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MLFD Appeals to Public for Help in Controlling Fires During Wildfire Season On Tuesday, M

On Tuesday, May 4, there was a fire reported by the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department near the Sawmill Cutoff Road and the campsite directly adjacent to it. Fortunately, crews from MLFD and the U.S. Forest Service were able to knock this one down before it threatened the Town of Mammoth Lakes. This fire in the […]

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Injured Wildlife to Get a Fancy New Ride

Wildcare Eastern Sierra director Cindy Kamler and staff members Danielle Manriquez and Leith Felgar show off their latest “admission,” an F-250, 2012, special truck generously donated by Inyo County to our local wildlife rehab facility. This specialized vehicle originally served Inyo County Animal Services in their tasks of rescuing domestic animals that are lost, abandoned, […]

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Mammoth Town Council Approves Historic Parcel Project First 81-units

Paving the Way for New Affordable Housing In Mammoth Lakes On April 27, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council reached a significant milestone to deliver affordable housing to the community that will allow the first 81 units of affordable housing to be built on The Parcel. “We are thrilled to work towards meeting the critical housing […]

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Three Faculty make Tenure at Cerro Coso Community College

Cerro Coso Community College is proud to announce that the Kern Community College District has granted tenure to Tim Allen, Counseling (IWV), Yvonne Mills, English (ESCC), and Alec Griffin, Anthropology and Sociology (East Kern). Timothy Allen, Counseling—A California native, Allen is a first-generation college student and the son of immigrants and had a truly interesting […]

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Search and Rescue Awards Picnic Held in Mono County to Honor Its Search and Rescue Team

The Mono County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Search and Rescue (SAR) Team is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives. When called by the MSCO, the Team responds for searches and rescues at any time, in any weather, for as long as it takes, for free. Each year, the Team honors members for their individual […]

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Scoping Period for the Long Valley Exploration Drilling Project Extended

Local environmentalists took interest tin the Kore Mining exploratory drilling project as it was coming up on the deadline to end comments on scoping. A scoping review is usually required as a part of any environmental assessment or impact study to determine any potential or harmful effects that may result from specific activities proposed to […]

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Inyo County moves to Orange – Moderate Tier; No change in Mono County Orange Status

On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, Inyo County has  been moved from the Red Tier – Substantial risk category to the Orange Tier – Moderate risk category under the State’s Four-Tier, Color-Coded Reopening System.  The change will take effect Wednesday, May 5. The changes are being attributed largely to the over 30 million vaccinations that have […]

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2021 Owens River Annual Clean Up held May 1 was one of most successful yet!

The 2021 Owens River Annual Clean Up has come and gone. The event hosted on Saturday, May 1, 2021, was the most successful attendance and clean up yet in eight consecutive years! This year’s clean up drew over 150 volunteers. While a handful of local residents attended the event, the majority of the participants were […]

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Eastern Sierra Foundation announces one-time Summer Scholarship

The Eastern Sierra Foundation congratulates Cerro Coso Community College’s Class of 2021! The 62 graduates who attended the Eastern Sierra College Center’s Bishop and Mammoth Campuses are a true inspiration to all of us in the Eastern Sierra for their perseverance during this incredibly difficult year. More than half of the graduates earned multiple degrees […]

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