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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  TUE FEB 21 2017   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   Mammoth Mountain (Main Lodge) is now sitting at 488 inches of snow this season. Speaking […]

 
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New book spotlights ‘Tales Along El Camino Sierra’

History Program and Book Signing at the Eastern California Museum in Independence On Saturday February 25th, The Eastern California Museum in Independence will be hosting a history program and book signing event with local authors and Owens Valley residents David and Gayle Woodruff introducing their new Eastern Sierra history book;Tales Along El Camino Sierra. The […]

 
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Inyo County Supervisors approve local grants

Press release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors recently approved 10 grants to various local, non-profit community groups and organizations, for a total of $20,984. The grant process is part of the county’s Community Project Sponsorship Program, which awards grants to projects and programs that will help promote the area to visitors, create events that […]

 
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More from Lone Pine town meeting

By Deb Murphy In addition to Portagee Joe, Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley’s town meeting in Lone Pine recently covered a range of topics. Here are the highlights: Kingsley asked for patience as the County wrangles with the house-sized boulders clogging the newly-paved Mount Whitney Portal Road. “I think we can deal with this before […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors to talk SGMA

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s administrator and Water Department have outlined their perspective on how best to bring the Owens River Groundwater Basin into compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Sounds simple, right? It’s not. There are 13 public agencies, including two counties. Community Service Districts, a groundwater management district and the City of […]

 
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Information, contacts for building damage in Mammoth

TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES INFORMATION REGARDING RECENT BUILDING DAMAGE RESULTING FROM HEAVY SNOW: GENERAL INFORMATION: With the recent record breaking snow we have experienced this winter thus far, some structures in town have experienced some degree of structural damage. Some damage has been minor, while other structures have experienced major structural damage. Cracks in drywall […]

 
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Town mourns death of employee ‘Willy’ Willingham

Press release Erin “Willy” Willingham, 45, resident of the community of June Lake, died early Friday morning, February 17, 2017. Willy was a long time employee of the Town of Mammoth Lakes, employed since 1996, as a Road Maintenance Worker. Willy was a skilled equipment operator, facility painter and jack-of-all-trades who loved his family, fellow workmates […]

 
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Bishop Little League registration, evaluations

Press release Bishop Little League Baseball Player Try-out / Evaluations will be held on Saturday February 18th and Saturday February 25th, 2017. All Little League Baseball players league age 8 to 12 years old must attend one of these player evaluations. The Evaluations will be held at Bishop City Park Baseball Field #3. Baseball players […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors receive marijuana tutorial

By Deb Murphy One thing was clear after the public comment period at the Planning Department’s presentation on upcoming community outreach meetings on marijuana operations during Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting: the industry has come a long way from growin’ your own under bright lights in a bathroom. Reginald Cook, a medical marijuana […]

 
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A flood control pond on the Owens Lake hosts birds and creates a scenic landscape, thanks to the Sierra in the background. Photo by Robin Black

Third Annual Owens Lake Bird Festival set for April 28-30

Press release Lone Pine, CA – Owens Lake is where water, vast open sky, the high rise of the Sierra Nevada, thousands of migratory birds, and the story of human presence come together to define the geography of a special place. Friends of the Inyo invites you to witness the splendor of the thousands of bird species […]

 
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MLR to conduct search for new Executive Director

Press release The Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR) Board of Directors took action at their Board meeting Tuesday evening to conduct a nation-wide search for a new Executive Director for the organization effective July 1, 2017. MLR Board President Tom Johnson thanked Rich Boccia, the founding Executive Director of the organization for his exemplary work over […]

 
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