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Alabama Hills fire extinguished Saturday

Saturday morning, fire swept through dry brush in the area around Tuttle Creek and Indian Spring Roads in the Alabama Hills – an area very close to as many as 80 homes west of Lone Pine. Fortunately, at last word, none of those homes was damaged. Sierra Wave’s weather forecaster, Dennis Mattinson, a resident in […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weekend forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV – 3 /  www.395weatherandtravel.com SATURDAY OCT 25 2014 Cold front entering the Bay Area about 5 am this morning. Should reach the Yosemite area about 4 pm. Problem is, as […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV – 3 /  www.395weatherandtravel.com FRIDAY OCT 24 2014 High pressure currently over Southern California will move east of the area today, in response to low pressure approaching the West Coast. […]

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Donate to “Shop with a Cop”

** NEWS  RELEASE ** DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR SHOP-WITH-A-COP Members of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Office, Bishop Police Department, and Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and other criminal justice agencies are busy planning the fourth annual Shop-with-a-Cop, scheduled for Saturday, December 13.  This is a special day where local law enforcement helps families […]

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Wilder Barton Inc. takes over water systems

The following announcement was emailed to Sierra Wave from Inyo County Public Works.  We hope to obtain more information about this development.  Meanwhile, here is what it says: ” Wilder Barton Inc. has taken over Operation and Management of the town water systems of LONE PINE, INDEPENDENCE and LAWS, for the COUNTY of INYO. “Wilder […]

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 October 18 basket winner - Betty Frampton of Bishop.

Farmers markets continue and wrap up

Lone Pine Farmers Market The next Owens Valley Certified Farmers Market will take place on Friday October 24 at the Metabolic Studio IOU Garden, Main St @ Willow, in Lone Pine, between 4 and 7pm. This Friday’s market will feature lettuce,tomatoes, apples, squash, chard, peppers, , herbs, eggs, cactus, baked goods, and art.   WIC […]

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Alicia Vennos hiked to Walker Lake for this photo of aspen at its peak.

Go see the colors

STATEWIDE SUMMARY  – http://www.californiafallcolor.com/ The duration of this autumn’s show in California’s Eastern Sierra has astounded many long-time fall color watchers.  It has become known as the autumn that will not fall, because the peak seems to endure despite wind, snow and time. Much of the lower elevations of Mono County along US 395 were peaking […]

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Marie June Chalmers

Marie June Chalmers remembered

Marie June Chalmers 1930-2014 Marie June Chalmers (84), Born in Sacramento, CA June 20, 1930 passed away October 10, 2014 in Bishop CA. Marie was preceded in death by her husband Albert in 2009. She leaves behind her loving daughters Debra, Janice, Christine and Linda, grandchildren Bryan, Sarah and Roman. She moved to June Lake […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County BY: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV- 3 / www.395weatherandtravel.com THU OCT 23 2014 Looks like warm late October days (some 5 – 10 degrees above normal) thru Friday. All set up by high pressure aloft. A […]

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Film festival karaoke

Pictured are the winners of the 5th Annual Lone Pine Film Festival Karaoke Contest (L to R) Amber Southy, from Independence, 1st Place $100 winner; Noah Castanada, from Lone Pine, 3rd Place $25 winner; and Linn Johnson, from Menifee, 2nd Place $50 winner.  The event also dedicated the stage at the Mt. Whitney Restaurant to […]

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Forest plan revision meetings

Public Meetings Announced for Forest Plan Revision (USFS press release) The U.S. Forest Service announces a series of public meetings for Forest Plan Revision for the Sierra, Sequoia and Inyo National Forests.  The meetings are scheduled for the following dates and locations: 6:00-8:00pm – Monday, November 17, Sierra National Forest, Holiday Inn, 5090 East Clinton […]

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Commission vacancies

REMINDER…. CITY OF BISHOP PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION VACANCIES AND PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY Two seats on the Parks and Recreation Commission will expire, one will expire in December 2014 and one will expire in January 2015. One seat on the Planning Commission will expire in January 2015. The City of Bishop is seeking persons interested in […]

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