Archive | February, 2013

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Police warn of email scam

A citizen of Mammoth Lakes recently received an email with a tale of woe and a request for a $2700 loan. Mammoth Police say it’s the latest scam to come across their desks, and they urge citizens to watch out. The email says it comes from a person in the United Kingdom who is supposedly […]

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From Dalmatian to Siamese

PETS of the WEEK – February 28, 2013 MIMI is a 1-year old Dalmatian mix. She was quite emaciated when she arrived at the Shelter, but she’s gaining weight and making lots of friends. (She was starving for attention, too!) Mimi is a wonderful choice for a family dog because she has a wonderful temperament and just wants […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital nurses honored

EXTRAORDINARY NURSES RECOGNIZE AT NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL By Angie Aukee, NIH Director of Community Development, Marketing & Grant Writing Nurses at Northern Inyo Hospital are being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. A commencement celebration was […]

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Former Mono Sheriff Sergeant goes public with concerns

Craig Nelson worked for the Mono Sheriff’s Department between 2005 and 2011. Nelson said he ended his twenty-year law enforcement career because of the “abuse of power” in the Sheriff’s Department and a culture of selective enforcement and cronyism. Mono Sheriff Ralph Obenberger describes his Department as well-managed and thoughtful in its handling of employees […]

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Anti-Tobacco icon has died

Iconic Anti-Tobacco Advocate, Debi Austin, Loses Battle to Cancer (Provided by Mono County Health Department Tobacco Education & Cessation Program) SACRAMENTO – On Friday, February 22, 2013, California’s most well-known anti-tobacco advocate, Debi Austin, passed away at the age of 62 after a long and courageous battle against cancer. First appearing in the 1996 California […]

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June Lake Snowmobile rally

June Lake Snowmobile Rally Revs Up Mar. 8-9   JUNE LAKE, Calif., (Feb. 27, 2013) – Winter is still alive and roaring in California’s Eastern Sierra March 8-9, when the mountains make way for the June Lake Snowmobile Rally. The main event is the Snowmobile Poker Run Saturday, happening on Saturday, March 9; however the […]

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Northern Inyo Hospital – honors for employees

NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL HONORS LONG TIME EMPLOYEES Bishop, California – February 26, 2013 Long term employees were recognized by Northern Inyo Hospital on February 14, 2013 during a breakfast celebration at Whiskey Creek in Bishop. Fifty employees were honored in 2012 for five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty years, and thirty-five of service to Northern […]

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In search of a June Mountain image

From Smuggler’s Notch in Vermont to Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire, a group of more than a dozen Mono County and Mammoth Mountain officials and June Lake businessmen continue to visit small ski areas and study their successes to help assure the future of June Mountain. Mono Supervisor Larry Johnston, on a speaker phone […]

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