Tim Alpers announced today that he will vie with incumbent Vikki Bauer for the Mono County District 3 Supervisor seat. District 3 includes part of Mammoth Lakes,and the communities of Lee Vining, June Lake and points north to Conway Summit.
Dr. Andrew Bourne's contract with Mammoth Hospital has been terminated, according to spokeswoman Lori Ciccarrelli, "because he cannot fulfill its terms at this time."
The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park will close at 7 p.m. this evening,Tuesday, Jan.17, park officials said.
â€¨“A series of wet weather systems, with the possibility of heavy snow at the higher elevations, are predicated over the next several days,” said Kari Cobb, Yosemite spokesperson.
â€¨“This possible precipitation, coupled with cold temperatures, will result in hazardous driving conditions on the road.”
Mammoth will throw a “WELCOME HOME” party for Olympian Meb Keflezighi this evening at the Village, according to the Mammoth Visitors Bureau.
Bail was reduced from $1 million each to $750,000 each for Dr. Andrew Bourne and Joe Walker Tuesday at a hearing in Santa Barbara.
Local elections are still six months out, but that hasn’t stopped a crop of candidates for Mono County Supervisor announcing their run for three open seats.
It was the smoke alarm shrieking into the deepest hours of the night that woke eight-year-old Hana MacLean of Mammoth Lakes and probably saved her life.
It was Hana, though, who likely saved her parents lives shortly thereafter.
It was sometime around midnight on Jan. 10 and Mammoth was fast asleep, including Hana.
Call it want you want: Shooting the Moon, Going for Broke, whatever.
For Elizabeth Tenney, itâ€™s all of that, with an extra measure of audacity thrown in.
Tenney, whose volunteer projects in Mammoth have made her a key behind-the-scenes player, on Tuesday floored the townâ€™s Recreation Commission with a request for $250,000 in Measure R (taxpayer) funding for her Mammoth Gateway Community Project, up from a previous request of $25,000.
â€śIâ€™m highly skeptical that we could get that much,â€ť she said to the commissioners, who answered her with their own skepticism.
Business owner and Walker area resident Tim Fesko, Bridgeport business owner Bob Peters, business owner and county supervisor Vikki Bauer and retired Mono County Sheriff deputy and current county supervisor Duane "Hap" Hazard have announced they will run for office this June for the four-year term of county supervisor.
Three Mono County Supervisor seats are up this year; District 4, District 2 and District 3.
Two Mammoth men, one of them a member of the Mammoth Unified School District school board, were arrested Wednesday in connection with their sexual involvement with a 14-year-old Santa Barbara girl.
Dr. Andrew C. Bourne, 46, a recent chief of staff at Mammoth Hospital and head of vascular surgery, and Joseph T. Walker, 48, are being held on $1 million bail each.