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Cerro Coso offering late start classes this Spring

Cerro Coso Community College is offering a number of late start classes this Spring. In addition to taking late start classes to pursue a degree, students can also opt to take late start classes for professional development and personal enrichment. Twelve-week late start classes will begin February 16, and 8-week late start classes begin March […]

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Blizzard Warning Remains in Effect Until 4am Friday, January 29, 2021

[TOML press release]: The NWS is forecasting periods of heavy snow through Thursday morning for Mono County. A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 4:00am Friday, January 29. Total snowfall expected is 3 to 7 feet above 8,000 feet. Strong winds mainly today. Eastern Sierra from Tahoe-Mammoth and points immediately east are right in the core […]

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Background COVID-19 Information and State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy

We’re doing something a little different on reporting the day-to-day Inyo County and Mono County Reports. Because there is generally always a lag of three (sometimes four days if a holiday in the Inyo County numbers) the comparison of Covid-19 numbers between the two counties is impossible to maintain. Mono County keeps its Covid-19 report […]

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Deadline is Friday for Inyo County Grant Program for Local Non-Profits

Friday, January 29, is the deadline for nonprofit organizations in Inyo County to submit applications to the Inyo County Community Resiliency Grant program. The county-funded grant program will provide up to $10,000 to local nonprofit organizations that play an important role in supporting our local economy, improving quality of life in Inyo County, and addressing […]

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Michael Morse Honored as ‘Ranger of the Year’ by National Forest Recreation Association

WOODLAKE, CA – The National Forest Recreation Association (NFRA) is very proud to announce that  has been selected as the 2020 ‘Ranger of the Year.’ Michael is the Co-Director of the Region 5 Pack Stock Center of Excellence; a Special Uses Permit Administrator; and the Wilderness and Trails Supervisor on the Mammoth Ranger District, Inyo […]

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STAY-AT-HOME ORDER LIFTED Mono County Remains in Purple Tier

Effective today (1/25), officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) ended the Regional Stay-at-Home Order issued on Sunday, December 6, 2020 for all regions statewide. Mono County will re-enter the most restrictive Tier 1 Widespread (Purple) of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint), the State’s “stringent and slow plan for living with […]

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Survivors of Mountain View Fire Have until February 1 to Join California’s No-Cost Wildfire Cleanup Program

SACRAMENTO – As property owners begin the process of recovering after the Mountain View Fire in Mono County, there are programs and resources available to help get them back on track. One of those is the State’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program led by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency, CalRecycle and local governments.  This is […]

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What is the progress of the Olancha Cartago Four-Lane Project?

What is the progress of the Olancha Cartago Four-Lane Project? [By: Melissa Maddux, Contributor] In 2017, the Olancha/Cartago Four-Lane project moved into the right of way and design phases, said Michael Lingberg, construction public information officer for Caltrans District 9. According to the Caltrans website, construction is set to begin in October of 2021, with […]

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Driving During the Winter Season

BISHOP — Caltrans would like to remind the traveling public to practice caution and be prepared for winter weather throughout Eastern Kern, Inyo, and Mono counties. With winter storms set to arrive beginning tomorrow, motorists need to be ready for whatever conditions the weather may bring. When visiting higher elevations, drivers are reminded to keep […]

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