is a locally owned communication business dedicated to serving the residents of Mariposa County by providing daily, local news and stories about the people and places that make this unique county’s pulse pound.

The driving forces are veteran publisher R.D. Tucker and administrative coordinator Tammi Richards. Tucker owned and operated the Mariposa Gazette for 21 years before retiring in 2018. While at the helm he won numerous state and national awards, including the California News Publishers Association’s coveted first place award for “General Excellence” in 2014. Richards has deep roots in the Mariposa community and has been keenly involved in the educational and school athletic theaters on all levels for decades.

They are flanked by a talented group of local correspondents who are involved in their community and dedicated to the mission of delivering accurate, interesting and relevant content to Mariposa County residents.

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