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Gourmet Taste of Mammoth Bears

Madder than a wet hen! There’s a woman here in town who came home late one evening from the Jazz Jubilee to find a window screen bent all to heck. “Burglars?” she thought but quickly discarded the idea in the instant undertstanding that it was a bear. Once inside, she followed a trail of spilled […]

 
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Stapp’s View of Snowcreek DA

Snowcreek DA Approved by Kirk Stapp June 17, the Town Council unanimously approved the Snowcreek Development Agreement (DA). There were smiles, congratulations and handshakes all around. The approval came after two years of consultants, financial analyses, committee meetings and a campaign vilifying the Town’s Development Impact Fees (DIF) and Affordable Housing fees as the cause […]

 
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Deb Pierrel Calls for Budget Over Haul

Deb PierrelP.O. Box 2536Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546Deb@ieResortConsulting.com7609241060 June 20, 2010Honorable Mayor: Neil McCarroll, Skip Harvey, Wendy Sugimura, Jo Bacon, John Eastman,Rick Wood and Matthew LehmanMammoth Lakes Town Council: Current and AppointeesC/O: Jamie Gray, Town ClerkP.O. Box 1609Mammoth Lakes, CA 94536~ Sent via Email~RE: Mammoth Lakes Budget and Budget Process Dear Town Council Members,I am writing […]

 
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Leigh Gaasch Thanks Public Servants

Thank You Kirk & Bill! We the people of the United States are very fortunate. The First Amendment protects our freedom of speech, enabling us to freely exercise or opinions, and most importantly empowers us to engage in the political process with the purpose of helping our elected officials make better decisions. There are two […]

 
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Kirk Stapp Still on It

The Budget and the Magic Bean Bag by Kirk Stapp “The budget is a mythical bean bag. Congress (or a Town Council) votes mythical beans into it, and then they try to reach in and pull out real beans.” Will Rogers The new Town Council will be presented a balanced budget with 31 Budget Policy […]

 
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MCSO: Policy Concern

Letter to the Editor As a single woman living in Mono County I recently discovered a very disturbing sheriff’s department policy which is currently in place under Sheriff Rick Scholl’s administration. In place today, is the policy in which during winter months there are no deputies on duty between the hours of midnight and 6:00 […]

 
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Bridgeport Man Sees Mismanagement in MCSO

Dear Editor, As I evaluate the present administration of the Mon County Sheriff’s Department, I am seriously concerned about the professionalism of the organization and the quality of service offered by the present administration. The department does have many dedicated and highly competent deputies; however the problem lies with the incumbent sheriff. He is not […]

 
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Continued Oversight Neglect?

TREASURY OVERSIGHT ISS TREASURY OVERSIGHT ISSUES CONTINUE This is in response to Ms. McMurtries May 11, 2010 (Treasurer-Tax Collector responds to oversight concerns) letter to the editor. I wish to thank her for writing as a good debate is healthy and invigorates the election process. However, in any debate it is important to stay on […]

 
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Pritchett on “Excessive Pumping” by DWP

Daniel Pritchett401 East Yaney St.Bishop, CA 03514873-8943 Dear Editor: According to a recent article (May 11, 2010) by Inyo Register Staff, the City of Los Angeles has reduced its water use by 20%. We commend Angeleos for their conservation efforts, and hope the mandatory conservation scheme now used in Los Angeles will become permanent. Given […]

 
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Kirk Stapp on Snowcreek DA

True or False: The Snowcreek DA by Kirk Stapp The following statements are predicated on the Development Agreement (DA) approved by the Planning Commission on May 26 which will go before the Town Council on June 16. A Development Agreement requires greater community benefits than would be otherwise obtained if the proposed development proceeded without […]

 
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