Archive | Press Release


Mono County Supervisors Adopts Resolution Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Affirms Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity Public Health Crisis and Affirming Mono County’s Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity.” This historic action seeks to acknowledge the disparities in family stability, health and mental wellness, education, employment, economic development, public safety, criminal justice, and housing associated with racism, and assess internal […]

Continue Reading · 0
ESLT logo

Eastern Sierra Land Trust Secures Conservation Easement for Historic Hunewill Ranch

Agreement permanently conserves 4,100 acres and over 6 miles of rivers and streams in Bridgeport Valley, Mono County, California Garnering the support of local, state, and federal agencies over the course of years, the not-for-profit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) secured a conservation easement in perpetuity for the historic Hunewill Ranch (est. 1861). As a […]

Continue Reading · 1

COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 220 (+2) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 176 (+1) 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 […]

Continue Reading · 9

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Announces Leadership Evolution

Copeland will focus on veterans’ initiatives as Beardsley takes helm of local organization (Mammoth Lakes, CA – October 6, 2020) The Board of Directors of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) is proud to announce key leadership changes within the organization. This fall, Laura Beardsley will step into the role of Executive Director following several years […]

Continue Reading · 1

Regional Forest Extends Emergency Fire Restrictions to Oct. 15

Regional Order No. 20-21 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and  protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from October […]

Continue Reading · 0

Multiple Shots Fired in Bishop Area | Suspect Taken into Custody

(Press Release-Inyo County Sheriff) BISHOP, CA, October 5, 2020: At approximately midnight Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance on Matlick Lane in the Bishop area with shots fired. Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies, Bishop Police, and CHP responded. The female victim was able to run out of the house when […]

Continue Reading · 2

Forest Service Revises Closure Orders and Fire Restrictions in California

[September 30, 2020 – Press Release] VALLEJO, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has revised closure orders and fire prohibitions in California. These decisions will continue to be evaluated daily. The revisions include: 1. Easing fire restrictions – Propane and gas stove use is now permitted on developed recreation sites on National […]

Continue Reading · 0

Let’s Eat Out! Interim Restaurant & Retail Business Operating Rules for The Town Of Mammoth Lakes

(Press Release – Town of Mammoth Lakes) September 30, 2020 – To assist retail and dining businesses operating during the pandemic, the Mammoth Lakes Town Manager authorizes the following temporary changes to the Town’s usual standards and requirements for outdoor dining, outdoor displays and sales, temporary signage, and outdoor seating areas. Businesses operating under these […]

Continue Reading · 2
Mammoth Lakes Tourism logo

Town of Mammoth Lakes Opens Round 3 of Business Assistance Program

Date: September 28, 2020 TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES OPENS ROUND 3 OF BUSINESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Town of Mammoth Lakes established a Business Assistance Program to help small business owners impacted by COVID-19 stay afloat during this unprecedented time. The Town has completed two rounds of funding for the Program which […]

Continue Reading · 0

Inyo National Forest Closure Extended to October 8

(Press Release) Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:14 PM Subject: Inyo National Forest Closure Good afternoon: Today, we received direction from the Regional Office that the Emergency Forest Closures would be extended for the seven of the nine forests that are currently closed. This includes the Inyo National Forest. The regional order is expected to […]

Continue Reading · 2
Frank Frievalt Fire Chief, Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District

Virtual Public Meeting Tonight on Status of Creek Fire: 7-8pm

Join representatives from the Creek Fire Incident Management Team, the United States Forest Service, Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District, Mono County Sheriff and the Town of Mammoth Lakes tonight, September 29, from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. to receive a presentation and to ask questions about the status of the Creek Fire. There is no planned […]

Continue Reading · 0
knife attack

Attempted Homicide in Bishop

BISHOP, CA, September 28, 2020: On Saturday, September 26 at approximately 6:00pm, (Inyo County Sheriff) deputies responded to a residence on Payahuupu Way in Bishop for a report of a stabbing. California Highway Patrol, Bishop Police Department, and Bishop Paiute Tribal Police responded to assist. Upon arrival, a male victim was outside of the residence […]

Continue Reading · 4