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With help from the Bear Whisperer of Mammoth Lakes, Steve Searles, a first siting of one of the bears just waking up. Estimated size - 7 ' long, around 600 pounds. Photo by Kathryn Watson

Mammoth Lakes’ “Bear Whisperer” No Longer Under Contract Due to Budget Woes

Steve Searles, Mammoth Lake’s Bear Whisperer, will no longer be coaxing bears away from the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Employment information is highly protected, but the word is Searles was offered a new contract at reduced pay due to budget concerns and he declined the contract. According to Mammoth’s Town Manager Dan Holler, Searles had […]

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Mammoth Lake Police Department

Mammoth Police Activity Logs | June 22 to 28, 2020

Ever wonder what our local police are dealing with on a 24/7-hour basis? It’s not exactly “Hawaii 5 0” or even “Mammoth Lakes 5 0” for that matter. Mostly, they’re keeping the peace and safeguarding the community. They do that by making welfare inquiries to make sure someone is okay, dealing with animal issues from […]

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