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Mono County Health Officer Orders the Temporary Closure of In-Person Instruction and Indoor Activities Within Mammoth Unified School District Schools

  Effective Monday, January 10, 2022, Dr. Caryn K. Slack, Mono County Local Health Officer, has ordered the temporary closure of in-person instruction and indoor activities within the Mammoth Unified School District’s (MUSD) Mammoth High School, Mammoth Middle School, Mammoth Elementary School, Sierra High School, Husky Club, Mono County Office of Education’s Inclusive Preschool on […]

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Wildfires, Smoke, Toxic Air – Protect Yourself! Online Presentation Tuesday January 18th

In the Eastern Sierra and across the western United States, each year seems to bring more days of smoke-filled skies. That air does more than ruin your pictures of an otherwise beautiful view; it can damage your health. Doctor Margaret “Peggy” Lobnitz, a founding member of “Elders Climate Action” and an accomplished expert in air […]

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First Baby 2022

Welcome Baby Thea Rose Alyse Giguere First Baby Born At Northern Inyo Hospital In 2022

  Welcome Thea Rose Alyse Giguere, the first baby born at Northern Inyo Hospital in 2022. Thea arrived Monday, Jan. 3 at 6:49 p.m. into the loving arms of her parents, Katie and Austin Giguere. Thea weighed 7 lbs., 5.2 oz., and measured 19 inches long. Welcoming her home are sister Kinzy and brother Tyler. […]

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Mono County Supervisors Elect Supervisor Bob Gardner To Serve As 2022 Chair

On Tuesday, the Mono County Board of Supervisors elected Supervisor Bob Gardner (District 3) to serve as 2022 Chair, taking the reins from Supervisor Jennifer Kreitz (District 1), who was recognized for her service during an extremely challenging year. Chair Gardner immediately assumed the role, which will run through the year. “I am honored to […]

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Community Update on COVID

Inyo County Public Health Urging Residents And Visitors To Follow Proper Guidance And Protocols When Receiving A Positive COVID-19 Test

  Following a rapid rise in positive COVID-19 cases, Inyo County Public Health is urging residents and visitors to follow proper guidance and protocols upon receiving a positive COVID-19 test result to help mitigate further spread. The dramatic increase in positive COVID-19 cases is impacting the Public Health Contact Tracing Team’s ability to provide timely […]

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153 New COVID Cases Over A Six Day Period Reported During Inyo County Board Of Supervisors Meeting

  Inyo County’s Health and Human Services staff provided their weekly update on COVID cases, with 153 new cases over a six day period. What followed was a wave of public comment berating Health and Human Services staff and urging the County to “think positive thoughts.” HHS Director Marilyn Mann explained the increases do not […]

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January 5, 2022 Update From Bishop Union High School For Basketball Games

      From Stacy Van Nest, Athletic Director at Bishop Union High School Unfortunately due to COVID we had to cancel the girls basketball games yesterday.  We are also canceling the girls basketball game versus Desert that is scheduled for January 7th.  Right now the JV boys and Varsity boys are scheduled to play Desert […]

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Bishop Paiute Tribe To Close Offices To Public Effective January 10th, 2022

  Due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, and to help slow the spread of COVID, the Bishop Tribal Council has made the decision to, temporarily, close our offices to the public, effective Monday, January 10th, 2022. If you have business at the Tribal office, you will need to schedule an appointment […]

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Bishop City Hall Will Be Closed To The Public January 4th Until Monday January 10

    City Administrator Ron Phillips announced today that Bishop City Hall will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, January 4th, 2022. The building will tentatively reopen to the public on Monday, January 10th, 2022. Select staff will be working either remotely or in shifts during this time to ensure continued operations of all […]

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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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Mammoth Statue in heavy snowstorm January 27, 2021

Mammoth Mountain Boasting Biggest Early Season Snow Since 2010

    Mammoth Mountain is boasting the biggest early season snow dump since 2010. Photos on the internet show cars weaving down a Sierra Nevada mountain road surrounded by massive cliffs of snow. We’re blessed, despite having to shovel all that stuff off our vehicles. But, the real beneficiaries, in addition to Mammoth Mountain, are […]

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Inyo County Public Health Offering FREE At-Home Antigen Rapid Testing Kits

    Inyo County Public Health is offering FREE at-home antigen rapid testing kits for households, while supplies last. Education Materials are available in English & Spanish. All County Buildings are closed on: Friday, December 31, 2021 Bishop: Public Health Clinic – County Office Building (COB): Address: 1360 N. Main Street Pick-up Hours: main building lobby from 8:00 am to […]

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