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Pet Skunked? ICARE Responds

De-Skunking Your Pet” by Lisa Schade, ICARE It’s that time of year again and ICARE has been getting lots of reports from pet owners whose pets are getting “skunked.” What is the best way to get that smell out? Forget about tomato juice! Here’s a home-made potion that really works. As with any de-skunker, it’s […]

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Mammoth Council Uncertain About Uncertainties

Doesn’t a Reserve for Economic Uncertainty sound like it was made for these tough times? Officials aren’t sure. As a tumultuous economy continues and the Mammoth Lakes Town Council begins to evaluate this year’s budget process, they are being asked by staff to consider how to deal with the Reserve for Economic Uncertainty, or REU, […]

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Dose of Fall

In the Lone Pine area, Russ Monroe shot photos of what he calls “a bit of nature for your day.” Check out the fall colors, a beautiful little flower called vinegaroon, the moon set over the Sierra crest at Lone Pine Peak and a choya cactus flatteringly lit by the morning sun.  

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Controversy Over Marathon Winner’s Nationality

Distance runner Meb Keflezighi, who trains in the thin air near Mammoth Lakes, is the first American to win the New York Marathon since 1982. A great achievement for sure, but sour grapes appear to have surfaced. A story in the New York Times Tuesday reports that some people have questioned whether Keflezighi is actually […]

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Missing Backpackers Found Alive

Park Officials say that the three backpackers missing in Kings Canyon National Park appear to have been found alive. The three men from Southern California were due back from a 65 mile backpack trip in Sierra on Monday but did not return. A search effort started soon after but the recent storm hampered the operation. […]

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Early Opener for Mammoth Mountain Ski Area?

Is it too early to talk about skiing at Mammoth Mountain? Not with the white falling out of the sky all day today and expected to continue into tomorrow. Right now officials at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area are not saying that the resort will open early, but a cryptic message on their website leaves open […]

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Lighting Experiment on Spuce Street

For two weeks in August, a Bishop street is expected be a bit darker, as the Bishop Public Works Department and Southern California Edison turn off half the street lights on a section of Spruce Street. Its part of an experiment to see if the city can reduce the power bill and improve views of […]

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ATF Investigates Barker Fire

Investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms have been brought in to investigate the fire that destroyed the Bark Ranch, but so far there is no word as whether or not the fire was started by accident or if someone set out to destroy the building. A popular stop for people driving the […]

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Busting Graffiti Offenders

While graffiti in Mammoth Lakes is clearly not so prevalent as in major urban areas, there are some locals who would rather not see even a little bit. When a wall was spray painted with gang related tags and messages back in December, the Public Works department was quick to sandblast the lettering off.   […]

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