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State of the Inyo National Forest

USFS news release The State of the Inyo, current as of 5/25/18 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. (expect muddy conditions). Campgrounds open or […]

 
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Update from MLT on Mammoth-Yosemite Airport

Mammoth Lakes Tourism press release Alaska Airlines to Discontinue Air Service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport New airline partners being sought to replace and expand service Mammoth Lakes, Calif (May 23, 2018) – Last week officials from Alaska Airlines informed Mammoth Lakes Tourism that they would be discontinuing air service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport.  Current daily […]

 
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Caltrans awards local transportation planning grants

Caltrans news release BISHOP—Caltrans announced local transportation planning grants have been awarded. Local agencies will put this money to use for planning efforts and projects that support more sustainable communities, reduce transportation-related greenhouse gases and adapt for the effects of climate change. “These grants will provide much needed funding to support the efforts by local […]

 
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Groups, residents oppose mining at Conglomerate Mesa

Friends of the Inyo, Sierra Club press release RESIDENTS UNITE IN OPPOSITION TO MINING AT CONGLOMERATE MESA Bureau of Land Management defies community consensus; gives the green light for gold exploration near Death Valley National Park Bishop, CA — The Bureau of the Land Management recently announced a decision to allow exploration for gold at […]

 
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Measure K would help Lone Pine Unified School District

By Deb Murphy Lone Pine and Independence schools have a lot in common. Both facilities need more than just good maintenance; they need new wiring, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, plumbing fixes, wiring upgrades, energy efficient windows. The list goes on. The major difference between the two: Lone Pine schools are 20 years […]

 
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Alaska Airlines to leave Mammoth Yosemite Airport

Press release Alaska Airlines to Discontinue Air Service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport New airline partners being sought to replace and expand service Mammoth Lakes, Calif (May 19, 2018) – On Thursday, May 17th officials from Alaska Airlines informed Mammoth Lakes Tourism that they would be discontinuing air service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH). Current daily […]

 
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From Mono County Tourism

Tioga Pass Road opens for 2018 season

News release Yosemite National Park announced that Tioga Road (Highway 120 East) will open for the season to all vehicular traffic on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:00 am. There will be limited services available along Tioga Road. All campgrounds along Tioga Road remain closed. There is no anticipated opening date for the Tuolumne Meadows store […]

 
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Bridgeport Kitchen ready for grand opening

New Locally-Owned Commercial Bakery Opens in Bridgeport, California Grand Opening on May 23 (Press release) Bridgeport, CA – Bridgeport Kitchen, LLC announces a grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony on May 23, 2018, from 4-6 pm, at the newly-constructed commercial bakery facility at 24 Jack Sawyer Road, Bridgeport, CA. Local dignitaries, business owners, and Chamber of Commerce […]

 
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Chip Ermish, wine director at Jimmy’s Taverna at Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa. The restaurant’s award-winning wine selections include intriguing cost-effective bottles from Greece, Lebanon, Syria and the Pacific Northwest.

Jimmy’s Taverna ‘Taking Wine to New Heights’

Press release Jimmy’s Taverna at Sierra Nevada Resort Named a Top Mountain Retreat for Wine Mammoth Lakes restaurant honored by Wine Spectator for “Taking Wine to New Heights” Mammoth Lakes, Calif. — May 14, 2018 —Wine Spectator has recognized the Sierra Nevada Resort & Spa’s on-site restaurant Jimmy’s Taverna in Mammoth Lakes, California, as one […]

 
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