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June 1st, 2012

Rare treats

June 1, 2012

A remarkable intersection of events in the Big Wide World happens this week in Mammoth, spanning backyard politics, athletic prowess and instellar space.

All of them are worth our attention. We live in such a unique place that it is easy to take it for granted. Here are just some of the reasons why we should not:

• The Drop-In. Jeremy McGhee is a superior athlete. At one time, he was a superior surfer, until an accident took away the use of his legs. He is to try an ascent of Bloody Couloir this weekend, via wheelchair, and a descent on skis.

May 25th

Letters to the editor for May 25-31, 2012

May 25, 2012

SUPPORT FOR TIME ALPERS
Mono County’s District 3 cannot go wrong by electing Tim Alpers to represent them as their supervisor. Tim is decisive, fair and determined to do his best at serving the public interest.

Just Life: Bad breeders and stupid parents

May 25, 2012

 

 Why is it that people have to take a tst to drive a car and absolutely anyone can become a parent? Teachers spend hours and hours learning the best ways to teach our kids how make a positive difference in our world yet some of the parents of the kids they teach have no right to be raising children in the first place. 

Lest we forget

May 25, 2012

We're hoping everybodyhas a great Memorial Day Weekend, here and throughout the country.

May 18th

Blowing in the Wind

May 18, 2012

 

Something new is afoot here in Mammoth.

The time for whining is over.

The time for blaming is over.

Just Life: Barely a bartender

May 18, 2012

 

I always thought that if I became a vagabond I would take jobs around the couintry and and perhaps work my way around the world as a bartender.

May 11th

Government's role

May 11, 2012

 

Amid the many voices at last Tuesday’s special (and fascinating) Town Council meeting, there was a proposal to initiate a kind of philosophical, ongoing debate around here. 

Government's role

May 11, 2012

Amid the many voices at last Tuesday’s special (and fascinating) Town Council meeting, there was a proposal to initiate a kind of philosophical, ongoing debate around here.

Councilman Rick Wood raised the question, and as esoteric as it was, it nevertheless struck us as being somehow important in the long run.

Wood, an attorney who is no stranger to the dais, acknowledged the many people who showed up to emphasize their support of tourism.

Yet when it came his turn to speak directly to the issue, Wood veered.

May 4th

Losing weight, getting lean

May 4, 2012

Small government is good in a small town.

Big government in a small town is bad.

April 27th

Isolation

April 27, 2012

Last Monday’s telephone outage should have been a disaster, but it wasn’t.

Not up here, not in Mammoth.

April 20th

Just Life: You should always question authority

April 20, 2012

   Los Angeles. It's the place I used to call home and it's the place I avoid at all costs unless I'm down for a family issue (good or bad) or business (also good or bad).

Letters to the Editor, April 20-26

April 20, 2012

Factual information on the selection of 'Proof'

   Let me state something back to you written by Lesley-Ann Hoxie on April 9, Mammoth Times:

Marianna Marysheva-Martinez

April 20, 2012

We learned this past week that Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Marysheva-Matinez is a finalist for the City Manager job in Yakima, Wash.

Yakima?

April 13th

Opportunity from chaos

April 13, 2012

 

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