I would like to thank Wild Iris for all that they have done for me and our community. The staff is amazing. The organization is amazing. They have truly been a blessing to my life. When I thought I had no one to turn to, they were always there for me, there to talk to, there to help with bills, there to help with food, there to help with clothing, there to help with friendship and love.
“It’s evident to those of us who love Mammoth, that though ski slopes and mountain air may have brought us here, our community also needs facilities that exhilarate the mind,” says Dave McCoy, Founder of Mammoth Lakes Foundation and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
I am one of the Public Arts Commission (PAC) members. I have been on the PAC since its inception. I am resigning, not out of a sense of pique over the Town Council’s decision last Wednesday to give the gateway monument project $250,000 of PAC funds, but out of a recognition of the realities of the situation.
Regarding “Pick up sticks … the really huge ones,” (Jan. 13, 2012), the Student Conservation Association is sharpening its crosscut saws and hoping to do our part to help open hiking and riding trails on the Inyo National Forest, specifically within the Mammoth Ranger District.