Archive | March, 2011

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Mammoth Fire Department on dangers of heavy snow

As the snow piles up in Mammoth Lakes so does the potential for real danger. The Mammoth Lakes Fire Department has laid out the concerns. Thom Heller, Fire Marshall, named accumulation of large amounts of snow and ice on roofs, blockage of vents for heating and hot water appliances, and maintenance of propane tanks as […]

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Big Pine fire victims receive volumes of help

Almost two weeks ago, sudden and brutal fire tore down the foothills to Big Pine. The blazes destroyed some 30 structures and left 19 families homeless. The flood of help has come from all over the Eastern Sierra and beyond. Here’s the latest. At the Methodist Church in Big Pine, Reverend Karen Moore said almost […]

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Sgt. Eric Hugelman – back on the job

Mammoth Lakes Police Sergeant Eric Hugelman won an appeal of his termination at the end of last year, now Police Chief Dan Watson has announced Hugelman’s return to the MLPD. A two-sentence news release from the Mammoth Lakes Police Department says this: “Mammoth Lakes Police Chief Dan Watson has announced the return of Sergeant Eric […]

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Sentencing of Lupe Almaguer put off one last time

With high security and tearful family members of victims, Lupe Almaguer walked from the Mono County Jail to the Lupe Almaguer (Photo by Jonah Matthewson) Bridgeport Courthouse for a sentencing hearing. His attorney, Dave Hammon, asked for a continuance and Judge Mark Magit granted it one final time. Jonah Matthewson reported from Bridgeport for the […]

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Eastside This Week: Murder Mystery, Outdoor Adventure and Police Service

Dial M for Murderby Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre Thursday March 31st – Sunday April 17th7pm (Thurs – Sat)4pm (Sunday Matinee) Edison TheatreMammoth Lakes Tickets: $20 (General admission)$18 (Seniors & Students) For more information:Call:(760) 934-3781Email: [email protected] Visit: www.mammothlakesfoundation.org “An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a […]

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Overkill in Bodie

March 29, 2011 LETTER TO THE EDITOR BODIE HILLS: BLM PROPOSING MANIPULATION ON 16,000 ACRES With all the interest lately in the Cougar Gold mining proposal in the Bodie Hills, I wanted to mention the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) plans to manipulate over 16,000 acres of land over 10 years, including cutting trees, mowing […]

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Interim Town Manager explains expert help for the town

With new legal and financial experts on board, the Mammoth Town Council expects to learn more about the Town’s financial Interim Town Manager hopes town will not declare bankruptcy. position and what Mammoth can afford to pay on the $30 million court judgment. Interim Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez confirmed that the Town has hired a […]

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