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Sierra Wave Exclusive: Sneak Peek at the New Wanaaha Casino!

Sierra Wave’s Bill Snyder Interviews the General Manager. Gary Murray, on the Grand Opening of the New Wanaaha Casino Grand Opening celebration is set for Saturday 10/31! Bill and Gary talk about the new restaurants, games and keeping Covid safe for the Opening, Oct 31st, 2020! Bishop’s Paiute Palace Casino will now be called Wanaaha […]

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Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Site Eradicated in Inyo County

(Press Release | Inyo County Sheriff Dept. | Oct. INYO COUNTY, CA, October 29, 2020: On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at approximately 7:00am, an Inyo County Deputy Sheriff stopped a vehicle on Highway 395 just north of Lake Village Road near Olancha, CA.  The driver identified himself as 33-year old Noel Chavez from Bakersfield, California. […]

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COVID-19 COUNTY REPORTS | Inyo: 231 (+4) Positive | 15 Deaths | Mono: 180 (+2) Positive | 2 Deaths

Under the new color-coded, 4-tier system being used in California on Reopening, Inyo County is now, along with Mono County, in the ‘Orange,” a.k.a. “Moderate” and less-restrictive category, which allows it to reopen several business sectors.   Note: Mono County posts DAILY and IN REAL TIME (current) throughout the day on their website Mono County […]

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Building roads to save Yosemite toads

This is one of those “feel-good” stories that we just had to share, especially in a time when our own lives and existence are threatened by the coronavirus. Life is precious, yet we have not always been good stewards of our environment and the plant and animal life we live with on our planet, but […]

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Mono County Residents: Let police, fire, and paramedics know you might need add’l help in community crisis

October 20, 2020 – The Access and Functional Needs (AFN) Registry allows Mono County residents the ability to provide important information that emergency responders and agencies may use to better serve them in a disaster or other emergency situations. It is a way for County residents to let law enforcement, paramedics, or firefighters know that […]

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Mono County Supervisors Adopts Resolution Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Affirms Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity   Public Health Crisis and Affirming Mono County’s Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity.” This historic action seeks to acknowledge the disparities in family stability, health and mental wellness, education, employment, economic development, public safety, criminal justice, and housing associated with racism, and assess […]

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USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Extended to Oct. 30

Regional Order No. 20-23 USDA Forest Service – Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, the following acts are prohibited on National Forest System lands within the Pacific Southwest Region. This Order is effective from […]

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BUSD Candidates Online Forum, held by last Wednesday, hosted by Bishop Rotary Clubs

Last Wednesday, October 14, in an online forum sponsored by the Bishop Rotary Clubs, they answered a series of questions on their thoughts ranging from the safe parking for the homeless and how to improve mediocre state accountability scores to how best to work with minority students, of which Native Americans and Hispanic students comprise […]

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Eastern Sierra Land Trust Secures Conservation Easement for Historic Hunewill Ranch

Agreement permanently conserves 4,100 acres and over 6 miles of rivers and streams in Bridgeport Valley, Mono County, California Garnering the support of local, state, and federal agencies over the course of years, the not-for-profit Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) secured a conservation easement in perpetuity for the historic Hunewill Ranch (est. 1861). As a […]

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