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Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Smoke, Evacuation, and Other Preparation Procedures – September 19

The sixth session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy will focus on “Smoke, Evacuation, and Other Preparation Procedures.” The session is scheduled for Monday, September 19th at 6:00pm. The session will feature guest speakers Kimberly Mitchell, Research and Systems Analyst with the Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District, […]

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Bear Activity in Mammoth Lakes from July 27 – August 8, 2022

MLPD Bear Beat This Week’s Theme: Are we the only ones who watched Yogi as a kid? Bears like open windows, baked goods and “pick-a-nicks”. 7/30, 10:30 p.m., Panorama Dr. – Bear came in through an OPEN WINDOW and grabbed some cookies.  Bear scared off by homeowner. 07/31, 1:44 a.m., Joaquin Rd. – Bear came […]

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Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Home Hardening and Defensible Space Projects August 15, 2022

  The fifth session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy (Academy) will focus on “Home Hardening and Defensible Space Projects.” The session is scheduled for Monday, August 15th at 6:00pm. The session will feature guest speakers Yana Valachovic with the University of California Cooperative Extension, and Crystal Medhurst with […]

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Mono County and Town of Mammoth Lakes Launch READY Mono Emergency Preparedness Portal Evacuation Exercise Planned for Trails Neighborhood

  MONO COUNTY, Calif. (August 2, 2022) – Over the next week, Christopher Mokracek, Interim Director of Emergency Management, is slated to introduce Mono County’s new emergency preparedness and response portal to the Mammoth Lakes Town Council and the Mono County Board of Supervisors. READY Mono (READY.Mono.ca.gov) is designed to provide residents and visitors with […]

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The Bear Activity in Town of Mammoth Really Picked up over the Last 10 days. It’s officially time for the first “MLPD Bear Beat” of 2022!

  MLPD Bear Beat Bear Activity in Mammoth Lakes from July 1 – 26, 2022 This Month’s Theme: If a bear is in an open dumpster, is it the bear’s fault? 7/2, 9:04 p.m., Forest Trail – Bear attempting to break into neighbor’s house. Gone on arrival. 7/3, 4:14 a.m., Rainbow Lane – Bear locked […]

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Coyotes Rival Bears as Least Appreciated Wildlife in Mammoth Lakes

  Coyotes are everywhere so it’s no surprise they’ve shown up in Mammoth Lakes to enjoy an abundance of carelessly discarded people-food. Mammoth Police Department’s Code Compliance Officer Rick Bellis gave a detailed presentation on the species at last week’s Mammoth Town Council meeting to help locals discourage the critters Mark Twain described as a […]

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Wildfire Education Academy Invites Residents to Join Virtual Session on Fire Ecology

    The second session of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments (ESCOG) Citizen’s Wildfire Education Academy (Academy) will focus on Fire Ecology, and feature guest speakers from The Fire Restoration Group and the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station. The session is scheduled for Monday, May 16th at 6:00pm. Craig Thomas started the […]

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Mono County Approves $100,000 Assistance to IMACA

  Mono County joined the Town of Mammoth Lakes in providing $100,000 to the Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action, providing a financial cushion to allow the non-profit to continue providing some services as it hopefully, corrects its cash-flow issues. The money will have no negative impact on the general fund, Mono’s Chief Administrative Office […]

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Mammoth Town Council Provides a $100,000 Grant to Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action

    Mammoth Town Council voted unanimously to provide a $100,000 grant to Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action in the face of the organization’s financial crisis. Mammoth was the first of four government entities, dependent on IMACA to provide critical services, to approve emergency funding. The City of Bishop and Inyo and Mono counties […]

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Mono County Health Dept. Clarifies Covid-19 Test Results Guidance Protocols In Wake Of Rapid Rise In Positive Cases Strains

  Following a rapid rise in positive COVID- 19 (Coronavirus) cases, the Mono County Health Department (Public Health) is urging residents and visitors to follow proper guidance and protocols upon receiving a positive COVID-19 test result. The dramatic increase in positive COVID-19 cases is impacting the Public Health Department’s ability to provide adequate contact tracing […]

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December 19, 2021 Bishop’s Eastern Sierra Regional Airport Officially Open For Business

  Bishop’s Eastern Sierra Regional Airport has officially opened with the first commercial flights arriving Sunday December 19, 2021. Four and a half years ago, the then Inyo County’s Public Works Director, the late Clint Quilter, was spearheading the development of Bishop’s Airport. At that point, the project was in the first of a three […]

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