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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 / Television / Online   THU JAN 18 2018   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   A moderate Winter storm moves thru the area today and tomorrow, bringing periods of heavy snow and very windy conditions to Mono […]

 
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Denis Tillemans: 1946-2018

Denis Tillemans was born March 31st, 1946 and peacefully passed through on January 14, 2018 joining in heaven with his St. Monica High School sweetheart and wife of 44 years, Colleen Tillemans. Denis was a US Marine and Loyola Marymount graduate who utilized employment at the LADWP as a means to move from Southern California […]

 
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Mammoth Mountain, June now under Alterra Mountain Company

Press release Announcing Alterra Mountain Company: A Family of 12 Iconic Mountain Destinations in North America Formed by Affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company DENVER, CO, January 11, 2018 – The joint venture of affiliates of KSL Capital Partners and Henry Crown and Company that curated 12 premier destinations in North America, […]

 
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Two Olancha residents arrested on felony charges

From Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On January 12th at approximately 10:14 Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call from a man in Olancha who reported that he had shots fired at him. Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies and California Highway Patrol responded to the location and determined that  54 yr old Olancha resident, Steven Paul […]

 
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MCWD wants to reopen review on Ormat project

MCWD Asks Regulators to Reopen the Public Review Process for Ormat’s Geothermal Expansion Project MCWD news release Independence, CA – Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) Thursday urged the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (Great Basin) to reopen the environmental public review process for Ormat’s Casa Diablo IV (CD-IV) geothermal project at Great Basin’s […]

 
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Update on North Sierra Strategic Plan

NORTH SIERRA STRATEGIC PLAN GETS RAVE REVIEWS, BUT NEXT STEPS TAKE BIG BUCKS By Deb Murphy The North Sierra Strategic Plan received rave reviews at both the Bishop City Council and Inyo County Board of Supervisors this week. The only issues with the consultant’s assessment of five potential multi-use sites was money and market demand. […]

 
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Inyo County files legal challenge on LADWP CEQA

Inyo County news release On January 5, the County of Inyo filed litigation challenging the legality of a “negative declaration” adopted by the City of Los Angeles’ Department of Water and Power (LADWP) pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in November when it approved a two-month pump test of Well 385R, claiming that […]

 
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Bishop Lions ‘tank’ Eastern Sierra Propane

Press release Shown above filling their pancake trailer propane tank at Eastern Sierra Propane for the recent Shop-With-A-Cop pancake breakfast and same-day grilled  hamburger-hot dog lunch at Laws Museum for the Railroad Express event are: Bishop Lions (l-r) District 4-L1 Sierra Region chair Stan Smith; 2017-2018 Lion Club President AJ Hooper; Eastern Sierra Propane owner Tom […]

 
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Feds shift pot policy – so now what?

By Deb Murphy Now that Inyo and Mono counties have spent time and resources gauging area acceptance, or not, of recreational marijuana, the U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has roiled the waters. Late last week, Sessions rolled back the President Obama policy of letting states deal with pot issues. In essence, under the Cole Memorandum […]

 
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