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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County  FROM: Dennis “Matt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR:  Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV- 3 / www.395weatherandtravel.com THU  JUL 02 2015 We had the deepest moisture yet, yesterday and last night. Plenty of isolated showers and nocturnal thunderstorms. The ridge of high pressure is over […]

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Fireworks prohibited in Mammoth Lakes; officials urge fire safety

– Press release from Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District All fireworks are prohibited in the Town of Mammoth Lakes, regardless if “safe and sane” or not.  In addition, personal use of fireworks is prohibited in the non-incorporated areas of Mono County, on the Inyo National Forest (INF), and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. Due […]

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Mono court upholds approval by GBAPCD

– Press release from Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Tuesday, the Mono County Superior Court released its decision for the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (Great Basin) to uphold its conditional approval for a new geothermal project by Ormat located in the Casa Diablo area of the Inyo National Forest. In his […]

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MCWD embraces ‘Brown is the New Green’

– Press releases from Mammoth Community Water District The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) implemented Level 3 Water Shortage Conditions this year in early April when the runoff year started with just 2 percent of normal conditions. Reducing irrigation demand is critical to ensure we meet our 30% reduction target and have a reliable potable water supply. With […]

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New drug policy for BUHS student-athletes

By Deb Murphy Student athletes at Bishop High School will face a new drug, alcohol and tobacco policy this fall as part of the school’s Athletic Code of Conduct, one that Principal Randy Cook said represents a change of philosophy, combining education with accountability. The changes are significant, requiring an athlete to adhere to state […]

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Update on endangered species listings

By Deb Murphy Staff from U.S. Fish and Wildlife regional offices were on hand at the Inyo County Board of Supervisors June 16 meeting, providing an update on future and current endangered species listings. The entourage came in response to the Supervisors request to open a dialogue on proposed critical habitat for the yellow-legged frog […]

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Celebration of Life for Diane Markham

Diane Louise Markham, age 65, passed away on May 26, 2015 from her long battle with cancer at Southern Inyo Hospital with family at her side. A resident of Lone Pine California for 18 years, Diane was born in Southern California, on June 19, 1949. Diane was raised in Chatsworth, CA until 1960 when her […]

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Bishop Amateur Radio Club girds for ‘Field Day’

– Press release Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 27 – 28 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service Members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 27 – 28 in the Alabama Hills just west of Lone Pine. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America […]

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Suspicious letter, powder delivered in June Lake

– Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015, at approximately 5:00 pm, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a call from a resident of June Lake regarding a suspicious letter that was received. A resident of the community of June Lake received a suspicious letter containing a white […]

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