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Fatal accident: Vehicle plunges into Virginia Creek

Press release On Friday, Feb. 23, at approximately 7:15 am, a collision occurred on southbound US Highway 395, just south of Green Creek Road. A white 2006 GMC pickup was traveling south on US 395 at approximately 40 miles per hour, on the snow-covered-roadway,. As the GMC passed Green Creek Road, it rotated in a […]

 
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Coleville woman dies in head-on collision

CHP news release California Highway Patrol Bridgeport Area is investigating a traffic collision that occurred on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at approximately 3:34 PM The head on collision occurred on US 395 at Highpoint, a two lane highway separated by solid double yellow lines, south of the California / Nevada State Line. A 1997 Ford […]

 
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Two Olancha residents arrested on felony charges

From Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On January 12th at approximately 10:14 Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call from a man in Olancha who reported that he had shots fired at him. Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies and California Highway Patrol responded to the location and determined that  54 yr old Olancha resident, Steven Paul […]

 
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Mono Search and Rescue aids injured ice climber

News release from Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun At 12:15 pm on Monday, January 1, 2018, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) Team was called out for rescue of an injured ice climber. A 64-year old Mono County man fell about 40 feet while climbing ice at Chouinard Falls in Lee Vining Canyon. Five […]

 
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Embezzlement suspect turns herself in

Bishop Police Department News Release Last March, BPD was contacted by a local resident who accused a former Bishop resident, Leandra Wright, of embezzlement. The investigation revealed unauthorized use of funds on a number of different accounts, which Wright managed, along with Wright’s failure to maintain payables. Wright had been handling the victim’s finances since […]

 
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Pedestrian struck in Mammoth Lakes; police urge caution

MLPD News release Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision. A 46-year old male West Hills resident was struck by a vehicle at approximately 1600 hours in the 3300 block of Main Street. The pedestrian was conscious at the scene […]

 
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Fatal accident on 395 near Olancha

News releases OLANCHA— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is currently providing traffic control for the cleanup of a sedan versus truck accident that occurred yesterday evening. The accident is just south of the junction of U.S. 395 and State Route 190, in the town of Olancha. The overturned truck was hauling 52,000 pounds of […]

 
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DMV advises drivers of new laws in 2018

DMV news release Sacramento – With the new year just around the corner, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to inform the public of several new laws or changes to existing law that, unless otherwise noted, take effect January 1, 2018. Cannabis Use in Vehicles (SB 65, Hill): This law prohibits smoking or […]

 
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Mono County Search and Rescue honors volunteers

Press release Mono County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Team 2017 Annual Awards Dinner The Mono County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (SAR) Team is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives. When called by the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, the team responds for searches and rescues at any time, in any weather, for […]

 
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Updates: Passes, state fires, INF

PRESS RELEASES SEASONAL PASS UPDATE BISHOP — California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is assessing the status of each of the Inyo/Mono seasonal passes for closing, winter closing, open or reopening. The passes have snow, rocks and debris removal work and possible repair that must be completed to ensure the traveling public’s safety prior to reopening. […]

 
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