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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 22 2019   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   Sunny and cold today and Saturday, as weak ridging moves overhead. Updated Mammoth snow totals see, 370 inches at […]

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Snowman alert! It’s the June Lake Loop Winter Festival

Press release Back for its eighth consecutive year, the June Lake Loop Winter Festival invites families and friends to celebrate snow on Saturday, March 2 with a snowman-building extravaganza. “The June Lake Loop Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to come check out the amazing snow we’ve received this year and spend some quality time in The […]

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Mammoth Lakes offering temporary overnight parking again this weekend

News release The Town of Mammoth Lakes is extending designated temporary overnight parking sites this weekend for lodging guests and visitors in need of parking. Due to the record snowfall this month and the limited availability of hotel and condominium parking, the Town has identified four locations throughout the community for temporary parking. Visitors are […]

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LADWP updates snowpack, runoff

News release from LADWP BISHOP, CA – As of February 19, 2019, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is 165 percent of normal, which will likely translate into above average runoff come spring. As part of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) operations for this time each year, LADWP water system crews are preparing the […]

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Gina Louise Jourdan: 1974-2019

Gina Louise Jourdan Gina passed away at home on the morning of Feb.15, 2019 suddenly after a brief illness with her husband at her side. Gina was born Sept. 6, 1974 to Phil and Sharon Hodges in Santa Barbara where she met Brett and were married on Aug. 14, 1999. In 2001 they moved to […]

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Some seats remain for ‘Women in the Sand’

Press release “Women in the Sand, A Story of Death Valley’s Original People” Screens in Lone Pine The Museum of Western Film History in Lone Pine will host two screenings of the acclaimed documentary film, “Women in the Sand, A Story of Death Valley’s Original People.” The film will be shown on Saturday, Feb.23 at […]

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Maryanne Schat as Donna and Abby Stoiber as Sophie rehearsing for Mamma Mia!

Playhouse 395 presenting ‘Mamma Mia’

Press release Playhouse 395 is pleased to announce that they will be bringing the beloved musical Mamma Mia! to the Bishop stage this spring. A star-studded cast, lead by Maryanne Schat as Donna Sheridan and Abby Stoiber as her daughter Sophie, has been hard at work since the beginning of January learning lines and songs […]

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ESCOG gets details on JPA – it’s complicated

By Deb Murphy The Eastern Sierra Council of Governments started down the path toward a Joint Powers Authority last October. At ESCOG’s early February meeting, the four entities’ representatives got a reality check. Here’s the background: ESCOG, made up of elected officials from Mono and Inyo counties as well as the cities of Bishop and […]

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Mt. Whitney Trail meadow & sunrise at trail camp

Mt. Whitney Lottery to open Feb. 22

News release The Mt. Whitney Lottery, the process which awards both day and overnight hiking permits of the tallest mountain in the contiguous United States, has been rescheduled to start on February 22, 2019. Typically, the lottery begins February 1 through www.recreation.gov, but was delayed this year. The lottery will open February 22 at 7:00 […]

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Sean Donald Van Maanen: 1992-2019

Sean Donald Van Maanen or Sean Don as his family called him 26, of Bishop California died February 11, 2019 at his home. Sean was born April 3, 1992 in Sonora California and then moved to the Bishop area shortly after with his family. Sean attended Bishop Elementary, Home Street Middle School and JKBS. Sean […]

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