Well known as one of the world’s top destinations for spring skiing/riding, Mammoth Mountain will again be open daily through Memorial Day. The mountain enjoyed over 70 inches of snow in March, and with more expected in April, the stage is set for another fantastic spring in the Eastern Sierra.
After suing Mammoth Community Water District for access to water rights on Mammoth Creek, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is now trying to change the court venue from Mono County to Fresno, according to district manager Greg Norby. A change of venue hearing will be held in Mammoth at the courthouse on April 12. It is open to the public. Below is Norby's letter regarding this issue:
Mammoth Lakes and Owens Valley Community Leaders,
An elderly Coleville man who had left his home for a short hike was found dead in the hills near his home after a several day search.
On the afternoon of Thursday, March 22, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an overdue hiker around the hills of Coleville.
The days are getting longer, the snow is melting away and camping season is just around the corner.
The U.S. Forest Service has been working to make needed repairs and replace worn infrastructure in several campgrounds on the Inyo National Forest and would like to provide the following updates to visitors starting to plan their camping trips.
How broke can a broke town go?
Mammoth Lakes officials this week scrambled to find a response to Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition, which last Friday offered terms of a 30-year settlement of its $42.7 million against the town.
Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht said that by mid-morning Monday, neither he nor town financial consultant Marianna Marysheva-Martinez had spoken with MLLA attorneys, nor their own.
Mammoth Unified School District’s longtime, popular drama teacher was recently given one of the district’s dreaded “pink slips,” which notify employees that they might not have a job next year.
It doesn’t have to be this way. No broadband for new customers, slow and choppy service for those that have it; the current broadband situation for much of Mono County has been getting worse every month now for half a year.
Eleven-year-old Mammoth Elementary School student Giovanni Cruz was all smiles, even though he was sitting in a dentist’s chair getting his teeth examined.
It’s been a long and winding road from the Golan Heights to Mammoth, particularly when you throw in Los Angeles and Las Vegas along the way.
It has been a long journey for the Town of Mammoth Lakes, from the 1997 development agreement with Terry Ballas, to now, with the hammer of a $42 million judgment against the town by the Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition company.
The mountain community of Mammoth Lakes, California, once again showed its true spirit for the winter sport of Biathlon this weekend at the 5th Annual Mammoth Winter Biathlon. The event continues to be the largest biathlon in the United States, and runs neck and neck with Canmore, Alberta, for the title of largest biathlon in North America.
Fireworks erupted at Tuesday’s Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting, revealing long-simmering tensions between board members that ended with a 4-1 vote that showed a deep difference on how some county employees should be paid.
Mammoth’s bears will have their toughest season in years this spring and summer, Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles said this week.