Archive | December, 2020

Stay at home order

Appeal to Gov. Newsom to allow Mammoth Lakes businesses to operate under Purple Tier Restrictions

The following well-drafted letter has been sent to Governor Gavin Newsom from the Mammoth Lakes Lodging Association, Mammoth Lakes Restaurant Association, and Chamber of Commerce respectfully appealing for the state to allow the regional stay at home order to expire as soon as possible amid concerns that local businesses can no longer sustain further financial […]

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Swearing in Ceremony for the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Inyo County District Supervisors

The Inyo County Clerk/Recorder & Registrar of Voters Office would like to inform the public that there will be a Virtual Swearing in Ceremony for the following elected offices: Supervisor, 2nd District – JEFF Griffiths! Supervisor, 4th District – Jen Roeser  Supervisor, 5th District – Matt Kingsley …on Monday, January 4th at Noon. The public […]

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Town councils and county boards of supervisors in the Eastern Sierra have all been visited, via Zoom, by an avid-anti-masker who insists all those entities are flying in the face of the Constitution by enacting laws, guidelines or public health orders requiring masks be worn in public places. He comes up just short of implying […]

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Sierra National Forest Declares the Creek Fire 100% contained

The Creek Fire seemed to hang a pall over the Eastern Sierra forever, threatening the Town of Mammoth Lakes, and pouring choking smoking throughout the Eastern Sierra. The Air Quality Index was especially poor, even extremely hazardous, in Mammoth Lakes for weeks on end, as well as in the Bishop Area and almost all the […]

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Second stimulus check, extended unemployment benefits, and more business assistance coming as Trump signs Stimulus Bill

The $900 billion bill signed by President Donald Trump on December 27 includes: A second round of stimulus checks ($600 base amount); Extended $300-per-week unemployment benefits added to the total you receive from the state Adds Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, which provides benefits for people who usually don’t qualify for unemployment, including the self-employed and gig […]

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Stay at Home Order

Mono County Unified Command EOC Update says Stay-at-Home Order to likely stay.

The following letter from MCUCEOC is consistent with numerous news reports that the Stay-at-Home Order and curfew will remain in effect in many of the state’s counties as the situation is already dire with the worst expected to come in the next few weeks after Christmas and New Year’s travelers return home. From the Mono […]

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Full details at Monday (12/28) – Public Health COVID-19 testing in Mammoth Lakes* (12:00am-3:00pm) Monday (12/28) – Verily testing at Antelope Valley Community Center (9:00am-12:45pm) Tuesday (12/29) – Verily testing in Mammoth Lakes at Sierra Star Golf Course, 2001 Sierra Star Pkwy (8:00am-12:30pm) Wednesday (12/30) – Public Health COVID-19 testing in Mammoth Lakes* (10:00am-1:00pm) […]

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Vote on Holiday Light Displays Sponsored by the Bishop Chamber of Commerce and City of Bishop

It’s time to take a drive around Bishop to see all of the beautiful holiday light displays! The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and City of Bishop are sponsoring a contest and you get to choose the winners. Visit or the Bishop Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page for a list of participating locations and to […]

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COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin at Northern Inyo Healthcare District

INYO COUNTY, December 22, 2020 – During the weekend, the much-awaited Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination distribution began at Northern Inyo Healthcare District with Emergency Department Registered Nurse Cameron Winston receiving the first dose. The historic moment may very well mark the moment of change in the outcome of the pandemic for Inyo County. The County of Inyo […]

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