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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   TUE JUN 25 2019   WEATHER DISCUSSION:    Temps will remain on the warm side thru Tuesday, as high pressure remains over the region. Those temps then cool mid […]

 
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Wilson and Mill: A tale of two creeks

By Deb Murphy Public, private and advocacy groups came to the Mono County Board of Supervisors last week, some with hope the County had the wisdom and power of Solomon to solve the issue of water in Wilson and Mill creeks. The Board didn’t have that power or will. The only real solution to maintaining […]

 
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‘A Sentimental Journey Along Highway 395’

Press release On Thursday June 27th, at the Inyo Council for the Arts Theatre Room, Spellbinder Books in Bishop will be hosting a history program presented by author David Woodruff titled, “A Sentimental Journey Along Highway 395.” Three-ninety-five…this magical ribbon of blacktop, has been taking people on a sentimental journey for over 100 years. Rarely […]

 
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Lakes Basin to open Monday morning

News release The USFS will be opening the gate to the Lakes Basin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 for vehicle access. The USFS is the designated authority for the Lakes Basin and made the decision to open the area to the public with the provision of complimentary transit service and the placement […]

 
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NIHD parking lot paving project begins in earnest

NIHD press release Northern Inyo Healthcare District ‘s planned paving project will begin in earnest this Saturday. Paving contractors will be working onsite throughout the weekend, applying a slurry coat and re-striping the parking lot directly in front of and to the east of the two-story Northern Inyo Hospital building. Visitors seeking access to the […]

 
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Owens River Water Trail EIR reviewed

By Deb Murphy The Owens River Water Trail took one step closer to reality with the completion of the environmental documents late last month. Monday evening, the Inyo County Water Commission held a public hearing to go over the findings of the Environmental Impact Report. Bottom line: overall, the EIR was good news. There were […]

 
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Donna F. Vasquez: 1944-2019

Donna F. Vasquez Aug 9, 1944- June 17, 2019 Donna F. Vasquez, 74, passed away surrounded by family on June 17, 2019 at Northern Inyo Hospital.  She lived with her family in Bishop, California, for 43 years. She was the matriarch of her family, an environmental and community activist, a tribal leader and the most […]

 
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Inyo SAR aids hiker on Temple Crag

Inyo Sheriff’s press release TEMPLE CRAG / SIERRA NEVADA, CA, June 17, 2019 – On June 15 at around 5:45pm, a male and female party of two were “simul-climbing” (a climbing technique where all climbers climb at the same time while tied into the same rope) the technical rock route “Sun Ribbon Arete” on Temple […]

 
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