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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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From left, Kate Wilson, Mono County's Poetry Out Loud winner, Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre's Artistic Director and host Shira Dubrovner, and Lance Warner, the runner up. Photo/Aleksandra Mendel

Kate Wilson wins 4th straight ‘Poetry Out Loud’ in Mono County

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – The competition among Mono County high school students was fierce at the Edison Theatre Saturday, January 23, for the opportunity to travel to Sacramento and represent Mono County in the State Finals level of Poetry Out Loud, the National recitation contest. The winner of the 2016 Mono County level […]

 
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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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