Dennis Mattinson's Weather Forecast
Dennis Mattinson Dennis Mattinson 3 hours ago

FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County BY: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media: Eas… Read More

ICSO wants suspect who they say is armed and dangerous
News Staff News Staff 12 hours ago

On Wednesday, the Inyo Sheriff's Department put out the word and a photo available on our website of a man wanted for felony battery and… Read More

Local authorities investigate tagging at school buildings
Benett Kessler Benett Kessler 2 days ago

  In the Sierra Wave newsroom Tuesday morning, parents' Facebook anger showed up in our email accounts. It was all about graffit… Read More

INF gets ready for winter road closures
News Staff News Staff 2 days ago

The Inyo National Forest Prepares for Potential Winter Road Closures The Inyo National Forest is preparing for the week-end storm in the… Read More

Court of Appeal grants Mono a stay on another Luman appeal
Benett Kessler Benett Kessler 3 days ago

Dick Luman, 15-year Road Department mechanic for Mono County has tried and tried to get his job back. He's still trying. Mono County file… Read More



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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Check out wood burning appliances

Time to Check Wood Burning Appliances (Press release – Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District) With the change in the seasons, the Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District would like to remind all users of wood burning appliances to make sure that your heating system is ready to keep you and your family warm this winter.  There […]

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West Bishop once more dry

Landscape season has mostly faded away, and the mood of homeowners in West Bishop has mostly faded too along with the water that flows down Bishop Creek from the upper lakes. Empty ponds in front yards, as one man put it, are ugly and the state of water flow is depressing. Rocky Baker, board member […]

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Mammoth Brewing brings home gold

Mammoth Brewing Company Brings Home the Gold (press release) Double Nut Brown wins the Brown Porter Category at 2014 Great American Beer Festival Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (October 21, 2014) — “A world-class beer that accurately exemplifies the specified style, displaying the proper balance of taste, aroma and appearance.” That’s the definition of a gold medal […]

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Utility bill scam targets SCE customers

Utility Bill Scams Continue to Target Southern California Edison Customers (press release) Bishop, California October 20th, 2014 – Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a telephone scam that demand immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills. Imposters have been calling SCE customers telling them they must make immediate payment […]

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left – right, Undersheriff Keith Hardcastle, Sheriff Bill Lutze, Former SAR Coordinator Terry Waterbury, Assistant SAR Coordinator Deputy Brian Hohenstein, SAR Coordinator Deputy Nate Derr.

SAR commander leaves behind legacy of saving lives

On Saturday October 18th the South County Search and Rescue (SAR) Command Center, located at the Lone Pine Airport, was officially unveiled and dedicated to soon-to-be-retired Undersheriff, and longtime SAR Commander, Keith Hardcastle. The building once served as a Forest Service helicopter base center. When the Forest Service transferred their operations to the Independence airport, […]

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Letter to the editor: good work at NIH, Bishop

JUNE AILIN SEWELL 3457 Beethoven Street Los Angeles, CA 90066 Victoria Alexander-Lane Northern lnyo Hospital 150 Pioneer Lane Bishop, CA 93514 Dear Ms. Alexander-Lane: On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at about 10:00 a.m., I was on vacation at Hunewill Ranch in Bridgeport, California when I fell off of a horse cantering at about 15 miles […]

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ESBCA fundraiser

(Press Release)  Every October, pink ribbons appear all around – from cans of soup in the grocery store to stylish bracelets and lapel pins. But how does all that pink relate to breast health and breast cancer? The pink ribbons remind of our risks, responsibilities, and raising breast cancer awareness. October is Breast Cancer Awareness […]

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