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Mammoth woman killed in head-on

UPDATE: Mammoth Mayor Rick Wood said Suzanne Stokes “was a mentor without knowing it.  She always communicated positive energy.” PRESS RELEASE: The CHP reported that 86-year-old Suzanne Stokes of Mammoth Lakes was killed in a head-on collision south of Bridgeport when her Subaru hit the vehicle driven by Barbara Koehler, 62 of Minden, Nevada.  The […]

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Gunman opens fire at Renown Medical Center

A now familiar story of brutal tragedy hit a medical facility very familiar to many in the Eastern Sierra – Renown Medical Center in Reno. National reports say that a gunman entered a building there, shot and killed one person, wounded two others, and then took his own life. Details were sketchy, but reports said […]

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A case for awareness

As we had reported, Jordan Herbst, 14, of Bishop contracted and then survived hantavirus this summer. His dramatic story highlights the need for awareness and caution about the disease. Jordan’s mother, Katharine Allen hopes awareness is one of the benefits that will come out of her son’s ordeal. Ms. Allen thought her son may have […]

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Sacramento Bee covers story of Bishop teen

On Wednesday, the Sacramento Bee featured an article about 14-year-old Jordan Herbst of Bishop who contracted hantavirus and nearly died. The story tells how he was flown out of Northern Inyo Hospital to Renown Medical Center in Reno and then to UC Davis Children’s Hospital in the Sacramento area where special equipment saved his life. […]

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Accidental shooting sends two to Renown

(Press Release – MCSO)   On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, at approximately 4:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call for medical aid of a possible accidental shooting at the gun range in Bridgeport. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies, Mono County Paramedics, and Bridgeport Fire Department were dispatched to the scene. Upon […]

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ATV driver went over cliff, rescued and airlifted to Reno

On the afternoon of Saturday, June 1, 2013, at approximately 4:45 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding an ATV rider who had possibly driven off a cliff in the Walker area. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies, Antelope Valley Fire Department, Mountain Warfare Training Center (MWTC) Fire Department and Mono County Paramedics responded […]

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