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Mammoth housing board asks to hold the line

Mammoth Lakes Housing, Inc., a group mandated by the Mammoth Town Council, has taken funding hits over the past year or so and now the housing board has asked the Town Council to stop the cash drain of voter-approved tax money for housing. In a position statement issued Wednesday, the Mammoth Lakes Housing Board of […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: sharks, ruby slippers and Jesse Ventura

“From city halls to county courthouses, from the State house to the White House – bureaucrats control our lives.  Public servants who often try to become our masters.  People whose salaries we pay, but what goods and services do we get?  On Sierra Wave’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.”  That’s the Bureaucrat […]

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Mammoth lays off airport director

Mammoth Lakes pundits speculate that the Town continues to take steps toward bankruptcy as the June 30 court-imposed deadline to pay the $43 million lawsuit judgment approaches. The court writ demands payment in full or a 10-year plan. The latest moves, aimed at further streamlining town expenses, in the face of budget problems and debt, […]

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Mammoth Town Council rejects medical marijuana moratorium

In the face of legal confusion, crackdowns by US attorneys, pending lawsuits and legislation and maybe a ballot measure to legalize pot, the Mammoth Town Council did not approve a medical marijuana dispensary moratorium. Police Chief Dan Watson presented all of the pending issues circling medical marijuana right now.  He recommended a moratorium on any […]

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Mammoth Town Council views on affordable housing

37% of the workforce commutes to Mammoth Lakes. 170 more housing units are needed, according to a new housing needs assessment.  Some Mammoth Town Council members expressed their views on affordable housing.  One official called housing “an extra”,  not a necessity. All of this came up at the last Mammoth Town Council meeting when Mammoth […]

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Councilman Harvey wants to hear from citizens

Privately, it seems just about everyone in Mammoth Lakes is talking about the seeming dismantling of town government.  Councilman Skip Harvey wants constituents to talk to him about that or anything else on their minds. Harvey will hold open office hours to talk to citizens next Tuesday, July 5th from 4pm to 7pm at the […]

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