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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 / 395travel.com FRI DEC 09 2016   WEATHER DISCUSSION: Moist westerly flow will bring periods of heavy precipitation to Mono County thruSaturday. The Atmospheric River […]

 
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Juanita Inez (Ruiz) Ellis: 1925-2016

Juanita Inez (Ruiz) Ellis joined her Lord God on December 2, 2016. A lifelong Owens Valley resident, she is reunited with her beloved sisters, Gracie, Vina, and Pauline, and brother, Carl. Juanita was born in Lone Pine on December 8, 1925 to Pauline (Valdez) and C.D. Ruiz. She was born into a large and loving family that included […]

 
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Alas, just a Yuletide Gathering in Independence

Press release Independence’s traditional and Internationally Acclaimed Fruitcake Festival is postponed until 2017, and in it its place the town Is having a Community Yuletide Gathering, 6pm, Saturday December 10th at the American Legion Hall in beautiful and historic, downtown Independence. Living up to its reputation as the Poltuck Capitol of Eastern California (maybe the […]

 
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Now what with marijuana laws

By Deb Murphy Marijuana laws pass in state and county, now what … You hire a consultant to help figure it all out. That’s what the Inyo County Board of Supervisors decided following a presentation by Planning Department staff at Tuesday’s meeting. Associate Planner Michael Draper came armed with a Power Point illustrating what areas […]

 
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Warlie family paper trail

By Deb Murphy The descendants of Ida Warlie have spent more than 16 years pulling together the paper trail that appears, to a layman’s eye, to lead to the family’s rights to two disputed lots identified by the Bishop Paiute Tribal Council as necessary for economic development. That trail includes two opinions by the Intertribal Court of […]

 
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Richard Leroy Williams: 1945-2016

Richard Leroy Williams 1945-2016 Richard was born in Lee Vining, CA on August 22, 1945 and raised by his grandmother Vina Williams. In 1959, Alice and Art Dumas became his foster parents and moved him to Big Pine, CA where they finished raising him. He attended Big Pine High where he played football, basketball, baseball, […]

 
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The flu – it can just keep on giving

Mono County Health Department press release It’s that time of year again. During the holidays, families travel, and give the gift that keeps on giving – the flu! Although levels are still low, we are beginning to see increases in flu activity. Positive tests have been reported in Sierra Park Clinics at Mammoth Hospital, in […]

 
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MCWD plan available for review, comment

MCWD press release Mammoth Community Water District (District) has completed an update of its 2010 Urban Water Management Plan (UWMP). Every five years, the State requires all urban water suppliers of a specific size to update their UWMPs. The draft 2015 UWMP describes the District’s ability to provide reliable water service to the community over […]

 
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Mammoth man found deceased at Shepherd Hot Spring

Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Saturday, December 03, 2016, at approximately 3:19 p.m., Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies and a California Highway Patrol Officer responded to reports of an occupied white van parked next to the Shepherd hot tub. The reporting party indicated that the person inside the vehicle was not responding to […]

 
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Phyllis Joan Myers: 1941-2016

Phyllis Joan Myers, a resident of Bishop CA for 14 years, passed away on December 1, 2016 at home after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Phyllis was the youngest of 3 children and was born in Eglantine Arkansas on April 16, 1941 to John Wirte Hunt and Inez Hunt. In 1959 she married Leroy […]

 
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MLTPA celebrates 10th anniversary this Friday

News release MLTPA’s 10th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser happens this coming Friday December 9 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at Jimmy’s Taverna! Suggested $25 contribution at the door gets you plenty of free hors d’oeuvres, free beer and wine, lots of great giveaways, and plenty of friends and partners to honor. Don’t miss out […]

 
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Inyo County’s Fantastic Flora

 Press release A celebration of Inyo County’s 150th anniversary would not be complete without a tribute to its amazing flora, which has drawn worldwide acclaim from explorers and scientists alike. Much of what we know about plant diversification has come from studies of California’s world-famous flora, and field exploration of the Inyo County region has […]

 
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