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Bridgeport Main St. project earns state recognition

Press release At the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting on April 12, Caltrans District 9 Director Brent Green presented the 2015 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award for the Bridgeport Main Street Revitalization Project to the Bridgeport Valley Regional Planning Advisory Committee, represented by committee member Steve Noble, and Mono County staff Wendy Sugimura and […]

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Mono County earns conservation leadership award

Press release Bridgeport, CA – On March 16, 2016, Mono County’s role in the collaborative effort to conserve the Bi-State Distinct Population Segment (Bi-State DPS) of Greater Sage-grouse was recognized during the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and US Forest Service (USFS) Joint Awards Reception held at the 81st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources […]

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Crowley Lake man receives penalties for deer poaching

Press release from CDF&W California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers concluded an extensive deer poaching investigation out of Mono County, resulting in a guilty plea. Wildlife officers received several tips from legitimate hunters in Inyo and Mono Counties who reported suspected poaching activities from Gary John Watters, 56, of Crowley Lake. Between the […]

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Forest Service planning prescribed fire projects

Forest Service press release The Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest are planning to implement several prescribed fire projects for habitat improvement and hazardous fuels reduction in the upcoming fall and winter months. Prescribed fires will be conducted when weather and fuel moisture conditions are within prescription to safely accomplish […]

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Woman sentenced in child-endangerment case

Mono County District Attorney press release On Sunday, July 5, 2015, Paramedics responded to a call for a ten-month old baby drowning in a hot tub at the Village. A maintenance working for the village saw the baby floating in the hot tub and pulled the baby out.  The mother, 26 year old, Ms. Danielle […]

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Marijuana eradication in Mono, Inyo counties

Mono County District Attorney’s Office press release On June 1, 2015 the Mono County DA’s Office conducted flight operations in accordance with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s marijuana eradication program.  The purpose of the program is to locate large scale outdoor marijuana grows on public lands within Mono County. These flight operations resulted in the detection […]

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Walker Fire update: Tioga Pass re-opens

– Press release from US Forest Service The Tioga Pass Road between Highway 395 and the Yosemite National Park Entrance re-opened today at 1:00 p.m. The road is opening without and escort. However, there will no stopping along the eastern six miles of the road. This will be strictly enforced. The fire remains active to […]

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Mammoth man among two deaths in Mono County

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press releases On the afternoon of Monday, July 20, 2015, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an unresponsive male climber in the Clark Canyon area. Ryan Nash, age 35, of Mammoth Lakes, California, was rock climbing in a popular area known as Area 13 in […]

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