Archive | April, 2012

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Bishop City Council retreats

The Bishop City Council has scheduled a retreat meeting Wednesday at 1pm in Suite A of City Hall.  It’s a session to deal with new projects and ongoing issues. The agenda lists 10 items.  First is the issue of street vendor licenses.  The second item is the Council’s legislative platform followed by next fiscal year’s […]

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Baker-to-Vegas: For physical fitness and remembering fallen officers and family

Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson passed along this news release on the Baker-to-Vegas Relay Team event.  Chief Watson said,  “I have nothing to add except congratulations to the runners for their commitment to physical fitness and esprit ‘d corps.  This year’s conditions were the hottest in memory.  I was part of the support team and […]

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MONET bust leads to high-speed pursuit

The following press release was issued by the Mono County Sheriff’s Department: On Saturday, April 28, 2012, the Mono County Narcotics Task Force (MONET), along with the assistance of the Inyo County Narcotics Task Force (INET), Mono County Sheriff’s Department, Mammoth Lakes Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Inyo County Sheriff’s Department and the Bishop Police […]

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Inyo fears over LADWP pumping plan

Uneasy.  That’s how Inyo officials feel about the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power groundwater pumping plan.  For the first time, LADWP has proposed pumping in a wide range of acre feet with no one specific number.  The Inyo Supervisors instructed their water director to express these concerns to LADWP in an official response […]

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Plane crash lands at Mammoth Airport

From Stuart Brown of the Town of Mammoth Lakes – “At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH), a twin engine Cessna general aviation (GA) aircraft landed “gear-up” on the runway without causing major damage or personal injury.  Airport personnel responded, as did the Long Valley and Mammoth […]

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Marysheva-Martinez will stay in Mammoth Lakes

Last week news surfaced that Mammoth’s Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez had applied for the City Manager job in Yakima, Washington.  This week, she withdrew that application and signed an additional year’s contract with the Town of Mammoth Lakes. A press release issued by the Town says Martinez has “demonstrated her abilities and capacities to […]

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Little shop of sadness

To the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, it was just a dilapidated old building and a pain in the neck.  To many citizens of Independence the historic hair shop DWP tore down Thursday morning was valuable, memorable and one more symbol of the big city’s disdain for all things Owens Valley, except, of […]

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Help ID shoplift suspects in Mammoth

    Mammoth Police Officers are investigating thefts from McCoy Sports earlier this month.  Police provided still shots from surveillance tape to try to help identify the suspects. These are photos of 3 suspects that burglarized McCoy Sports on Tuesday April 3, 2012, at about 4:40 p.m.  One suspect is seen removing a jacket from […]

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