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CFWS Lt. says checkpoint is legal and useful

When deer season opened here on Saturday, the Department of Fish and Wildlife sent about a dozen additional wardens from places like Stockton and San Bernardino to the Eastern Sierra. On their way home Monday, the wardens staged a checkpoint south of Bishop to detect anyone who might have violated hunting or fishing laws. The […]

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Letter to Sierra Wave from LADWP

- The following letter was written by James G. Yannotta, Manager Of Aqueduct, Los Angeles Department of Water Power: The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is providing this letter to the editor in response to the May 5, 2013 Sierra Wave story titled “Inyo officials concerned about environment, water agreement” because the story includes […]

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Nevada quake rattles Eastern Sierra

A 5.2 earthquake centered 44 miles west of Tonopah, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, was felt throughout the Eastern Sierra at ten minutes after 4pm Tuesday. Bishop residents who contacted USGS said they were told the quake was centered 69 miles northwest of Bishop. At the Sierra Wave studios the quake seemed long and […]

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Plane crash lands at Mammoth Airport

From Stuart Brown of the Town of Mammoth Lakes – “At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH), a twin engine Cessna general aviation (GA) aircraft landed “gear-up” on the runway without causing major damage or personal injury.  Airport personnel responded, as did the Long Valley and Mammoth […]

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Marysheva-Martinez will stay in Mammoth Lakes

Last week news surfaced that Mammoth’s Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez had applied for the City Manager job in Yakima, Washington.  This week, she withdrew that application and signed an additional year’s contract with the Town of Mammoth Lakes. A press release issued by the Town says Martinez has “demonstrated her abilities and capacities to […]

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Help ID shoplift suspects in Mammoth

    Mammoth Police Officers are investigating thefts from McCoy Sports earlier this month.  Police provided still shots from surveillance tape to try to help identify the suspects. These are photos of 3 suspects that burglarized McCoy Sports on Tuesday April 3, 2012, at about 4:40 p.m.  One suspect is seen removing a jacket from […]

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Remembering Carl Preston of Mammoth Lakes

    A Celebration of Life will be held  this Sunday, 4 P.M.  at Grumpy’s Restaurant in Mammoth lakes for Carl Preston. Carl, a longtime resident of Mammoth, passed away Dec. 6th at his home in Mesquite, NV.  Those wishing to attend are encouraged to bring a good story about Carl and a festive attitude. […]

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Trout season draws attention to Lions’ good works

At the start of trout season, it seemed like the right time to remind the communities of Inyo and Mono about the work done by Bishop Lions Club to create handicapped ramps in many places of the Eastern Sierra to open the sport of fishing, birdwatching and outdoor recreation to those who may have a […]

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Congress approves bill for MMSA

In a bi-partisan vote of 376 to 2, House Resolution 2157 passed in Congress Tuesday to formalize an agreement between the Forest Service and  Mammoth Mountain Ski Area toward a land exchange that involves close to 21 acres at the Main Lodge.  Congressman Buck McKeon carried the bill to Congress. McKeon spoke on the floor […]

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Fire fundraising dinner in Big Pine

Members of the Pierce family of Big Pine suffered the loss of most possessions in a house fire recently.  Neighbors managed to rouse Harold Pierce, Jr. and Daniel Pierce, saving their lives.  Now the community wants to help: Pierce Family Fire Fundraising Dinner Slow roasted underground cooked Beef Mashed potatoes Assorted Salads and Desserts Live […]

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Pilgrimage participants paying their respects at the Manzanar cemetary monument during the 39th Manzanar Pilgrimage, April 26, 2008. Photo courtesy Gann Matsuda.

Manzanar Pilgrimage returns

MANZANAR NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, NEAR INDEPENDENCE, CA — Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 40th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. This year visitors will be able to experience music, paintings, a film screening, speeches, a book signing, and a public reception. All events are […]

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