January 11th, 2013
‘This is not something to mess with,’ says Mono County health officer
The warning from the county’s top health official is stark.
“It’s coming, it’s inevitable, and it’s going to be a very bad season for the flu,” said Dr. Rick Johnson, the Mono County Public Health Officer. “We have already had six confirmed flu cases since the beginning of this year, and that means it’s already here.”
Targets families, larger groups
Suddenly, things are beginning to sizzle along the southern section of the Old Mammoth Road neighborhood.
Once a lonesome outpost for the Cast-Off and the Southern California Edison Building, the area by the end of 2014 could have the new Rock ’n Bowl recreation center/restaurant as well as three new buildings as part of a proposed expansion by the Mammoth Creek Inn.
“Hey hey hey hey!” Fido yelled over his shoulder. “I am really like-like-LIKING this guy!”
Fido got a big goofy grin on his face.
“We’ve been talking! He likes the same things I do!”
“Wow that’s good to hear, Big Boy. You never know how a cat is going to fit in.”
“He’ll be just GREAT!” Fido said. He nuzzled the cat and whispered something in the cat’s ear.
Mammoth Mountaineering’s Third annual Mammoth Adventure Slideshow Series begins Tuesday, Jan. 15, with tales and photos from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by extreme telemarker and North Face athlete Kasha Rigby.
The AARP Tax-Aide Foundation, partnered with the Mammoth Lakes Library 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.
Hot off the press, Mono County Public Health Officer Rick Johnson warns that the current flu season is imminent and shaping up to be the worst in a long time.
"Itâ€™s been a little over a month since our last Mono-Gram discussed the probability of an early and bad flu season. Well, it is now happening.
Mono County Administrator Jim Arkens accepted a job as the Sutter County Administrator on Tuesday, Jan. 8.
He sent the Times a letter of resignation (directed toward the Mono County Board of Supervisors members) on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 9.
Arkens did not attend the Jan. 8 Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting, where three new supervisors, Tim Alpers, Fred Stump and Tim Fesko were sworn in.