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New Veterans Service Officer to Hold Introductory Briefing in Bridgeport on Friday, April 2nd

Mono County Veterans and Families Invited to Attend MONO COUNTY, Calif. (March 31, 2021) – Earlier this month, Mono County hired its first Veterans Service Officer to support local Mono County veterans and their families. Veterans Service Officers assist with accessing military and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. “Mono County has one of […]

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FBI Raid-Three suspects arrested in double homicide

One of suspects in double-homicide case last November 2020 is an Israeli citizen

Proving that what happens in Mono County does not stay in Mono County any more than it ever has in Las Vegas, the story of the double-homicide discovered on November 9, 2020 ten miles north of Bridgeport by a snowplow operator, has an international interest. Sierra Wave reported on the arrest of three suspects on […]

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Update on two of three suspects in double murder in Mono County on November 2020

In an update to Arrests Made in Bridgeport Double Homicide posted on Thursday, March 25, the following day, Friday, March 26 found two of the three suspects, 34-year-old Cory Spurlock and his 32 -year-old wife, Orit Oged, appearing before Missoula Justice Court Judge Landee Holloway to hear the charges against them: two counts of murder […]

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Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Has Officially Declared Drought Conditions in California

This will likely come as no surprise to most of those living in Inyo and Mono counties. On March 19, posted a story on U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack designating 50 of 58 counties in California as being primary natural disaster areas because of recent drought conditions. Secretary Vilsack sent a letter to […]

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Some thoughts on the “On-Going Legal Battle over LADWP Long Valley Leases” in Mono County

March 27, 2021: Deb Murphy  Our reporter Deb Murphy has long covered water issues here in the Owens Valley and Eastern Sierra. We asked her for some perspective on the latest news about Mono County and the Sierra Club’s successful lawsuit against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power over Long Valley’s and Round […]

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National Sheriffs’ Association recognized Sheriff Ingrid Braun for Women’s History Month

The National Sheriff’s Association recognized Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun for Women’s History Month. The people that work with the department wanted to make it know that they are honored to call her “our Sheriff.” When asked what advice she has for young women looking into careers in law enforcement, this is what Sheriff Ingrid […]

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LADWP Proposes; the Superior Court Disposes: Mono County Wins Legal Fight to Stop De-watering of Long Valley

Mono County won their court case against a plan by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to remove irrigation water from the Long Valley from Crowley Lake to Bishop. On Monday, March 8, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Alameda, issued an order requiring the DWP to continue to […]

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Mono County to Advance to Less Restrictive Red Tier of The Blueprint for A Safer Economy on Sunday

Good News for Mono County!! Moving from Purple Tier to Red Tier on Sunday! Effective Sunday, March 14, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will reassign Mono County to the less restrictive Tier 2, Substantial (Red), of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy (Blueprint), the State’s “stringent and slow plan for living with COVID-19 […]

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Mono County Celebrates International Womens Day by Acknowledging The Three Women Serving On Its Board Of Supervisors

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This #InternationalWomensDay Mono County is proud to recognize and celebrate three remarkable women serving on the Mono County Board of Supervisors. Join them in thanking Chair Jennifer Kreitz, Supervisor Stacy Corless, and Supervisor Rhonda Duggan […]

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Mono County Covid-19 Vaccinating Phase 1a and 1b & Residents With Underlying Medical Conditions

Effective Saturday, March 6, Mono County will expand immediate vaccination eligibility to include individuals aged 50 years or older, AND individuals aged 16 and older with certain underlying medical conditions that pose increased risk for severe illness related to COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This expansion is in […]

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Dr. Rachel Canning, Mammoth Hospital, Clinical Psychologist

Newest Addition to Mammoth Hospital, Dr. Rachel Canning

Dr. Rachel Canning is the newest addition to the Mammoth Hospital team, coming to Mammoth Lakes most recently from Fresno, CA where she completed her predoctoral internship, postdoctoral fellowship, and worked as a Clinical Psychologist at the Sullivan Center for Children. She completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a specialization in child and adolescent […]

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Eastern Sierra Dispersed Camping Summit: Dealing with The Hordes

The Eastern Sierra was ill prepared for the waves of Southern Californians literally heading for the hills during last summer’s COVID-19 restrictions and fears. Despite the stay-at-home orders, they escaped to an area assumed to be germ-free and serene, found area campgrounds closed, pitched their tents wherever and left a mess behind them. The excuse […]

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