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April 20th, 2012

Slow Internet issue reaches Town Council

April 20, 2012

Here’s just a sliver of what Internet Hades looks like:

Mammoth Unified could face another $887,000 cut next January

April 20, 2012

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.

Mammoth mass transit looks for savings; 10 percent cut in service likely

April 20, 2012

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.

Rock Creek subdivision gets a green light

April 20, 2012

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.

Spring prescribed burns will likely impact impact air quality

April 20, 2012

Wind, dry, exposed ground contribute to bad air quality

April 20, 2012

Anyone out there with itchy eyes, nose, throat?

Town says 75 TOT cases are open

April 20, 2012

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. 

Hantavirus risk increases as spring approaches

April 20, 2012

 

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.

Joyce Turner to Measure U Committee

April 20, 2012

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.

Glacier Point Road, Monitor Pass open; no date for Tioga opening

April 20, 2012

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. 

Dangerous curve on U.S. 395 to be fixed

April 20, 2012

 

One of the most dangerous spots of U.S. 395 is about to be fixed, Mammoth Public Works Director Ray Jarvis said.

Mammoth Track on track

April 20, 2012

If things go just exactly right and the weather cooperates in September, the new Mammoth Track near the Whitmore ballfields will have an infield and a polyurethane track surface by the end of the warm months.

What's Up, Up Here? All the news and gossip for April 20-26

April 20, 2012

 

Yakima, Wash., is looking for a city manager, and they’re down to four candidates, one of whom is none other than Marianna Marysheva-Martinez. …

April 13th

Whooping cough cases increase, dozens being treated or investigated

April 13, 2012

Several new cases of whooping cough cases in young children in the Mammoth/Crowley Lake area has been confirmed as of this morning, and the Mono County Health Department is also investigating and/or treating several dozen people who are suspected to have the disease, according to county health officials.
A total of about 100 people in the area have so far been affected by the disease in some fashion, whether they are caregivers, victims or included in the investigation.

Here's the latest details from the health department:

Mammoth Creek fight will stay in Mono County

April 13, 2012

The fight over Mammoth Creek’s water will stay in Mono County and the Mammoth Community Water District will get some help from the county and the Town of Mammoth Lakes in that fight.

At a court hearing Thursday in Mammoth, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the water district agreed to keep the argument in Mono County, with the caveat, proposed by DWP, that a “neutral” judge was assigned to the cases from now on.

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