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May 11th, 2012

Skip Harvey apologizes, places blame on airport, proposes new tax

May 11, 2012

Town Councilmember Skip Harvey may be running out of time but he’s not running out of punches.
At Tuesday’s special Town Council meeting that dealt entirely with the town’s fiscal crisis, the outgoing, two-term councilman went off.

“What a mess! What a total mess!” he said to people who squeezed into a crowded Suite Z. He then issued a public apology for the actions of the current Town Council as well as for Town Councils past.
“I’m sorry. I am truly sorry for what is going on here,” Harvey said.

May 9th

Asking the questions that matter

May 9, 2012

Author Rebecca Solnit’s book, A Paradise Built in Hell, asks perhaps the most elementally human question of all—and comes up with a surprising answer

Most of us have wondered how we would react in the event of a terrible disaster or tragedy.
Would I run, would I stay, would I lead, would I fight? Would I die for what I believe in, would I die to save someone I love, or, even, someone I don’t love?
The most elemental human question: What am I made of?

May 7th

Missing skier found dead on Mt. Dana

May 7, 2012

The body of a backcountry skier missing since April 19 was found late last week after a several-day search of the Mt. Dana area.

Boris Adveev, 31, Ann Arbor, Michigan, was found dead at about 3: 30 p.m. last Thursday at Cocaine Chute, a popular backcountry ski descent on Mt. Dana, which is located west of Lee Vining and near the eastern border of Yosemite National Park. His body was recovered last Friday afternoon, May 4, by Mono County Search and Rescue team members.

May 4th

The bears are all right; humans too

May 4, 2012

Steve Searles says the town’s wildlife is doing just fine.

Crowley woman busted for embezzlement

May 4, 2012

A Crowley Lake bookkeeper was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of embezzlement and grand theft, after a client reported that large sums of money were missing from various business and personal accounts.

Billy Anderson leaves fire department

May 4, 2012

 

The Mammoth Lakes Fire Department lost one of its finest this past week when Billy Anderson, 65, announced his retirement.

Big public meeting on finances set for Tuesday

May 4, 2012

The Town Council on Wednesday evening got to the down-and-dirty, but apparently the general public had better things to do than discuss town finances.

Art contest for Bristlecone Visitor Center

May 4, 2012

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association, in conjunction with the Inyo National Forest, will be conducting an art competition as part of the Grand Opening Celebration for new Bristlecone Pine Forest Visitor Center.

Sierra Summer Festival hunts for housing donations

May 4, 2012

The Sierra Summer Festival (a nonprofit 501(c3) organization) is currently seeking donations of housing for its orchestra.

Dubrovner accepted in Directors Lab West

May 4, 2012

Shira Dubrovner, artistic director of the Mammoth Lakes Foundation, this week was accepted into the well-respected Directors Lab West.  

Losing weight, getting lean

May 4, 2012

Small government is good in a small town.

Big government in a small town is bad.

Fido and Me – Wile E. Coyote

May 4, 2012

Fido doesn't know from wildlife.

"What the heck?!?" Fido said.

New Sign on 203 draws controversy

May 4, 2012

It was supposed to be a done deal.

How many cooks in Mammoth's kitchen?

May 4, 2012

There was a time, back in the boom years, when the Mammoth Lakes town offices were crowded with staffers sizing up every new wrinkle in town.

Fish Opener a big success

May 4, 2012

Fishing entrepreneur Ronnie Kovach, who last weekend led seminars for anglers in the Village, got a surprise phone call at the otherworldly time of 8 a.m. last Saturday.

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