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Update: Mount Humphreys SAR Retrieves Body of Bishop Climber

UPDATE 6/12/2020: The deceased climber has been identified as Ray Warburton. A GoFundMe page has been created by friends to help his family, wife, Lesley, Augie and Lacy,  with expenses at Ray Warburton Memorial. INYO COUNTY SHERIFF PRESS RELEASE 6-11-2020 Mount Humphreys (above Bishop), CA. 06-11-2020 – On 06-09-2020, an experienced local Bishop climber and […]

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Death at China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station

Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake is a large military installation located in the Western Mojave Desert region of California, approximately 150 miles (240 km) north of Los Angeles. Its mission is to support the research, testing and evaluation programs of the U.S. Navy. It is part of Navy Region Southwest under Commander, Navy Installations Command. Originally known as Naval […]

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Inyo SAR recovery on Middle Palisades Glacier

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office news release On Saturday, August 18, 2018 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Interagency Dispatch Center in Bishop of a deceased male subject on the northeast face of Middle Palisades Peak. The third hand reporting party described the area as the “Red Rock Route” at approximately 12,900”. On Sunday, […]

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Mammoth resident killed in loader accident

Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Wednesday, January 11, 2017, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to assist with a call for medical aid on the 200 block of Lupin Street at approximately 1813 hours. A Mammoth Lakes resident was involved in an incident on private property with a private […]

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Woman dies after fall near Bear Creek Spire

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department press release Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted the evening of September 18th regarding a deceased fall victim near Bear Creek Spire. The reporting party, and climbing partner, indicated that the two-person team had camped at Dade Lake and set out the morning of the 18th to ascend Bear Creek Spire. […]

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Man dies in San Joaquin River

Mono County Sheriff’s Department press release On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an adult male who had jumped into the San Joaquin River at Lower Rainbow Falls, which is located in Red’s Meadow in Madera County. It was reported that the male was floating […]

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