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Full Closure of US Route 395 at State Route 58 (Kramer Junction) for 5 days

Full Closure on US Route 395 at State Route 58 (Kramer Junction) SAN BERNARDINO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in partnership with Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad, will be closing US Route 395 (US-395) at Kramer Junction for five days to allow BNSF workers to replace concrete panels, rails and re-ballast the tracks […]

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LADWP Announces Closure of Klondike Lake to Motorized Watercraft

BISHOP, CA (May 4, 2020) – To address public health concerns related to group gatherings and person-to-person contact in light of COVID-19, Klondike Lake is CLOSED to motorized watercraft until further notice. We appreciate the public’s understanding and cooperation and ask that everyone obey signage and continue to practice State and local guidance and stay safer […]

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Mono County Public Health Department Orders Mandatory Face Masks in Public

While this action on Friday, May 1st, by the Public Health Department in Mono County has been widely anticipated, it will be interesting to see if this public health order, that “face coverings are required to be worn by all individuals while in public spaces in Mono County,” will be respected by all, much less […]

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Mono County D.A. decides to not seek death penalty in People v. Correa-Vasquez

Mono County D.A. decides to not seek death penalty in People v. Correa-Vasquez After a three year investigation, on January 30, 2020, the Mono County District Attorney’s Office, with the assistance of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department,  and the Mono County Sheriff’s Department, arrested 28 year-old Josue Adalberto Corea-Vasquez of Mammoth Lakes for the 2016 […]

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Dr. Kevin Flanigan Dismissed as CEO by NIHD Board

Originally intended to serve as the Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Chief Medical, Chief Operations and Chief Information Officer, Dr.Kevin S. Flanigan, MD MBA, was named Acting CEO in September of 2015 following the departure of former CEO Victoria Alexander-Lane. He then served for five months as the Interim CEO on Oct. 21, 2015, before being […]

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Mammoth Lakes Cancels Fourth of July Festivities

MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (April 27, 2020) – Due to the timing uncertainty for the modification or lifting of the Governor’s unprecedented Stay At Home Order, along with the state’s subsequent mitigation measures for special events, the Town of Mammoth Lakes and the Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce have made the difficult decision to cancel this […]

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Coronavirus: Six Added Symptoms List from CDC

LATEST GUIDELINES FROM CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: SIX NEW SYMPTOMS ADDED Chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and a loss of taste or smell. Those are the six new symptoms the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautioned could be signs of the coronavirus. The additions come as health experts’ understanding of the confounding disease evolves. […]

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CHP Says to Slow Down…You Move Too Fast!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 22, 2020 Less Highway Congestion During Stay-At-Home Orders Not a License to Speed CHP Citations Jump by 87% for Violators Speeding More Than 100 mph  SACRAMENTO — Caltrans announced today a joint effort with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to urge drivers in […]

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