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June is back

For June Lake, the past year brought home brutal realities with the closure of June Mountain. But, today, June Mountain is back, and skiing will resume with plans for more marketing, more good deals and more facilities ahead. It was the summer of 2012 when Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory announced that June Mountain would […]

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Citations and warnings in CHP aircraft speed enforcement

(Press Release – CHP Bridgeport)  On Sunday, September 22nd, California Highway Patrol Bridgeport  Area, in conjunction with the CHP’s Inland Division Air Operations Unit, based at Apple Valley Airport, conduced an aircraft speed enforcement detail on US-395, south of Oil Plant Road (between Lee Vining and June Lake).  This section of highway has a posted […]

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Forest campgrounds to open for fishing weekend

Inyo National Forest Campgrounds Opening  (PRESS RELEASE)  BISHOP, Calif., Apr 23, 2013 – A light winter snowpack and warm spring weather means that many campgrounds in the Eastern Sierra will be open before the 2013 fishing opener weekend (Friday, April 26th), and many more Forest Service campgrounds are expected to be open before Memorial Day. Inyo […]

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Ski area land exchange collides with June Mountain

June Lake residents, fearful that June Mountain will either not re-open or will fail due to lack of facilities, reached for what they think may be their only leverage – pressure on the Forest Service to make Mammoth Mountain’s land exchange at the Main Lodge contingent on a successful June Mountain. The Mono Supervisors expected […]

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June Lake people get tough with Mammoth Mountain

Citizens of June Lake, devastated by the closure of June Mountain last summer, have grabbed for what might seem like their only piece of leverage – Mammoth Mountain’s land trade at the Main Lodge, in the works for a number of years. Residents have sent strong letters to the Forest Service that essentially call for […]

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The ski town with no ski area plans for winter

As the days move close to winter, the community of June Lake faces the fearful fate of no ski area. Citizens continue to work on plans to make their town attractive to tourists, and the issues were scheduled to come up at the Mono Supervisors’ meeting Tuesday. The Board has proposed to send a letter […]

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Tom Cruise in June Lake

From Hollywood, the big newsmaker of the past week has now landed in June Lake.  Tom Cruise has captured headlines around his impending divorce from Katie Holmes.  As the couple reportedly settled amicably, Cruise went to work in June Lake in the film, “Oblivion.” In May, word circulated that Cruise and possibly Morgan Freeman would […]

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Rusty Gregory talks about June Mountain

Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory said it was time to make a decision on June Mountain.  The small ski area, he said, continued to lose $1.5 million per year with a  drop in skier visits.  Gregory’s efforts to create some development in the past to boost the ski town had fallen to community criticism and […]

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