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Mono County Health Department and Office of Education Issue Statement on the Reopening of In-Person Instruction

(Joint Press Release, August 28, 2020) On Sunday, August 23, Mono County was officially removed from the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) COVID-19 (Coronavirus) County Data Monitoring List following three consecutive days of local data meeting State thresholds. If Mono County remains off the list for 14 consecutive days, K-12 schools are permitted by […]

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Updated: Black Lives Matter Protest Rally in Bishop on Tuesday

A Black Lives Matter Protest Rally has been organized by Luke Kinney for Tuesday, June 2nd, at Bishop City Park. “Friends and Family of The Inyo Valley ‘Payahuunadü’ stand with us together on Tuesday to speak out against racism, tyranny, and inequality.” Participants are asked to meet at the Bishop City Park at 9:00 a.m. […]

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June Lake Loop Legacy of History and Fishing at the February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society

At the Monday, February 3rd meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, CalTrout’s Eric Huber will present an illustrated talk about June Lake’s rich legacy of fishing recreation, the natural history of Whitebark Pines and what that has to do with fishing, and the history of Lower rush creek natural resource protections. The short business […]

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Bishop and Mammoth Lakes, Inyo and Mono County among finalists for the 2020 Poppy Awards

Visit California announced the finalists for the 2020 Poppy Awards, the Golden State’s biennial celebration of its best and brightest tourism marketing efforts. Tawni Thompson Bishop Chamber Executive director writes:” This is quite literally a “dream come true” for me!  Well, not just me, but for our entire team of dedicated individuals that work so […]

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has proposed an inland trout angling regulation simplification.

          The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has proposed an inland trout angling regulation simplification. In March and April of 2019 CDFW held six meetings to propose changes to trout regulations. Public input closed on May 3, 2019. In January 2020 CDFW posted the proposed trout regulations based on […]

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Matthew McClain Executive Director  Mammoth Lakes Recreation sent this  to Sierra Wave Media: Mammoth Lakes, CA – Mammoth Lakes Recreation announced this week that it has secured a three-year agreement with Mammoth Brewing Company to sponsor the Mammoth Lakes Curling League.Curling is one of fastest-growing winter sports in the country. According to the United States […]

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Commercial air service at the Bishop Airport in 2020? Scoping meetings scheduled .

Sierra Wave Media received this from Lara Kaylor Director of Communications: Inyo County is proposing to initiate commercial air service at the Bishop Airport. The proposed project would relocate United Airlines’ scheduled commercial air service to Bishop Airport as early as fall 2020. Mammoth Yosemite Airport would continue to offer air service from JetSuiteX (JSX) and other similar charter services […]

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“Champagne & Classics”

  Saturday, December 28th, 6PM, Mammoth Lutheran Church.  “Champagne & Classics”, Chamber Music Unbound’s annual fundraiser features a concert with violinists Tereza Stanislav and Rebecca Hang, violist Robert Brophy and cellist Brian Schuldt performing light-hearted duos, trios and quartets by Corelli, Dvorak, Mozart, Beethoven, Johann Strauss and more! Reception following with buckets of bubbly beverages […]

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Mono County Supervisor John Peters, recently honored with a 2019 CSAC Circle of Service Award

“On behalf of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), I want to congratulate Mono County Supervisor John Peters, who was recently honored by our statewide Association with a 2019 CSAC Circle of Service Award, of which only five were presented statewide. Supervisor Peters’ leadership on complex mental health and human services issues at the […]

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Op-ed: More reasons to support LAxit

By Daniel Pritchett Last July I wrote an op-ed arguing for LAxit: inspired by Brexit (the British referendum on membership in the European Union), LAxit would be a referendum on Los Angeles exiting the valley while phasing out its dependence on Eastern Sierra water, addressing Native American land and water claims, and protecting existing open space. I pointed […]

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