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Woman dies in Death Valley

News release A woman died in Death Valley National Park this week as temperatures soared to nearly 120 degrees. The extreme heat is expected to continue through this weekend, with highs forecast at 120 degrees for today and 122 for Sunday. Around 6 p.m. Tuesday, emergency responders received calls about a non-responsive visitor south of […]

 
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Deaths at Mammoth Mountain, Panamint Valley

Mono County Sheriff’s Office news release On Saturday, June 22, 2019, at approximately 8:34 a.m., numerous 9-1-1 calls came into the Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch regarding a ski accident on Mammoth Mountain. Several witnesses reported seeing a skier lose control near the top of “Wipeout Chutes” near Chair 23. Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol was […]

 
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Mt. Whitney through Mobius arch in Alabama Hills.  Photo by Andrew Kirk

Alabama Hills, Death Valley benefit from bill in Congress

News release from Rep. Paul Cook’s office WASHINGTON- Tuesday, the US Senate passed S. 47, the Natural Resources Management Act, introduced by Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). The bill passed the Senate overwhelmingly. The National Resources Management Act was a package of bipartisan public lands-related bills that passed the House or Senate in the previous Congress. […]

 
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In the living room at Scotty’s Castle are businessman Albert Johnson, right, his wife, left, and Death Valley Scotty. The two men formed an unlikely and very interesting partnership that resulted in the construction of the Castle, and Scotty’s well-publicized exploits in Death Valley. Photo courtesy Eastern California Museum.

Death Valley: ‘Scotty’ and wildflowers

Press releases Death Valley, CA –The Metabolic Studio IOU Radio Players will be performing Death Valley Scotty live at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center in Death Valley National Park, on January 30, 2016 at 6 p.m. The live performance is a benefit fundraiser, with proceeds from the sale of $20 tickets going to ongoing work […]

 
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French tourist dies in Death Valley

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On June 6th, 2014 Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification that 54 year old French national, Guy Brossart, had been located deceased after not returning to a tour bus following a brief stop at the Mesquite Dunes. According to the information provided, the bus stopped around 2:30 PM at the Mesquite […]

 
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Filmmaker and author will sign books

Nicholas Clapp signs latest book, “Gold and Silver in the Mojave” at Museum   (Press Release) Award-winning documentary filmmaker and author Nicholas Clapp will be signing copies of his latest book, “Gold and Silver in the Mojave: Images of a Last Frontier,” at the Eastern California Museum in Independence on Saturday April 13 from 2-4 […]

 
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Inyo, BrightSource sign deal

On the eve of hearings on the proposed Hidden Hills Solar project near Death Valley, BrightSource Energy and Inyo County have signed an agreement that addresses Inyo’s concerns, pays the County $15 million, minus certain credits, and assures Inyo will not oppose the project in front of the California Energy Commission. In a last minute, […]

 
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Friday flooding

Mono County Undersheriff Ralph Obenberger confirmed that flooding did hit areas of northern Mono County Friday. Heavy rains fell and seriously flooded the road to Twin Lakes out of Bridgeport. Obenberger said that a call came in at 6:15 Friday evening that water and mud a few feet deep had flooded out the road on […]

 
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