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Pedestrian Safety Project to Begin in Big Pine and Lone Pine

INYO COUNTY – Caltrans will begin construction on the Pedestrian Safety Project in Inyo County next week in the towns of Big Pine and Lone Pine. Crews will upgrade signals and install flashing beacons at intersections and crosswalks at the following locations starting Monday, April 12: ·      In Lone Pine at the intersection of U.S. Highway […]

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Sad Ending for One of Missing Individuals In Death Valley National Park Rescue

[Editors Note: Sierra Wave has tried to stay on top  of this story, and as with all search and rescue efforts, wish for the best outcomes. Unfortunately, that is not  always the case despite the best efforts of our dedicated rescuers.] Sadly, one of two missing campers from Tucson who were found on a remote, […]

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Manzanar’s Community Archeology Program Receives National Recognition

Manzanar National Historic Site’s Community Archeology Program has received the prestigious 2021 Award for Excellence in Public Archaeology Programming from the Society for American Archaeology (SAA). Founded in 1934, the SAA is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas. With more than 7,000 members—including professional […]

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Missing Individuals In Death Valley National Park Found – Multi-Agency SAR Update

[*Original SAR press release from earlier today  (8:56 a.m.) can be accessed here: https://www.inyocounty.us/sites/default/files/2021-04/DVNP_SAR_4.8.21.pdf] 4:00 PM Update from Inyo County Sheriff’s Office: The two missing individuals: 32-year-old Alexander Lofgren, and 27-year-old Emily Henkel, both from Tucson, AZ, were located today shortly after noon. They were spotted through aerial reconnaissance in a very remote area of […]

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A statement from Mojave Precious Metals (“MPM”) on Town Hall and Open House

Press Release, April 6, 2021 –All statements can be attributed to Kit Cole, MPM spokesperson Mojave Precious Metals (“MPM”) welcomes all opportunities to discuss our exploration project and its future. To that end, we have held two public events – a virtual Town Hall on March 24 and an in-person (COVID safe) Open House on […]

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Opportunity: Sunrise Rotary Club has posted scholarship application for graduating seniors

The Sunrise Rotary Club has posted this year’s scholarship application for graduating seniors who are continuing their education next school year. Since 2004, the Sunrise Rotary Club has given scholarships totaling over $400,000 to over 330 Inyo County high school graduates, helping these local students afford to continue their education at a variety of schools, colleges […]

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Helicopter work scheduled for Gem Lake Dam by Southern California Edison (SCE)

BISHOP, CA April 5, 2021— The Inyo National Forest recently approved helicopter use for Southern California Edison’s (SCE) Gem Lake Dam valve replacement project, which will resume in April.  SCE operates the Gem Lake Dam as part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Hydroelectric Project #1388.  Gem Lake is located west of the June Lake […]

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Caltrans Awards Millions for Local Roadway Safety Projects, including Inyo and Mono Counties

SACRAMENTO — Caltrans awarded more than $227 million to fund safety projects designed to reduce traffic deaths and serious injuries on city and county roads. Funding is provided through the federal Highway Safety Improvement Program. Caltrans Director Toks Omishakin said, “Safety is always our number one priority,”. “These projects will enhance systemwide safety features, including […]

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State Updates Blueprint to Allow Additional Activities with Modifications to Reduce Risk

Updates to gatherings, receptions, conferences, and indoor live events and performances are effective April 15 SACRAMENTO –With vaccination rates increasing and the state’s COVID-19 test positivity rate near a record low, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today released updates to the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy reopening framework allowing additional activities to […]

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Antelope Springs Road grading near Town of Mammoth Lakes

BISHOP, CA April 2, 2021—A contracting crew is grading Antelope Springs Road (Forest Road 3S05) near the Casa Diablo Geothermal Plant, located near the intersection with State Route 203. Antelope Springs Road leads to numerous dispersed recreation opportunities on the east side of Hwy 395. Please note that there may be delays while the crew […]

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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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