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Red-tailed Hawk ollided with vehicle near Laws/Photos courtesy of WCEA

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This lucky bird is recovering rapidly and should be ready for release soon.

Slow down and give wildlife a brake

WCEA press release Most Eastern Sierra drivers see an occasional dead owl or raccoon on the highway shoulder or have a close call with a group of deer, a speedy roadrunner or coyote as they cross the road ahead of them. Why don’t the animals just stay away from the roads? Roads and highways cut […]

 
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Pleasant Fire/Bill Snyder

Tuesday update: Pleasant Fire at 35 percent containment

News release PLEASANT FIRE Tuesday morning update Pleasant Fire Update Date: 2/20/2018 Time: 7:00 AM STATUS Incident Start Date: 2/18/2018 Incident Start Time: 2:12 P.M. Incident Type: Wildland Fire Cause: Under Investigation Incident Location: Inyo County Expected Containment: Unknown Total Acreage: 2,250 Containment: 35% Firefighter Injuries: 0 Civilian Injuries: 0 Structures Threatened: 0 Structures Destroyed: […]

 
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Update on Mammoth, Mono cannabis taxes

By Deb Murphy The Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mono County are nearing a decision on taxing cannabis businesses. Or, put more accurately, how much cannabis tax to put to a vote by their respective residents. Both entities are working with Dave McPherson from Hinderliter de Llamas and Associates. His presentation at last Wednesday’s town […]

 
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Paul Melendrez

CAL FIRE Chief Melendrez thanked for great effort

Press release CAL FIRE Division Chief Paul Melendrez of the Owens Valley Division was recently recognized by Mono County District Two Supervisor Fred Stump and Fire Chief Dave Doonan of the White Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Melendrez, along with a crew from the Mono County Road Department quickly acted on a residential structure fire off Highway […]

 
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Amelia Markarian

Bail reduction denied for Markarian

A pre-trial hearing and bail-review hearing for Mammoth Lakes resident Amelia Markarian was held Tuesday, Oct. 10 in Mono County Superior Court in Bridgeport. Markarian was charged by the Mono County District Attorney’s office with second-degree murder, vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, driving while under the influence of alcohol and with a blood-alcohol level of .08 […]

 
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Mono County seats 2017-2018 Grand Jury

News release The 2017-2018 Grand Jury is currently composed of eleven grand jurors with one alternate. Deborah Pierrel is the foreperson of the grand jury. The remaining members of the grand jury are Joe Adler, Susi Bains, Chris Brandt, Thomas Gaunt, Thom Heller, Juliana Jones, Greg Newbry, David Richman, Kirk Stapp, and Kathryn Williams, along […]

 
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Little Lakes Valley 3 - 11.6.16

Best Hiking Trails In Mono County

Press Release MONO COUNTY, Calif. – While a record-breaking winter has left some of the highest alpine trails of the Sierra socked in snow, Mono County’s Eastern Sierra, with elevations ranging from 4,000 to 14,000 feet, offers hundreds of miles of snow-free trails for a wide range of adventures. From a leisurely stroll along a crystal-clear […]

 
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View from top of Mammoth Mountain/courtesy GBUAPCD

Smoke advisory for ‘everyone’ in Mammoth Lakes

Stage 2 Health Advisory Affected Communities: Mammoth Lakes Smoke Source: Butte Fire & Empire Fire Based on air pollution levels between 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM PDT on August 9, 2017 a Stage 2 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for Mammoth Lakes. Smoke is being seen throughout Mono, Inyo and Alpine Counties. Other communities […]

 
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