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Inyo County Continuing Fish Stocking Efforts In 2021 Season | Approximately 4,000 fish!

In a press release, Inyo County has announced that almost 2,000 extra pounds of rainbow trout will be stocked in Owens Valley waters by the end of the 2021 fishing season, courtesy of plants sponsored by the County of Inyo. The approximately 4,000 additional fish that will be added to the fishing holes at Baker […]

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Jennifer Eberlien, new USFS Regional Forester for Pacif. Southwest Region

Forest Service Chief Announces New Regional Forester for Pacific Southwest Region

Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen today announced Jennifer Eberlien as regional forester for the Pacific Southwest Region. Eberlien replaces incoming Chief Randy Moore who has served as regional forester in the Pacific Southwest Region since 2007. Eberlien will oversee 18 national forests in California, which include 20 million acres covering the North Coast, Cascade and […]

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Inyo National Forest Wants You to Know the Wilderness permit reservation and pickup procedures

The Inyo National Forest would like to inform wilderness visitors of current wilderness permit reservation and pickup procedures. The forest continues to face extremely high demand from the recreating public, including visitors to wilderness areas. The procedures outlined here are important for visitors to know to ensure wilderness permits are received in a timely manner. […]

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Join Friends of Inyo this Saturday, July 24 for Rock Creek Lakes Clean-up!

Join Friends of Inyo this Saturday, July 24 at 8:30 am for Rock Creek Lakes Clean-up! All ages welcome. Please wear trail work-appropriate clothing and closed-toed shoes, and bring water and sun protection. We’ll meet you at the Rock Creek Lakes Resort (1 Upper, Rock Creek Rd, Bishop, CA 93514) . Social distancing and mask wearing will […]

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Mono County Recognized as 2021 Digital Counties Survey Winner…Again!

Mono County an announced that it is thrilled to once again be recognized as a Digital Counties Survey winner by the Center for Digital Government for 2021! The survey, conducted by CDG in partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo), identifies the best technology practices among U.S. counties, including initiatives that streamline delivery of […]

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NEW Bill Pay and Water Usage Customer Portal Available to MCWD Customers Makes Things More Convenient

The new Customer Portal allows customers to pay their bill and view their property’s hourly usage. Water usage information can help identify leaks and unintended usage. The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) is excited to announce a new Customer Portal that allows customers to conveniently pay bills online. Additionally, customers can access detailed information about […]

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Dexter Fire Updates: 7/20 | Northeast of Mammoth Lakes near Bald Mountain Spring

July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm – DEXTER FIRE UPDATE- InciWeb Link Yesterday produced heavy rainfall and lightning over the fire area. The fireline held and firefighters continued to mop up, monitor, patrol, and haul in equipment. Fire within the interior continues to burn inside the containment lines in interior islands. While new fires are […]

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Back to Masks coming to Mono County? “Recommended” by MCPH

In response to increasing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) cases locally and statewide (view Mono County Case Stats) , on July 19, 2021 Mono County Public Health is recommending the resumption of face coverings for both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents and visitors within indoor public spaces. The added concerns of the Delta variant, as well as a number […]

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Navy helicopter from NAS Fallon on search and rescue mission crashed near Mt. Hogue, Calif., late Friday afternoon

According to a press release from NAS Fallon, a Navy MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter from Naval Air Station Fallon crashed near Mt. Hogue, Calif., late Friday afternoon around 5 pm while conducting search and rescue (SAR) operations for a missing hiker, but the crew couldn’t be safely rescued until Saturday afternoon. All four crewmembers survived the […]

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Inyo National Forest announce Preparedness Level 5 – the highest level of fire activity

The Inyo National Forest has announced that they are at Preparedness Level 5, the highest level of fire activity. At least 80 percent of the country’s incident management teams and wildland firefighting personnel are committed to fire incidents. Please share and help us reduce the threat of wildfires in the Eastern Sierra. Fire Restrictions remain […]

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