Author Archive | Rob Gill

New twist to candidates’ forum

Having been to quite a few Candidate Forums in Mammoth Lakes this election season I found Tuesday’s event put on by the Mammoth Lakes Young Professional’s Group and Mammoth Forward to be the most informative, and the most entertaining (by far). The reason for this all comes down to the format. The forum was broken into […]

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Car smashes through Radio Shack

Monday afternoon just after 4pm, a car plowed through the front of the Sound Shoppe Radio Shack in the shopping center off North Sierra Highway in Bishop. According to law enforcement, an elderly woman mistook the gas pedal for the brake and lurched forward into the store. No one was hurt, but the woman was […]

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The mysteries of “Sleuth”

“Sleuth,” which premiered at the Edison Theatre last Thursday is a Tony award winning play written by Anthony Shaffer in 1970 that takes place in the English manor of an eccentric mystery writer named Andrew Wyke. Wyke, who has a morbid obsession with both murder and games, invites his wife’s lover, Milo Tindle, over to […]

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And two more makes eight

Two more candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for the upcoming Mammoth Lakes Town Council election. Local businessmen, Colin Fernie and Shields Richardson, made a unified statement by not only pulling papers together, but by carpooling to the Town Office to do so. “We’re going green,” joked Richardson, who “finally” decided to run […]

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Award Winning Comedy now at The Edison Theatre

  Award Winning Comedy Premiers at The Edison Theatre By Rob Gill During a season of dismal snowfall the town of Mammoth Lakes could use a laugh, and the laughs were non- stop at The Edison Theatre last Thursday during the opening of The Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s newest production, “The 39 Steps”. Shira Dubrovner […]

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Political ball is rolling

The Mammoth Leadership Forum is trying to stay relevant in an ever changing political climate. This group of politically active residents meet Tuesday’s at 6:30 pm at Rafter’s in Mammoth Lakes. The Forum’s mission is to, “Identify and persuade the best possible candidates for public office and encourage them to run or serve in a public capacity.” […]

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Waiting for the snow

The town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA) held their Regular Liaison Committee Meeting on Monday, January 13, 2014. The meeting took place in the boardroom at Main Lodge with Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory sitting at the head of the table.  The attendees also included Ron Cohen (MMSA’s Director of Governmental […]

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2014 Eastside Know-How series

“You’ve got to be a special person to live on the Eastside,” remarks Mammoth Town Planning Commissioner Elizabeth Tenney as she sits in her Mammoth Lakes living room. Elizabeth was the driving force behind the award winning Gateway Monument Project and is now bringing even more to the Eastside by creating the 2014 Eastside Know-How […]

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Local artistry graces reading area

On December 2 at 1:00pm the Mammoth Lakes Friends of the Library held the dedication ceremony for the Path to Literacy Reading Area and donor benches. A larger than anticipated crowd gathered in the blustery wind outside of the Mammoth Branch Library to see the benches.  After the ceremony a small reception was held inside […]

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CEO Confirms June Mountain Plans

The last time Rusty Gregory stood before the June Lake Citizen Advisory Committee he had to deliver some extremely unfortunate news. However, at the meeting that took place on November 5th at 7pm in June Lake, the Mammoth Mountain CEO was in high spirits as he announced that June Mountain would open on December 13, […]

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American Classic Enlivens Stage in Mammoth Lakes

  Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, is taught in classrooms around the world and is without a doubt the most widely read book dealing with racial injustice in America.  In 1962, Robert Mulligan adapted the book into an Oscar winning film in which Gregory Peck emblazoned the character of Atticus […]

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“Occupy Yosemite” protests the government shutdown

“Occupy Yosemite” By Rob Gill The Government’s Shutdown of all National Parks has angered both tourists and locals of the Eastern Sierra alike and one Mono County resident decided to, “take a stand.”  Stacey Powells of Mammoth Lakes has been best known as News Director of KMMT-FM, but last Friday she decided to get out […]

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