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Shop with a Cop | Popular Christmas Program for Kids Returns

SHOP WITH A COP ADAPTED FOR 2020  Shop with a Cop is alive and well in 2020, with some tweaks. The program brings law enforcement branches from Mono and Inyo Counties together with a special selection of East Side grade school children to all go shopping for gifts for family members. In past years, the […]

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Update on Mountain View Fire | Fatality identified | Donations being accepted for fire victims

Mono County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who died in the Mountain View Fire in Walker, Calif. as 69-year-old Sallie Joseph. She was found in the debris of her burned home on Lone Company Road. The Mountain View Fires was fanned by erratic winds that drove the fire into the residential area of Walker, […]

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Road Closed Caltrans

Fire raging in north Mono County | Hwy395 closed from Walker and Coleville to Topaz area

The Mountain View Fire (Mono County) This has been a rapidly changing story. Information will be continued to be posted and revised as it becomes available. News is coming in from various news sources in So. Lake Tahoe, Reno, Mammoth Lakes, and, of course, Facebook groups and official Facebook pages of government agencies. It’s a […]

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Mono County Sheriff Implements CodeRED Community Notification System

This is Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun with an important message for all residents and businesses located in Mono County. We have licensed the CodeRED Community Notification System to help disseminate important or critical information. The purpose of this message is to ensure we have your correct contact information. Please go to, click on […]

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(Latest Update) Report of double-homicide off U.S. Hwy 395 in Bridgeport | Highway 395 Reopened

UPDATE: Press Release from Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun 11/12/2020; The victims have been identified as William Adrian Larsen, 35, and Yesenia Larsen, 30, from Burbank, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. There were no additional details. 11/10/2020 | Ingrid Braun, Sheriff-Coroner Date: November 10, 2020 Re: Press Release – Double Homicide […]

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Rescued Husky-German Shepherd at bottom of Owens Valley River Gorge

Injured Dog Rescue in Owens River Gorge at Bottom of 800-foot Slope

Injured Dog, Sal, Rescued in Owens River Gorge at Bottom of 800-foot Slope on Saturday by Mono County SARs. Despite the seemingly endless parade of bad news that dominates our headlines, good things do happen, as seen in this dog rescue story: Mono County Search and Rescue team responded to a call on Saturday, Oct. […]

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Gabriel Lopez Marquez, Assault w deadly weapon, Benton, CA

Assault with deadly weapon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Benton CA

On October 13, 2020, at approximately 10:16 P.M. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Benton Paiute Reservation, with reports of a physical altercation and possible shots fired. While in route, Deputies received additional information of multiple victims with head injuries. Through the course of the investigation, witness statements and physical evidence collected led investigators to […]

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Karlie Guse of Chalfant, Calif,

Local teenager, Karlie Lain Gusé, still missing two years ago on October 13th

Today, Oct. 13, 2020, marks the second anniversary since Sierra Wave first posted a story on the disappearance of local teenager, 16-year-old, Karlie Lain Gusé, on October 13, 2018, when she was last seen in the very early morning hours walking down the street from her home towards Highway 6, never to be seen again. The Mono […]

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