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Turners open new tasting room in former Whiskey Creek

  New Craft Beer Tasting Room with a Mammoth View Mammoth Brewing Company revives storied Whiskey Creek location, appealing to both local community and craft beer enthusiasts in the region and beyond (Press Release)  MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. (April 16, 2014) – Mammoth Brewing Company announced today that it will open a new tasting room in […]

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Motorcycle vs. pick-up

(CHP Press Release)  On Friday, April 18, 2014, at approximately 1:15 PM, Party #1, a 61 year old male from South Lake Tahoe, California, was riding a 2002 Harley-Davidson motorcycle and was traveling southbound on State Route (SR) 182 at an unknown speed. Party #2, a 50 year old male from Winnemucca, Nevada, was driving […]

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CHP arrest driver on DUI, speeding, drugs and assault

(CHP Press Release)  On Tuesday April 15, 2014, at approximately 7:30 P.M., a California Highway Patrol officer, assigned to the Mammoth Lakes Resident Post,  observed a red Toyota Scion traveling southbound on US-395, north of SR-203, at 100 miles per hour.  Once behind the vehicle, the officer recognized it as a vehicle which had been contacted multiple times earlier […]

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Fun day remembering Norman Clyde

Birthday Bash Celebrates Norman Clyde, a Sierra Original  By Jon Klusmire Norman Clyde remains a larger-than-life figure whose accomplishments as a mountaineer and climber are sometimes overshadowed today by a focus on a small number of personal quirks and amazing accomplishments that have also added to his status as a legendary figure in the history […]

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Caltrans update: pass openings

Pass Openings in Inyo and Mono Counties SR 120 West – Tioga Pass Road open to the Park Entrance Gate BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is proud to announce that the snow has been cleared and maintenance performed to enable the following passes to reopen from their winter closures: State Route 120 (west) […]

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Pam Murphy will move on from MMSA

PAM MURPHY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR FUTURE (Press Release) Mammoth Mountain Ski Area executive Pam Murphy shared with employees Tuesday that she is moving on from the company. “After 40 years with Mammoth Mountain I am moving on to spend more time enjoying life. To say I have loved my time here would be an understatement. […]

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Live radio Friday night on KSRW-FM

Sierra Wave Media Announces New Friday Night Radio Show Sierra Wave Media is proud to announce that The Drive on 92.5 will air on 92.5FM and 96.5FM during the Friday evening 6-9 p.m. time slot, beginning Friday April 18. Veteran disc jockey and local radio and television journalist Rob Gill, and his longtime friend and […]

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Soil contamination south of Mammoth

(Forest Service Press Release)  Elevated Levels of Metals found at the Mill City Stamp Mill Bishop, Calif., April 14, 2014 – Elevated levels of mercury, lead, and arsenic have been detected during preliminary sampling of soils and historic mill tailings at the Mill City Stamp Mill, south of Old Mammoth and east of Twin Lakes. In […]

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The season for hantavirus risks

(Press Release – Public Health Officer Dr. Rick Johnson) Although mice carry the hantavirus all year, this is the start of the season when humans typically begin activities that put them at risk of being exposed to the hantavirus. Spring cleaning activities, such as opening up closed buildings that have been unused overwinter, often provide […]

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Russian visitor arrested

(Press Release) On Saturday, April 12, 2014, at approximately 8:34 P.M., a California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area officer was requested to assist a Mono County Sheriff’s Deputy with a traffic stop on US 395, just north of Topaz Lane.  The deputy had stopped a Nissan Altima for driving at a speed greater than 80 MPH […]

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Traffic stop turned felony marijuana arrest

(Press Release)  On Friday, April 11, 2014 at approximately 7:30 PM a California Highway Patrol officer assigned to the Bridgeport office made a traffic stop on a white, 2010 Toyota Corolla for a mechanical violation of the California Vehicle Code on US-395 northbound, just south of Hot Creek Hatchery Road.  The officer contacted the two individuals in […]

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Cops vs. kids basketball

Cops vs. Kids: Basketball Game Fundraiser – Lee Vining High School It’s that time again! With the cops coming off a recent win with the Coleville High School boys’ basketball team, the Cops vs Kids game is back! Who will be victorious this time? On Saturday, April 12th, 2014, at 5:00pm, join the Mono County […]

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