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Jim Brackney: 1932-2017

JAMES CAREY BRACKNEY 1932-2017 Jim as he was known by family and friends, went to be with the Lord November 12, 2017 at the age of 85. Jim was born on August 19, 1932 to Carey James Brackney and Mary Elizabeth (Clayton) Brackney in Fallon, Nevada. Jim started working at the age of 13 driving […]

 
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Chris Fire forces full closure of US 395 north of Bridgeport

Chris Fire Burns an Estimated 200 Acres Bridgeport, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 – The 200-acre Chris Fire is actively burning on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Bridgeport Ranger District west of US Highway 395 about five miles north of Sonora Junction, near Chris Flat Campground. The fire is actively burning in grass, brush, and timber. U.S. Route […]

 
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Bruce Bell

Bruce Bell: 1926-2017

Rollin Bruce Bell, 91 Bruce passed away peacefully with loved ones at his side in Reno, NV on November 6, 2017. A third-generation Owens Valley native, Bruce was born in Lone Pine, CA on May 29, 1926. His early years were spent in Independence, graduating from Independence High. He loved flying over the valley and was […]

 
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Drink it in – OVC screening ‘The Longest Straw’ this weekend

Press release The Owens Valley Committee is sponsoring the screening of the film “The Longest Straw” the week-end of November 17-19. You will have three opportunities to see this award-winning film. Admission is free — donations are gratefully accepted. All showings are at 6 p.m. • Friday – November 17th – The Smokehouse, 325 S. […]

 
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Fire-preparedness meetings next week in Paradise, Swall Meadows

News release Despite the widespread burning of the landscape and many homes during the 2015 Round Fire, residents of Swall Meadows and Paradise know that wildfire continues to be a constant threat. To help prepare for the inevitable next fire, the Wheeler Crest Fire Safe Council has partnered with the Paradise Fire Protection District and […]

 
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Mammoth will receive assistance to help reduce impacts from wildfires

News release The Town of Mammoth Lakes announced Wednesday that it has been selected as one of eight new communities from across the country to receive technical assistance in 2018 under a national program that helps reduce the impacts from wildfires. As more cities and counties across the country experience devastating wildfires, the Community Planning […]

 
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