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Lions Fire reaches Inyo National Forest

USFS news release Clovis, CA. June 24, 2018 – The Lions Fire started on the Sierra National Forest around June 1st as a lightning strike, and is burning near the Lion Point area in the Ansel Adams Wilderness. It crossed onto the Inyo National Forest on June 22 and is now being co-managed by both […]

 
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LADWP repairs will mean high-water flow in the Owens River

Inyo County news release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will be performing emergency repair work on the Control Gorge Power Plant beginning June 26th, with a projected completion date of September 5th. Water being released from the Crowley Reservoir will enter the Owens River at the Middle Gorge Power Plant and flow downstream through […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes Tourism wins Telly Awards

Press release 360 Degrees of Adventure virtual reality video from Mammoth Lakes Tourism recently won not one, but two Telly Awards. The first was the Silver Telly for Craft – Use of 360 for Branded Content, which is the highest honor award for branded content this year. Mammoth Lakes was the only Silver Telly award […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors approve agreement with LADWP

By Deb Murphy Just before Inyo’s Board of Supervisors approved the settlement agreement with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over wells and mitigation in the Five Bridges area, Supervisor Matt Kingsley admitted there were “subtleties in this agreement.” That was an understatement. Months of Technical Group meetings ending in a deadlock, generally left […]

 
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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 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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