Skip to main content

Archive - Apr 13, 2012

Increasing technical rescue competence

April 13, 2012

The Technical Rescue Instructional Project (TRIP) is a local nonprofit aiming to increase technical rescue competence in the recreational climbing community and public safety sector through the provision of affordable rescue training.
While TRIP has developed a standardized curriculum, its trainings have the feel of being custom tailored to the skill sets of the student and range from safe rappelling practices to advanced casualty rescues in completely vertical environments.

Nothing to write home about

April 13, 2012

It’s been a dismal winter.

As of Thursday afternoon when the Mammoth Times went to press, the snowfall at Mammoth Pass was at 48 percent of normal for the year. The water content in that snowfall was even lower—20 percent of normal. The cumulative Owens River Basin snowfall is at about 35 percent of normal. The state gives the central Sierra, where Mammoth Lakes lies, an average of about 28 percent of normal for April 1 this year.

Degrees of Separation: Entire U.S. marathon team has link to Mammoth

April 13, 2012

Here’s an idea you can run with:

Whooping cough cases increase, dozens being treated or investigated

April 13, 2012

Several new cases of whooping cough cases in young children in the Mammoth/Crowley Lake area has been confirmed as of this morning, and the Mono County Health Department is also investigating and/or treating several dozen people who are suspected to have the disease, according to county health officials.
A total of about 100 people in the area have so far been affected by the disease in some fashion, whether they are caregivers, victims or included in the investigation.

Here's the latest details from the health department:

Mammoth Biathlon a success, but ... 'We need a permanent venue' Karch says

April 13, 2012

The Mammoth Biathlon this year was an unqualified success, its coordinator said this week, but the annual event still lacks one critical piece.

Mammoth Creek fight will stay in Mono County

April 13, 2012

The fight over Mammoth Creek’s water will stay in Mono County and the Mammoth Community Water District will get some help from the county and the Town of Mammoth Lakes in that fight.

At a court hearing Thursday in Mammoth, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the water district agreed to keep the argument in Mono County, with the caveat, proposed by DWP, that a “neutral” judge was assigned to the cases from now on.

L.A. heavyweight Austin Beutner drives the Mammoth Invitational

April 13, 2012

The driving force behind the Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation and the Mammoth Invitational is someone most Mammothites wouldn’t recognize even if they knocked him over on the slopes.

Meb gathering his rewards

April 13, 2012

Mammoth marathoner Meb Keflezighi continues to reap the rewards of his first-place finish at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and his placement on the U.S. Olympic Team.

Opportunity from chaos

April 13, 2012

 

Our View Opportunity from Chaos

April 13, 2012

It often takes dire situations for things to change.

At other times, dire situations fuel more of the kind of negativity that was partially responsible for the failures in the first place.

But within chaos lies opportunity.

Mammoth Lakes is slowly emerging out of a nightmare of a winter. We just want to put this winter behind us and focus on the future.

But in order for Mammoth Lakes to a.) emerge out of this lull and b.) to thrive and succeed in subsequent years, things need to change.
Attitude is on top of the list.

Fido and Me – Bubba's Lesson

April 13, 2012

We were watching golf on TV and Fido could not stay awake.

He was not disinterested, though.

Mother of Almaguer victims says, "Enough with the silence"

April 13, 2012

Yes.
Enough with the SILENCE.
Thank you to the Mammoth Times for “Our View”, published April 7. As a mother with 2 children, who were victimized by Lupe Almaguer, I am grateful that public knowledge is being increased.

Citizen 'Police Academy' opens next week

April 13, 2012

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department will host its third Community Police Academy starting April 19 and lasting for six weeks.

Emergency alert system available for all Mono County residents

April 13, 2012

Mono County utilizes what is known as the CodeRed Emergency Alert System when a critical incident or emergency situation takes place within the county. This system is a database of resident and citizen information for use only in critical and emergency situations. 

Winter season ends, construction begins

April 13, 2012

The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) will be replacing sub-standard sewer pipeline with 2,540 feet of larger, standard PVC pipes throughout sections of Mammoth beginning this May. The project will affect two streets tin Mammoth; Meridian Boulevard and Center Street, according to the district. 

Connect to Mammoth Times


Like us on Facebook
 
Follow us on Twitter

 

Classified Ads

Custom Search
Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes