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Bear Activity in Mammoth Lakes from August 10 – August 22, 2022

Black bears have been living in town and raiding our food since long before the Mammoth Lakes Police Department was established. Bear encounters and Officers’ response to these calls have remained steady every year for decades. With the prevalence of social media, plus better wildlife response tracking methods, our Agency is now able to easily […]

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Mammoth Mountain Boasting Biggest Early Season Snow Since 2010

    Mammoth Mountain is boasting the biggest early season snow dump since 2010. Photos on the internet show cars weaving down a Sierra Nevada mountain road surrounded by massive cliffs of snow. We’re blessed, despite having to shovel all that stuff off our vehicles. But, the real beneficiaries, in addition to Mammoth Mountain, are […]

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Attempted Abduction Of Juvenile Onto A Mammoth Mountain Parking Shuttle – November 19

On November 19th, 2021, at approximately 4:15 PM a juvenile was pulled onto a Mammoth Mountain parking shuttle by an unknown male. The juvenile was able to get out of the situation by exiting the bus when it stopped. The juvenile described the subject as a male in his late 30s, approximately 6 feet tall […]

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Will Winter Precipitation Be a Bomb Cyclone Or Just a Bomb? – Mono County Supervisors Hear Winter Projection Possibilities

  Will Winter Precipitation Be a Bomb Cyclone Or Just a Bomb? It’s official. According to the National Weather Service’s Chris Smallcomb, “anything’s possible” this winter when it comes to snowfall. But, since Smallcomb comes from the Reno NWS office, he went on to tell the Mono County Board of Supervisors, if he had money […]

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Experienced skier dies when discovered upside down in deep snow.

Experienced skier dies when discovered upside down in deep snow | Snow Immersion suffocation suspected A 52-year-old skier from Oceanside, Calif., identified by the Mono County Sheriff’s Office as Stephen Aragon, died last week after he was found upside down in deep snow at Mammoth Mountain ski resort. The official cause of death is under […]

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REGIONAL STAY AT HOME ORDER -What you need to know- Inyo County

INYO COUNTY, CA, December 8, 2020 – On December 5, The California Department of Public Health issued a Regional Stay at Home Order for the southern region, which includes Inyo County. This was prompted by our region’s available intensive care unit (ICU) bed capacity dropping to 13.1% on December 4, and further dropping to 12.5% […]

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Mammoth Mountain to Open with Ikon Season Ticket Holders Preference | No Walk-up Ticket Sales

For the fortunate few that can afford lift tickets this winter season, they better be ready to fork over enough money to  be able to afford a season ticket up-front if you want preferred admittance at as some ski resorts, many of which have abandoned walk-up sales of lift tickets in an attempt to reduce […]

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Mono County Behavioral Health is hosting a suicide awareness event at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Mono County Behavioral Health is hosting a suicide awareness event at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Our small community is hurting from the recent deaths and tragedies. The grieving process is challenging and can leave many unanswered questions. As a community, we want to be […]

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LAND ROVER U.S. FREESKI & SNOWBOARD GRAND PRIX IN MAMMOTH THIS WEEK

LAND ROVER U.S. FREESKI & SNOWBOARD GRAND PRIX Wednesday, January 29 to Saturday, February 1, 2020  Come watch the best skiers and snowboarders in the country compete at the  LAND ROVER U.S. GRAND PRIX, hosted by MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN.  Get front row seats to this nationally televised contest and watch the top male and female athletes […]

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ESIA WINTER ADVENTURE SERIES COMMENCES THURSDAY 1/23 IN MAMMOTH

EASTERN SIERRA INTERPRETIVE ASSOCIATION  announces the official first event in their Winter Adventure Series. ESIA is hosting the fifth annual Winter Adventure Series in Mammoth Lakes, January through February 2020. Educating, motivating, and inspiring attendees to explore the Eastern Sierra, the series includes presentations and films by professional athletes, photographers, filmmakers, scientists, and outdoor enthusiasts. […]

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