March 2nd, 2012
Thursday, Feb. 29 - Saturday, March 3
The Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Ranger District, is soliciting comments on a proposed project to remove wind-fallen trees from Reds Meadow Valley.
Mono County officials said this week their partner at the Conway Ranch, the Inland Aquaculture Group, is mistaken in its claims that the county is getting in the way of a successful fishery on the county-owned property.
June Mountain’s volunteer patrolman, Luke Penrod, proposed to the love of his life, Usha Wilbur, at the top of Chair 7 a couple of weeks ago. ...
Hetch Hetchy update
The Yosemite Restoration Campaign (YRC), sponsored by Restore Hetch Hetchy (RHH), filed papers Wednesday with the San Francisco Department of Elections, beginning the process of qualifying an initiative for the November 2012 San Francisco ballot.
As one of Yosemite Conservancy’s Outdoor Adventures in 2012, visitors to Yosemite National Park this summer can take a step back in time by retracing Muir’s steps with his great-great-grandson Robert Hanna and Muir actor Frank Helling.
It’s no accident if you happen to see a whole lot of professional skiers and snowboarders in town this weekend.
In just three weeks of training on skate skis, I have gone from total beginner, having trouble even figuring out how to get into my skis and strap on my poles, to a level far beyond what I would have imagined.
Mammoth resident John Stavlo was appointed to a Mammoth Unified School District vacancy on Feb. 23. The vacancy was left after former board member Dr. Andrew Bourne resigned from the position in January.
Before the Town of Mammoth Lakes can be forced into municipal bankruptcy, there is one more step to go.
That step would be mediation.
Anyone who has been through a nasty, contentious divorce knows what this is about. A professional mediator—a third party—steps in between the two sides and tries to bring them together into a settlement.
Mammoth Lakes resident Wangdowa Sherpa might be the only man in town who considers the 14,000-foot peaks outside of town to be a bit short.
Mono County’s three open county supervisor district seats are getting crowded as potential candidates add their names to the list.
Free Tax Aide
The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation, partnered with the Mammoth Lakes Library and Cerro Coso Community College is offering free tax help, preparation, and e-filing. The program assists low and middle-income taxpayers. The volunteer counselors are trained and certified through the IRS/AARP training program each year and are qualified to assist with most all of the tax issues you face.
The Mammoth Track Project got a big boost last week at a fundraiser at Rafters that raked in $15,000.
Taking up new sports, embracing new hobbies, seeking new experiences—these are all things that keep us young in spirit, healthy in mind.