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Caltrans awards local transportation planning grants

 

 Caltrans news release BISHOP—Caltrans announced local transportation planning grants have been awarded. Local agencies will put this money to use for planning efforts and projects that support more sustainable communities, reduce transportation-related greenhouse gases and adapt for the effects of climate change. “These grants will provide much needed funding to support the efforts by local […]

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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 WED MAY 23 2018   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   An area of low pressure once again produced scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms over our forecast area yesterday. Most of that activity was over […]

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Groups, residents oppose mining at Conglomerate Mesa

 

 Friends of the Inyo, Sierra Club press release RESIDENTS UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO MINING AT CONGLOMERATE MESA Bureau of Land Management defies community consensus; gives the green light for gold exploration near Death Valley National Park Bishop, CA — The Bureau of the Land Management recently announced a decision to allow exploration for gold at […]

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Caltrans: Chairs prohibited until Saturday for Mule Days Parade

 

 Caltrans press release BISHOP—Last year, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) asked the public to delay setting their lawn chairs along the Mule Days Parade route until the day of the parade. In the past, chairs set out early became a hazard, blowing in the street, blocking access to businesses along the route and compromising […]

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Robert Sharp repeats the Oath of Office as he is sworn in to serve as the Zone 3 representative to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors. Photo by Barbara Laughon/Northern Inyo Healthcare District

Robert Sharp named to NIHD Board

 

 News release Local bank executive Robert Sharp was named to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday night. Sharp, who is the Vice President of Eastern Sierra Community Bank, was one of two applicants to file for the recent Zone 3 vacancy. An Ad Hoc Committee of current […]

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Measure K would help Lone Pine Unified School District

 

 By Deb Murphy Lone Pine and Independence schools have a lot in common. Both facilities need more than just good maintenance; they need new wiring, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, plumbing fixes, wiring upgrades, energy efficient windows. The list goes on. The major difference between the two: Lone Pine schools are 20 years […]

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Alaska Airlines to leave Mammoth Yosemite Airport

 

 Press release Alaska Airlines to Discontinue Air Service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport New airline partners being sought to replace and expand service Mammoth Lakes, Calif (May 19, 2018) – On Thursday, May 17th officials from Alaska Airlines informed Mammoth Lakes Tourism that they would be discontinuing air service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH). Current daily […]

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Tioga Pass Road opens for 2018 season

 

 News release Yosemite National Park announced that Tioga Road (Highway 120 East) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:00 am. There will be limited services available along Tioga Road. All campgrounds along Tioga Road remain closed. There is no anticipated opening date for the Tuolumne Meadows store […]

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