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Rough year for bears

The lack of snow this year has and will take a toll on humans, animals, plants and birds.  For Mammoth Lakes, its famous bears will have a tough time and humans need to be aware of the animals’ plight. Mammoth’s Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles talked to the Town Council about the bears recently.  He told […]

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MLTC: council appointments and court hearing coming up

It’s official.  The Town of Mammoth has two councilmember-elects who will take seats on the Council June 20th. With all of the problems that face the Town of Mammoth, only two candidates signed up to run for two open seats – Mayor Jo Bacon and Michael Raimondo.  According to government code, the Town Council had […]

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Harvey will not run, deadline extended

Incumbent Mammoth Town Councilman Skip Harvey decided at the last minute that he would not seek re-election to the Town Council.  Two others have filed for two available seats with, now, an extended deadline for further filings. Earlier, Harvey had said he would run again.  He stated that his treatments for cancer would not stand […]

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MLLA accuses Mammoth of “bad faith”

(Update with Town comments, Tuesday, 3pm) Jay Becker of Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition emailed a letter to local media that accused the Town of Mammoth Lakes of bad faith conduct in the ongoing negotiations over Mammoth’s $42 million court judgment debt.  One Town Council member called the MLLA letter untrue, self-serving and posturing. Becker emailed […]

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Mammoth Town Council huddles over MLLA

Wednesday members of the Mammoth Town Council will hear the latest on debt negotiations with Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition, the Santa Monica firm that beat the Town in court over a development agreement at the airport. Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht and Financial Consultant Marianna Marysheva-Martinez, along with Mayor Jo Bacon, have continued to negotiate with […]

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New reality in Mammoth surfaces during budget talks

As the businessmen of Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition pore over financial records of the Town of Mammoth Lakes, in search of payment for their $40 million lawsuit judgment, the Town Council tries to come up with an interim budget for the new fiscal year, which does not even include the big debt payments. New Town […]

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