Archive | March, 2022

First Day of Ticket and Camping Sales is April 1, 2022 for Millpond Music Festival

  Dear Millpond Friends, The first day of ticket and camping sales is April 1st! We will be taking orders over the phone, by fax, mail, or walk-ins. If you call and do not get through to a person, leave a voicemail and we will get back to you as soon as possible. The festival […]

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Inyo County Courthouse 100th Anniversary Celebration, April 10 at 3:00pm.

  Community spirit and celebration will take center stage in the Inyo County Seat of Independence, Sunday April 10.   At 3:00 pm, a celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Inyo County Courthouse will take place on the historical building’s front steps. The anniversary celebration incudes history talks, a Native American cultural […]

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Bishop City Council Approves Funding to Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action (IMACA)

The Bishop City Council on Monday approved a resolution to provide funding to Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action Inc., a regional social services agency that has found itself in financial crisis recently. Earlier this year IMACA reached out to Inyo and Mono counties, Mammoth Lakes and the city of Bishop, requesting $100,000 from each […]

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NIHD and Mammoth Hospital Collaborate on Childbirth Services

  Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD) and Southern Mono Healthcare District (Mammoth Hospital) recently launched a collaborative effort to address the state of childbirth services at Mammoth Hospital. Since January, the extreme nationwide nursing shortage has impacted Mammoth Hospital’s ability to adequately staff its Labor and Delivery unit. Like so many other critical access hospitals […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather For March 30, 2022

Wed Mar 30 2022    Mammoth Mountain (with its elevation and closeness to the parent low) picked up 8 inches of new Tuesday. As you know, we need all the snow we can get, as the past weekend was not kind to the Sierra snowpack. Shortwave ridging brings on dry and sunny weather, with the overall flow favoring areas […]

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United Airlines at Mammoth Airport

Summer Schedule For Commercial Airline Services At Eastern Sierra Regional Airport In Bishop Announced

Commercial air service from the Eastern Sierra Regional Airport in Bishop, which wound down this month, will take off again on a limited schedule for the summer beginning June 4, Mammoth Lakes Tourism and Mammoth Mountain announced Monday. The entities note that this is the first time summer air travel has been offered to California’s […]

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California Highway Patrol Supervisor Thwarts Alleged Kidnapping Near Bridgeport

  A California Highway Patrol supervisor who was completing his shift early Saturday morning near Bridgeport in Mono County apparently interrupted an alleged kidnapping in progress and a suspect is in custody, according to the CHP. The CHP reported that Erick Alexander Luna, 47, of Lancaster, was charged with kidnapping, felony domestic violence, terrorist threats […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather March 29, 2022

Snow showers continue this morning for Mammoth then tapering as the day progresses, as the main trough shifts East of the region. It is certainly Spring weather now, with weak inside slider systems passing through followed by weak high pressure in their place. So high pressure builds in early Wednesday then another weak system into Thursday. This one will bring mostly clouds and […]

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Tamarack Fire 7-21-2021

Eastern Sierra Council of Governments Launches Wildfire Education Academy

    Earlier today, the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) announced the launch of the Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy (Academy), a series of seven free virtual sessions educating the public on wildfire, and how to prepare for it. “Wildfires are becoming more devastating each year, threatening our communities, and decimating our forests and watersheds,” […]

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