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State Issues New Gathering Guidance for a Safer Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

Well, now that you have decided to “crawl out from  under that rock” you’ve been “self-isolating” under for the past 10 months, the beneficent state of California has issued “official” guidance on how you should celebrate Thanksgiving this year during the pandemic. The only problem many of us have with it is that every time […]

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Mountain View Fire | Nov. 22, 2020 UPDATE

MOUNTAIN VIEW FIRE NOVEMBER 22, 2020 UPDATE Email: [email protected] Twitter: @MonoSheriffs @BLMca Phone: 530-324-2162 Incident Website: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7270/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/ www.facebook.com/MonoSheriff www.facebook.com/AntelopeValleyFireDepartment Incident Information: Fire Size: 20,385 acres | Containment: 65% | Crews: 3 | Engines: 15  | Water Tenders: 2 | Total Personnel: 202 Current Situation: The Mountain View fire is 65% contained. While the […]

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NIHD urges skipping the lab draw line in favor of appointments

As of Monday, Nov. 23, lab draws at Northern Inyo Hospital’s outpatient lab services now require an appointment. The move is not intended to inconvenience those who like to drop-in after seeing their healthcare providers. Instead, it is designed to strengthen social distancing practices and keep patients safe as the nation witnesses the third wave […]

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Mono County has funding for ROUND TWO of MONO C.U.R.E. Business Assistance Grant Program.

The Mono C.U.R.E. (County Unified Recovery Effort) is a business assistance grant program designed to provide assistance to businesses in unincorporated Mono County who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the statewide Stay-At-Home Executive Order and the subsequent mitigations mandated for business operations. This program is designed to provide “bridge” funding for […]

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Mammoth Lakes Town Council approves final round of Business Assistance Program for small businesses adversely affected by COVID-19

On June 17, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council approved a Business Assistance Program to provide grants to small businesses adversely affected by COVID-19. Investing Town funds into small, local businesses serves an important governmental purpose of providing much needed economic relief during these unpreceded times. The Town’s primary goals with the Business Assistance Program are […]

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Mono County Reassigned to Tier-2, “Substantial” (Red) Status | County Issues Press Release

We have known a return to the more restrictive Tier-2, “Substantial” (Red) category was coming considering the high rates of positive COVID-19 reports coming out of Mono County for the past several weeks. The reclassification to the more restrictive tier was largely the result of the outbreak of COVID-19 cases out of the U.S. Marine […]

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Fire Restrictions Lifted by Inyo National Forest | November 17

The Inyo National Forest announces that fire restrictions put into place for the forest earlier this summer will be rescinded on Tuesday, November 17. Recent rain and snow, combined with increased humidity, shorter days, and cooler nighttime temperatures have prompted the forest to lift the fire restrictions. Taro Pusina, Fire Management Officer for the Inyo […]

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Required Inyo County Vote Audit to Start Tuesday, November 24, 2020

INDEPENDENCE, CA – Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk, announces that Inyo County will conduct a Risk Limiting Audit in addition to the required 1% post-election manual tally of the ballots cast in the November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election. The risk-limiting audit is a procedure that provides strong statistical evidence that the election outcome is […]

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Mono County Sheriff Implements CodeRED Community Notification System

This is Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun with an important message for all residents and businesses located in Mono County. We have licensed the CodeRED Community Notification System to help disseminate important or critical information. The purpose of this message is to ensure we have your correct contact information. Please go to monocounty.ca.gov, click on […]

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60 Positive COVID-19 cases reported at Marine Mountain Warfare Training Center | Mono County faces restrictions

MONO COUNTY MAY FACE INCREASED RESTRICTIONS AS COVID-19 CASES RISE The Few, the Proud, the Infected…the Marines. Mono County Press Release November 3, 2020 – Over the last two weeks, Mono County has experienced an increase in COVID19 (Coronavirus) cases significant enough to threaten our current Tier 3 “Moderate” (orange) status within the State’s Blueprint […]

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Racism...the Other Pandemic

Mono Cnty Supes Adopt Resolution Recognizing Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Affirms Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity   Public Health Crisis and Affirming Mono County’s Commitment to Building Racial Equity and Reducing Disparity.” This historic action seeks to acknowledge the disparities in family stability, health and mental wellness, education, employment, economic development, public safety, criminal justice, and housing associated with racism, and assess […]

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