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2 Climbing Rangers Encourage Responsible Recreation At East Side Climbing/Bouldering Areas

  The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) has hired two climbing rangers to patrol the increasingly popular climbing and bouldering areas in the Bishop area. This is the third year of the program. Climbing in the Eastern Sierra is an interagency activity, so the climbing rangers are supported by numerous partners: the  Bishop Area Climbers […]

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Shop With A Cop, COVID-style, Planned for December 11

  Shop with a Cop was a fun, if chaotic, event, really kicking off the Christmas season. COVID, and the loss of K-Mart, changed that drastically last year and this year the Eastern Sierra Peace Officers Association has made modifications that bring it a little closer to the original intent: both celebration of the giving […]

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Reminder From Caltrans To Download QuickMap App For Your Holiday Traveling Road Information

  The holiday travel season is here, and Caltrans would like to remind all drivers to download the QuickMap app to their smartphone before hitting the road. QuickMap is a free app that gives the latest information on road conditions on the California State Highway System, including lane closures, chain control restrictions, rest area availability, […]

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Eastern Sierra California Museum To Host Book Signing Saturday December 4th

  Join us at the Eastern California Museum as two local authors, Sandy Powell and Marye Roeser, share their new books with us. There will be a short presentation, followed by time for questions and answers. Immediately following both authors will be available to sign copies of their books, which are available for purchase at […]

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Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Announces Acquisition of Fern Creek Lodge, June Lake, CA

  The Board of Directors of Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES) are proud to announce the acquisition of the Fern Creek Lodge in June Lake, California. The facility will be used as the home of a major expansion of DSES’s programs for military and veteran athletes, and will provide retreat-style adaptive sports programs year-round. After […]

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CHP Report on Three Vehicle Accident Near Olancha 11-24-21

  On 11/24/2021 at approximately 11:40 AM, a semi-truck driver from Phelan, CA, was driving a 2011 International semi-truck/trailer, loaded with cardboard. The semi truck was traveling northbound along US-395 just south of Cactus Flats Road near Olancha, CA. The semi truck was entering a construction zone when the truck driver failed to see northbound […]

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Bishop Chamber Of Commerce Planning Several Fun And Festive Christmas Events

  The Bishop Chamber of Commerce is busy planning several fun & festive Christmas events and they’d like to remind local businesses that now is the time to sign up to participate. The parade is set for Saturday, December 4th, beginning at 4:30pm and this year’s theme is “White Christmas.” Immediately following the parade, will […]

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MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT AWARDED $344,273 TOBACCO GRANT

    November 23, 2021 – Mammoth Lakes Police Department is pleased to announce that our Agency was selected to receive $344,273 in State funding from the California Department of Justice Tobacco Grant Program. This competitive grant is authorized under the California, Research and Prevention Tobacco Act of 2016 (Proposition 56) and provides program funding […]

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Cerro Coso Welcomes New Nursing Professor Lisa Balk

    Cerro Coso Community College welcomes new Associate Professor of Nursing Lisa Balk to the college. Born in Maryland, Balk a military wife, has lived the military life and spent time in San Diego, Rhode Island, and Maryland when her husband was active-duty Navy. She moved to Ridgecrest in 2016 when her husband took a job […]

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Attempted Abduction Of Juvenile Onto A Mammoth Mountain Parking Shuttle – November 19

On November 19th, 2021, at approximately 4:15 PM a juvenile was pulled onto a Mammoth Mountain parking shuttle by an unknown male. The juvenile was able to get out of the situation by exiting the bus when it stopped. The juvenile described the subject as a male in his late 30s, approximately 6 feet tall […]

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Arsenic, lead, zinc, and antimony in a National Park? Removal of contaminated soils proposed at Gold Hill Mill By National Park Service

DEATH VALLEY, CA – The National Park Service (NPS) seeks public feedback on a proposal to remove contaminated soils from Gold Hill Mill in Death Valley National Park. The mercury amalgamation mill was in use from the 1930s through the 1950s in Warm Springs Canyon in the southern end of the park. The mill site […]

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