Archive | September, 2011

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Long time Mammoth bear, shot?

Last week, some Mammoth Lakes children found a very large bear, lying dead in the Rusty Lane area near the golf course.  Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles has now asked the public to help him solve the riddle of the big, gentle bear’s death. Unlike most Mammoth bears, the one killed did not have a particular […]

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Mono Coroner concludes suicide

The Mono County Coroner released the following statement on a death investigation in Big Pine: “The Mono County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation into the death of a June Lake resident. On Tuesday, September 27th, at approximately 11:00 am, a Mono County Sheriff’s Department Deputy along with Mono County Paramedics and the June Lake Fire […]

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New clean air program moves ahead

While in negotiations over an Owens Dry Lake clean-up project, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power promised $5.6 million to the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control Project as part of the deal.  They money will go toward clean air projects in Inyo, Mono and Alpine counties.  Recently, the APCD board contracted with […]

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Suspect arrested in campground theft spree

Investigators with the Mono County Sheriff’s Department arrested Mark Huddleston, age 69, on 8-31-11 for theft and possession of stolen property.  Huddleston a resident of Milwaukee, Oregon, was taken into custody near Rock Creek Road in the area of Tom’s Place. Huddleston’s arrest concluded a 3 year spree of campground thefts in the Convict Lake […]

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The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Trevor Stevenson as a Mammoth Ambassador

The Sierra Wave received the following information. The Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce would like to recognize Trevor Stevenson as a Mammoth Ambassador. Trevor is a member of the staff at “The Village” and has been the “man on the ground” for all of the events that have been held at “The Village” over these […]

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MLPD News: Reserve program and Hispanic town hall meeting

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is reactivating its Police Reserve Officer Program.  Police Reserve Officers are part-time volunteers who supplement the full time officers.  They can serve a variety of assignments including patrol, special events, prisoner transportation, and wildlife management. Police Chief Dan Watson reports that he and other Eastern Sierra law enforcement personnel have […]

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Pow wow! Festive weekend for Bishop Tribe

The following press release was submitted by the Bishop Paiute Tribe: It’s BISHOP POW WOW time! Our Bishop Tribe Pow Wow committee is finalizing the preparations for our annual Pow Wow to be held this weekend, September 23-25 in conjunction with a community celebration of California Indian Day. The committee would like to acknowledge the […]

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Bishop Chamber unveils new history tours

The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau issued the following press release: The Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce a new program designed to give Owens Valley visitors and locals a broader and deeper understanding of our unique and intriguing history. Beginning on September 24th, the Chamber will […]

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