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July 6th

Community expresses concerns about June Mountain closures

July 6, 2012

“If you think you can wait until November to decide to reopen this mountain, you can’t,” said June Mountain Ski Area’s general manager, Carl Williams, to a packed room of citizens at the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting in Bridgeport on Tuesday.

Williams’ comments capped an emotional hour and a half as residents and June Mountain aficionados spoke at length about the impact Mammoth Mountain Ski Area’s closure of June for the summer and coming winter (announced publicly June 21) would have on the unincorporated community of June Lake.

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July 6, 2012

July 5th

Mammoth area man dies in car accident

July 5, 2012

A Mammoth area man died Saturday, June 30 and passengers in another vehicle were seriously injured after the vehicle the Mammoth man was driving crashed into another vehicle near the Obsidian Dome Road intersection with U.S. 395.

Although the final cause of the accident is still under investigation, the Mono County Sheriff's report indicates that the man, Randy Sly, 53, failed to stop at the intersection and collided with a Jeep SUV that was traveling on U.S. 395 and unable to stop.

July 2nd

It's official: Mammoth to declare bankruptcy; Wood: 'A necessary and unavoidable step'

July 2, 2012

The worst possible outcome for Mammoth Lakes has come true.

The town decided to declare municipal bankruptcy Monday morning, July 2. The Town Council took the action unanimously.

"It's wish this hadn't happened," said Mayor Matthew Lehman, "but it's not the way the cards fell for us."

The town immediately issued a press release regarding the Town council decision.

Mammoth Track Club’s Morgan Uceny wins trip to London in 1,500 meters

July 2, 2012

For such a small little town, Mammoth came up big in the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials last week.

The latest hammer blow came on Sunday night, when Morgan Uceny easily won the 1,500 meters in 4-minutes, 4.59.4 in Eugene.

Uceny won over second-place Shannon Rowbury and third-place Jenny Simpson, both of whom joined Uceny on the U.S. team.

"I felt awesome up there," she said of her consistent lead in the wind-blown race. "I always had an exrta gear that I might have needed to respond if I needed to. But I knew as long as I ran smart, there was no way I could lose the race."

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