April 27th, 2012
After 14 years of pushing and pulling, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area finally landed its Big Congressional Land Battle.
The Mammoth Lakes Planning Commission next month will address a bang-bang issue on how firearms may be sold in Mammoth.
It was not the best way to start the workweek.
Shortly after 7 a.m. on Monday, the Eastern Sierraâ€™s phones blinked out. It left Mammoth and other Eastern Sierra customers with varying degrees of phone and Internet service or none at all.
The Mono County Sheriffâ€™s Department said phone service might be restored by Tuesday at 5 p.m., but phone service was back online much earlier than that. By Tuesday morning, limited phone and Internet access was back
It’s time to put up or shut up for Mammoth in its judgment battle with Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition, but the town isn’t exactly quite ready to shut up and surrender.
It was pretty much quiet around Our Little Burg in the week ending April 20.
Calls for Service/Officer Observations
This week, every American has something to celebrate. In fact, we have 397 things to celebrateour national parks. It is National Park Week -- a time when each of us can appreciate what we all have inherited as Americans and what many consider to be our best idea.
A little-known fee that will cost most homeowners in Mono County outside of Mammoth Lakes about $150 for every “habitable dwelling” they own will be sent out this June, if a last minute appeal to the law doesn’t work.
Length: 1-8 miles one way
Above average temperatures and a below average snowpack are allowing road plowing efforts to begin earlier than normal this spring.
The Town of Mammoth Lakes will begin plowing roads in the Mammoth Lakes Basin on Monday, April 23. Opening of the Lakes Basin to vehicles will be dependent upon snow, ice and road conditions.
Marijuana moved to the front burner Wednesday, when the Mammoth Lakes Town Council slapped down an interim moratorium on adding a second medical marijuana dispensary.
Here’s just a sliver of what Internet Hades looks like:
Mammoth schools are bracing for another potential round of budget cuts that could trim as much as 10 percent of the district’s incoming revenue next January, if at least one of two ballot initiatives that would funnel money to the schools are not approved by voters this November.
It’s not carved in stone and it’s a long way off, but bus riders in Mammoth will see some reduction in transit service this year.