Fire destroys motorhome and damages modular home in Bishop

Fire destroyed a motor home, outbuilding and damaged a modular home on the 2000 Block of Taboose Lane.  Bishop Fire Department was notified of a fully engulfed trailer fire at 6:35 AM.  Arriving units found a Winnebago and outbuilding fully engulfed and extending into an occupied mobile home. Personnel from the Bishop Fire Department, CAL […]

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Bishop Creek Canyon - courtesy of Barbara Richter

Dennis Mattinson’s Weather

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County  Dennis “DMATT” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster  FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Radio / Television / Online FRIDAY OCT 18 2019   Whoa its TGIF! Breezy Sunday (particularly in wind prone areas along US-395 in Mono County) and cool for all of us over the weekend, from […]

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NIHD named Healthcare District of Year by state association

Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s success with its new Medication Assisted Treatment program garnered the District top honors Thursday night from the Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD) as it named NIHD Healthcare District of the Year for 2019. Accepting the honors was NIHD’s Board of Directors, including Board President Mary Mae Kilpatrick, Vice President Jean […]

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Decades Old Human Remains discovered on Mount Williamson

On October 7, 2019, two hikers climbing  Mount Williamson, discovered human remains near the far side of the “Williamson Bowl”. The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted. Due to the remote location and difficult terrain , aerial support was required to transport a Sheriff’s Office Investigator. Several attempts were made, but high winds in the Eastern […]

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NIHD Paving project nears completion

Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s planned paving project will conclude this weekend with a slurry coat application to the Rural Health Clinic parking lot, plus the area surrounding the District’s Support building. This means access to the Emergency Department will be limited to the District’s west entrance off Pioneer Lane. It also means The Rural Health […]

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The Owens Valley Groundwater Authority has set up what seems like a permanent residence in Limbo—still no final word on how the California Department of Water Resources has prioritized the valley’s aquifer. While the basin went from medium to low last spring that designation has not been finalized. The deadline for medium Groundwater Sustainability Plans […]

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  Round trip limousine service from Bishop to the T-Bar Social Club is now being offered for select concerts. Passengers will be ushered to the Eastern Sierra premiere intimate venue for just $15 round trip. Provided by Bishop Limousine Transport,  departs Astorga’s Mexican Restaurant at 6:45 pm and returns after the show. The T-Bar Express, […]

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Missing Juvenile Karlie Gusé

Balloon release for Karlie Guse

Sierra Wave Media’s Bill Snyder was on hand as community members gathered to disperse teal balloons in the Bishop City Park, Sunday. Balloon release 10-13-19  October 13th, marked the one year anniversary of, now seventeen year old,  Karlie Guse’s disappearance.  This gesture supports awareness in the search for Karlie and reminds everyone to spread her […]

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Scotty’s Castle Four Years After Flood, Repairs Continue.

  DEATH VALLEY, CA – Repairs at Scotty’s Castle are progressing as the four-year anniversary of the flood approaches. The National Park Service (NPS) plans to reopen the popular historic site in October 2021. Scotty’s Castle received close to its annual average rainfall in five hours on October 18, 2015. The flash flood caused  $47 […]

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Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley has a way of getting to the heart of an issue. At last Tuesday’s Supervisors’ meeting, the heart of the issue of participation in the Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Project was “Inyo’s a lot different than Mono County.” The Project, organized by Eastern Sierra Council of Governments, is the brainchild […]

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