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Shirley Dalton, Aug. 16 Market winner

Always something new at Farmers’ Market

- Press release There are two Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market locations – Bishop Farmers’ Market is open Saturday mornings from June through October - 9 to 11 a.m. and is located westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall and Skip’s Outdoor Market in Mammoth Lakes, which honors the late Skip Harvey, one time mayor […]

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Dianne Feinstein

Sen. Feinstein requests information on Ormat project

- MCWD press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) today released a letter from United States Senator Dianne Feinstein detailing the Senator’s inquiry about the proposed Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Project (Casa Diablo IV). The project could negatively impact the region’s limited water supply. The project, owned by Ormat Technologies Inc., would pump  29,000 […]

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2nd annual Mammoth Half Marathon

2ND ANNUAL MAMMOTH HALF MARATHON & 5K TO BE HELD ON SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014 Premier Event to Benefit Mammoth Lakes Community Features a New Route MAMMOTH LAKES, CA – The 2nd Annual Mammoth Half Marathon & 5K, a one-of-a kind race event, with 100 percent of its net proceeds benefiting local causes, is set […]

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Plane crash landing and no injuries

Late Saturday afternoon, a couple and their dog flying over the Mammoth Lakes area apparently lost power but managed to maneuver what authorities called a controlled crash landing on Sherwin Creek Road. Reports said the aircraft, which was a Cessna, was unable to maintain power. The pilot put down the plane just past the big […]

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One more potential Mammoth Town Council candidate

As the March 7th deadline draws near, another Mammoth citizen has pulled papers to run for the Town Council. Ken Murray, General Manager of the Charthouse in Mammoth Lakes, took out candidacy papers Monday afternoon. We talked briefly to Murray at the Charthouse. He said he has input on “the upcoming few years on what […]

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Eric Vandenhenden

Mammoth man arrested on MONET warrant

MONET narcotics warrant leads to arrest of a Mammoth Lakes resident The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), with the assistance of the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, concluded a narcotics warrant investigation in the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Within the past week, as part of a narcotics investigation, MONET agents, and the Mono County Sheriff’s […]

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Allison McDonell Page

Eastside Know How series continues

The second of the East Side Know How Series is set for Tuesday, Feb. 11, and due the popularity of the first event, some changes have been made for the next two. Last month’s turnout packed the bar at Rafters, so Sierra Nevada Resort and Spa General Manager Brent Truax has expanded the venue. To accommodate […]

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Olympic snowboarder, Greg Bretz of Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Olympians compete

Six Mammoth Lakes Skiers and Snowboarders Headed to 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia John Teller, Kelly Clark, Trevor Jacob, Greg Bretz, Stacey Cook, Kaya Turski     (news release – Mammoth Tourism) Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (January 27, 2014) — Mammoth Lakes is sending six athletes in a variety of disciplines, from ski cross to […]

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Lack of snow takes bite out of budget

Because of low snow, community indicators show a 30% reduction in visitor activity in Mammoth Lakes in January, according to Interim Town Manager Dan Holler. He says in his report to the Town Council that “If the conditions do not improve, this is expected to continue for the rest of the winter season.” Holler and […]

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Mammoth Bank of America will close

As bank customers switch to the internet and smart phones to do bank business, brick and mortar banks lose transactions. In the case of the Bank of America in Mammoth Lakes, officials say this trend has led to plans to close the branch May 2nd. Letters that explain the closure will go out soon and […]

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Mammoth follows national crime trend

Visitor numbers were up in Mammoth Lakes last year, and crime went down. After police issued crime and traffic statistics for 2013, we talked to Police Chief Dan Watson who is not taking credit for the crime reduction. The Chief said that any police chief who takes credit would make a mistake. The crime rate, […]

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