are steps which can be taken


Greg LittleHousing in Mariposa County is one of the biggest issues facing everyone who lives here — and those who would like to live here. The issue is the topic of discussion at a wide variety of meetings, at local coffee shops and in the aisles of stores. Everyone knows it is an issue. But what can be done? That […]

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