Dennis Mattinson's Weather Forecast
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FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth / Mono County  FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster / Sierra Wave… Read More

Remembering Bobbie Turner
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  Bobbie Turner, 71  died at her home at McGee Creek after a long cancer illness.  Her husband and her  children were with her.  Her f… Read More

LORP River Summit
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  Press Release Ecosystem Sciences, consultants for the Lower Owens River Project (LORP), recently released an agenda for a t… Read More

Correctional officers graduate
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The Sheriff’s Office wants to congratulate Seneca Willis and Angilberto Castaneda (both Correctional Officers at the Inyo County Sheriff… Read More

CHP incidents
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On July 22, 2014, at approximately 2:50 PM, Mr. Andrew Hickey was driving a 2001, Dodge, Durango, northbound on US highway 395, south of Swa… Read More


Frank Grazide, III

Frank Grazide passed away at 101

   Francisco (Frank) Antonio Grazide III 1913-2014 Born in La Puente, California to Helen Walsh and Francisco Grazide II on March 13th, 1913, Frank Grazide lived a long and prosperous life, passing away peacefully in Bishop, California on July 16th at the age of 101.  Frank is lovingly remembered by his family and friends as […]

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APCD approves Ormat EIS/EIR without monitoring plan

AIR DISTRICT APPROVES CONTROVERSIAL GEOTHERMAL PROJECT DESPITE PRIOR COMMITMENT TO REQUIRE PLAN PROTECTING LOCAL WATER SUPPLIES Water District Concerned Project will Move Forward without Adequate Monitoring and Mitigation Plan, Threatening Local Water Supplies Amidst Record Drought Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District’s (Great Basin) Air Pollution Control Officer, Theodore Schade, […]

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LADWP to build solar plant

(Press Release)   LADWP to Begin Construction on Major Solar Power Plant Beacon Solar Highlights L.A.’s Clean Energy Future The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the 250-megawatt (MW) Beacon Solar Power Project.  This new solar array is an important component […]

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Arizona woman and pet cat taken into custody

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at approximately 3:00 A.M., a Mono County Sheriff’s Deputy was responding to call for service when he came upon a traffic collision on US 395, north of Conway Summit.  The Sheriff’s Deputy requested assistance from the California Highway Patrol (CHP).  One officer and one sergeant were “called out” from their residences and […]

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SAR Operation - Agnew Meadows Pack Trip

Three Mono SAR operations

(Press releases – MCSO, Jennifer Hansen) On the evening of Friday, July 18, 2014, at approximately 9:00pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a lost backpacker in the area of Cora Lake. A 22-year-old backpacker was separated from his friends on the Pacific Crest Trail and became lost in the general area of […]

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Roads washed out by storms

Storms Washout Roads in the White and Inyo Mountains The series of storms that passed over the Eastern Sierra last week have caused damage to the several roads in the White Mountains. Summer thunderstorms brought heavy rains to some areas of the White and Inyo Mountains, where road washouts have occurred. Roads in the Crooked […]

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MLPD reveals scam info

(Provided by Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Detective Doug Hornbeck)   Bill Scam Calls for Continuous Public Awareness Subhead:  Education remains key to protecting customers  By Susan Cox The voice on the telephone is insistent. “I’m with Southern California Edison. You’re late on your Edison bill for the last two months.  We have a truck on […]

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Inyo Employees’ side of the story

  The Other Side of the Story from Inyo County Employees Association  (press release) Inyo County Employees Association Local 315 (ICEA) would like to share our perspective on the history of recent salary increases and the current discussions about County budget cuts. As the bargaining representative for the majority of Inyo County Employees, ICEA participated […]

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Chamber Music Unbound

  TICKET INFO:  Tickets ($30 Adult, $22 Senior, $10 Student) at The Booky Joint, online: or at the door on concert nights beginning at 6:45 PM. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 7:30 PM, Cerro Coso College, Mammoth Lakes The 2014 Unbound Chamber Music Festival’s opening concert, “Serenade at Sunset” features the Felici Trio, esteemed violinist Corey Cerovsek […]

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Samuel Robert Wasson

Sam Wasson remembered

  Samuel Robert Wasson Obituary Samuel Robert Wasson, 74, resident of the Owens Valley for more than 35 years, passed away on July 17, 2014 surrounded by his family. Born in Santa Monica on July 3, 1940, Sam lived in Independence during his early life. Sam was born into a family of miners who had […]

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C.B. ‘Jack’ Frost: 1944-2014

  C.B. Jack Frost age 70, resident of Big Pine, CA. for 28 years. Was born in Fresno CA. on February 8, 1944 to parents C.B. Jack Frost Sr. and Georgerina Frost,. He passed away on July 12, 2014 at Northern Inyo Hospital in Bishop CA. Surrounded by his loved ones. Jack served in the […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County  FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster / SierraWave Media: Eastern Sierra News / TV- 3 MONDAY JULY 14 2014 Well last night and Saturday night, the atmosphere over our district was highly charged with moisture and electricity (convection). All due to an upper level disturbance from the Las […]

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