Archive | June, 2012

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Mammoth Lakes Fourth

Happy 4th of July Celebrate Independence From the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce family to you and your guests, we would like to wish you a Happy Independence Day. May your celebrations be fantastic and safe. We look forward to seeing you at our Fourth of July Parade. Just as a reminder, Reds Meadow & Devil’s […]

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BLM campgrounds open with upgrades

BLM Campgrounds in Eastern Sierras Reopen  Some campgrounds in the Eastern Sierras managed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office are open to the public with major upgrades completed. The project – to renovate five campgrounds managed by the BLM – began in the spring of 2011.  The upgrades were long overdue said […]

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Letter to the editor: Mammoth Motorcycle Club offers solution

6-28-2012 Letter to the editor: CC: Ed Armenta, Jon Regellbrugge, Nancy Upham, Marty Hornick, Jon Kazmerski, Nick Ettema, FOI, MammothMC
BCC: MammothMC email list Dear Benett and all, 

Travel Management consequences are too large to define, the loss of experiences beyond words.  Through the voice of many our club is formulating a proposal that could bring […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: Da Vinci code, territorial imperative, and chill pills

“From city halls to county courthouses, from the State house to the White House – bureaucrats control our lives.  Public servants who often try to become our masters.  People whose salaries we pay, but what goods and services do we get?  On Sierra Wave’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.”  That’s the Bureaucrat […]

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Two members of Mono appeal board uphold Luman’s firing

The long and public appeal hearing of fired Mono County mechanic, Dick Luman, has ended. His attorney reports that the Personnel Board deliberated and found against Luman, sustaining his termination.  A written decision is pending.  That document is expected to explain the reasons for their decision. Attorney Katie Bellomo said that she and Luman do […]

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Grand moment at Northern Inyo Hospital

Perhaps the largest construction project ever in Inyo County has reached completion.  Northern Inyo Hospital will celebrate a grand opening of its new facility on Sunday at 1 pm. Officials and the media were expected to tour the completed new hospital on Friday with a public celebration Sunday including cake, refreshments and live music from […]

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Remember the animals on the Fourth

Fireworks Frighten Pets and Overload Animal Shelters by Lisa Schade of ICARE Pet owners are being asked to take special precautions to make sure their pets don’t run away during the upcoming Independence Day holiday celebrations. The Fourth of July always means an influx of lost pets coming into the Inyo County Animal Shelter. We […]

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Two special minis

PETS of the WEEK – June 27, 2012 JOSIE and JESSIE are two adorable, 7-month old Miniature Pinscher (Min Pin) mix sisters in search of their forever home. They are tiny tots — just 9″ at the shoulder and weighing around 7-8 lbs — and have the sweetest dispositions. Adopt one or both!  The Inyo County […]

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More on Mammoth burglary suspect

Press release from Mammoth Lakes Police Department – Four commercial businesses were struck by a burglar overnight from Sunday, June 24 until Monday morning, June 25.  Schat’s Bakery, Nik ‘n Willies, the Dollar Store, and Rafter’s all suffered losses.  Three of the four businesses had surveillance cameras and the suspect dropped his cell phone at […]

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Bear conundrum

With bear season in Mammoth Lakes comes the same old issue.  Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles still can’t use non-lethal weapons to manage problem bears on Forest Service land.  Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson said he has tried to get Forest Service permission for Searles’ specialized work, but things, he said, “are at a stalemate.” Chief […]

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