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November 6th, 2012

June Mountain to re-open in 2013-14; Gregory promises family-friendly resort, better niche marketing

November 6, 2012

After a one-year planned hiatus, June Mountain Ski Area will re-open for the 2013-14 winter season, CEO Rusty Gregory said Monday.

“We're going to open it up,” he said during an interview. “We submitted our operating plan to the Forest Service and now we’re waiting for approval, and part of that operating plan is letting them know that we intend to open it as normal for the 2013-14 season.”

It's Election Day — don't forget to vote

November 6, 2012

 

For election information for Mono County, visit www.monocounty.ca.gov/elections or call 760-932-5537. 

If you did not receive an “Official Voter Information Guide" in the mail, and want one, visit voterguide.sos.ca.gov. The list of Propositions takes some time to look over.

November 2nd

RAW: Officials cancel New York City Marathon

November 2, 2012

The New York City Marathon, which attracted a fairly large contingent from Mammoth, was canceled late Friday, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Greg Norby to leave water district

November 2, 2012

 

Cage: ‘He fit the mold perfectly’

When Greg Norby announced this week that he was resigning from his post as the Mammoth Community Water District to move closer to family, no one was clapping.

Without water, a town, a community is nothing. Norby has been at the helm of the small but critical government agency for almost four years.

Tom Cage, one of the district’s board of directors, wishes it were 20.

"Summer of Stewardship" in the Inyo a big success

November 2, 2012

 

His flannel-lined pants were worn thin and his shirt was in various stages of stress. 

High Sierra Striders, Mammoth Track Club to merge; Keflezighi ready for NYC Marathon

November 2, 2012

With Meb Keflezighi and Sunday’s New York City Marathon serving as dual backdrops, the running scene in Mammoth took a giant stride this week.

Mono, Inyo say, ‘Bye bye Buck’

November 2, 2012

 

Two Republican candidates run for Mono and Inyo 8th Congressional District

There are two candidates vying next week to fill Howard P. “Buck” McKeon’s 25th Congressional District seat: Tea Party favorite and a co-founder of the anti-immigrant California Minuteman group, Gregg Imus, and current 65th Assembly District Assemblyman, Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley).

What's Up, Up Here? November 2-8, 2012

November 2, 2012

 

Snowfall forecast? We go with Kittregde/P3/Chevron/Hertz prognosticator Tom Cage, here for more than three decades, who predicts 73 percent of normal, which isn’t great, but not bad. “It’s strictly a gut feeling,” sez he. Reason for reasonable optimism? “At least it didn’t snow in September; that’s the kiss of death.” …

Fido & Me — GoSniff

November 2, 2012

“I’m not sure how to work this suction-cup mount,” Fido said.

“Well, it’s not going to fit on the end of your snout. That’s just a hunch, but I think it’s a good one.”

“Arummphh. Uraggh.”

“Fido, just what in the world are you doing?”

“I have a new GoSniff, but I can’t get it to work right.”

“GoSniff? What in the world is a GoSniff?”

“It’s like a GoPro, but those things are useless for dogs.”

Felici Trio, renowned clarinetist to perform this weekend

November 2, 2012

 

Chamber Music Unbound presents the second program of the season, “Mr. Clarinet,” featuring the resident Felici Trio and the principal clarinetist of the Israel Philharmonic, Ron Selka. 

Opening the concert is the entertaining “Suite for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano” by the French composer Darious Milhaud, followed by Beethoven’s very first published work, the effervescent “Piano Trio in E-flat.”

The finale is the richly romantic trio by German composer, Alexander Zemlinsky.

Digital 395 work begins near Mammoth this week

November 2, 2012

 

After three years of planning, Digital 395 crews were set to hit the area south of Mammoth this week, officials said.

“The plowing and boring south of Mammoth along 395 will be quite visible to the locals and there will be some heavy equipment for sure,” said Michael Ort, the private developer for the huge, 563-mile-long high-speed broadband digital cable installation project.

“They start this week along that section (near McGee Creek), moving south toward Bishop,” he said.

Being a veteran

November 2, 2012

 

Editor’s note: All Veterans and their friends and families are welcome at the Second annual Veterans Day Celebration at the Fire Station on Main Street, Monday, Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. with breakfast provided. A graduate of Mammoth High School—and a veteran—offers the following comments.

It’s a strange feeling to think of one’s self as a veteran at the age of 23.  

Mammoth Hospital recognizes medical-surgical nurses

November 2, 2012

 

The nurses are being celebrated for their dedication and skills the first week of November.

Medical-surgical nurses focus every day on caring compassionately for patients and families so the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) has designated a week to shift that focus to the nurses themselves.

Mammoth Hospital supports the national celebration of medical-surgical nurses during Medical-Surgical Nurses Week, Nov. 1 to 7.

New medical imaging technology

November 2, 2012

 

Mammoth Hospital upgraded to a new medical imaging technology, which offers the latest advances in low radiation dose imaging.

In the past, radiology technologists had to use standard radiation doses to get high diagnostic image quality. Now, technologists can use cutting edge computer technology to create quality images from low radiation dose scans.

Doing what's best for our kids

November 2, 2012

 

Thank you for running your recent article “Four candidates aim for two Eastern Sierra Unified board seats.”

I appreciate the information and coverage you’ve provided for voters and communities of the Eastern Sierra Unified School District. We have some important decisions to make regarding the ESUSD Board of Trustees in this election.

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