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September 3rd, 2014

Plastic bag ban hits weird snag

September 3, 2014

On the verge of making good on its first major environmental policy priority, the Mammoth Town Council on Wednesday found itself unexpectedly stopped in its tracks.

BLM weighs in on geothermal plant dispute

September 3, 2014

About the only voice in the Ormat Technologies/Mammoth Community Water District dispute that is almost never heard from these days might be the most important player—the Bishop field office of the federal Bureau of Land Management.

Who's in Charge?

September 3, 2014

For the past few years, Mammoth’s Town Council has slowly but surely been outsourcing some of its direct supervision over town functions to a variety of non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Fall Century, Gran Fondo ready to roll

September 3, 2014

Just when you think there couldn’t be a whole lot more tweaking left for Mammoth’s signature road cycling event, along comes Bill Cockroft and the Eastside Velo Club to add more features.

September 1st

Reno man found dead behind Pinecrest residence, cause of death unknown pending autopsy

September 1, 2014

The body that was found behind a Mammoth home early Monday morning, Sept. 1, has been identified as 29-year-old Robert Scott Barsan of Reno, according to the Mammoth Lakes Police.

The identification of the body, found by a Mammoth resident behind a home on Pinecrest Avenue, was released at about noon on Tuesday, Sept. 2, after Barsan’s next of kin were notified, said Police Chief Dan Watson.

Lotsa cyclists; lotsa road closures Sept. 6

September 1, 2014

The 2014 Mammoth Fall Century and Gran Fondo cycling event expects approximately 1,200 cyclists in Mammoth Lakes Saturday, Sept. 6, and as a result, traffic patterns on a number of roads will change to accommodate the riders.

Cyclists will ride on highways S.R. 203, U.S. 395, S.R. 120, and Benton Crossing Road throughout the day.

August 27th

Winter Woe

August 27, 2014

We keep hearing the same thing, over and over again. 

“I sure hope it snows.” “We need it to snow, or I’m going to have to sell the business.” “The market isn’t going to come back until it snows.” 

August 25th

VIDEO: Monday Morning Team Coverage: Napa Valley Quake Aftermath

August 25, 2014

August 20th

The Postpile

August 20, 2014

We keep hearing the same thing, over and over again. 

“I sure hope it snows.” “We need it to snow, or I’m going to have to sell the business.” “The market isn’t going to come back until it snows.” 

August 18th

Japanese climber falls 125 feet, flown out of backcountry

August 18, 2014

A Japanese climber who fell 125 feet when he slipped while trying to climb Sawtooth Ridge area above Bridgeport was flow out of the backcountry with serious injuries on Aug. 15.

According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Department, the incident occurred on Friday, Aug. 15 at approximately 12:55 p.m. when sheriff’s dispatch received a call regarding an injured climber on a ridge in the Sawtooth Ridge area.

Two climbers were attempting to climb the ridge and during their ascent, they were climbing up a 45-degree ice field with ice axes, according to a sheriff’s department news release.

County offer help for those with depression: 'You are not alone'

August 18, 2014

The news of Robin Williams’ death this week serves as a stark reminder that deep despair and hopelessness have no boundaries. When depression takes hold, it can feel impossible to face another day for those with depression.

In response to this news, Mono County Behavioral Health is available for anyone in need.

If someone you know is struggling, please reach out and let Mono County Behavioral Health connect you with needed services. Mono County Behavioral Health - 760.924.1740 or via web at http://www.suicideispreventable.org/

August 15th

Softball Standings as of Aug. 15

August 15, 2014

Softball results and standings through Aug. 15 are as follows:

Swimmer breaks leg at Arrowhead, carried out

August 15, 2014

A 32-year-old swimmer at Arrowhead Lake found out the hard way that rope swings can be dangerous.

Incline Village bear pays Mammoth a visit

August 15, 2014

 

A bear that went on a breaking and entering spree on Saturday, Aug. 9 and was mentioned in a Mammoth Times print edition story on Aug. 14 (p. 4) is not a local Mammoth bear, according to Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles. 

August 13th

Depression

August 13, 2014

Robin Williams’ death disturbed the world on Monday, Aug. 11.

Media outlets around the state, nation and world were reporting on the news and our Facebook feed blew up with people expressing their emotions.

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