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Two Vehicle collision in Bishop involves teenage drivers

Adam Otten, Public Information Officer provided this release to Sierra Wave Media: “On 02/15/2020 at approximately 8:50 PM, Juvenile #2 was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup (Chevrolet) northbound on Sunland Road approaching Sunland Indian Reservation Road at an excessive rate of speed. Juvenile #1 was driving a 2002 Toyota Tacoma (Toyota) northbound on Sunland Road, […]

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Prescribed fire on Twain Islet at Mono Lake for next few days.

Deb Schweizer Public Affairs Specialist Forest Service Inyo National Forest  sent this notice: Weather and air quality conditions permitting, fire crews will conduct a prescribed fire on Twain Islet . The project will be ongoing for two to three days. This project is focused on removing Bassia hyssopifolia. This non-native plant prefers wetlands and alkaline […]

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BLM Bishop Field Office to conduct prescribed fire to improve wetland habitat

News Release  by Serena Baker Public Affairs Officer BLM for Sierra Wave Media  Interagency wildland fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest will be treating up to 70 acres of public lands with prescribed fire at Fish Slough north of Bishop in Inyo and Mono counties […]

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Winter Adventure Series Continues February 11th and 13th in Mammoth Lakes

Feb 11th and 13th  Winter Adventure Series continues. Tuesday February 11th: Kate Rutherford Local professional climber Join for stunning photos and stories about how local Eastern Sierra resident Kate Rutherford started off her climbing career in Yosemite free climbing El Cap, Half Dome, and the Leaning Tower, which honed her skills enough to establish new routes […]

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Mammoth Lakes Foundation, founded by Dave McCoy, shares news of his passing and legacy

  Ski pioneer built Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Lakes Foundation, and the community of Mammoth Lakes Dave McCoy, founder of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and the Mammoth Lakes Foundation, died peacefully on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The rugged American icon who ignited Southern California’s passion for skiing and brought higher education and cultural enrichment to the […]

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Permit administration for John Muir Trail and impact on restocking for local businesses gets clarification

There has been a lot of discussion in the Eastern Sierra community about John Muir Trail permit administration this winter. Deb Schweizer, Public Affairs Specialist for Inyo National Forest, provided this update to Sierra Wave Media. Background: There is a long-standing agreement between parks and forests for local wilderness permits in the Sierra Nevada region […]

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Applications being accepted for 2020 Inyo County Community Project Sponsorship Program Competitive grants

  The Inyo County Community Project Sponsorship Program is accepting grant applications for the 2020 Yearly Competitive Grants. The grants will be available for events and projects sponsored by local non-profit groups that will be taking place in Inyo County during 2020. Up to $34,000 is available in the 2020 Competitive Grant cycle. The deadline […]

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Mammoth Voices holding meet the candidates

The next Mammoth Voices meeting is Thursday, February 6.  They will be joined by three of the four candidates running for Supervisor: Rhonda Duggan, Bob Gardner, and Josh Rhodes. The meeting will be similar to the Congressional Candidate forum  held in January, but will not be recorded.    Please note: Meeting isat Giovanni’s in Mammoth […]

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