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Big Pine reclaimed water project

By Deb Murphy And the winner is….. Following a couple of community workshops and a broad range of potential end uses for the first reclaimed water project in the Owens Valley, consultants RO Anderson’s report came as no surprise. The firm zeroed in on the most practical, most do-able of roughly 18 possibilities: provide irrigation […]

 
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Wounded Warriors and Operation Mountain Freedom

Press release Operation Mountain Freedom brings Wounded Warriors to Mammoth Mountain Ski Area January 22nd to 26th, 2018 Wounded, injured, and ill service members and veterans from across the country will participate in adaptive skiing, snowboarding, and community programs. Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra, in partnership with Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, will welcome 58 participants to […]

 
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Mammoth Youth Cheer shines at Jamz event

On Saturday, January 13th, 10 Mammoth High Middle School girls from Mammoth Youth Cheer earned second place in their division at the Jamz Palms and Pyramid competition at Long Beach State’s Walter Pyramid Event Center. In the photo are the girls: Top row L to R: Michelle Elizarraraz, Mia Williams, Ciera Morrow, Zoey Moore, Melannie […]

 
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Report from Mammoth Town Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Depending on your point of view, Mammoth Town Council is either in the throes of analysis paralysis or moving in a deliberative way toward the town’s cannabis ordinances. One thing is really not debatable: if Mammoth’s going to levy taxes on sales, it’s got to figure that out fast to get the […]

 
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CAL FIRE Chief Melendrez thanked for great effort

Press release CAL FIRE Division Chief Paul Melendrez of the Owens Valley Division was recently recognized by Mono County District Two Supervisor Fred Stump and Fire Chief Dave Doonan of the White Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Melendrez, along with a crew from the Mono County Road Department quickly acted on a residential structure fire off Highway […]

 
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Op-ed: USDA Forest Service and wildfires

USDA Forest Service doesn’t leave when the fire is out By Randy Moore, Regional Forester, Pacific Southwest Region, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service   Natural disasters can occur at any given time and in any given area. The size, duration and damages are usually unpredictable. The devastation, destruction and cost of California wildfires are […]

 
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Mammoth Mountain, June now under Alterra Mountain Company

Press release Announcing Alterra Mountain Company: A Family of 12 Iconic Mountain Destinations in North America Formed by Affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company DENVER, CO, January 11, 2018 – The joint venture of affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company that curated 12 premier destinations in North America, […]

 
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Two Olancha residents arrested on felony charges

From Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On January 12th at approximately 10:14 Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call from a man in Olancha who reported that he had shots fired at him. Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies and California Highway Patrol responded to the location and determined that  54 yr old Olancha resident, Steven Paul […]

 
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MCWD wants to reopen review on Ormat project

MCWD Asks Regulators to Reopen the Public Review Process for Ormat’s Geothermal Expansion Project MCWD news release Independence, CA – Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) Thursday urged the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (Great Basin) to reopen the environmental public review process for Ormat’s Casa Diablo IV (CD-IV) geothermal project at Great Basin’s […]

 
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Update on North Sierra Strategic Plan

NORTH SIERRA STRATEGIC PLAN GETS RAVE REVIEWS, BUT NEXT STEPS TAKE BIG BUCKS By Deb Murphy The North Sierra Strategic Plan received rave reviews at both the Bishop City Council and Inyo County Board of Supervisors this week. The only issues with the consultant’s assessment of five potential multi-use sites was money and market demand. […]

 
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