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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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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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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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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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Air service subsidies in other resorts

Part of the new Business Improvement District assessment in Mammoth Lakes will pay for some subsidy of air service. It’s a subject with lots of push and pull on both sides. Mammoth Lakes Tourism Director John Urdi pointed us in the direction of a news story from Vail about the Eagle County Airport. Subsidies are […]

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Mammoth Police investigate burglary of Vons Pharmacy

NEWS RELEASE – MLPD On Sunday night at approximately 11:15 pm, Mammoth Lakes Police Officers were dispatched to the Vons Pharmacy in Mammoth Lakes for a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, a Vons employee told officers that she was contacted by a customer who was a witness to the crime.  The customer […]

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Putnam Award for Excellence goes to Mammoth Gateway Project

MAMMOTH GATEWAY PROJECT RECOGNIZED WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD Mammoth Lakes, CA – After three years of meticulous planning, indomitable fundraising and generous contributions from the entire community, the Mammoth Gateway Project is now complete and has been awarded the 2013 “Putnam Award for Excellence” from the League of California Cities. “The Mammoth Gateway Community Project illustrates […]

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Online documentary sums up Mammoth’s fall from grace

Local people lived through it over something like 70 years. For those who want a 16-minute version of Mammoth’s rise and fall to near bankruptcy, an online documentary offers a creative look. Two students of the UC Berkley Graduate School of Journalism, C.K. Hickey and Matt Sarnacki, researched and documented Mammoth’s history and the steps […]

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