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After a long week of waiting for local election result to come in due to a Election day storm that shut down most of Mono County, the third-place candidates for the Mammoth Lake Town Council were tied at press time Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 17 and, the Mammoth Unified School District’s schoo…

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The next round of local Mono County election results came in before the Veterans’ Day holiday but it is still too soon to know the outcome of any of our local elections, because there are still about 700 outstanding ballots.

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After one school board candidate recently said publicly that Critical Race Theory is one of the top 'challenges' facing MUSD, the Times asked all the candidates some questions about their beliefs about CRT. Five of the eight candidates running for two open seats responded. Their answers are …

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The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that Reds Meadow Road at Minaret Vista will be closed for the season on Tuesday, October 11. The roadways within the Lakes Basin and the upper portion of Old Mammoth Road will remain open until weather conditions change.

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State Route 190 will remain closed through at least next Wednesday as Caltrans maintenance crews continue to clean up after last week’s flash floods. Approximately 30 miles of the highway were partially or fully buried under flood debris within Death Valley National Park following Friday’s s…

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This latest update from the Reno office of the National Weather Service is a good place to get a sense of the upcoming smoke impacts, and another week of very warm weather.

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There is now a winner for the Mono County Board of Supervisors District 5 race; Lynda Salcido will be the new District 5 Supervisor, with an almost 5-1 win over candidate Seth Guthrie.The final vote, with about 41 percent of the voters in the district voting, came out like this: Salcido got …

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The Mammoth Lakes Basin opens to vehicles Friday, May 26, for the Memorial Day weekend, triggering the traditional beginning of the summer high country season in Mammoth. Most campgrounds will also be open starting Friday.

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Lakes Basin, Reds Meadow Road remain closed for Memorial Day weekend 

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As wildfire season bears down on the Eastern Sierra, the Mammoth Chamber of Commerce will host a 'Community Coffee' this Thursday, May 26 via Zoom on the  topic of 'Defensible Space and Home Hardening' as well as 'Wildfire Education.' The meeting is from 8:30-9:30 a.m.. For more information …

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Mammoth Lakes Trails System team members are inviting you to join them in person at the Mammoth Brewing Company for their bi-annual Mammoth Trails Meeting this Wednesday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. "Grab a pint, relax and come talk trails. Want to learn how to volunteer or find out where the nex…

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Fire crews will be burning up to 46 acres in the Mammoth Lakes Basin today, April 14, according to the Inyo National Forest. These piles are from a hazardous fuel reduction project designed to cut back on the amount of fuel on the first floor and canopy and slow or stop an incoming wildfire,…

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Mammoth Lakes Tourism and Los Angeles-based public charter airline, Advanced Airlines said late last week that they will expand their partnership by offering four weekly summer flights from Southern California cities, Hawthorne/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR) and Carlsbad/McClellan Palomar…

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The aliens are coming, the aliens are coming! No, actually, this is just one of the more surreal cloud formations in the world, called a Sierra Wave, coming in for a landing above the Sierra crest April 4 near Mammoth. The wave formation usually arrives in advance of a change in the weather,…

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Election season for the June 2022 Primary Election is underway in Mono County, with the deadline to file for most seats this Friday, March 11 at 5 p.m. There are several Mono County seats up for the June election. Town of Mammoth Lakes seats, such as for the Town Council and the Mammoth Unif…

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Weather and air quality conditions permitting, fire crews on the Mammoth Lakes Ranger District will be pile burning in the Lakes Basin starting March 2 and  through this week as conditions permit. Crews plan to complete 40 acres of piles near Lake Mary and Twin Lakes area.

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Finally! After the driest January on record and an almost completely dry February so far, snow arrived in Mammoth on Feb. 22. Although the storm is not expected to drop more than a few inches, forecasters have said the change in the weather this week marks the beginning of a transition to a …

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El Funcionario de Salud del Condado de Mono anula la orden de cierre de las clases presenciales del districto escolar de Mammoth; La reducción en los casos de COVID-19 permite que el personal escolar regrese a clases presenciales 

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Mono County now has the highest rate of Covid transmission in the entire state, mostly due to a huge surge in transmission of the Omicron variant following the holiday weekends. This week, the county's Emergency Operations Center team sent out an updated and expanded test schedule, and other…

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Mammoth Unified closes temporarily, businesses search for workers as Omicron slams Mono