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Let’s be careful out there – summer safety tips

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release As the historic Sierra snowpack continues to melt and create swift moving local waterways, residents and visitors are reminded that the Owens River will continue to pose a significant safety threat due to fast currents and debris. This summer safer waterways are suggested for cooling off; Diaz Lake, Klondike Lake, and […]

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City of Bishop celebrates history with storefront decorating contest

Press release Bishop, CA – The City of Bishop, in partnership with the Bishop Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the first event in a series of storefront decorating contests. The inaugural contest invites businesses to decorate storefront windows to celebrate the upcoming Tri-County Fair, with the theme “Celebrating 130 Years of Fun.” The Storefront Decorating Contest is […]

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Inyo, Mono get Caltrans ‘fix it first’ construction funds

Caltrans press release SACRAMENTO—The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state. Caltrans is able to jumpstart these road repairs thanks to the passage of the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill […]

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Many thanks from SMHS for fundraiser

Press release The Southern Mono Historical Society (SMHS) would like to thank all who helped make our 2nd Annual Jazz by the Creek fundraiser event a HUGE success. Most especially our headliner Tom Rigney and Flambeau who were a favorite band at the past Mammoth Lakes Jazz Jubilee and who brought down the tent with […]

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INF updates species of conservation concern list

One more preview: Updating the Inyo National Forest’s Species of Conservation Concern List Press release Today we’re sharing proposed updates to the Inyo National Forests’ species of conservation concern (SCC) list. This “preview” comes as the Inyo completes a final environmental impact statement and forest plan. Previously we shared information about sustainable recreation, aquatic and […]

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State of the Inyo – almost all campgrounds, roads open

Press release It’s starting to look like summer. All forest campgrounds and roads are open on the Whitney and White Mountain Ranger Districts. Everything is open up north except for Agnew Meadows Campgrounds and Saddlebag Lake Campgrounds. Also attached is a link to the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District for information about smoke […]

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Reds Meadow Rd., shuttle open Friday

Press release The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am. This road received storm damage after the substantial snowpack from this winter and the subsequent melt-off and flooding. The forest’s Engineering Crew rebuilt a segment of the road […]

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Manzanar to screen ‘One-Two-One-Seven’

Press release Shizuko Okazaki’s parents put her and her sister to bed in their Manzanar barracks the night of September 24, 1942. The next morning, the girls awoke to find their mother dead and their father taking his last breaths. Fred Okazaki had murdered his wife Frances, and then committed suicide. Horrified neighbors whisked Shizuko […]

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Next preview for Inyo National Forest plan

US Forest Service press release We have your next preview of the Inyo National Forest’s final environmental impact statement and forest plan. Today we’re sharing the updated wild and scenic rivers (WSR) eligibility study. Previously we shared updated plan direction for sustainable recreation and aquatic and riparian resources. Soon you’ll see updated information for species […]

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Learn about ‘California’s Deadliest Earthquakes’ Saturday

Press release Presentation at the Eastern California Museum focuses on ‘California’s Deadliest Earthquakes’ California is unique for many reasons, but its history of one-of-a-kind, deadly earthquakes is a feature that virtually every resident has either experienced or can relate to. Indeed, “waiting for the big one” is a situation shared by virtually every Californian in […]

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