Archive - Jun 6, 2011 - News Article
Dr. Mike Karch, the hospitalâ€™s crack orthopedist and master Nordic athlete, roasts pigs. Sez he picked up the craft back in Kutztown, Pa., and was overheard offering his spit system to Bill Sauser, the â€śchefâ€ť at the Old Timersâ€™ Day at Hayden Cabin this coming August. ...
In all, 82 crushed and/or ruined cars have been taken off Mammothâ€™s streets during the spring of the last two years, says Cleanup Man Stuart Brown. ...
Imagine a Mammoth deep in debt and unable to collect its fair share of the Transient Occupancy Tax.
People donâ€™t actually have to imagine that much.
Itâ€™s the reality.
But on Wednesday night, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council took action, approving a measure that would modify the townâ€™s current TOT ordinance and maybe â€“ maybe â€“ put some teeth in it.
The town canâ€™t do it alone, however, so it teamed up with the Mammoth Lakes Lodging Association, which offered its volunteer assistance in helping identify scofflaws.
But that doesnâ€™t mean the town is powerless.
ANOTHER TWO WEEKS OF COLD
POSSIBLY SNOWY WEATHER AHEAD
While the East coast swelters in record heat, the Midwest ducks for cover, and Arizona is under fire, the West has another problem.
Itâ€™s damn cold.
In other words, no, itâ€™s not your imagination that things out there are outright weird, weather wise, for this time of year.