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PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 19, 2015) U.S. Naval aircraft and aircraft from the Chilean Air Force participate in a fly-by adjacent to aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). UNITAS 2015, the U.S. Navy's longest running annual multinational maritime exercise, is part of the Southern Seas deployment planned by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet. This 56th iteration of UNITAS is conducted in two phases: UNITAS Pacific, hosted by Chile, Oct. 13-24, 2015 and UNITAS Atlantic, hosted by Brazil scheduled for November. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. David Babka/Released)

Veterans Day honored in Eastern Sierra

Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR) is pleased to announce and invite members of the community to attend the annual Veterans Day event scheduled for Wednesday, November 11, 2015. The event will begin at 9am at the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department, Station #1, on Main Street in Mammoth Lakes. The purpose of Veterans Day is to celebrate […]

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No mobile marijuana sales in Mammoth

By Deb Murphy No little, brightly-colored delivery econo cars or the equivalent of lunch wagons will be plying marijuana sales in the town of Mammoth. The Town Council nixed that idea at Wednesday evening’s meeting, beating the anticipated deadline to maintain local control over some aspects of the marijuana trade. The vote was 4-0 in favor […]

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Mammoth man dies in dirt-bike accident

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the afternoon of Friday, October 16, 2015, at approximately 3:00pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a single dirt bike collision near the Chair 2 parking lot at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. Kurt Kruse, age 59, of Mammoth Lakes, California, was riding dirt bikes with […]

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Mammoth man pleads not guilty to archeological violations

Press release from the Department of Justice Office of the United States Attorney Eastern District of California United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner FRESNO, Calif. — Jonathan Cornelius Bourne, 59, of Mammoth Lakes, was arraigned today before United States Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe after a federal grand jury returned a 21-count indictment against him, […]

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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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