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MPM Celebrates International Pollinator Week with Construction of Pollinator Garden in Lone Pine Chamber Courtyard, Joins Wildlife Habitat Council

MPM Celebrates International Pollinator Week with Construction of Pollinator Garden in Lone Pine Chamber Courtyard, Joins Wildlife Habitat Council  In recognition of Pollinator Week, Mojave Precious Metals (“MPM”) has been working in collaboration with the Wildlife Habitat Council to construct a pollinator garden in the Lone Pine Chamber of Commerce Courtyard. June 21 through June […]

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National Pollinator Week: To Bee or Not Too Bee” Should Not ‘Bee’ the Question”

Every day, every week, every month, and every year is “officially” labelled or designated for some cause or topic. This week it is National Pollinator Week. By any standard, it is a good topic because our food depends on pollinators, the most common one known to most of us are bees, although they include birds, […]

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Inyo County Moves Beyond the Blueprint – June 15th

The aftermath of very strict Covid-19 pandemic health orders and precautions can be as confusing as the original restrictions. They require a bit more attention to the details but it is essentially “back to normal…sort of.” the thing to know is that things are OPEN, especially for businesses. Below is a press release from Inyo […]

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Call Mono County “Mellow Yellow” as it enters Minimal (Yellow) Tier Under state Blueprint

Mono County Finally Gets a Taste of the Covid-19 Yellow Tier! And how does it taste? Pretty Mellowly Yellowy!! Effective Wednesday, May 12 the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has reassigned Mono County to the least restrictive Tier 4, Minimal (Yellow), of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint), the State’s “stringent and slow […]

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“The Walking Vaccinated?” For Music Concert Goers.

  “The Walking Vaccinated? A band concert held in June Lake may hold key to opening of many venues. It was recently reported by the Mammoth Times in an article by reporter Wendilyn Grasseschi that the T-Bar Social Club in June Lake held a concert on Friday night, May 7, by a popular cover band, […]

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Do Federal Unemployment Supplemental Benefits Keep Employees from Returning to Work?

It’s a question that many have been asking recently: Are Federal Unemployment Supplemental Benefits of $300-a-week Keeping employees away from returning to work?­­ Like most things, it’s not that simple. With the increasing opening of the economy from Covid-19 restrictions, there are concerns being heard from local businesses in both Inyo and Mono counties, both […]

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Inyo County moves to Orange – Moderate Tier; No change in Mono County Orange Status

On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, Inyo County has  been moved from the Red Tier – Substantial risk category to the Orange Tier – Moderate risk category under the State’s Four-Tier, Color-Coded Reopening System.  The change will take effect Wednesday, May 5. The changes are being attributed largely to the over 30 million vaccinations that have […]

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Mammoth Lakes Tourism, Council Hold Joint Meeting, Talk Funding

Mammoth Lakes Tourism, Council Hold Joint Meeting, Talk Funding for Year-round Marketing Program and Strategy  Councilmember John Wentworth started off last Wednesday’s joint meeting explaining the goal of the Town Council working more closely with Mammoth Lakes Tourism is to assure both would be successful. By the end of the session, it was unclear how […]

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Mammoth Chamber’s Pandemic Champions Awards

Teach the Oscar’s A Lesson in Glam/Glitz Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce hosted an event Tuesday evening that easily put last Sunday’s “virtual” Oscar Awards to shame with its Pandemic Champions Awards Gala held Tuesday and hosted by Leslie-Anne Hoxie and Madeline Roy from the Sierra Classic Theatre. The Chamber’s goal was to acknowledge the […]

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SBA Restaurant Revitalization Fund Has Started!

Yesterday, April 27, the SBA began accepting Restaurant Revitalization Fund registrations on Friday at 9am ET and open applications on Monday, May 3 at 12pm ET. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. SBA recommends qualifying applicants prepare by: Registering for an account at starting on […]

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It’s Back (sort of)— Tioga Inn Workforce Housing Nixed

At this stage of Dennis Domaille’s Tioga Inn affordable/workforce housing project, the only real news would be a vote on the part of Mono County’s Board of Supervisors. So, it looks like there is a decision, but like everything else connected with this project, it’s complicated. Here’s the abbreviated history: Domaille runs the gas station/Whoa […]

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