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Reds Meadow to open Thursday

USFS news release The United States Forest Service will be opening the gate to Reds Meadow with access to valley destinations and the Devils Postpile National Monument on Thursday, July 4, 2019. The extraordinary past winter that saw a snowpack of 170% above average, presented many operational challenges for the opening of the Reds Meadow […]

 
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‘Two Missing Climbers, 80 Years Apart’

Press release On Monday, July 1, author Jennifer Crittenden, will present “Two Missing Climbers, Eighty Years Apart” at the monthly Mono Basin Historical Society meeting. A potluck dinner and business meeting begins at 6 PM at the Lee Vining Community Center; the program at 7 PM.  Crittenden’s slide talk  investigates parallels between the disappearance and […]

 
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‘A Sentimental Journey Along Highway 395’

Press release On Thursday June 27th, at the Inyo Council for the Arts Theatre Room, Spellbinder Books in Bishop will be hosting a history program presented by author David Woodruff titled, “A Sentimental Journey Along Highway 395.” Three-ninety-five…this magical ribbon of blacktop, has been taking people on a sentimental journey for over 100 years. Rarely […]

 
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Twin Lakes/File photo courtesy of Barbara Richter

Lakes Basin to open Monday morning

News release The USFS will be opening the gate to the Lakes Basin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 for vehicle access. The USFS is the designated authority for the Lakes Basin and made the decision to open the area to the public with the provision of complimentary transit service and the placement […]

 
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William Probasco's Lone Pine Telescope, captured photographs of the determined souls who conquored the summit of Mt. Whitney.

‘Tales Along El Camino Sierra, Two’ – More historical gems

Press release It’s time to take another sentimental trip down memory lane, also known as El Camino Sierra.  On Saturday June 8, the Eastern California Museum in Independence will be hosting a history program titled, “A Sentimental Journey Along Highway 395,” presented by authors David and Gayle Woodruff. In addition to relating interesting and little-remembered […]

 
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