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Caltrans Announces Additional Traffic Cameras and Weather Stations throughout District 9

According to Caltrans,  the state has added additional closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and roadside weather information systems (RWIS) in eastern Kern county to provide improved service and communication in District 9. Mono county installations are scheduled for late Spring/Summer. Recent additions to the statewide CCTV and RWIS system were installed in the following areas: Eastern […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like “FISHMAS” — Trout Opener, be Aware of New Regulations

Mono County Fishing Season Opens on April 24 – With New Regulations MONO COUNTY, Calif. (APRIL 16, 2021) – Eastern Sierra locals and visitors alike are gearing up for “Fishmas” on Saturday, April 24, the official start to Mono County’s regular fishing season. With the relatively mild winter this year, most front country lakes, rivers, […]

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2021 Mule Days is a GO!

A Message from the Bishop Mule Days Board and Staff: We are excited to announce the Bishop Mule Days Board and staff, working together with the Tri-County Fair Board and staff, as well as Inyo County Public Health has determined that Mule Days 2021 is a go! In concert with health officials, we are planning […]

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Five Electric Vehicle Fast Chargers Ready for Public Use in Inyo and Kern Counties

[Caltrans Press Release –April 15, 2020] Electric vehicle (EV) drivers travelling along Highway 395 in Inyo County and Highway 58 in Kern County can now recharge using five newly installed fast charging stations. “Fast chargers are essential to continue growing EV adoption in California and meeting our state’s goals for combating climate change,” said Caltrans […]

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Campaign to conserve 30% of U.S. wildlands, cultural areas, open space, and water by 2030 | April 19th

A Virtual Event on Monday, April 19th at 6:30PM Prepare to Participate in California’s 30×30 Campaign with Organizer and Educator Kris Hohag   Join the campaign to conserve 30% of U.S. wildlands, cultural areas, open space, and water by 2030. We need YOU to help make this conservation goal a reality, by representing our region […]

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Yosemite Conservancy to Provide $11.5 Million to Yosemite National Park in 2021

Forty-Four Conservancy-Funded Grants to Support Efforts to Protect Wildlife, Restore Meadows and Inspire Care for the Natural World Yosemite National Park, April 14, 2021 – Yosemite Conservancy is providing $11.5 million to protect and preserve Yosemite National Park in 2021, including efforts to understand why giant sequoias and pines are perishing, protect endangered Pacific fishers, […]

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Community Recreation Center in Mammoth Lakes

The Town of Mammoth Lakes will be conducting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Community Recreation Center (CRC) at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, at Mammoth Creek Park.  Members of the Mammoth Lakes Town Council, the Planning and Economic Development Commission (PEDC), the Recreation Commission, and Town staff will be adhering to COVID-19 California […]

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Rental Assistance Available to Qualified Residents of Inyo, Mono, and Alpine Counties

INYO AND MONO COUNTIES, CA, April 13, 2021 — Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 91 in late January, allocating $2.6 billion in rent assistance for the CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program. IMACA and Mammoth Lakes Housing have joined the Local Partner Network to help spread the word in Inyo, Mono, and Alpine counties and to […]

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Been “Catfished?” Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Occasionally here at Sierra Wave News, we try to keep you informed on robocalls, fake email messages and other online scams. This one, being ‘Catfished,” is not the same as being “Phished” (pronounced “Fished”), although both target unsuspecting men and women. It may be called “catfishing” but basically, it is just another way to steal […]

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Inyo County “Sees Red,” Finally! Less restrictive tier in time for Trout Opening on April 24!

On Tuesday, April 13, Inyo County was officially placed in the less restrictive Red Tier, Substantial category, just in time for the Trout Opener on the last weekend of the month. No more Purple Tier, thank you very much! They will now be able to reopen more types of businesses at greater capacity. There has […]

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