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BLM to construct monitoring wells near Mammoth

– Press release BISHOP, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, has approved construction of three groundwater monitoring wells near the town of Mammoth Lakes. The wells will be used to monitor groundwater conditions to provide increased assurance that geothermal resource […]

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Thinning work at Old Shady Rest

– USFS press release The Inyo National Forest announces that a mechanical thinning project will begin this week in the Old Shady Rest Campground and surrounding area.   The project is designed to provide needed defensible space for the community of Mammoth Lakes in the event of a wildland fire. Approximately thirty acres will be […]

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Van Dyke Fire estimated at 450 acres

The Van Dyke Fire has been mapped at 450 acres and is 75% contained. The fire is in grass and sage fuels and has received measurable moisture. More rain and snow is in the forecast in the next few days. Fire crews are improving fireline today and mopping up lingering hotspots. Crews expect to fully […]

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Update on Round Fire: 7,000 acres, 20 structures

UPDATE: 9:30 AM The Round Fire: Acres: 7,000 – 30 percent contained 20 structures and outbuildings destroyed (preliminary county) 200 personnel; 47 engines; 29 fire crews, two bulldozers One injury to firefighter due to smoke inhalation Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make […]

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Busy year for Mono County Search and Rescue

– Press release This past year has been a busy one for the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team. The all-volunteer team “dedicated to saving lives” has responded to 31 callouts in 2014. These incidents involved 41 subjects; all but one was visitors to the Eastern Sierra and Mono County. These incidents also […]

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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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