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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 JUN 22 2018   WEATHER DISCUSSION: GOES-16 and Visible Channel over our area, show clear skies. High pressure is strong overhead, with H5 heights at 594 – 596 […]

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LADWP repairs will mean high-water flow in the Owens River

 

 Inyo County news release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will be performing emergency repair work on the Control Gorge Power Plant beginning June 26th, with a projected completion date of September 5th. Water being released from the Crowley Reservoir will enter the Owens River at the Middle Gorge Power Plant and flow downstream through […]

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Mammoth Lakes Tourism wins Telly Awards

 

 Press release 360 Degrees of Adventure virtual reality video from Mammoth Lakes Tourism recently won not one, but two Telly Awards. The first was the Silver Telly for Craft – Use of 360 for Branded Content, which is the highest honor award for branded content this year. Mammoth Lakes was the only Silver Telly award […]

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Inyo Supervisors approve agreement with LADWP

 

 By Deb Murphy Just before Inyo’s Board of Supervisors approved the settlement agreement with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over wells and mitigation in the Five Bridges area, Supervisor Matt Kingsley admitted there were “subtleties in this agreement.” That was an understatement. Months of Technical Group meetings ending in a deadlock, generally left […]

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Kenneth Lee Dean, Jr.: 1959-2018

 

 Kenneth Lee Dean Jr. was born December 11, 1959 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Kenneth Sr. and Loretta Dean. He passed away at his home on June 17th, 2018. He is survived by his loving companion Karen True; his two children, Travis Dean and Jessica Burton (husband Daniel Burton); granddaughters Dallas and Brooke Burton; Father Kenneth […]

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A tour of MCWD facilities

 

 Press release The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) offered a tour of their facilities to Mammoth Middle School 6thgrade students and the public last month. MCWD provided the tour as a way for customers to get a better understanding of what the District does to provide water and wastewater services to the Mammoth Lakes community. […]

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BARC participating in ‘science, skill and service’

 

 Press release Members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise,June 23 – 24 at Diaz Lake, just south of Lone Pine.  Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science […]

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Grant application approved for Mammoth Lakes Fire Safe Council

 

 Press release The Mammoth Lakes Fire Safe Council (MLFSC) has received approval from the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC) on a grant application for the Lakes Basin Hazardous Fuels Reduction Project in the amount of $500,000 to conduct mechanical and hand thinning, fuel breaks, roadside and campground fuels reduction, forest restoration, and meadow aspen release treatments […]

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Comments on ‘Why would Los Angeles do this’?

 

 Letter submitted by: Daniel Pritchett Bishop Mike Prather’s June 11, 2018, letter to Sierra Wave regarding DWP’s latest outrage invites comment. Here are two. Mike Prather posed the question, “Why would Los Angeles do this?” i.e. dry up 6000 irrigated acres in Mono County to send more water down the Aqueduct. The question I would pose […]

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