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Outbreak of opioid overdoses in the Eastern Sierra

Mono County Health Department news release By Dr. Tom Boo The last few weeks have seen a spike in the number of opioid overdoses in the Bishop and Mammoth Lakes areas. A Bishop police officer estimates there have been 6-8 overdoses in and around Bishop in the last few weeks, with two lives lost, while the Mammoth […]

 
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San Bernardino man drowns at Lake Mamie

Mono County Sheriff’s Department news release On August 2, 2019, at approximately 7:03 A.M., Mono County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Lake Mamie regarding a boating accident. A small boat with two men fishing capsized. As one man stood up to toss out the anchor, the boat became unstableand capsized. The vessel was described as […]

 
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Chamber Music Unbound Festival begins Thursday

Thursday, July 25, 2019 – 7:30 PM, Cerro Coso College, Mammoth Lakes. The Unbound Chamber Music Festival presents its opening concert, “Fairy Tales”, with music by Beethoven, Rimsky-Korsakov (from the epic legend of Scheherazade) and Brahms.  Artists include the Felici Piano Trio, flutist Mercedes Smith, violinist Corey Cerovsek and cellist, Mark Votapek. Friday, July 26, […]

 
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Pet licensing, vaccination clinic at MLPD this Saturday

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Saturday, June 22, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department, located at 58 Thompsons Way, will be selling 2019-2020 dog licenses for the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Dr. Gaylon TeSlaa and the staff of Alpen Veterinary Hospital will also be onsite with low cost vaccinations.   […]

 
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Inyo County, Town of Mammoth Lakes earn FAA award

Inyo County news release The County of Inyo and Town of Mammoth Lakes were recognized this week with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Herman C. Bliss Airports Partnership Award. The award was presented by FAA Associate Administrator for Airports Kirk Schaeffer and FAA Western-Pacific Region Director Mark A. McClardy during the FAA Western-Pacific Region 10th Annual Airports Conference in […]

 
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Rodger Guffey: 1943-2019

Rodger Guffey, born 5/18/1943, passed away unexpectedly on 5/17/2019. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas and played football and studied architecture at Kansas University. Thanks to the Beach Boys, he moved west to Manhattan Beach where he worked as a toy designer for Ravel. His desire to ski brought him to relocate in Mammoth […]

 
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Scare ’em straight – ‘Every 15 Minutes’ Thursday in Mammoth

News release Mammoth Lakes, CA: On Thursday May 23rd, 2019, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department in conjunction with the Bridgeport Office of the California Highway Patrol and Mammoth High School, will be conducting a simulated drunk driving traffic collision as part of the Every 15 Minutes program. The collision will be staged behind Mammoth High […]

 
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John Stephen ‘Jack’ Johantgen: 1932-2019

John Stephen ‘Jack’ Johantgen Jack Johantgen was born in Tulsa Oklahoma in 1932. He was the youngest of three sons born to Clara and John Robins Johantgen. Joseph and Robert his older siblings both served in the military and after Jack finished high school he moved with his parents to Prescott Arizona and followed his […]

 
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Tough winter for broadcasters

Mammoth Mountain and the Town of Mammoth Lakes has been hit with lots of snow this winter.  This generally  translates into a good thing.  Great skiing and boarding, beautiful views and water to recharge the aquifers. For our local Radio Station, Sierra Wave Radio ALT 92.5,  it has been brutal on our broadcast site on […]

 
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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Mono County

Press releases National Weather Service Reno has issued a Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4:00 pm Monday, February 25 to 4:00am Thursday, February 28, 2019. Three-day total snow accumulations of up to 12 inches, except 2 to 4 feet above 7,000 feet is forecast. Winds gusting as high as 70 mph with gusts over […]

 
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Mammoth Lakes talks fire with local, federal agencies

By Deb Murphy The day after the Town of Mammoth Lakes held a wildfire workshop, fires in Ventura County and north of Sacramento were back in the news. The consensus: the state’s fire season runs from January 1 through December 31. Representatives from Inyo National Forest and Mammoth Lakes Fire Department explained both their preventative […]

 
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