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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 MAY 24 2019   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   Today should see more limited shower activity, before the next system arrives to bring a mix of weather thru […]

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State of the Inyo National Forest

USFS news release The State of the Inyo Roads Open: Bodie Road **(SR270), June Lake Loop **N & S (SR158), Hwy 120 E **(Mono Mills Road), Lundy Canyon Road (to the resort). Roads Closed: Sonora Pass (SR108), Monitor Pass (SR89), Ebbetts Pass (SR4 ), Lundy Canyon Road (beyond resort), Tioga Pass (SR120 W),Saddlebag Rd. Campgrounds […]

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Inyo County now involved in proposed hydro project

By Deb Murphy You’ve got to give Premium Energy, LLC credit for trying. In the Walnut company’s second amendment to its application for a permit to study the feasibility of a closed-loop hydro power project in the Eastern Sierra, Premium now has abandoned three reservoirs in or near the John Muir Wilderness. The upper part […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecst

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County FROM: Dennis “dmatt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Radio / Television / Online   THU MAY 23 2019    WEATHER DISCUSSION:   Another cold upper low remains in play thru today. As such showers and thunderstorms are still possible, with snow levels […]

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Rodger Guffey: 1943-2019

Rodger Guffey, born 5/18/1943, passed away unexpectedly on 5/17/2019. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas and played football and studied architecture at Kansas University. Thanks to the Beach Boys, he moved west to Manhattan Beach where he worked as a toy designer for Ravel. His desire to ski brought him to relocate in Mammoth […]

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Dramatic mission for Mono County Search and Rescue

Mono County Sheriff’s office news release On the evening of Saturday, May 18, at 7:25 pm, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call for assistance needed for an injured skier in the Sierra near Bridgeport. A 29-year-old man from San Francisco had fallen while skiing in the west Couloir/Gully on the Incredible Hulk in the Hoover Wilderness. A party […]

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Bishop Broncos bash way to CIF section championship

By Deb Murphy Bishop Union High’s Broncos romped past the Foothill Trojans from Bakersfield Tuesday afternoon at home in the CIF Division 6 Central Section championship game with a 25-2 win, the team’s first championship since 1969. The game was scheduled for Saturday in Fresno, neutral territory. There were a couple of stories flying around […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather

AREA FORECAST: Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes / Mono County F FROM: Dennis “dmatt” Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster FOR: Sierra Wave Media / Radio 92.5 FM / Television / Online   WED MAY 22 2019   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   Today the next shortwave (in a long train of shortwaves) will bring cool temperatures and precipitation to our forecast […]

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Ron I. Barr: 1953-2019

Ron I. Barr: 1953-2019 Born February 19, 1953 to the late Ron Barr and Anita I. Barr and Grandmother Rose Williams of Fort Bidwell. Ron passed away on May 12, 2019 in Reno, NV at the Renown Hospital at the age of 66. He lived his entire life in Bishop as a son of the Paiute People […]

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Scare ’em straight – ‘Every 15 Minutes’ Thursday in Mammoth

News release Mammoth Lakes, CA: On Thursday May 23rd, 2019, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department in conjunction with the Bridgeport Office of the California Highway Patrol and Mammoth High School, will be conducting a simulated drunk driving traffic collision as part of the Every 15 Minutes program. The collision will be staged behind Mammoth High […]

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Attempted murder charge after stabbing near canal

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department news release BISHOP, CA. May 21, 2019 – Last night at 8:50 PM, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with units from Bishop Police Department and California Highway Patrol responded to a campsite located east of the canal road in the Bishop area, for a report of a stabbing. The victim had […]

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MCWD releases Consumer Confidence Report

MCWD release The Mammoth Community Water District’s Consumer Confidence Report on water quality during 2018 is now available at the District’s reception and permit desks and at the Mammoth Lakes Public Library. The report can also be viewed or downloaded from the District’s website, http://www.mcwd.dst.ca.us/assets/ccr2018.pdf. Water delivered by the MCWD in 2018 met all state and […]

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