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John Stavlo appointed to school board position: Former aerospace industry manager is advocate for math, science education

March 2, 2012

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.

Inyo asks for comments on dead tree removal

March 2, 2012

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 respond to IAG’s letter: Both groups to meet face-to-face in near future

March 2, 2012

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.

What's Up, Up Here March 2 2012

March 2, 2012

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. ... 

Briefly March 2 2012

March 2, 2012

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.

John Stavlo appointed to fill vacancy on Mammoth Unified School District board

February 27, 2012

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. 

Mediation last hope for lawsuit settlement: Process a required step in town’s aim for relief

February 25, 2012

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.

Bringing two worlds together: Wangdowa Sherpa starts nonprofit to bring school, clinic to his mountain home

February 24, 2012

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.

More faces join the county election race: Locals vote in June

February 24, 2012

Mono County’s three open county supervisor district seats are getting crowded as potential candidates add their names to the list. 

Briefly February 24

February 24, 2012

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. 

Feeling the gas price blues: ‘The same thing happened last year,’ Urdi says

February 24, 2012

It’s not just Mammoth and the Eastern Sierra that are feeling the hurt of retail gasoline prices.

New Ansel Adams Wilderness map released: It’s a 32-inch by 45-inch waterproof wonder

February 24, 2012

The Forest Service has released its new map of the popular Ansel Adams Wilderness, managed by the Inyo and Sierra National Forests, said Inyo spokeswoman Nancy Upham.

Avalanche Center asks Mono County for funds: Bauer willing to grant center $12,624

February 24, 2012

Avalanches are a thing mountain-bound June Lake residents know a lot about. 

What's Up, Up Here February 24 2012

February 24, 2012

The World Snowboarding Championships halfpipe finals went down at Oslo Winterpark where Iouri Podladtchikov (SUI) and Kelly Clark (USA) were officially crowned the 2012 Halfpipe World Champions. …

Repertory Theatre's 'Lend Me A Tenor' Takes Center Stage: Performance runs until Feb. 26 at the Edison Theatre

February 21, 2012

Sometimes you just crave a little comedy. Yet when the local cinemas are only playing R-rated thrillers and Oscar-bait dramas—and every television show seems forensics-based—it’s nice to get out of the house and visit the Edison Theatre—a place where the seats are comfy and the sweet comedy of Lend Me A Tenor keeps the laughs going. 
 

Mammoth Nordic school teams head to state championships next week

February 21, 2012

The Auburn Ski Club (ASC) was the scene this past Friday, Feb. 10, for numerous highly competitive high school and middle school League Nordic races.

Valentine Reserve walks and talks for 2012: A rare treat for summer in Mammoth

February 21, 2012

Among the many treasures of Mammoth is the Valentine Reserve, a patch of forest reserved for research by University of California, Santa Barbara, and visiting academics.
 
It’s normally closed to the public, but every now and then, the reserve opens its gates for entertaining walks and talks.
 
This season’s schedule was announced last week by Leslie Dawson, the education coordinator at the reserve.

Nordic ski training log: A weekly workout log preparing for the Mammoth Biathlon—Week 2

February 21, 2012

There is an old Chinese saying, “all good things come in pairs.” 

Yodler returns to its roots: Executive Chef designs new menu

February 21, 2012

I usually dislike surprises. 

Town council boosts 'Gateway Project'

February 20, 2012

There’s still a heartbeat in Elizabeth Tenney’s “Gateway Project.” 

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