May 21st, 2012
The National Weather Service declared a "Red Flag" wind warning for this afternoon through Tuesday afternoon, but that isn't what had everybody talking.
The weather service also called for snow on Friday and Friday evening, with accumulations of up to two inches. The weather service forecast a "slight chance" of snow for Saturday as the last of a cold front moves over the mountains.
Now in the final stages of the permitting process with the Town and the Forest Service, the Gateway Community Project will be breaking ground soon, said project coordinator Elizabeth Tenney.
She said the Gateway Group anticipates completion well before the snow flies.
Businesses, residents and second homeowners who want to commemorate their strong attachment to Mammoth still have time to order a laser-inscribed personal brick paver or cast bronze legacy plaque.
If you want to vote by mail in the upcoming election, the deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, May 29, according to Lynda Roberts, the Mono County Registrar Voters.
Voters can request an application by calling 760-932-5534 or 760-932-5537. The application is also online at monocounty.ca.gov/departments/elections/elections.html.
Election Day is Tuesday, June 5.
The smell of garbage has already come between the recent “Kumbaya” talks of cooperation and working together for the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mono County.
A rare and stunning type of solar eclipse will be clearly visible this Sunday night when the moon casts a shadow on the sun, resulting in a flaming ring of fire surrounding a darkened sun.
Called an â€śannularâ€ť, or â€śringâ€ť, eclipse, it will be visible from the Mammoth and northern Eastern Sierra area beginning at about 5:15 Sunday night until 7:40 p.m., with the maximum coverage of the sun at about 6:30 p.m.
Itâ€™s the first and last time such an annular eclipse will occur in 18 years, with the last similar eclipse occurring in 1994 and the next projected for 2039.
The protests against Mammoth’s proposed budget reduction plan began Wednesday evening before the Town Council.
It is rare for a group of candidates to elicit a Kumbaya moment, but at least some of the candidates at Monday’s Mono County Supervisor Forum might have done it—at least a little bit.
The Mono County Board of Supervisors Tuesday appointed Assistant District Attorney Tim Kendall to fill the remainder of retiring District Attorney George Booth’s term, which ends in 2014.
Mules have not exactly been red-carpet material, but that may change next week when “Mule Days: The Documentary” premiers in Bishop during the annual hee-haw weekend.
The Annual Book Fair at Mammoth Elementary School will be held May 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
A resident of Mammoth Lakes is in critical but stable condition today, after being flown to Reno last Monday, with word that tests performed at the Nevada State Public Health Laboratory are positive on Thursday.
"I guess I'm just as much an artist as any other dog around here,"
Fido said. "But I'm missing out."
California ReLeaf unveiled its new grants program Friday, providing more than $250,000 to community-based groups and other organizations throughout California for urban forestry projects.