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Mammoth picks up $792,500 for environmental projects

February 3, 2012

Quick now: how much do you figure a sidewalk snow blower costs?
 
Try $150,000 on for size.
 
Here’s another one: the cost of a new street sweeper?
 
If you guessed about quarter million dollars, you’d be spot on.
 

Bourne's death ruled a suicide

January 31, 2012

An autopsy for Dr. Andrew Bourne was conducted this morning by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Coroner with results confirming that he did commit suicide.

There is no evidence to suspect foul play in his death, according to the Mono County Sheriff's Department's press release.

Dr. Andrew Bourne's Memorial Service: New details

January 31, 2012

Dr. Andrew Bourne's memorial service site has been changed again.

It is on Feb. 4 and will now be at Canyon Lodge. Rusty Gregory and Mammoth Mountain donated Canyon Lodge and will provide all food. Please do not bring food. A cash bar will be available.

Schedule:

Woman crashes into condominium, arrested with blood alcohol levels three times legal limit

January 31, 2012

A Mammoth Lakes woman whose blood alcohol limit was three times the legal limit crashed into a Snowcreek 1 condominium Sunday afternoon, doing significant damage to the building.

Andrew Bourne dies at 46

January 30, 2012

Dr. Andrew Bourne, 46, the former chief of staff at Mammoth Hospital and implicated as a possible suspect in an ongoing child sex investigationin Santa Barbara, died Tuesday, authorities said.

Long distance walker rescued in Yosemite

January 30, 2012

A man who is walking across the country to raise awareness for the need for hospice facilities met his match in snow-bound Yosemite National Park and had to be rescued by Mono County Search and Rescue team members.

Deadline to file candidacy papers is March 9

January 30, 2012

CORRECTION: In the Jan. 13 issue of the Mammoth Times, the last day for potential candidates to file candidacy papers for the June election was stated as March 16. That is incorrect. The deadline is March 9 for all candidates, unless an incumbent has not filed by March 9. In that case, the deadline for potential candidates to file is extended to March 16.

Mammoth News Briefs

January 27, 2012

 

Time in the sky with SKYTIME

January 27, 2012

 

School board allows $4 million for new gym

January 27, 2012

 

Recent storms double Mammoth's snowpack

January 27, 2012

The four-day storm this past week doubled the winter’s total snowpack depth, increasing it from about 55 inches to just over 106 inches and helping to clear the winter of 2011-2012 of the dubious moniker, “the driest winter on record.” 

It made it by just a few inches. The snow came down heavy enough to coat Mammoth Mountain with a fine, sturdy base, and it gave thirsty plants and grasses a much-needed boost for the upcoming spring growing season.

Reverse 911 warning system accessible to cell phone users too

January 24, 2012

When a reverse 911 call alerting some Mammoth residents about power outages went out in the middle of the storms earlier this week, cell phone-only users were by and large left out. The reverse 911 system is dependent upon the fact that landline users are already in a database as customers of their landline company. The same is not true for cell phone users.

Bourne's emails 'innocuous' attorney says

January 20, 2012

The attorney representing Dr. Andrew Bourne said Thursday that emails police say implicate his client in a child sex scandal “seem to be innocuous.”
 
Ron Bamieh, the attorney, also said he had “concerns about the police investigation.” 

Tim Alpers to run for county supervisor

January 20, 2012

 

Planning commission approves cell tower site in Crowley

January 20, 2012

 

Three storms stalk Mammoth

January 20, 2012

Prayers were answered. Snow dances worked. The snow gods listened.
 
Snow is coming. 
 

Time in the sky with SKYTIME

January 20, 2012

National ski resort wildcards: holidays, economy and snowfall

January 20, 2012

Snowfall was down this holiday season at most western mountain resorts but actual occupancy among participating resorts was up 1.3 percent compared to December 2010, when many western destinations were enjoying near-record snowfall and early season conditions. 
 

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