** NEWS RELEASE ** MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT PROMOTES NEW SERGEANT On June 10, Mammoth Lakes Police Chief Dan Watson promoted Officer Rick Moberly to the rank of Sergeant to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Sergeant Paul Robles in December. Sergeant Moberly has been assigned as a patrol watch commander. [...]
Archive | January 10, 2013
Snow and water content continue to go up in the Sierra mountains. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power website graph shows Mammoth Pass snowpack with 22.3 inches of water content. Last year at this time, it was closer to 2 inches. With at least three more months to go in the winter season, [...]
In the midst of budget cuts, the Mammoth Police Department might contract with the Bishop Police Department for dispatch services. Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson told the Town Council this could save as much as $100,000. Bishop Chief Chris Carter says he is putting together cost figures. Chief Carter said the Mono County Sheriff is [...]
Set for sentencing in Inyo Superior Court today – one man found guilty on eight counts of sex crimes against children and other individuals who face sentences on involuntary manslaughter charges. Last month a jury found Marvin Titus of Bishop guilty on eight counts of sex crimes involving victims under the age of 14. According [...]
STAGE 2 HEALTH ADVISORY Based on air pollution levels at 10:00AM on January 10, 2013 a Stage 2 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for the community of Keeler. Due to extreme particulate pollution levels, people are encouraged to stay indoors and to avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the dust-impacted area. Children, the elderly, [...]
Image of the Week
University Peak (to the left), as seen from the largely still frozen Gilbert Lake, on 28April2013. Photographer Andrew Kirk said it was his intent "to balance sky, mountains, frozen lake, and thawed lake."