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Bishop Paiute Tribe Awarded Three New Grants

  The Bishop Paiute Tribe (Tribe) is pleased to announce that the Tribe has been awarded two Department of Justice (DOJ) Consolidated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) grants and a Tribal Victim Services Set-Aside grant. The DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance, Tribal Justice Systems award of $889,178 will provide funds for the Bishop Paiute Tribal Court […]

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Inyo County COVID-19 Update

It has been brought to our attention that the the MyTurn system updated clinic links late last evening and unfortunately the previously provided codes emailed out yesterday are non-functional. We apologize for any inconvenience or frustration this may have caused you. NEW links have been embedded below.   Se nos ha informado que el sistema MyTurn […]

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Mono County Supervisors Appoint Milan Salva

 On September 6, 2022, the Mono County Board of Supervisors appointed Milan Salva to the position of Acting Director of Information Technology (IT).  Mr. Salva replaces outgoing IT Director Nate Greenberg. The IT Director plans, organizes, coordinates, and manages the  development and implementation of Mono County and Town of Mammoth Lakes information systems and technology […]

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Report Published on the Imperiled Sagebrush Ecosystem

 A report published today by a team of scientists from a dozen organizations provides a product designed to boost efforts by land and wildlife managers to restore and conserve the imperiled sagebrush ecosystem across the full extent of its range, which covers more than 165 million acres. The report’s approach, known as the Sagebrush Conservation […]

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Sept. 19th Mexican Earthquake Sloshes Devils Hole; Pupfish Appear to be Okay 

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – In a surprising quirk of geology, Monday’s magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Mexico triggered four-foot-tall waves in Devils Hole, located in Death Valley National Park. Video footage of the “desert tsunami” is available on the Park’s website at nps.gov/deva/learn/news/9-19-2022.htm. The earthquake shook the Mexican states of Colima and Michoacán at 11:05 am Pacific […]

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Mono County Board of Supervisors Adopts Resolution Appointing Marcella A. Rose Outdoor Recreation Manager

  Yesterday, the Mono County Board of Supervisors appointed Marcella A. Rose to the position of Mono County Outdoor Recreation Manager. The Outdoor Recreation Manager organizes public lands recreation engagement efforts between Mono County and federal Land Management Agencies, including Inyo National Forest, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and Bureau of Land Management, and other state and […]

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Inyo National Forest celebrates National Public Lands Day this Saturday, September 24

  BISHOP, Calif. — Join the Inyo National Forest and its partners for National Public Lands Day at the Mono Lake Ranger District, this Saturday September 24. The Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center will be hosting something for everyone of all ages: from volunteer work projects to junior rangers and interpretive presentations, to hanging […]

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BLACK BEAR KILLED IN MAMMOTH LAKES – SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

  September 15, 2022 – The Mammoth Lakes Police Department appreciates the public’s patience in releasing information regarding the suspicious death of a black bear within Town limits. It is important for the public to remember that suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty and that this continues to be an active investigation. On Thursday, September […]

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Visit READY Mono to Recognize National Preparedness Month Sign Up for Alerts to Stay Informed and Up-to-Date

  MONO COUNTY, Calif. (September 15, 2022) – National Preparedness Month is observed each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. In Mono County, these disasters could include wildfires, earthquakes, weather-related events, and public health outbreaks. This National Preparedness Month, Mono County’s Office […]

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Caltrans Continues to Assess Damage from Tuesday’s Storm State Route 190 Remains Closed from Olancha to Stovepipe Wells

  INYO COUNTY ― State Route (SR) 190 in Inyo County sustained significant road damage from the storm that took place Tuesday, September 13, which was the latest in a string of high-intensity weather events that have impacted the county since late July. The most recent damage occurred on SR 190 between Olancha and Panamint Valley […]

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Fresh Flooding on Sept. 13 in Death Valley- Updates on Road Closures/Openings 

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Another round of storms impacted roads in the Death Valley region on Tuesday, September 13. The National Park Service (NPS) has some updated estimates for roads to reopen. The west entrance to Death Valley National Park is closed due to extensive damage to California Highway 190 (CA-190) west of the Park’s […]

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