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MLR meeting

The now-formed Mammoth Lakes Recreation organization planned to hold a Board meeting this afternoon at 3pm at the Mammoth Lakes Tourism Conference Room, 2510 Main Street. The Board includes President Danna Stroud, Secretaary Rick Wood, Treasurer Jo Bacon, John Armstrong, Colin Fernie, Teri Stehlik, Elizabeth Truax and John Urdi. The agenda includes review of the […]

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Council votes 3 to 2 for pay raise

Mammoth Town Council members held their ground on their views of a pay raise for the Council. Their not so fabulous pay of $300 per month is set in Government Code but does allow a 5% increase annually. The Council never did vote in those raises for the past 29 years. On a 3 to […]

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Dazed and confused by Town Council

Three members of the Mammoth Town Council hit a nerve when they waived fines and penalties for a couple who rented their Mammoth home illegally and failed to pay bed tax. Members of the lodging association voiced their deep unhappiness at Wednesday night’s Council meeting. Lodging people thanked Councilmen Matthew Lehman and Michael Raimondo for […]

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Town Council passes restructuring, puts onus on police

For two months, they had talked about elimination of seven police officers, but last night three Mammoth Town Councilmen said they really meant a cut in the police budget – a $1.1 million cut. After more than three hours of talk Wednesday night, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council did approve their government restructuring plan which […]

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Police officers hire lawyer, raise contract issues

The Town of Mammoth has been plagued with the breach of contract lawsuit that ended in a debt payment of $29.5 million over 23 years.  Now, Mammoth Police Officers have pointed to what they say is another possible breach of contract that could end up in court.  In a letter from their lawyer, the police […]

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End of an era: Kenney Lee Scruggs

Kenney Scruggs, the Bishop attorney and civic activist who became a voice in court for children trapped in their parents’ custody battles, has died after a struggle with cancer. She was 62. Scruggs worked tirelessly on criminal and domestic cases, and often took on unpopular clients and cases without concern for the personal consequences. Her […]

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MLLA petitions court for full $42 million

According to Town of Mammoth officials, on February 2nd Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition filed a petition with the State Court to demand payment of the full $42 million legal judgment against Mammoth, after 10 months of negotiations.  Town officials revealed this startling turn of events after MLLA went to local media on Tuesday to accuse […]

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