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Mono officials warn of possible flooding, rock slides

Press release Thunderstorms are currently forecast for the Eastern Sierra over the next four days, with the highest probability of thunderstorms on Sunday and Monday. Such storms can cause flash flooding and rock slides in burn areas across the county. Residents, tourists and structures affected by recent fires are most at risk. Those affected should […]

 
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Local update on Zika virus

Press release SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported today that two infants with Zika-related microcephaly have been born in California to women who had Zika virus infections during pregnancy after spending time in a country where the virus is endemic. While mosquitoes that can carry the virus have been found in […]

 
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Marina Fire update: 300 personnel on scene

Forest Service update The Marina Fire remains at 600 acres this morning and is 5% contained. The fire is located north of Lee Vining and west of Highway 395 and is burning in pinyon and brush. The fire spotted across Highway 395 yesterday south of Mono City pushed by strong down canyon winds. Crews worked […]

 
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Update on election results

By Deb Murphy With only a sample hand count and the formality of presenting the June 7 Presidential Primary election results to the respective Board of Supervisors yet to do, Inyo and Mono counties’ election results look very much like the preliminary results available the day after the election. The only real surprise in both […]

 
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Semi-official election results

By Deb Murphy Both Inyo and Mono counties posted their semi-official 2016 Primary Election results early Wednesday morning. With 56-percent of Mono heard from and 42-percent of Inyo, residents will have to wait until the end of the work work for the final results. While registered Republicans outnumber Democrats in both counties, significantly more Democrats […]

 
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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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