Archive - Apr 2012 - News Article
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.
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.
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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.
The often-contentious Rock Creek project slated for the old Paradise Lodge and Restaurant property was approved this week by the Mono County Board of Supervisors, green-lighting a project that has taken the better part of a decade to finalize.
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Mammoth town managers involved in the TOT Enforcement and Revenue Collection effort said Wednesday there are 75 open cases of owners in apparent violation of TOT laws.
The signs of spring are all around and many people are eager to begin spring cleaning of their garages, sheds, and barn. It is important to know what steps can be taken to protect against a hantavirus infection.
The Mammoth Town Council Wednesday named Joyce Turner to the Measure U steering committee. She replaces John Wentworth, who recused himself from the committee because of a conflict of interest. The committee is a council-appointed group who will vet Measure U applications as they come in.
The Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park opened for the season Friday. There will be limited visitor services available at Glacier Point. Vault toilets will be available, and there will be no running water.
One of the most dangerous spots of U.S. 395 is about to be fixed, Mammoth Public Works Director Ray Jarvis said.