Archive | Mono County

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

August 7-8: Inyo County (+89/3 Deaths) & Mono County (+154/1 Death) COVID-19 Report

LOCAL NUMBERS UPDATES MONO COUNTY posts daily and in real time( current) throughout the day on their website Mono County COVID-19 Response page. 8/08/2020 5:00 p.m.:  3,504* Total Tests Administered | 154 Positive test results | 3,330 Negative |  90 Pending Results | 1 death | NOTE: Mono County does not share number of “Recovered” *Data […]

Continue Reading · 22
Bishop Care Center

Covid-19 cases take dangerous turn in Inyo County | Up 13 positive cases over the weekend and Monday

Inyo County saw a dramatic surge in COVID-19 cases, most reportedly infected at through association with residents and employees of the Bishop Care Center. Between August 1 and August 3, Inyo County has seen an increase of thirteen (13) new COVID-19 cases, bringing the cumulative Inyo County number of total case numbers over the past […]

Continue Reading · 18
Mono County logo

Mono County Health Officer Issues Order on Gatherings | Known Cause of Recent Surge in COVID-19

Increasing concern over the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases being reported in Mono County have prompted the Public Health Officer, Dr. Tom Boo, to issue another order on prohibiting gatherings which are promoting the spread of the coronavirus. Large numbers of visitors and tourists to the Town of Mammoth Lakes, and at campgrounds and campsites, […]

Continue Reading · 3
usfslogo

State of Inyo Roads and Campgrounds | What’s Open? What’s Closed? (As of July 30

Note: There is only one change to report and that is that the Upper Soda Springs Campground (Reds Meadow) is opening tomorrow. As a reminder, the state’s shelter in place order and local counties’ public health guidance still advises local recreation and travel for only essential needs. “You can travel for urgent matters or if […]

Continue Reading · 3
CHP MAJOR COLLISION

Mammoth Lakes fatal car crash Benton Cross and Pit Road on July 25 | CHP Press Release

On July 25, 2020 at 8:55 pm, Mr. Josh Daugherty was driving a silver 2017 Toyota Tacoma crew cab, west on Benton Crossing Road at a stated speed of approximately 55-60 MPH just west of Pit Road. Mr. Daugherty made a series of turning movements that resulted in a loss of steering control which caused […]

Continue Reading · 3
Mono County Sheriff Badge

Mono County Sheriff Daily Activity Log for July 11- July 20

The irony of law enforcement is that often it has little to do with cops and robbers, and a lot more to do with just simply helping citizens that need assistance. In rural counties especially, it’s important to have public servants capable of responding to emergencies at all times, whether that emergency be a terrible […]

Continue Reading · 6
MCWD Logo

MCWD under Phase 2 restrictions, but still taking care of business

Those of us living here in the Eastern Sierra may well want to remember that “Even paradise sees its share of storms, but in the end, it’s still paradise.” Even with this current pandemic. The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) is still working hard to serve its customers despite the obstacles presented by the coronavirus […]

Continue Reading · 1
desertspringstroutfarm

CDFW Euthanizes 3.2 Million Trout to Halt Bacteria Outbreak | Local Reaction

Just when you think the world could not get much weirder, it does. Fish Springs and Black Rock fish hatcheries in Inyo County have been hit with an outbreak of lactococcus garvieae. Initially quarantined in late June, the decision has been made to euthanize the fish. Hot Creek Hatchery has been inspected and cleared; its […]

Continue Reading · 1