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Prevent Wildfires from Dispersed Camping | Mono County Hosts Town Hall

Starting a campfire is simple enough for many people. What seems to be a problem is how to effectively and completely put one out. And while campfires are often thought of as a necessary part of the camping experience, with friends and family gathering around the campfire, it can also become very dangerous, very quickly, […]

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Update on Dispersed Camping Summit Plans in Mono County

[Update 5/16/2021: Information added.] Bob Gardner, Mono County Third District Supervisor, issued a major “ask” back in mid-February when he put together a series of virtual workshops focusing on an exponential growth in dispersed camping. The source of the problem was assumed to be an unintended consequence of COVID-19. Developed campgrounds, hotels and motels were […]

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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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Mono County Supervisors Come Out Against Gold-Silver Exploration Drilling in Long Valley

Mono County Submits Initial Comments on Long Valley Exploration Drilling Project Looking for Gold and Silver The Mono County Board of Supervisors took a strong stance in opposition to the proposed exploratory drilling project in Long Valley at its Tuesday meeting. Kore Mining has claimed the project qualifies as a categorical exclusion from the state […]

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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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Covid-19 Vaccination Opportunities in Mono County

REGISTER TODAY: Mono County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics!!! Mono County Public Health is hosting the following COVID-19 vaccine clinics over the next several weeks.  Please visit My Turn to register. GET VACCINATED NOW!   🔹4/30/21: Benton Clinic (Moderna) 4pm-5:30pm – Benton Community Center (58869 Hwy 120, Benton, CA 93512) 🔹5/1/21: Mammoth Lakes Clinic (Moderna) 1pm-3:30pm – […]

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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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REGISTER TODAY: Mono County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics!!!

Now is a good time to get that Covid-19 vaccination out of the way so you can move on with your life. Become safer yourself and become safer around your friends: GET VACCINATED! Please visit My Turn to register for an appointment. No email address or mobile phone? Not a problem! Call the CA COVID-19 […]

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“Orange-cha” Happy that Mono County is Now in the Orange Tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Mono County has worked hard to overcome the setbacks to  businesses and its tourism industry as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. They have been rewarded by the state with a change in status from the Red Tier-Substantial to the Orange Tier-Moderate, a much less restrictive place to be. According to the press release issue […]

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What Eastside Governments Want Out of the Covid-19 Relief Stimulus Bill

[Background: The American Rescue Plan pass by Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden contains $350 billion in funding for state, local, tribal and territorial governments to help with recovering lost funds as a result of losses due to the revenue shortfalls as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic.] The initial federal COVID-19 […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like “FISHMAS” — Trout Opener, be Aware of New Regulations

Mono County Fishing Season Opens on April 24 – With New Regulations MONO COUNTY, Calif. (APRIL 16, 2021) – Eastern Sierra locals and visitors alike are gearing up for “Fishmas” on Saturday, April 24, the official start to Mono County’s regular fishing season. With the relatively mild winter this year, most front country lakes, rivers, […]

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