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Pardon our temporary lack of materials says Caltrans, as work on Bishop Pedestrian Safety Plan resumes

Pedestrian Safety Project Will Resume in Bishop The Pedestrian Safety Project in Bishop was delayed on Friday due to an anticipated shortage in materials. The project will resume tomorrow, Monday, July 26th, as originally planned, as the contractor was able to procure additional construction materials. Work is scheduled as follows: On State Route 168 W […]

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Suspect Arrested After Use of Force Incident at Bishop Chevron – Dog Killed in Incident

[[Sierra Wave received the following press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and Sierra Wave will be following up with information from witnesses]: July 24 shortly after 2:00am Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic violence restraining order violation at 969 Tu Su Lane.  Upon arrival of the deputies, neither the […]

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Dexter, Glacier and Lightning Fires update for July 23, 2021

(Update July 23 at 1:30 pm.) Dexter Fire – The Dexter Fire remains at 2965 acres, 97% contained, and the fire area closure remains in place. Crews continue to mop up and suppression repair activities. Closure information, maps, photos and updates are posted on InciWeb at: Glacier Fire – The Glacier Fire remains at […]

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A Mono County Community Update for July 23, 2021

Mono County Launches Tamarack Fire Incident Portal In response to the rapidly expanding Tamarack Fire in Markleeville, Mono County has launched the Tamarack Fire Incident Portal. The site provides fire statistics, updates, air quality, road closures, utility outages and evacuation information. Portal Link: Multi-use Path (MUP) and Road Improvements On July 21, Town Council […]

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If you’re confused by state fishing regulations for Mono County, this should help

Edited Mono County Fishing Regulations Flyer California’s Fish and Wildlife attempt to simplify fishing regulations met stiff resistance primary because of local businesses objecting, say they felt it would be harmful to their interests which heavily promoted the Trout Season Opener in the Eastern Sierra. Irrespective of the result, Jeff Simpson with Mono County put […]

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Mono County launches Tamarack Fire Portal

In response to the rapidly expanding Tamarack Fire in Markleeville, Mono County has launched the Tamarack Fire Incident Portal.   Portal link:  Please visit the site to view real time fire statistics, daily updates from the Type 1 Incident Management Team, air quality/smoke outlooks, current road closures, utility outages, evacuations and links to fire resources. […]

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Inyo County Continuing Fish Stocking Efforts In 2021 Season | Approximately 4,000 fish!

In a press release, Inyo County has announced that almost 2,000 extra pounds of rainbow trout will be stocked in Owens Valley waters by the end of the 2021 fishing season, courtesy of plants sponsored by the County of Inyo. The approximately 4,000 additional fish that will be added to the fishing holes at Baker […]

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Jennifer Eberlien, new USFS Regional Forester for Pacif. Southwest Region

Forest Service Chief Announces New Regional Forester for Pacific Southwest Region

Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen today announced Jennifer Eberlien as regional forester for the Pacific Southwest Region. Eberlien replaces incoming Chief Randy Moore who has served as regional forester in the Pacific Southwest Region since 2007. Eberlien will oversee 18 national forests in California, which include 20 million acres covering the North Coast, Cascade and […]

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