Archive | January, 2021

Blueprint for a Safer Economy (2)

Town Issues Short-Term Rental Lodging Order for Purple Tier of the Blueprint For A Safer Economy

On January 25, 2021 officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) ended the Regional Stay-at-Home Order (RSAHO) for all regions statewide, issued on December 6, 2020. Mono County and the Town of Mammoth Lakes re-entered the most restrictive Tier 1 Widespread (Purple) of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy the State’s “stringent and […]

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Mono County Sheriff’s Office Warns Motorists, “Watch out for Avalanches”

Please be advised that the Mono County Road Division has temporarily suspended snow removal operations and closed the following 3 roads due to risk of avalanche: Twin Lakes Road in Bridgeport beyond the Twin Lakes Resort, Lakeview Drive in June Lake, and Crowley Lake Drive between McGee Creek and Long Valley. These 3 Roads are […]

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Free Tax Help February 13 through April 15 from the AARP Foundation Tax Aide Program

You were probably hoping (as were all of us) that there would be no taxes this year because of—you know—the Covid-19 pandemic. But as the well-known saying goes: “The only thing certain in life is death and taxes,” a quote that goes back for at least three centuries. Even one of our nation’s founding fathers, […]

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Inyo County Supervisors Meeting | January 26, 2021 | Discuss COVID-19 Vaccinations

Ironically, Tuesday’s meeting of the Inyo County Board of Supervisors started with Water Department head Aaron Steinwand delivering the grim news that, at best, rainfall could hit just 60-percent of normal. By Wednesday morning, the Owens Valley sat under a thick blanket of snow and it’s still coming down. This is good news, for the […]

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Cerro Coso offering late start classes this Spring

Cerro Coso Community College is offering a number of late start classes this Spring. In addition to taking late start classes to pursue a degree, students can also opt to take late start classes for professional development and personal enrichment. Twelve-week late start classes will begin February 16, and 8-week late start classes begin March […]

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Blizzard Warning Remains in Effect Until 4am Friday, January 29, 2021

[TOML press release]: The NWS is forecasting periods of heavy snow through Thursday morning for Mono County. A Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 4:00am Friday, January 29. Total snowfall expected is 3 to 7 feet above 8,000 feet. Strong winds mainly today. Eastern Sierra from Tahoe-Mammoth and points immediately east are right in the core […]

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Background COVID-19 Information and State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy

We’re doing something a little different on reporting the day-to-day Inyo County and Mono County Covid-19 Reports. Because there is always a lag of two to three days (if a holiday) in the daily reported Inyo County numbers. the comparison of Covid-19 numbers between the two counties is impossible to maintain. Mono County keeps its […]

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Deadline is Friday for Inyo County Grant Program for Local Non-Profits

Friday, January 29, is the deadline for nonprofit organizations in Inyo County to submit applications to the Inyo County Community Resiliency Grant program. The county-funded grant program will provide up to $10,000 to local nonprofit organizations that play an important role in supporting our local economy, improving quality of life in Inyo County, and addressing […]

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Michael Morse Honored as ‘Ranger of the Year’ by National Forest Recreation Association

WOODLAKE, CA – The National Forest Recreation Association (NFRA) is very proud to announce that  has been selected as the 2020 ‘Ranger of the Year.’ Michael is the Co-Director of the Region 5 Pack Stock Center of Excellence; a Special Uses Permit Administrator; and the Wilderness and Trails Supervisor on the Mammoth Ranger District, Inyo […]

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STAY-AT-HOME ORDER LIFTED Mono County Remains in Purple Tier

Effective today (1/25), officials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) ended the Regional Stay-at-Home Order issued on Sunday, December 6, 2020 for all regions statewide. Mono County will re-enter the most restrictive Tier 1 Widespread (Purple) of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint), the State’s “stringent and slow plan for living with […]

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