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Staci Brock, Infection Prevention Coordinator, Mammoth Hospital

National Infection Prevention Week | Mammoth Hospital Recognizes Staci Brock, Infection Prevention Coordinator.

This week is National Infection Prevention Week and Mammoth Hospital posted on its Facebook page that it wanted to celebrate and recognize Staci Brock, our Infection Prevention Coordinator. They had the following to say: Staci has been a nurse at Mammoth Hospital since February 2018. She took the position as Infection Prevention Coordinator last year […]

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Another fatal collision in Coso Junction on Highway 395

It seems that vehicle accidents have been on the increase over the past few weeks. Coso Junction, along U.S. Highway 395, especially continues to prove to be a dangerous place for vehicles. Here is yet another one that occurred on Sunday, October 18th, which resulted in a fatality. The following information comes from the California […]

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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 218 (+6) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 175 Positive | 2 Deaths

Under the new color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California on Reopening, Inyo County is now, along with Mono County, in the ‘Orange,” a.k.a. “Moderate” and less-restrictive category, which allows it to reopen several business sectors.   Note: Mono County posts DAILY and IN REAL TIME (current) throughout the day on their website Mono County […]

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Eastern Sierra Foundation Announces 100 Full Scholarships for Inyo County Residents to Attend Cerro Coso Community College

10/19/2020 – The Eastern Sierra Foundation (ESF) Board voted to approve an expansion of their scholarship program to support more Inyo County residents who are seeking to further their education through Cerro Coso Community College. One hundred new scholarships are now available for all Inyo County residents who enroll for the Spring 2021 semester at […]

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Bishop’s and Mammoth Lakes’ Schools Forced to Close Because of “Very Poor Air Quality”

The smoke from the Creek Fire continues to degrade air quality in Mammoth Lakes and Bishop to unhealthy and hazardous, threatening the health of residents, students and visitors to the area as well. The following news release was posted on the Mammoth Lakes Unified School District website this morning, stating that “In-person programs closed due […]

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Injured Dog Rescue in Owens River Gorge at Bottom of 800-foot Slope

Injured Dog, Sal, Rescued in Owens River Gorge at Bottom of 800-foot Slope on Saturday by Mono County SARs. Despite the seemingly endless parade of bad news that dominates our headlines, good things do happen, as seen in this dog rescue story: Mono County Search and Rescue team responded to a call on Saturday, Oct. […]

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Big Pine Civic Club Sponsors Online 4th County Supe Candidates Forum Tuesday, Oct. 20th

Big Pine Civic Club Sponsors Online Candidates Forum Tuesday, October 20th at 6 p.m. for Inyo County Board of Supervisors Fourth District Election Voters in Independence, Big Pine and Wilkerson Ranch are encouraged to log in to Zoom and hear what the candidates, Jennifer Roeser and Don Bright, have to say about issues affecting the […]

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Gabriel Lopez Marquez, Assault w deadly weapon, Benton, CA

Assault with deadly weapon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Benton CA

On October 13, 2020, at approximately 10:16 P.M. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Benton Paiute Reservation, with reports of a physical altercation and possible shots fired. While in route, Deputies received additional information of multiple victims with head injuries. Through the course of the investigation, witness statements and physical evidence collected led investigators to […]

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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Extended to Oct. 22

California’s wildfire season is not yet over. In the interest of the safety of firefighters and visitors to the national forests in the Pacific Southwest Region, fire restrictions are being kept in place to prevent further fires from being started and overtaxing the resources of those fighting existing wildfires. The Regional Emergency Fire restrictions order […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department Supports Nat’l Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MLPD Press Release 10/15/2020 Since 1985, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women will be diagnosed with this disease each year. In honor of everyone this disease affects and to raise awareness, our officers are wearing a special edition pink patch and pink badge on their uniforms. MLPD […]

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