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Update on Round Fire: 7,000 acres, 20 structures

UPDATE: 9:30 AM The Round Fire: Acres: 7,000 – 30 percent contained 20 structures and outbuildings destroyed (preliminary county) 200 personnel; 47 engines; 29 fire crews, two bulldozers One injury to firefighter due to smoke inhalation Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make […]

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Bishop woman killed in accident

A 20-year-old Bishop woman died in an accident on Sherwin Grade Saturday.  The California Highway Patrol said they are continuing to investigate. What officers did say is that the woman, whose identity has not been released, was travelling southbond on Highway 395 south of the Sherwin Grade Vista Point at an undetermined speed.  They said […]

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CHP arrests Bishop man after high-speed chase

A 41-year-old Bishop man was chased and arrested after a high-speed pursuit down Sherwin Grade on Sunday. California Highway Patrol units from the Bridgeport and Bishop offices worked on this arrest. According to the CHP, Sunday morning at 10 am, a CHP officer was driving northbound on Highway 395, north of McGee Creek Road and […]

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AT&T improvement falls flat

Mono Supervisor Hap Hazard has stayed on top of AT&T officials to make sure the Tri-Valley area has cell phone service.  Recent information looked hopeful but service remains a problem. Supervisor Hazard said that he received information Monday that the AT&T cell site on Sherwin Grade is up and operational.  Hazard asked constituents to test […]

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