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Pam Murphy will move on from MMSA

PAM MURPHY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR FUTURE (Press Release) Mammoth Mountain Ski Area executive Pam Murphy shared with employees Tuesday that she is moving on from the company. “After 40 years with Mammoth Mountain I am moving on to spend more time enjoying life. To say I have loved my time here would be an understatement. […]

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Local man from Ukraine talks about revolt

The revolution in the Ukraine now makes nightly news. President Obama has tried to convince Vladimir Putin to let the people in the Ukraine control their own lives, let them have freedom to join with Europe for economic reasons. At last report, President Putin has refused. Locally, one of our own citizens grew up in […]

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‘Greesh’: Postcard from Sochi

Greg Bretz is the two-time United States Olympian snowboarder – his father has been my closest friend for over 40 years. Both are longtime residents of Mammoth Lakes.   I call the elder Bretz “Greesh” (long story, maybe later; the younger Bretz is “Bubba”), and Greesh and Melissa Ness have made the trek to the 2014 […]

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Billy Anderson: 1947-2013

William (Billy) Karg Anderson, passed away in San Diego on December 6th, 2013 due to complications from brain cancer. Billy was born on March 9th, 1947 in Akron Ohio to late parents Don and Louise Anderson. He lived in Mammoth Lakes and Corona Beach Mexico, and spent the better part of the last few months […]

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Influx of workers in search of rentals

Snow has started to cover the ski slopes, Mammoth Mountain had planned to open next week, and new employees want to rent a place to live for the season. This year, it seems like more rental activity, according to Mammoth Lakes Housing Director Jennifer Halferty. As usual, there are not enough rental units to satisfy […]

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MMSA CAO comments on June Mountain

Although a few June Lake residents continue to gripe about Mammoth Mountain’s handling of June Mountain, the complaints, according to Ski Area spokesmen, are not true. Ron Cohen, Company Administrative Officer, said the Ski Area went to work in May to get June Mountain ready to open in December. He also pointed to the trip […]

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Aspen Fire smoke still covering Mammoth

ASPEN FIRE INFORMATION Released Sunday, July 28, 7:00 AM Incident Statics Acres Burned: 8927 Structures Threatened: 3 Containment: 15% Structures Damaged: 0 Fire Start Date: July 22, 2013 Injuries: 0 Fire Cause: Lightning Total Personnel: 1187 Cost to date: $4.0 million Summary ■The Fire is located within the Sierra National Forest in Fresno County and is […]

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Time to move past acrimony

When Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory recently sat down in his executive conference room with local reporters and his new management team, he ran through the Ski Area’s history, the ups and downs of money and snow, the lay-offs, the bitterness, and what he sees now as the start of another wave up. He may […]

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Forest Service reveals position on June Mountain

This week, the Mono Supervisors, citizens of June Lake and Mammoth Lakes, and Ski Area CEO Rusty Gregory have all talked a lot about the new Ski Area management team, the future of June Mountain and the Main Lodge land trade. An often unheard voice, that of the Forest Service, was also heard. At The […]

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