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Inyo National Forest Closes Group Camps Under Forest Order

News Release July 7, 2020 The Inyo National Forest is extending the closure of all group campgrounds and two remote campgrounds under a forest order closure The closure can be terminated or extended depending in conditions. Please see Exhibit A (in the link above) for a full list of campgrounds included in this order. The […]

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Reds Meadow Road opening Friday, June 26

This description explains why Reds Meadow is a popular destination during the summer months:  With crystal-clear streams, sparkling lakes and majestic forests, Reds Meadow Valley is an ideal place to camp during the summer and enjoy fishing, hiking or riding a horse through this pristine setting. Located on the other side of Mammoth Mountain, there […]

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4th of July

4th of July Fireworks Show Modifications in Bishop and Independence

INYO COUNTY, CA, June 15, 2020: After abundant consideration from Public Health and in consultation with the Bishop and Independence Volunteer Fire Departments, the fireworks shows in Bishop and Independence for 2020 will be modified to be “Stay at Home Shows.” This means that no central viewing areas will be provided or available.  Instead the […]

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Friday June 5th 6pm to 8pm Special Graduation Cruise on Main Street Bishop

Friday night June 5th in Bishop is for cruising down Main Street having fun, enjoying friends and family, CELEBRATING THE CLASS OF 2020 flag waving, and displaying a festive spirit! Lone Pine kicks theirs off at 6pm. Congrats to LeeVining who did their cruise Thursday night through June Lake and Lee Vining. Big Pine celebrated […]

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Inyo County Officially Open for Fishing by CDFW on May 28

As requested by county officials, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham is lifting the delay of the trout opener in Inyo County. Beginning May 28, trout season will be open in the county. The trout season was originally scheduled to open in Inyo County on April 25, 2020. In April, […]

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cinco de mayo

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration and it is TODAY!

Cinco de Mayo is NOT the celebration of Mexico’s Independence Day. That would be El Grito de la Indepedencia (The Cry of Independence), which is held annually on Sept. 16 in honor of Mexico’s independence from Spanish rule in 1810. Cinco de Mayo celebrates the country’s freedom from a different oppressive European empire: France. The date is […]

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Out and About in the Eastern Sierra: June Lake Winter JamFest March 6th & 7th

This week I was Out and About in the June Lake Loop  as Friday Winter Jam Fest starts at the T-Bar Social club. A weekend of incredible live jam music benefiting the Mono Arts Council school music programs. If you love June Lake, come enjoy a winter experience – skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, hot springs during […]

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New feature: Out and About with Kat in the Eastern Sierra debuts with the Mammoth Film Festival

Each week I will venture out in the Eastern Sierra to promote upcoming events in our great big backyard.   This week I stopped by the D’Place Minaret Cinemas to discuss this weeks Mammoth Film Festival Parts 1 & 2 Check out the app and all the events 2-27 to 3-2, including many free events. […]

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ESIA Presents Authors and Artists Winter 2020 Series kicking off Thursday 2-27

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association Announces Authors and Artists Series’ Winter 2020 Program Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is hosting the Annual Authors and Artists Series. The first program of the new year will be held in Mammoth Lakes, February 27, 2020 featuring an author talk with Joe Reidhead, author of Half Dome: The History of […]

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