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WMFD Puts Out Fire to Nev. State Trooper Unit in Benton: Reminder that in Summer months, engines overheat

Vehicle fires are more common in the summer months when engines can more easily overheat and drivers sometimes pay less attention to maintenance. With the many visitors to the Eastern Sierra during the summer, it’s a timely reminder that many wildfires are also caused by vehicles being in accidents while driving through wilderness areas and […]

 
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UPDATE: Inyo Board of Supes Ask CDFW to Open Fishing Season A.S.A.P.

[UPDATE 5/26/2020 to Original Post on May 22, 2020: Inyo County Supervisors’ Poised to Ask State to Open Fishing Season…”) At this morning’s Inyo County Board Meeting, in a 4-1 vote, the board approved a letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on a motion by Second District Supervisor, Jeff Griffiths, seconded by […]

 
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Bishop Police Department Media Daily Logs for May 15 – 21, 2020

SUPPORT OUR LOCAL BISHOP POLICE! These are the Daily Logs from the Bishop Police Department on calls that they respond to every day in the community. It shows the public what our local police are dealing with day-to-day. Let us know how you feel about these postings and whether you have any interesting or valuable […]

 
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Crowley Lake Currently Open for Shore Fishing & Closed to Motorized Water Craft

(Friday, May 22, 2020) Crowley Lake is currently open for shore fishing, but CLOSED to motorized watercraft. The North Landing, South Landing, and Layton Springs also remain closed until further notice. To protect local waterways from invasive species and to ensure the protection of the health and safety of employees conducting inspections, LADWP plans to open for […]

 
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MANZANAR FISHING CLUB POSTER: The public is invited to a free screening of “The Manzanar Fishing Club,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at the Lone Pine Film History Museum. Filmmakers Cory Shiozaki and Richard Imamura will be on hand to discuss the film and take questions.

Virtual Zoom Event: RSVP Now! Preview of Manzanar Fishing Club on Saturday, May 23

When Fishing Meant Freedom: The Manzanar Fishing Club May is Pacific American Heritage Month and in honor of that Manzanar National Historic Site will be hosting its annual “Manzanar Fishing Club” lecture and screening online this year because of the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s Stay-At-Home order. Cory Shiozaki, the director and producer […]

 
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Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team to State: Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks

Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team Requests the State Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks in Mariposa, Madera, Mono and Tuolumne Counties [SW NOTE: Bowing to pressure from business owners that want to reopen sooner with in-door dining and environmentalists concerned over dispersed camping and fire officials as well, the Mono County Board of Supervisors […]

 
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Mono Health Officer Clarifies Recreational Travel and Lodging Order: Is it Enforceable?

Unfortunately, the clarification by the public health officer does not change the facts on the ground; that being that there may well be hundreds–if not thousands–of visitors planning to come up to the Eastern Sierra during the Memorial Day Weekend or the start of the Summer season in June regardless of the Governor’s Stay At […]

 
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BUSD FREE school meal program is phenomenally successful!

The Bishop Unified School District’s school meal distribution program has been phenomenally successful! The district went from serving 150 kids per day before their outreach program started several weeks ago to over 450 and the numbers are still climbing. Sierra Wave first reported on this wonderful story, BUSD Providing Free Meals to All Students In Bishop […]

 
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Toiyabe Indian Health Project Chairman Issues Statement on Pharmacy Protests

There have been a series of protests in front of the Toiyabe Indian Health Clinic protesting the actions of the Project’s CEO and Board for actions taken against two of four pharmacists, Fred DiRisio and his brother, Gary DiRisio, for allegedly serious “irregularities” found during an 2017-2018 audit of the Pharmacy, according to CEO Kori […]

 
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