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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 station at Bishop High Sierra Ultra Marathon start/finish

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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Inyo Supervisors to vote on agreement on Well 385

By Deb Murphy Inyo County Water Department and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power have reached an agreement on the pumping test of Well 385 in the Five Bridges area. Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will approve, or not, that agreement. The agreement allows the two month test to proceed once the Tech […]

 
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Warning to be hantavirus aware

Mono County press release Key points • Hantavirus is an uncommon but deadly disease in the Eastern Sierra. • The Sierra region of California is a hantavirus hotspot. • Carried by deer mice, people can catch it from exposure to mouse waste. • Most people who get hantavirus were exposed by cleaning up mouse waste […]

 
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One injured in self shooting at Mammoth gun range

Mono County Sheriff’ Office news release On Friday, June 15, 2018, at 9:08 am, Mono County Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting at the second gun range east of the geothermal plant. A 53-year old man and his 15-year old son, both from Orange County, were shooting targets with a .22 caliber rifle […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

Press release The State of the Inyo Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 w), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Hwy 120 E (Benton), Bodie (Hwy 270) Lundy Canyon June Lake Loop, Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon, Aspen Grove, Lower Lee Vining, Moraine, Big […]

 
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Seryna Cagle of Caltrans with students Jeniffer Valezquez and Scott Hennarty who received a certificate and prize for placing in the Bishop Union High School Trig*Star competition.

Hennarty, Valezquez earn Trig*Star top honors

Caltrans press release BISHOP – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 9 co-sponsored a Trig*Star competition at Bishop Union High School (BUHS) this past April, and awarded the winners on Monday May 21st, 2018. Trig*Star is a national math competition for high school students based on the practical application of Trigonometry.  The purpose of […]

 
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Red Meadow Valley Road to open today

News release The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, June 15 at 5:00 pm. The road received damage in two sections of the road, where the sub-grade material under the road washed away and the road buckled. The forest’s Engineering Crew, with […]

 
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Kevin Carunchio to retire as Inyo County CAO

Inyo County news release Longtime Inyo County Administrator Kevin Carunchio has announced his retirement after 13 years with the County. Carunchio, County Administrator since 2007, informed the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 12 of his intent to retire following completion of several outstanding projects, including the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 County Budget. He plans to continue living in […]

 
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