Archive | June, 2021

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Inyo National Forest Reminds Californians: Fireworks are Prohibited ahead of July 4 weekend

From the recent enactment of Juneteenth as a federal holiday to the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, Americans have long visited their local national forest to celebrate significant U.S. milestones. Holiday weekends can be an active time for fire starts, and it goes without saying that fireworks are prohibited on public lands – every forest, […]

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Please release me…let me go: All road closures and evacuations order lifted from Inyo Creek Fire

The Forest Service has announce that effective yesterday, June 30, 2021, in consultation with the National Weather Service and Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, evacuation orders and road closures that were in place due to the Inyo Creek Fire will be lifted today June 30 at 6 pm. Lone Pine Campground Remains Closed Lone Pine Campground will […]

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Town of Mammoth Lakes Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

The Town of Mammoth Lakes in partnership with Crowley Lake Fish Camp is extremely proud to bring back the Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular to Crowley Lake this Sunday, July 4, 2021. The Independence Day fireworks show promises to be a bright and striking display of color in the Eastern Sierra night sky. This year’s […]

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Stay Safe and Sane Fireworks Booths Are Open for This Fourth of July in Bishop

Local fireworks booths now open for business in Bishop In a press release today, the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department issued a press release stating that local fireworks booths are open and ready for business in Bishop, now through the Fourth of July. “Buying fireworks locally not only ensures that your fireworks are legal, it also […]

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Latest Update on Inyo Creek Fire as of Tuesday, June 29, at 6:30pm

#InyoCreekFire update – June 29 at 6:30pm: The Inyo Creek Fire has burned 592 acres and is 90% contained. Firefighters continue to work to gain containment in elevations ranging from 3,500 to 9,500 feet. Firefighter assigned to the Inyo Creek Fire assisted the Inyo National Forest with other initial attack fires today. Showers and thunderstorms […]

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Inyo County Selects New Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters

One of the questions put to each of the four applicants for Inyo County Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters was unique to these strange times. “What would you do if asked to alter the results of an election?” The candidate chosen for the position at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting, Danielle Sexton, was the most tactful. “People […]

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Sierrawave Presents has new times!

***SIERRAWAVE PRESENTS WILL HAVE NEW HOURS STARTING MONDAY JULY 5TH***** ***Mondays at 11am, Wednesdays at 3pm and Fridays at 8pm*** Sierrawave presents is brought to you by Inyo Council for the Arts When famed horror novelist Anna Sheridan discovers strange radio signals emanating from Spirit Mountain Cave in Cody, Wyoming — the only abandoned National […]

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Mammoth Hospital Receives $10,000 Grant From Vons Foundation for Low-cost Mammograms

For the ninth year in a row, Mammoth Hospital has received a $10,000 grant from the Vons Foundation to fund $10 mammograms for low-income residents in Mammoth Lakes and its surrounding communities. This recurring donation allows Mammoth Hospital to offer $10 mammograms to over 40 patients per year and diagnose about six early-stage cancers annually. […]

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Pacific Southwest Regional Forester Randy Moore will serve as the 20th Chief of the USDA Forest Service beginning July 26

The USDA Forest Service has announced that Pacific Southwest Regional Forester Randy Moore will serve as the 20th Chief of the USDA Forest Service beginning July 26. The press release says that brings over 40 years of experience to the role. Moore said, “I am humbled to be selected as Chief of the USDA Forest […]

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Celebrate Independence Day Weekend at Laws Railroad Museum! Ride the train!

Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site will be offering train rides on Friday July 2nd and Saturday July 3 in the Death Valley Railroad car starting at 10:00 am each day, and run until 3:00 pm. We will run later if the demand warrants it. Our usual price of $5 for people 13 years old […]

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Thunderstorms keeping Lone Pine Campground and Whitney Portal Road Closed

7pm: Due to the threat of thunderstorms over the next few days, the Inyo National Forest, in consultation with the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, will keep the Lone Pine Campground and Whitney Portal Road closed. According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms are predicted beginning Monday afternoon through Thursday with an increasing chance of heavier […]

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Public comments sought for Inyo National Forest River Management Plan

The Inyo National Forest is proposing a Comprehensive River Management Plan (CRMP) for two Wild and Scenic Rivers, Owens River Headwaters and Cottonwood Creek. Members of the public are invited to submit scoping comments on the draft CRMPs for these rivers between now and July 23, 2021. The draft CRMP’s are on their website at: […]

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