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Groups, residents oppose mining at Conglomerate Mesa

Friends of the Inyo, Sierra Club press release RESIDENTS UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO MINING AT CONGLOMERATE MESA Bureau of Land Management defies community consensus; gives the green light for gold exploration near Death Valley National Park Bishop, CA — The Bureau of the Land Management recently announced a decision to allow exploration for gold at […]

 
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Bob Tanner and the 20 mule team mule days parade

Caltrans: Chairs prohibited until Saturday for Mule Days Parade

Caltrans press release BISHOP—Last year, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) asked the public to delay setting their lawn chairs along the Mule Days Parade route until the day of the parade. In the past, chairs set out early became a hazard, blowing in the street, blocking access to businesses along the route and compromising […]

 
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Robert Sharp repeats the Oath of Office as he is sworn in to serve as the Zone 3 representative to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Robert Sharp named to NIHD Board

News release Local bank executive Robert Sharp was named to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday night. Sharp, who is the Vice President of Eastern Sierra Community Bank, was one of two applicants to file for the recent Zone 3 vacancy. An Ad Hoc Committee of current […]

 
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Old windows will be replaced

Measure K would help Lone Pine Unified School District

By Deb Murphy Lone Pine and Independence schools have a lot in common. Both facilities need more than just good maintenance; they need new wiring, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, plumbing fixes, wiring upgrades, energy efficient windows. The list goes on. The major difference between the two: Lone Pine schools are 20 years […]

 
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Alaska Airlines to leave Mammoth Yosemite Airport

Press release Alaska Airlines to Discontinue Air Service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport New airline partners being sought to replace and expand service Mammoth Lakes, Calif (May 19, 2018) – On Thursday, May 17th officials from Alaska Airlines informed Mammoth Lakes Tourism that they would be discontinuing air service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH). Current daily […]

 
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From Mono County Tourism

Tioga Pass Road opens for 2018 season

News release Yosemite National Park announced that Tioga Road (Highway 120 East) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:00 am. There will be limited services available along Tioga Road. All campgrounds along Tioga Road remain closed. There is no anticipated opening date for the Tuolumne Meadows store […]

 
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Independence Peak/Photo courtesy of Andrew Kirk

Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis “dmatt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Radio / TV / Online   MON MAY 21 2018   WEATHER DISCUSSION: Yet another low pressure system will settle over California and Western Nevada. Bringing slightly cooler temperatures, lower snow levels in the mountains (above 8,000 […]

 
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Bridgeport Kitchen

Bridgeport Kitchen ready for grand opening

New Locally-Owned Commercial Bakery Opens in Bridgeport, California Grand Opening on May 23 (Press release) Bridgeport, CA – Bridgeport Kitchen, LLC announces a grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony on May 23, 2018, from 4-6 pm, at the newly-constructed commercial bakery facility at 24 Jack Sawyer Road, Bridgeport, CA. Local dignitaries, business owners, and Chamber of Commerce […]

 
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Furnace Creek Ranch Managers Carl and Bess Erskine took care of the Death Valley visitors for a number of the years in the 1930s and '40s, courtesy ECM

More bingo and fun with Independence Lions Club

Press release Independence Lions Club Bingo and free Death Valley Vacation with golf! The Independence Lions Club invite all their friends and neighbors to join them this coming Tuesday May 22 for a fun filled night out. The Lions will once again be host to their very popular 4th Tuesday of the Month Bingo night […]

 
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Chip Ermish, wine director at Jimmy’s Taverna at Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa. The restaurant’s award-winning wine selections include intriguing cost-effective bottles from Greece, Lebanon, Syria and the Pacific Northwest.

Jimmy’s Taverna ‘Taking Wine to New Heights’

Press release Jimmy’s Taverna at Sierra Nevada Resort Named a Top Mountain Retreat for Wine Mammoth Lakes restaurant honored by Wine Spectator for “Taking Wine to New Heights” Mammoth Lakes, Calif. — May 14, 2018 —Wine Spectator has recognized the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa’s on-site restaurant Jimmy’s Taverna in Mammoth Lakes, California, as one […]

 
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Reds work

Reds Meadow Road has considerable damage

News release The Inyo National Forest, with assistance from the Town of Mammoth Lakes, has plowed and cleared the Reds Meadow Road beyond Minaret Vista. Engineering and the Acting District Ranger evaluated the road conditions. The movement of some cracks in the upper 2.5 miles was noted, but overall that section of road is holding […]

 
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