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Cam Zink
(Photo courtesy Peter Morning, Mammoth Mountain

World-record attempt at Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain will be in the worldwide spotlight this week. The World of X Games feature on August 21 will feature professional mountain biker Cam Zink will attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the longest dirt-to-dirt mountain bike backflip at Mammoth Mountain. Using a setup designed by Zink and built up by Mammoth Mountain’s Bike Park team, Zink is expected to […]

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Kids Adventure Games coming to Mammoth

  Gear up the kids! The Kids Adventure Games are coming to Mammoth Mountain Friday and Saturday, August 1 and 2, 2014 for kids ages 6 through 14. Teams of two will navigate their way through wild terrain to find predetermined checkpoints to complete their journey. The Kids Adventure Games are an to opportunity for […]

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Bob Musil and Barry Beck

Mono Assessor candidates talk issues

The work of a County Assessor may seem inscrutable to most voters, but it is a process that involves the values of peoples’ homes and property and drives the collection of taxes. Assessor Bob Musil and his opponent Barry Beck answered questions at the recent Noon Rotary Club Candidates Forum in Mammoth Lakes. Beck said […]

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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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With the snow come scores of people in search of work and a place to live.

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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