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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth / Mono County  FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV – 3 MONDAY AUG 25 2014 Average weather conditions for August most of this week, with clear skies and mild temps. Towards the end of the work week, things get a […]

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Stopping the Road

‘Stopping the Road’ author in Independence, Mammoth

  – Press release One of the earliest environmental victories in the effort to preserve the Sierra Nevada’s wild lands was achieved by an unusual coalition of back country pack outfits, business owners, wilderness advocates and decidedly conservative politicians, namely former California Governor Ronald Reagan and President Richard Nixon.   Starting in the 1920s, state […]

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Bishop Paiute Tribe gets big help with housing project

- Press release from Travois The Bishop Paiute Tribe recently made history with Travois, a Kansas City-based consulting firm, when it became the first California tribe to receive an award of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) for an affordable housing project. The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) awarded the tribe, located in Bishop, […]

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Cam Zink
(Photo courtesy Peter Morning, Mammoth Mountain

World-record attempt at Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain will be in the worldwide spotlight this week. The World of X Games feature on August 21 will feature professional mountain biker Cam Zink will attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® record for the longest dirt-to-dirt mountain bike backflip at Mammoth Mountain. Using a setup designed by Zink and built up by Mammoth Mountain’s Bike Park team, Zink is expected to […]

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‘Good Ole Days’: Free and family fun

Laws Railroad Museum will be celebrating Good Ole Days on September 13, 2014.  The event will start at 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.  The admission is free & great family fun. Events planned for this include live entertainment from the Peavine Pickers.  Bring a lawn chair and enjoy their great music.  The famous pie auction will begin at 2:00 pm. Local […]

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Shirley Dalton, Aug. 16 Market winner

Always something new at Farmers’ Market

- Press release There are two Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market locations – Bishop Farmers’ Market is open Saturday mornings from June through October - 9 to 11 a.m. and is located westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall and Skip’s Outdoor Market in Mammoth Lakes, which honors the late Skip Harvey, one time mayor […]

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Dion Agee

‘Ideal candidate’ Dion Agee joins MLF

Mammoth Lakes – Evan Russell, CEO and President of Mammoth Lakes Foundation, announced the return of Dion Agee to the Mammoth Lakes Foundation as its new Executive Director. Agee, who worked for the Foundation for a brief period back in 1999, takes over beginning immediately, managing all the day-to-day activities. Agee has a long history […]

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Ms. Tammy Grimm

Fond farewell for Inyo court officer Grimm

Court Executive Officer Tammy L. Grimm resigned from her position at the Superior Court of California, County of Inyo and will take the reins as Court Executive Officer of the Superior Court of California, County of Imperial later this year. Since joining the Inyo court in 2010, Ms. Grimm served on several statewide judicial branch […]

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Celebrating the Lone Pine Film Festival

- Press release In 1989, Lone Pine Business and Community leaders formulated a plan to pay tribute to the extensive Hollywood heritage of the Eastern Sierra and the actors, directors and producers who had been coming for years to make films in Lone Pine and the surrounding area. Hollywood’s long standing love affair with the unique […]

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2013 winning team of Ian Birrell, Guy Bien, Christian Newman, and Ryan Clark.

Time for annual Mammoth Lakes Foundation Golf Classic

- Press release The 15th Annual Mammoth Lakes Foundation Golf Classic, sponsored by Ron & Shirley Heck, takes place Sunday, September 7, 2014 at Sierra Star Golf Course.  The MLF Golf Classic supports higher education and cultural enrichment in the Eastern Sierra—all part of Dave McCoy’s vision for a better community. This year MLF teams up with Bidding […]

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Baby boom at wildlife center

- Press release “Combine a long drought and a heat wave with the fact that wild birds and mammals raise their broods and packs of babies during spring and summer and you’ve got a full house at any wildlife rehabilitation facility,” said Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s director and founder, Cindy Kamler. “Baby season,” as these […]

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