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ESCOG fine-tunes JPA document

By Deb Murphy The Eastern Sierra Council of Governments was well on its way to becoming capable of managing its own grants by becoming a Joint Powers Authority when it hit a snag.  Bishop Councilmember Stephen Muchovej was reluctant to give ESCOG the power to take regional positions or policies without agreement from all four […]

 
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Bishop Airport a topic for ESCOG

By Deb Murphy Mammoth Lakes Tourism will be looking to Bishop Airport for reliable air service to bring the legions of skiers and nature-seekers to its mountains. John Urdi, executive director, told last Friday’s meeting of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments the Mammoth Airport had a 14.5-percent cancellation rate last winter. The hope is […]

 
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Lakes Basin to open Monday morning

News release The USFS will be opening the gate to the Lakes Basin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 for vehicle access. The USFS is the designated authority for the Lakes Basin and made the decision to open the area to the public with the provision of complimentary transit service and the placement […]

 
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Mammoth takes a leap of faith on Mammoth Mall

By Deb Murphy The Mammoth Town Council approved a grant application that would result in the conversion of a portion of Mammoth Mall into 13 affordable housing units. But, as they say, the devil’s in the details. According to the presentation at last Wednesday’s Council meeting by Sandra Moberly, the $3,000,000 Community Development Block Grant […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes offering temporary overnight parking again this weekend

News release The Town of Mammoth Lakes is extending designated temporary overnight parking sites this weekend for lodging guests and visitors in need of parking. Due to the record snowfall this month and the limited availability of hotel and condominium parking, the Town has identified four locations throughout the community for temporary parking. Visitors are […]

 
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Warming Center to open in Mammoth tonight, Saturday

The Town of Mammoth Lakes in coordination with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department and CERT have reopened a warming center available for those in need for a short stay or all night. The warming center is located in the Council Chambers (Suite Z) located above Starbucks in the Minaret Village Mall (Vons). The warming center […]

 
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Parking sites opened for Presidents’ Day Weekend

Press release The Town of Mammoth Lakes has designated temporary overnight parking sites for lodging guests and visitors in need of parking this Presidents’ Day Weekend. Due to the excessive and continuous snowfall this season and the limited availability of hotel and condominium parking, the Town has identified four locations throughout the community for temporary […]

 
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Officials offer life-safety tips with excessive snow

News release The Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District would like to remind residents of several life safety issues. These include the accumulation of large amounts of snow/ice on roofs, the blockage of vents for heating and hot water appliances, and the maintenance needed to safely use propane. Additionally, we request […]

 
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Update: Warming Center opens Sunday in Mammoth Lakes

WARMING CENTER AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IN NEED (Press release)  The Town of Mammoth Lakes in coordination with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department and CERT have reopened a warming center available for those in need for a short stay or all night. The warming center is located in the Council Chambers (Suite Z) located above Starbucks […]

 
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