Archive | September, 2012

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Mono CAO answers to party critic

Mono County Administrator Jim Arkens’ house warming party on Friday has left at least one constituent with the angry chills.  Paul Betlach sent a letter to local media to accuse Arkens of a misuse of county funds to invite and carry out his personal house warming event. Administrator Arkens said, with some frustration, that the […]

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Jasmine and J.J.

PETS of the WEEK – September 26, 2012 JASMINE is a beautiful and ultra-feminine white and tabby female. She has the biggest green eyes you ever saw and is very affectionate. Jasmine is a petite flower of a putty-tat in search of a loving home. J.J. reminds me of the super cool Yellow Lab in the […]

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Governor signs SB 1148

At the end of August the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 1148. Governor Brown has now signed that bill which trout hatchery supporters say will hurt the planted trout programs and boost wild trout issues. According to former Mono County State Senator Dave Cogdill, the Governor signed the bill and line item vetoed the $1 […]

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Bark beetles in the Inyo?

One of our website readers said while hiking up the Kearsarge Pass trail he noted that nearly every Red Fir and White Fir had entire limbs of dead needles, the characteristic red color of bark-beetle infestation. Does the Eastern Sierra now have a bark beetle problem? We checked with the Forest Service. Their response was […]

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Firewood in Mammoth Lakes Basin

 FIREWOOD AVAILABLE  (Press Release)  – One Weekend Only in Mammoth Lakes Basin –  BISHOP, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 – The Inyo National Forest is announcing a special opportunity for personal use fuelwood collection in the Mammoth Lakes Basin on the weekend of September 28-30.  The area will open for fuelwood collection at 8:00 a.m. on […]

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