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Bad year for bears

The severe drought this year means little food for creatures.  Bears, desperate for something to eat, are causing problems in Mammoth Lakes.  Both the MLPD and the US Forest Service issued press releases about the situation and the important ways to deal with bears. ** NEWS  RELEASE ** MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT THE BEARS ARE […]

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Mammoth Lakes Basin camp facilities mostly locked up

Locked up too soon?  That was the question raised before the Mammoth Town Council about Forest Service camping facilities in the Mammoth Lakes Basin. Mammoth Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles stood up during public comment to speak as a private citizen.  He pointed out that he probably spends more time in the Lakes Basin than anyone […]

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