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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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LATEST UPDATE: Inyo & Mono Counties COVID-19 Information

[Dear Reader, to avoid sensationalizing every uptick in positive coronavirus tests cases, we are going to provide you with “official information” in this posting only from our local authorities throughout the day.] LOCAL NUMBERS UPDATES Mono County posts daily and in real time( current) throughout the day on their website Mono County COVID-19 Response page. […]

 
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UPDATE: Inyo Board of Supes Ask CDFW to Open Fishing Season A.S.A.P.

[UPDATE 5/26/2020 to Original Post on May 22, 2020: Inyo County Supervisors’ Poised to Ask State to Open Fishing Season…”) At this morning’s Inyo County Board Meeting, in a 4-1 vote, the board approved a letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on a motion by Second District Supervisor, Jeff Griffiths, seconded by […]

 
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Inyo County Health Officer rescinds Order prohibiting short-term rentals for campgrounds and RV parks

Only includes: Opening of campgrounds and RV parks. May now rent to customers less than 30 days. Does not include: Privately operated short-term rentals (such as Airbnb’s), vacation rentals, timeshares, hotels, motels, or any other facility where the business is renting the customer a physical room or structure. “This update is in line with California’s […]

 
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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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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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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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MAMMOTH TOWN COUNCIL TAKES YOUR QUESTIONS

May 13, 2020- The Mammoth Lakes Town Council set up a call-in, zoom-enhanced Q&A session Tuesday evening(May 12) to try to bridge the communication gap left by COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s a sample: Q: Mammoth is testing but that means our positive numbers are going up. Shouldn’t we use different metrics? A: The State is setting […]

 
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Mammoth Marketing Dept Presentation on Recovery & Special COVID-19 Town Council Meeting

There are two meetings today that may be of interest for you. The information on how to listen to these meetings is listed below. Also, here is today’s press release regarding the cases that were diagnosed today and why we can’t move further into stage two. Tuesday, May 12 at 11am Topic: Visit Mammoth Marketing […]

 
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Inyo County close to Stage 2 Goals, but State adds last minute changes

Inyo County businesses were able to open within the confines of Governor Gavin Newsom’s requirements last Friday, but the County has fallen just short of moving farther through the State’s four-stage process as the Governor moved the goal posts. The hope, expressed by Marilyn Mann, Health and Human Services director, and Anna Scott, deputy director, […]

 
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