Warming Center to open in Mammoth tonight, Saturday

The Town of Mammoth Lakes in coordination with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department and CERT have reopened a warming center available for those in need for a short stay or all night. The warming center is located in the Council Chambers (Suite Z) located above Starbucks in the Minaret Village Mall (Vons). The warming center […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis “DMATT” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Radio / Television / Online   FRIDAY FEB 15 2019   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   Snow, snow and more snow! How much you say, Mammoth Mountain is now at 472 inches at the summit […]

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Parking sites opened for Presidents’ Day Weekend

Press release The Town of Mammoth Lakes has designated temporary overnight parking sites for lodging guests and visitors in need of parking this Presidents’ Day Weekend. Due to the excessive and continuous snowfall this season and the limited availability of hotel and condominium parking, the Town has identified four locations throughout the community for temporary […]

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Arrests made in Inyo, Mono counties

News releases Bishop Police Department Crime/Offense : Penal Code Section 487(A) – Grand Theft in excess of $950.00; Penal Code Section 503 – Embezzlement in excess of $950.00; and Penal Code Section 476(A)(B) – Fraudulent check. Suspect(s) : Shannon Dora Brosseau This Press Release follows our Police Activity push on our phone app and on […]

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Officials offer life-safety tips with excessive snow

News release The Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District would like to remind residents of several life safety issues. These include the accumulation of large amounts of snow/ice on roofs, the blockage of vents for heating and hot water appliances, and the maintenance needed to safely use propane. Additionally, we request […]

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Alabama Hills, Death Valley benefit from bill in Congress

News release from Rep. Paul Cook’s office WASHINGTON- Tuesday, the US Senate passed S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). The bill passed the Senate overwhelmingly. The National Resources Management Act was a package of bipartisan public lands-related bills that passed the House or Senate in the previous Congress. […]

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Update on US 395 closures

UPDATE FROM CALTRANS U.S. HWY 395 CLOSURES MONO/INYO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has updated the closure information on U.S. Hwy 395. U.S. Hwy 395 is now closed from State Route 203 (Mammoth Lakes) to Lee Vining due to heavy snow and white out conditions. There is no estimated time for reopening. Travelers […]

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Sandy Reed: 1931-2019

Sandy Reed 1931 – 2019 Sandy passed away at his home in Bishop, CA on February 1, 2019, at the age of 87. Sandy was born in Bishop and raised in Benton. He spent his entire life in the Owens Valley. Sandy was a jack of all trades, and could make or fix anything. He […]

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Numbers are in for county-run town water systems

By Deb Murphy Residents of Lone Pine, Independence and Laws will get a chance to weigh in on a restructured water rates with increases phased in over the next five years as Inyo County launches its community outreach in the next four months. The County opted to take back operation of three town systems as […]

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