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Inyo County Added to Air Quality Health Advisory for Tri-County Areas

  Air Quality Health Advisory for Tri-County Areas Affected Communities: Alpine County communities with the potential for impact to Mono County communities – Note: Inyo County has been added Smoke Source: Mosquito and Yosemite Fires Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District is issuing an Air Quality Health Advisory through September 10, 2022, based on […]

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Mono County Fall Events

With Labor Day Weekend and summer (unofficially) behind us, we are beyond ready for fall. From mid-September through October (and sometimes into November if we’re lucky), a spellbinding contrast of fall colors makes a brilliant backdrop for scenic drives, hikes, fishing, kayaking, cycling, ATVing, horseback riding, festivals and events, and so much more. Plan to […]

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Inyo National Forest Announces Opening of Special Public Firewood Collection

Inyo National Forest is has completed the work removing hazard trees from the Inyo Craters hiking trails and associated roadways, and is announcing the opening of public fuelwood collection for those who have a current, valid Personal Use Fuelwood Permit. How to request a permit: If you request a permit by email or mail, […]

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Bishop Fire Department to Host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb 

    Bishop Fire Department to host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Community invited to participate in event honoring fallen 9/11 firefighters Of the 2,977 people who died on Sept. 11, 2001, 343 were firefighters. This year marks the 21st anniversary of the terrorist attacks that forever changed the New York City skyline, and the Bishop Fire […]

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Mono County Public Health Urges Residents and Visitors to Stay Cool During California Heat Wave

A heat wave with dangerously high temperatures is expected to continue to impact California this week. Mono County Public Health urges residents and visitors to take precautions in an effort to help reduce the risk of heat-related health problems. Summer heat waves can be dangerous. A very high body temperature can damage the brain and […]

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Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Smoke, Evacuation, and Other Preparation Procedures – September 19

The sixth session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy will focus on “Smoke, Evacuation, and Other Preparation Procedures.” The session is scheduled for Monday, September 19th at 6:00pm. The session will feature guest speakers Kimberly Mitchell, Research and Systems Analyst with the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, […]

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Millpond Music Festival Sept. 16-18 2022

Tickets currently ON SALE. Purchase tickets via phone, fax, email, or stop by in person. Unfortunately, we are having technical issues with online sales. We are working to resolve this issue and will send updates when it’s resolved. We are no longer mailing ticket orders. From now on all ticket and camping orders must be […]

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Loan Specialists from USDA Will Be In Bishop September 7, 2022

USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. They offer loans, grants and loan guarantees to help create jobs and support economic development and essential services such as housing; health care; first responder services and equipment; and water, electric and communications infrastructure.  Loan Specialists from USDA […]

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