Author Archive | Bob Todd

A Special Note From the Sierra Wave Staff

Every Saturday night for 14 years, Sierra Wave Radio was lucky to have aired “The Jazz Show with John Wedberg” on the air. Of those 14 years John only missed 1 show, a feat he was very proud of, and rightly so. John hit the ground running with a fantastic selection of what he called “The Golden […]

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US 395 scheduled to reopen at 2 pm

NORTHBOUND AND SOUTHBOUND FROM MAMMOTH LAKES TO BRIDGEPORT  MONO COUNTY (1 pm Feb. 5) – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced U.S. Hwy 395 from 1 mile north of State Route 203 (Mammoth Lakes) to Bridgeport will be reopened at 2:00 this afternoon. Please note: Watch for crews and equipment on the roadways Obey speed […]

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Friday update on Lions Fire, state fire summary

Lions Fire Update 8/10/18 The Lions Fire is estimated at 8,779 acres with 70% containment, for an increase of 68 acres. However, the fire could not be accurately mapped due to smoke inversion and growth is likely greater than what mapping reflects. There are 154 personnel committed to the fire, including 4 crews, and 4 […]

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Ormat begins testing of two geothermal wells

News release MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. – Ormat Nevada Inc. has completed preparations for a 30-day flow and injection test of two existing geothermal wells near the Town of Mammoth Lakes. The test was approved by the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, earlier […]

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Body of missing hiker located near Bishop Pass

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Thursday July 6th, 2017 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a group of Pacific Crest Trail hikers that a body was discovered approximately 300 feet off the Bishop Pass trail in a talus slope. The morning of July 7th, a recovery operation was initiated with aerial […]

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Gary Paul Williamson: 1938-2017

GARY PAUL WILLIAMSON 4/17/38 ~ 6/16/17 Loved by all who knew him, Gary passed away on June 16, 2017 at Northern Inyo Hospital after a fast but difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by close family and friends during his last days and, like the man he was, he waited until his loved […]

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County employees take their case to the public

By Deb Murphy Members of an Inyo County employees union went back to the bargaining table Thursday in an attempt to break an apparent impasse in its year-long contract negotiations. Details of the negotiations have been publicized through a series of press releases, from both the union, The Inyo County Employees Association, Local 315 of […]

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‘Fresh perspective’ for MLRT’s ‘The Fantasticks’

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif. – Mammoth Lakes Repertory Theatre (MLRT) and Artistic Director Shira Dubrovner announce the opening of “The Fantasticks,” the fun, charming, timely and longest running musical about love, loss, adventure, growing up, and vegetables. “Yes! Vegetables!,” said Dubrovner. “Come to the Edison Theatre December 15-30 to answer that question for yourself. […]

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Bobby Gene Landers: 1945-2016

Bobby Gene Landers 1945-2016 A Celebration of Life will be held for Bobby Gene (Bob, BG, Dirt Farmer) Landers on Saturday, November 26th @ 11 a.m. at the Big Pine Fire Station. Bob passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 2:30 p.m., 71 years of age after fighting a courageous battle with amyloidosis. Born […]

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HERO financing available in Bishop

For more information please visit Press release  INYO COUNTY, Calif.  – Before now, a Bishop homeowner who wanted to go solar, replace their AC unit, or install new efficient windows and doors would have had to pay for the project up front or take out a loan. Now, homeowners can instead finance 100% of […]

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