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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis “Matt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Eastern Sierra News / sierrawave.net / KSRW 92.5 FM / TV- 3    FRI JUL 21 2017   WEATHER DISCUSSION: Areas of smoke and haze from the Detweiler Fire, will continue to produce periods of […]

 
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Reds Meadow Rd., shuttle open Friday

Press release The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am. This road received storm damage after the substantial snowpack from this winter and the subsequent melt-off and flooding. The forest’s Engineering Crew rebuilt a segment of the road […]

 
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Manzanar to screen ‘One-Two-One-Seven’

Press release Shizuko Okazaki’s parents put her and her sister to bed in their Manzanar barracks the night of September 24, 1942. The next morning, the girls awoke to find their mother dead and their father taking his last breaths. Fred Okazaki had murdered his wife Frances, and then committed suicide. Horrified neighbors whisked Shizuko […]

 
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Next preview for Inyo National Forest plan

US Forest Service press release We have your next preview of the Inyo National Forest’s final environmental impact statement and forest plan. Today we’re sharing the updated wild and scenic rivers (WSR) eligibility study. Previously we shared updated plan direction for sustainable recreation and aquatic and riparian resources. Soon you’ll see updated information for species […]

 
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‘Power through Partnerships’ recognizes supervision professionals

Press release During the week of July 16th through the 22nd, 2017, people across the United States and Canada will join together to recognize the work that probation, parole, and community supervision professionals do for our public safety. This year, the theme is “Clients, Employees, and Communities – Power through Partnerships.” Working together makes for […]

 
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Learn about ‘California’s Deadliest Earthquakes’ Saturday

Press release Presentation at the Eastern California Museum focuses on ‘California’s Deadliest Earthquakes’ California is unique for many reasons, but its history of one-of-a-kind, deadly earthquakes is a feature that virtually every resident has either experienced or can relate to. Indeed, “waiting for the big one” is a situation shared by virtually every Californian in […]

 
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Detwiler Fire smoke causes health advisory

Stage 1 Health Advisory Affected Communities: Mono and Alpine Counties Smoke Source: Detwiler Fire Based on air pollution levels at the Ranchos PM2.5 monitor in Gardnerville, NV (operated by Nevada Division of Environmental Protection)  from midnight  to 9:00 am PDT on July 19, 2017 a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for Alpine and Mono Counties. Smoke […]

 
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Sandy Ferrey: 1936-2017

Sandra L. Ferrey — 1936-2017 Graveside funeral services for beloved wife and mother, Sandra Lee Ferrey, 80, a resident of Bishop for more than 58 years, will be held Friday, July 21, 10:30 a.m. at the East Line Street Cemetery. Father Doug Walker of Santa Rosa Catholic Church will officiate. Sandy died July 13th at […]

 
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Big Pine Trout Derby was hot!

By Charles James July 1 was a free fishing day in California and dozens of anglers, young and old took advantage of it at the Big Pine Fishing Derby which was held on Saturday, July 1. Anglers registered in the parking lot of Country Kitchen Restaurant starting at 6:30 a.m. before scattering around the county […]

 
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Caltrans District 9 Scholarship Chairperson, Debborah Morales hands out scholarship certificates at Bishop Union High School to: Noah Conner-Becket, Clifton Yarborough, Chet Shultz, Dylan Todd, and Duncan Reid.

Caltrans employees help students with scholarships

Press release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 employees awarded 8 local high school seniors college scholarships this past month.  Caltrans District 9 held several fundraisers throughout the year to raise money to be given away as scholarships. They were able to raise $ 4,125 this past year.  In addition to the money raised locally, […]

 
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