Death Valley Mosaic Canyon Rescue 2023

Death Valley Park Rangers Rescue Hikers at Mosaic Canyon and Wildrose Peak on the Same Day – February 5, 2023

NPS Photo DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – National Park Service (NPS) staff assisted hikers in two separate incidents on Sunday, February 5. Park rangers carried a woman with a broken leg out of Mosaic Canyon and located a man who had separated from his group on Wildrose Peak Trail. Mosaic Canyon is a popular family-friendly hike […]

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Rising Gas Prices

CalTrans Looks for Ways to Fund Maintenance Once Gas Tax Not an Option, Launches Road Charge Pilot Study – by Deb Murphy

  This is one of those “every action causes an equal and opposite reaction” stories. When, or if, California actually has no gas-powered vehicles on its roads by 2035, how will CalTrans fix those roads? Currently, the state’s gas tax pays for filling pot holes, repaving, etc. its 51,326 miles of highways. Even if the […]

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Dennis Mattinson Weather 02-08-2023

Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes Dennis Mattinson / Eastern Sierra Weather Forecaster Sierra Wave Media / Radio 92.5 FM    WED FEB 08 2023   Temperatures will be fairly steady thru Thursday and those winds will remain generally on the lighter side. Dry thru Thursday, before a possible splitting storm Friday into Saturday for Mammoth. Right now it doesn’t look […]

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Road Closed 395

Updated: Feb 7 11:00 am – Caltrans Report – Feb 7 – 7:30am – Car vs. Power Pole at Horace Albright Ave in Bishop

U.S. 395 Closed in Bishop     BISHOP U.S. 395 CLOSURE UPDATE: U.S. 395/Main Street is now open through Bishop following this morning’s closure at Horace Albright Ave. One southbound lane will remain closed between Cottonwood Plaza and Horace Albright Ave. as crews continue working on the newly installed power pole. Caltrans District 9 reminds […]

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Dennis Mattinson Weather 02-07-2023

The Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes  Dennis Mattinson / Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster Sierra Wave Media / KSRW-FM 92.5    TUE FEB 07 2022   Ridiging (@ 576 DM) continues to make its presence felt, with lighter winds and moderating temperatures. However even with high pressure over the area, those temperatures are going to still be slightly below normal for […]

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Hazardous Waste Dump

Household Hazardous Waste Collection at Big Pine Transfer Station – February 11, 2023

A HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT WILL BE HELD AT THE BIG PINE TRANSFER STATION ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2023 FROM 9 A.M. THROUGH 12 P.M. FEES FOR DISPOSAL OF HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DURING THE EVENT ARE WAIVED. REGULAR CHARGES APPLY FOR ALL OTHER DISPOSAL. PLEASE NOTE THAT HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTAINERS CANNOT EXCEED 5 GALLONS […]

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Inyo County Press Release – RECISSION OF MARCH 16, 2020 DECLARATION OF LOCAL HEALTH EMERGENCY REGARDING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

INYO COUNTY, CA (February 6, 2023) – RECISSION OF MARCH 16, 2020 DECLARATION OF LOCAL HEALTH EMERGENCY REGARDING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – Effective: Monday, February 27, 2023 as of 11:59 pm – WHEREAS, on January 31, 2020, the Secretary of Health & Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency, under section 319 of […]

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Mono County

Mono County Press Release – Outbreak of Eye Infections Associated With Use of Artificial Tears

MONO COUNTY, Calif. (FEBRUARY 06, 2023) – On February 1, 2023, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) Health Advisory  about infections with an extensively drug-resistant strain of Verona Integron-mediated Metallo-β-lactamase (VIM) and Guiana-Extended Spectrum-β-Lactamase (GES)-producing carbapenem- resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (VIM-GES-CRPA) in 12 states. Most patients reported using […]

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A Classic Mammoth Race Weekend February 3-4, 2023

This past Friday, February 3rd, the Mammoth High School and Mammoth Middle School Nordic teams competed in the “Mammoth Classic” ski race held at the Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center. The hosting Mammoth teams raced against nine other California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation (CNISSF) teams and, despite blustery conditions, had a very strong showing […]

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Virtual Meeting for Public Input ESAC OHV Education and Safety Grant

    Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center (ESAC) is submitting an application for the Off-Highway Vehicleb(OHV) Grant program through California State Parks and is hosting a virtual public meeting to gather public input. The meeting will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 7 pm. A link to this public meeting is available […]

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