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Reds Meadow Valley Road re-opens

USFS press release The Reds Meadow Valley Road re-opened Friday afternoon after mudslides closed the road last weekend. Visitors to the Reds Meadow Valley and Devils Postpile National Monument should take care as there may be debris and rock on the road. As a reminder, there is no overnight parking or camping in the Reds […]

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Fire on ridge near Alpers Ranch Photo courtesy Tim Alpers

Cause of Owens River Fire determined

United States Forest Service press release The Owens River Fire has been determined to have been caused by a re-ignition of the Clark Fire.  Specifically, fire investigators determined that the Owens River Fire ignited in a box canyon meadow near the Clark Fire from a layer of dense organic material that was smoldering beneath the […]

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Horseshoe Fire: It makes a village

By Deb Murphy The Horseshoe Fire started Tuesday afternoon west of Lone Pine. By Sunday, the fire was 94-percent contained, leaving 361 charred acres. According to an on-site Forest Service public information officer for the incident Manual Madrigal, the Forest Service would probably pull out this evening, leaving the mop up to Inyo National Forest […]

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Saturday night update on Rock Creek, Clark fires

USFS The Rock Creek Fire is estimated to be 185 acres and 5% contained. Crews made excellent progress today constructing fireline along the southwest flank and then completing initial fireline around much of the fire perimeter. These lines will continue to be strengthened.  Aerial support assisted crews on the ground to cool the edges for […]

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Photo courtesy of Cat Connor

Round Fire: Residents may re-enter today

UPDATE: 3:40 PM From CAL FIRE: Credential verification for Repopulation of Paradise & Swall Meadows residents will begin at 4 p.m. We will let residents of both communites; however, Paradise will not have power until around 9pm ### Horrible tragedy in the Eastern Sierra: The Round Fire claimed 40 homes – 39 in Swall Meadows […]

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BLM, USFS approve geothermal plan

BLM and Inyo National Forest Release Decisions for the CD-IV Geothermal Development Project The Bureau of Land Management’s Bishop Field Office and the U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest, today signed the Records of Decision approving a new 40-megawatt geothermal project near Mammoth Lakes in Mono County. Under the terms of the Records of Decision […]

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USFS workshops on forest plan revision

USFS workshops on forest plan revision

Inyo National Forest Preparing to Revise 1988 Forest Plan –Workshops to be Held on Collaboration in Forest Planning, Nov. 16 & 17– The Inyo National Forest has been designated as an “early adopter” forest by the Forest Service, indicating that the Inyo will be in the first tier of eight national forests to revise their […]

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Closure on Tuttle Creek Road.

Letter to the editor: Mammoth Motorcycle Club offers solution

6-28-2012 Letter to the editor: CC: Ed Armenta, Jon Regellbrugge, Nancy Upham, Marty Hornick, Jon Kazmerski, Nick Ettema, FOI, MammothMC
BCC: MammothMC email list Dear Benett and all, 

Travel Management consequences are too large to define, the loss of experiences beyond words.  Through the voice of many our club is formulating a proposal that could bring […]

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