Archive - Jul 5, 2013 - News Article
Town commits to help fund a new experience in Mammoth in 2014
The Fourth of July fireworks show at Crowley Lake, one of Mammoth’s iconic summer mainstay events, will officially take its place on the Endangered Species List after this weekend.
The Mammoth Lakes Town Council made sure of that on June 19, when it voted to denude the fireworks show at Crowley Lake of its funding, beginning next summer.
Rumors that project is broke are false, layoffs occurring as project winds down
Rumors that the Digital 395 project is broke and might not get completed are false, according to the project’s chief executive, Michael Ort.
“We are winding down,” he said. “That means we are not putting in 20 to 50 miles of conduit per month like we were and it also means we are beginning to lay some people off, so that might be where the rumors are coming from, but we will finish this project.”
Supervisors revise letter of support for land trade, approve it unanimously
The members of June Lake’s Committee for a Viable June Lake were relatively sure this week that their last try to get the county supervisors to hold off on supporting a land trade bill for Mammoth Mountain Ski Area wouldn’t work—and they were right.