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Mono County asks CDFW to “reopen the trout fishing season…on Friday, May 22…”

UPDATE 12:45pm  : FISHING WILL OPEN IN MONO COUNTY ON SATURDAY 5-23. Deb Murphy filed this report: Mono County Supervisors voted, 3-2, to request its fishing season start today, May 22. The motion took two tries and four plus hours of discussion. Mono is not alone. In early April, Mono, Inyo and Alpine counties requested […]

 
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MANZANAR FISHING CLUB POSTER: The public is invited to a free screening of “The Manzanar Fishing Club,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, at the Lone Pine Film History Museum. Filmmakers Cory Shiozaki and Richard Imamura will be on hand to discuss the film and take questions.

Virtual Zoom Event: RSVP Now! Preview of Manzanar Fishing Club on Saturday, May 23

When Fishing Meant Freedom: The Manzanar Fishing Club May is Pacific American Heritage Month and in honor of that Manzanar National Historic Site will be hosting its annual “Manzanar Fishing Club” lecture and screening online this year because of the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s Stay-At-Home order. Cory Shiozaki, the director and producer […]

 
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Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team to State: Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks

Yosemite Gateway Area Coordination Team Requests the State Open Up Campgrounds and Private RV Parks in Mariposa, Madera, Mono and Tuolumne Counties [SW NOTE: Bowing to pressure from business owners that want to reopen sooner with in-door dining and environmentalists concerned over dispersed camping and fire officials as well, the Mono County Board of Supervisors […]

 
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Mono Health Officer Clarifies Recreational Travel and Lodging Order: Is it Enforceable?

Unfortunately, the clarification by the public health officer does not change the facts on the ground; that being that there may well be hundreds–if not thousands–of visitors planning to come up to the Eastern Sierra during the Memorial Day Weekend or the start of the Summer season in June regardless of the Governor’s Stay At […]

 
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Inyo Sheriff Weapons Bust last night in Bishop

(Press Release from Inyo County Sheriff’s Office) BISHOP, CA, May 20, 2020 – On May 19 at approximately 10:30 PM, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies contacted and arrested Bishop resident and convicted felon, 48-year old Keeneeh Watterson, for active Inyo County Arrest Warrants. Watterson was arrested without incident and transported to the Inyo County Jail. Inyo […]

 
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5/20/20 – Mono County Approved for Expanded Stage 2!

No sooner than Sierra Wave reporter Deb Murphy’s report yesterday on the Mono County Supervisors approving the attestation document to the state to reopen the county in Stage 2, than the approval comes from the state the very next day! This brings Inyo and Mono counties in greater alignment with reopening retail stores during the […]

 
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Mono County Supervisors Vote to Proceed with State’s Attestation Process

California offered alternatives to enter fully into Stage 2 of the COVID-19 re-opening process on Monday with the posting of new criteria. With those changes, Mono County’s documentation “fits, with no review,” according to members of the Emergency Operations Committee. That was the news the Board of Supervises needed to hear as they voted unanimously […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Extends Closure of Developed Recreation Sites Thru June 30

The Inyo National Forest announced today that most developed recreation sites will remain closed through June 30. The closure can be rescinded as needed. The order does not close trails, trailheads, and general forest areas, which remain open for public use. The forest closure includes visitor centers, campgrounds, picnic areas, and day use areas and their facilities (restrooms, […]

 
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