(Update) Wildfire outside of Lone Pine in Alabama Hills

Update @7pm: Alabama Fire Press Release–Vegetation Fire mapped at 419 acres with 10% containment, with 260 personnel assigned. Fire mostly on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land with CAL FIRE having primary responsibility for attacking wildland fire and suppression actions, even on federal public lands. Fire determined to be lightning caused. At least one other […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks Are Planned in Bishop at City Park

Bishop’s fantastic 4th of July fireworks show will be back and better than ever for 2021. Since it’s no longer possible to hold the event at the airport, the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department will host this year’s festivities at the Bishop City Park. This venue allows for expanded events to create a full day of […]

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Who Gets Paid What: Supervisors and Council Members in Inyo and Mono counties

The Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ pay raise raised the question: how much the Mono County Supervisors do the Mammoth Town Council and Bishop City Council members take home each month? So, we (Sierra Wave) asked. All four entities’ elected officials also hold representative membership on other boards, the Local Transportation Agency, Local Agency Formation […]

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Eastern Sierra Hatchery Resumes Stocking Following Quarantine

CDFW News is pleased to announce that Hot Creek Hatchery is resuming the stocking of trout for recreational angling opportunities. The hatchery was recently placed under a temporary quarantine because of the discovery of a single fish infected with Lactococcus garvieae, the bacterial strain that led to closures of three other Southern California hatcheries last […]

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Cal/OSHA board votes to end face masks for vaccinated employees

On Thursday, June 17, Cal/OSHA regulators decided in a 5-1 vote to allow fully vaccinated workers to stop wearing masks while at the workplace, bringing the rule into line with June 15 state guidelines which align with the California Department of Public Health, which ended most mask rules for people who are fully vaccinated against […]

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Mount Tom Search and Rescue: The Buddy System isn’t being “in the same mountain range”

In a press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office on June 16, it was reported that on Sunday evening, June 13, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch was contacted by a stranded hiker on Mount Tom. According to the hiker, he and his partner split up since they hiked at different speeds and to lighten his […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather for Thursday and Friday

WEATHER FORECAST AREA: The Owens Valley / The Town of Mammoth Lakes THU JUN 17 2021 4:03 AM PDT  SYNOPSIS:  Today and Friday, a slight chance of thunderstorms over the Southern Sierra including the Owens Valley / Mammoth. Other than that the heat continues. However, that hot Four Corners ridge begins to weaken over the weekend, (particularly […]

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Good News for Migraine Sufferers – As simple as Green Light

Harvard Researchers Find Green Light Therapy Natural Relief for Migraine – Pinkston News Service – June 15, 2021 (Washington, D.C.)-June marks Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, and for the millions of people who suffer from migraine or other types of serious headaches, a new drug-free, noninvasive tool is in store that can help alleviate pain. […]

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