Archive - Mar 25, 2013
Riffel, Montforte win in skicross
Mammoth athletes were just about everywhere this past week, from British Columbia to the Czech Republic, from Italy to Germany, from Sugar Bowl to right here at home.
Leading the charge were Madeline Riffel and Nicolo Montforte, who came away with NOR-AM Cup gold medals in skicross at Panorama, B.C., last weekend, March 16-17.
Vintage races follow dual giant slalom
It was Retro Day on Mammoth Mountain Tuesday, when racers in the Village Championships held their fifth annual “Vintage Races.”
Officials prepare to embark on 20-year planning process to update forest plan
The Inyo National Forest is embarking on a massive review of every aspect of how the two million acre forest that comprises much of the Eastern Sierra is managed.
Do the trailheads work? Are they over crowded?
Are the campgrounds in good shape, or do they need work?
Community struggles to find economically viable solution
Arsenic has been declared a hazard to human health, even at extremely low levels, and discovering arsenic in drinking water is a problem no water district wants to have.
According to the state of California, Bridgeport residents are drinking water from a municipal water system that is deemed to have arsenic at higher levels than the state allows.
Mammoth beats national trends
Mammoth’s economic rebound from last season is running well ahead of other comparable mountain resorts, new tourism figures show.
According to the Mountain Travel Research Program (MTRiP), of which Mammoth is a member, the industry as a whole was up 14.2 percent in actual bookings in February.