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A member of a Nevada search and rescue team fell to his death on Mt. Humphreys

BISHOP, Calif. (AP) — A member of a Nevada search and rescue team fell to his death while climbing a mountain in California’s Sierra Nevada, authorities said Tuesday. Paul Sheykhzadeh, 52, of Reno was hiking Mount Humphreys on Sunday, August 2nd, when he fell off of large boulders along the western slope of the nearly […]

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Power Returned after Big Rig Crashes into Mt. Whitney Motel in Lone Pine; Motel was in Flames

[UPDATE NOTE FROM LADWP ON POWER OUTAGE: (August 1, 2020) Approximately 100 residential and 4 commercial/business customers were without power due to a traffic accident that occurred overnight.It was restored by 6PM this evening.] ORIGINAL REPORT OF INCIDENT FROM INYO COUNTY SHERIFF, FOLLOWED BY OFFICIAL REPORT OF COLLISION NEWS RELEASE  FROM CHP – BISHOP OFFICE […]

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Mammoth Lakes fatal car crash Benton Cross and Pit Road on July 25 | CHP Press Release

On July 25, 2020 at 8:55 pm, Mr. Josh Daugherty was driving a silver 2017 Toyota Tacoma crew cab, west on Benton Crossing Road at a stated speed of approximately 55-60 MPH just west of Pit Road. Mr. Daugherty made a series of turning movements that resulted in a loss of steering control which caused […]

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Mono County Sheriff Daily Activity Log for July 11- July 20

The irony of law enforcement is that often it has little to do with cops and robbers, and a lot more to do with just simply helping citizens that need assistance. In rural counties especially, it’s important to have public servants capable of responding to emergencies at all times, whether that emergency be a terrible […]

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Ten Reasons Why We Should Observe Probation Services Week

Restoring Trust and Creating Hope! Probation Services Week is a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated and caring individuals in Inyo County who work tirelessly to make our neighborhoods safer and more vibrant places to live. These professionals are in our communities each and every day to assist juvenile and adult offenders in becoming […]

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Big Pine Fire Department responded to a single-car rollover

(Photos courtesy of BPVFD Facebook Page) Big Pine Fire responded to a single car rollover yesterday about 7:30 pm.   The Driver was wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured. Driver signed AMA and Sierra 35 returned, Engine 2316 and WT 2313 stayed on scene to provide safety for CHP officers. Please drive slow through emergency […]

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