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Mammoth will receive assistance to help reduce impacts from wildfires

News release The Town of Mammoth Lakes announced Wednesday that it has been selected as one of eight new communities from across the country to receive technical assistance in 2018 under a national program that helps reduce the impacts from wildfires. As more cities and counties across the country experience devastating wildfires, the Community Planning […]

 
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Winter closures in State of the Inyo update

News release Visitors should check road conditions before they travel. The State of the Inyo, current as of 11/9/17 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Tioga Pass, Saddlebag Lake Rd., Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Bodie (Hwy 270), Lundy Canyon, Panum Crater, Hwy 120 E (Benton), June Lake Loop (Hwy 158), Parker Lake Rd. Roads Closed: […]

 
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Coming to Bishop: ‘Always … Patsy Cline’

Press release “Always…Patsy Cline” Takes the Stage at the Bishop Elks Lodge Always…Patsy Cline created by Ted Swindley – based on a story​ Nov. 16-19, 2017 Thurs. – Sat. @ 7pm Sun. @ 4pm ​ NEW LOCATION! – Elk’s Lodge 151 E. Line Street, Bishop Tickets online: $20 Tickets at the door $22 No discounts […]

 
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Paperless billing now available from MCWD

News release from Mammoth Community Water District MCWD Offers Account Holders an Opportunity to Go Green with Paperless Billing Electronic bill delivery is free and convenient! MCWD now provides customers the opportunity to receive their monthly bills electronically as an alternative to paper bills. Enrolled customers will receive an email with their current bill attached […]

 
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Donations sought for annual ‘Shop With A Cop’

Press release Donations sought for the Annual Eastern Sierra Shop with a Cop It’s hard to believe that the Christmas holiday season is right around the corner! Law enforcement officers and public safety staff from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies throughout Mono and Inyo Counties are busy planning the Annual Shop-with-a-Cop event, which will be held […]

 
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Sierra Vision Award accepting nominations

Press release Nominate Your Favorite Local Leader for a Sierra Vision Award Truckee, CA – Can you think of a local leader in your community deserving of recognition? Sierra Business Council (SBC) is inviting the Sierra Nevada community to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, and government agencies for the 2017 Sierra Vision Awards. The Sierra Vision Awards recognize […]

 
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Special Veterans Day program at Manzanar

Press release In 1943, twenty-two year old Marine Pfc. Robert E. Borchers returned from fighting in the Pacific to learn that the United States had incarcerated 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry, two-thirds of whom were U.S. citizens. In October, he wrote a fiery letter in defense of Japanese Americans, saying “We are fighting for freedom […]

 
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Children’s Classic – ‘Art Dog’ in Mammoth

Press release Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre Presents its 2017 Theatre for Young Audiences Production of ART DOG The Children’s Classic has one public performance Sunday, November 12th only  Mammoth Lakes – Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre’s annual Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) production for 2017 is based on the children’s book “Art Dog” by Thacher Hurd. […]

 
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Information on Kidde recall for fire extinguishers

News release from Mammoth Lakes Fire Department Kidde has recently issued a recall for fire extinguishers with plastic handles and certain push button “pindicator” extinguishers, due to failure to discharge and the nozzle becoming clogged, which has caused at least one death. In addition, the extinguisher may require excessive force to activate and the nozzle […]

 
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Stiff sentence handed down in Bencoma case

News release from Inyo County Attorney’s office Raymond Bencoma was sentenced today by the Inyo County Superior Court to 141 years, 4 months to Life  in prison.  The Honorable Brian J. Lamb ordered the sentence after today’s hearing.  Mr. Bencoma will be transferred to the reception center of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation […]

 
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Reported suicide attempt at Bishop Union High School

A Bishop Union High School female student reportedly attempted suicide at the school this morning. Bishop Unified School District Superintendent Barry Simpson sent a voicemail message to parents, guardians and staff about the situation. That message said: “Hello – this is Superintendent Barry Simpson with an important announcement regarding an incident at Bishop Union High […]

 
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