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Important Update For Crowley Lake Boat Retrieval

LADWP News BISHOP, CA (September 21, 2021) – Starting in early October, LADWP anticipates lower water elevations at Crowley Lake, which may make launching and retrieving boats difficult. LADWP encourages all boat owners to check the latest boating conditions by contacting Crowley Lake Fish Camp. Crowley Lake, like many lakes, streams, and rivers along the Eastern […]

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Mono County Health Dept. Closes Mammoth Middle and High Schools

MONO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT Public Health Officer Order: Ordering the Temporary Closure of Mammoth Unified School District’s Mammoth High School and Mammoth Middle School for In-Person Instruction P.O. BOX 3329, MAMMOTH LAKES, CA 93546 PHONE (760) 924-1830 • FAX (760) 924-1831 September 20, 2021 WHEREAS, a state of emergency has been declared by the State […]

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Increase in Covid-19 Cases Results In Lack of Staffing Causing The Temporary Closure of Mammoth Middle and High Schools

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Results in Lack of Staffing to Support In-Classroom Instruction September 20, 2021 – Dr. Richard O. Johnson, Acting Public Health Officer for Mono County, has issued a Local Health Order (Order) requiring the closure of in-person instruction at Mammoth Middle School and Mammoth High School due to an outbreak of positive […]

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BUHS Football Canceled for September 24th

 Unfortunately, due to limited players available, we will have to cancel both the varsity and JV football games slated for September 24 versus RIM of the world. After a long conversation with Rim of the World’s head coach we have mutually decided not to play this week. The decision was not made lightly and all player’s safety was considered. […]

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Harmful Algae Blooms Detected in Deadman Creek, observed in Hummingbird and Odell Lakes

Recent testing yielded positive results for small amounts of toxic algae in Deadman Creek and visual observations made at Hummingbird and Odell Lakes in the 20 Lakes Basin may indicate toxic algae is also present in these two lakes. Toxic algae may exist in other sites on the forest. Toxins are concentrated within the algal […]

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Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Bishop School Bus

On 09/16/21 at approximately 1:44 PM, a Bishop Unified School District school bus, loaded with multiple school aged children, was traveling in the slow lane of northbound US-395 near Jay Street in Bishop. At the same time, Christopher Rufener of Mohave Valley, AZ, was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Colorado pickup, in the fast lane of […]

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Silver Lake Boat Launch To Remain Closed

Silver Lake Boat Launch to remain closed for necessary upgrades The Inyo National Forest announces that the Silver Lake Boat Launching Facility will remain closed to the public to complete much needed facility improvements. Work on this project begam during the forest closure and will continue. The launch will close for the season to begin […]

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Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders

VALLEJO, Calif., — Sept. 14, 2021. The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region will end the regional closure order affecting National Forests in California at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 15, two days prior to the original end date of Sept. 17. However, forest-wide closures will remain in place and be extended until midnight on […]

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