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Mono County releases Grand Jury Final Report

RELEASE OF 2017-2018 GRAND JURY FINAL REPORT (News release) The Superior Court of California for Mono County has released the 2017-2018 Grand Jury Final Report. There were five major subjects of this year’s Final Report. The first was an investigation of the Town of Mammoth Lakes (TOML), in particular the Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT). The […]

 
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Another busy week for Caltrans

Lane Closure Report for the week of 7/16/18 – 7/20/18  Inyo, Mono & Eastern Kern Counties – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public to be careful of workers on the Highway, to Slow for the Cone Zone and Move Over where possible.   The scheduled lane closures for the […]

 
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Be careful with fireworks – high winds expected

New release The Bishop Fire Department Expects High Winds on the 4th of July Be careful with your fireworks  Bishop— 7/2/2018 —The Bishop Fire Department is reminding everyone to be safe with fireworks this 4th of July Holiday. The National Weather Service is expecting high winds on Wednesday the 4th , in and around Inyo County. The […]

 
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It’s that time for fire restrictions, burn-permit suspensions

BLM announces seasonal fire restrictions for public lands managed by Bishop Field Office BISHOP, Calif. –The Bureau of Land Management will implement fire restrictions for public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties beginning Monday, July 2. The restrictions will remain in effect until further notice. “These seasonal restrictions are […]

 
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Warning to be hantavirus aware

Mono County press release Key points • Hantavirus is an uncommon but deadly disease in the Eastern Sierra. • The Sierra region of California is a hantavirus hotspot. • Carried by deer mice, people can catch it from exposure to mouse waste. • Most people who get hantavirus were exposed by cleaning up mouse waste […]

 
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State of the Inyo National Forest

Press release The State of the Inyo Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Sonora Pass (Hwy 108), Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 w), Saddlebag Lake Rd., Hwy 120 E (Benton), Bodie (Hwy 270) Lundy Canyon June Lake Loop, Parker Lake Rd. Campgrounds open: Lundy Canyon, Aspen Grove, Lower Lee Vining, Moraine, Big […]

 
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Inyo, Mono primary election results

2018 Election Results June 5, 2018 Statewide Direct Primary Election Third Report, Semi-Official Final June 5, 2018 @ 11:25 pm. This report includes all of Election Day. For Inyo County, the next report will be posted on Thursday and will include all vote by mail ballots that were turned in at the polls on Election […]

 
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Caltrans working projects in Eastern Sierra

Caltrans news release Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has begun construction on several projects in Inyo and Mono Counties. In Inyo and Mono Counties, the McNally Shoulders project on US Highway 6 between Silver Canyon Road and Pumice Mill Road (approximately 4 miles north of the junction of US Hwy 395). The […]

 
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Update: PCT hiker found ‘in good health’

Update from KCNP: We’re happy to report that missing hiker Stephen McGuire has been located. Though he’s tired, he’s in good health. His progress along his route was delayed by winter storms. When contacted, he asked us to pass on his appreciation for the rescue efforts. He’d like to recognize the Air Force Rescue Coordination […]

 
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