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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday

WEATHER FORECAST AREA: The Owens Valley / The Town of Mammoth Lakes TUE JUL 27 2021 4:13 AM PDT  SYNOPSIS:  Yesterday temperatures were all over the place, with several areas reporting below normal, thanks to heavy rain and rain-cooled winds. T-storm chances continue much of this week, with a large high centered over Four Corners and the Southern Rockies. In addition low pressure […]

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Not Good! CDPH Issues Public Health Order in Response to Surge In Delta Variant

Back to square one? The Delta Variant causing fastest increase in COVID-19 Cases than during the entire pandemic. Mono County Residents and Visitor Urged to Become Vaccinated. The COVID-19 pandemic remains a significant challenge in California. COVID-19 vaccines are effective in reducing infection and serious disease. At present, 62% of Californians 12 years of age and […]

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California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Thanks Mono County Supvr. John Peters for Broadband for All Leadership

California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Thanks Mono County Supvr. John Peters for Broadband for All Leadership The California State Association of Counties (CSAC) – the voice of California’s 58 Counties – would like to thank Mono County Supervisor John Peters for his strong leadership in supporting Broadband for All in the California State Budget. […]

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Use of Force Incident on July 24 | Update | Officers’ Body Camera Footage Released

True to their word, Inyo County Sheriff Jeff Hollowell and the Sheriff’s Office Public Information officer Carma Roper, promised to be responsive and transparent as quickly as possible on the Sheriff deputies use of force during the arrest of George Barlow III on July 24 at the Bishop Chevron Gas Station. It looks like they […]

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(Update) Incident at Chevron Station in Bishop involving Inyo County Sheriff deputies sparks community outrage

Dogs are dogs, but sometimes dogs are seen as “heroes”; at other times they are seen as a “threat.” And sometimes police officers are seen as “heroes” …and sometimes in today’s environment, they are also seen as a “threat” to some people, especially to many “of color.” An incident on Saturday night at the Chevron […]

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Pardon our temporary lack of materials says Caltrans, as work on Bishop Pedestrian Safety Plan resumes

Pedestrian Safety Project Will Resume in Bishop The Pedestrian Safety Project in Bishop was delayed on Friday due to an anticipated shortage in materials. The project will resume tomorrow, Monday, July 26th, as originally planned, as the contractor was able to procure additional construction materials. Work is scheduled as follows: On State Route 168 W […]

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Suspect Arrested After Use of Force Incident at Bishop Chevron – Dog Killed in Incident

[[Sierra Wave received the following press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and Sierra Wave will be following up with information from witnesses]: July 24 shortly after 2:00am Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic violence restraining order violation at 969 Tu Su Lane.  Upon arrival of the deputies, neither the […]

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Dexter, Glacier and Lightning Fires update for July 23, 2021

(Update July 23 at 1:30 pm.) Dexter Fire – The Dexter Fire remains at 2965 acres, 97% contained, and the fire area closure remains in place. Crews continue to mop up and suppression repair activities. Closure information, maps, photos and updates are posted on InciWeb at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7656/. Glacier Fire – The Glacier Fire remains at […]

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