Standoff and arrest
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  (Press Release - ICSO)  On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at about 11:42 A.M., Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, with the assistance from B… Read More

 
Rescue in Lundy Canyon
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- Press release from Mono County Sheriff's Office: On the afternoon of Monday, July 28th, 2014, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County She… Read More

 
Dennis Mattinson's Weather Forecast
Dennis Mattinson Dennis Mattinson 11 hours ago

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County  BY: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / SierraW… Read More

 
Tatum voted in as administrator
Benett Kessler Benett Kessler 20 hours ago

After leaving his position as Director of the Tri-County Fairgrounds, Jim Tatum took on the job of Inyo County Deputy Public Works Director.… Read More

 
Update: Missing boy found in the Sierra
Benett Kessler Benett Kessler 22 hours ago

Missing Hiker Has Been Located! Missing 13-year-old Hiker Found in Kings Canyon National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, C… Read More

 


Standoff and arrest

  (Press Release – ICSO)  On Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at about 11:42 A.M., Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, with the assistance from Bishop Police Department, California Highway Patrol and the Tribal Police responded to the area of Pa Me Lane regarding a male subject threatening a Southern California Edison Employee with a firearm.  The Edison […]

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Rescue in Lundy Canyon

- Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office: On the afternoon of Monday, July 28th, 2014, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding two stranded hikers in the Lundy Canyon area. To access a family mining claim on steep and rocky slopes above Mill Creek, two brothers, from Utah and Nevada, […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County  BY: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / SierraWave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV- 3 TUE  JUL 29 2014 Lots of moisture yesterday with rain and lighting strikes here and there in the mountains. That big Four Corners high has shifted slightly westward this morning and […]

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Tatum voted in as administrator

After leaving his position as Director of the Tri-County Fairgrounds, Jim Tatum took on the job of Inyo County Deputy Public Works Director. As of Monday night, Tatum now has a new job. The Bishop City Council unanimously approved a contract with Tatum for City Administrator. When current Administrator Keith Caldwell announced he would leave […]

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Update: Missing boy found in the Sierra

Missing Hiker Has Been Located! Missing 13-year-old Hiker Found in Kings Canyon National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA – Missing hiker Austin Shedd, a 13-year-old male from Carlsbad, CA, and Mammoth Lakes, CA, has been found on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 9:30 p.m. by the trail crew in Kings Canyon National […]

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Historical Society offers thanks to supporters

Dear Editor, The Southern Mono Historical Society (SMHS) would like to send belated thanks to our small, but mighty crew of faithful helpers in setting up, decorating, serving food, cleaning up and tearing down of our summer events so far this season at the Hayden Cabin/Mammoth Museum.  We couldn’t have done it without all of […]

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OVC supports public access to LORP meetings

Owens Valley Committee Position on Public Observation at the LORP Summit After giving MOU parties prior notice, the Owens Valley Committee (OVC) submitted a press release on Wednesday, July 23 inviting the public to observe the proceedings of the upcoming (July 29-31) Lower Owens River Project (LORP) Summit. We noted that space would be limited. […]

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US 395 re-opened after spill

On July 26, 2014, at approximately 7:45 PM the scene on United States Highway (US)-395 was rendered safe by emergency crews after being closed due to an earlier incident that involved a hazardous material spill from a commercial motor vehicle.  At approximately 8:30 PM US-395 opened to through traffic.       UPDATE: 6PM Saturday:   The purpose of this […]

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Drought affects Bishop water supply

- City of Bishop press release The drought is measurably affecting the wells that supply water to City of Bishop and the city continues to encourage its customers to conserve water. The City of Bishop monitors the water level in the two wells that are the source of water provided to city water customers. The […]

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Inyo crew earns ‘Hotshot’ status

- Forest Service press release The Inyo National Forest is proud to announce the certification of the Inyo Interagency Hotshot Crew.  Hotshot crews consist of 20 firefighters specifically trained in wildfire suppression tactics. Hotshots provide initial attack response for fast-moving fires in remote regions and are trained to meet the most stringent physical requirements. On […]

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Remembering Bobbie Turner

  Bobbie Turner, 71  died at her home at McGee Creek after a long cancer illness.  Her husband and her  children were with her.  Her family was the most important thing to Bobbie. Bobbie worked with her husband Ray and her son Tristan in their Mono County carpet and Window Cleaning business for 38 years.  […]

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LORP River Summit

**This summit is for MOU parties only.  The public is not invited until a meeting in December.  This according to Jim Yannotta, DWP manager. Press Release from the Owens Valley Committee  - Ecosystem Sciences, consultants for the Lower Owens River Project (LORP), recently released an agenda for a three-day “LORP River Summit” to start at […]

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