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Update 6/23 AM: Inyo Creek Fire Outside Lone Pine Continues Burning | Concern centers on Whitney Portal

Update on Thursday, June [email protected]: The Incident Management Team is reporting the fire as 25% contained, holding at 586 acres going into this evening. Lateral movement of the Inyo Creek Fire continues to be held. Firefighters continued to build containment lines in very steep and rugged terrain, which is the primary factor why the containment […]

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Scotty’s Castle Visitor Center fire investigation inconclusive

The initial investigation into the cause of the fire at Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley National Park has recently concluded. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) determined the fire began inside the Visitor Center. The investigation was not able to determine a cause of the fire. The fire started the night of […]

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Did you have to leave your vehicle at Whitney Portal? Vehicle retrieval opportunity on June 22

BISHOP, Calif June 21, 2021 – On Tuesday June 22 at 8 a.m. there will be an opportunity for those who have a vehicle parked at Whitney Portal to retrieve it. This opportunity is dependent upon favorable fire behavior and may be cancelled if conditions become unsafe. Those who wish to retrieve a vehicle parked […]

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Mount Tom Search and Rescue: The Buddy System isn’t being “in the same mountain range”

In a press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office on June 16, it was reported that on Sunday evening, June 13, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch was contacted by a stranded hiker on Mount Tom. According to the hiker, he and his partner split up since they hiked at different speeds and to lighten his […]

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Good News for Migraine Sufferers – As simple as Green Light

Harvard Researchers Find Green Light Therapy Natural Relief for Migraine – Pinkston News Service – June 15, 2021 (Washington, D.C.)-June marks Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, and for the millions of people who suffer from migraine or other types of serious headaches, a new drug-free, noninvasive tool is in store that can help alleviate pain. […]

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Reds Meadow Area update from Inyo National Forest & National Park Service | Opening Thursday, June 17

The Reds Meadow Shuttle Service, provided by Eastern Sierra Transit Authority, begins service on July 2.  After the Reds Meadow Road opens on June 17, but before the shuttle starts running on July 2, expect parking to be very limited in the area. It is recommended that you carpool and arrive early. On July 2, […]

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Inyo 350 Event to Protect Conglomerate Mesa from New Attack! -Wednesday, June 16, 6:30pm

Reminder: July 16th Inyo 350 Event to Protect Conglomerate Mesa from New Attack! Inyo 350 ask that you please join them at 6:30 PM (Wednesday, June 16) as Bryan Hatchell explains how everyone can help block the latest threat to Conglomerate Mesa. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now considering approving a new and […]

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Inyo County Moves Beyond the Blueprint – June 15th

The aftermath of very strict Covid-19 pandemic health orders and precautions can be as confusing as the original restrictions. They require a bit more attention to the details but it is essentially “back to normal…sort of.” the thing to know is that things are OPEN, especially for businesses. Below is a press release from Inyo […]

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Elderly Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15 | Sadly, it is a very real problem

The United Nations General Assembly, in a resolution in December 2011, declared June 15 to be World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. At the Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting re TV-Elderly Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15 | Sadly, it is a very real problem (208 words/1:27) The United Nations General Assembly, in a […]

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TOML Honors Former Mono County Public Health Officer Dr. Thomas Boo

Former Mono County Public Health Officer Dr. Thomas Boo receives recognition for his hard work and service during the Covid-19 Pandemic The Town of Mammoth Lakes took time to recognize the service to Mono County and the Town provided by Dr. Thomas Boo, who took on a critical and challenging role serving as the Mono […]

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