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Inyo National Forest announce Preparedness Level 5 – the highest level of fire activity

The Inyo National Forest has announced that they are at Preparedness Level 5, the highest level of fire activity. At least 80 percent of the country’s incident management teams and wildland firefighting personnel are committed to fire incidents. Please share and help us reduce the threat of wildfires in the Eastern Sierra. Fire Restrictions remain […]

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Record-breaking heat wave! Be prepared for Heat Emergencies

Record-breaking heat wave coming to Eastern Sierra over the rest of this week into next | Be Prepared! Triple-digit weather recently killed nearly 100 people in Oregon with temperatures over three days hitting 116 degrees. Just over the border In Canada, over the past several days, there have been 180 wildfires in British Columbia, seventy […]

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Clean up partnership with LADWP and USFS to clean up lands at Mono County Grant Valley Reservoir

June 4, 2021 (Mono County, CA) – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) proudly partnered with the United States Forest Service (USFS) to clean up National Forest System lands at Grant Lake Reservoir in Mono County. The clean-up effort, which also included installing signage to ensure current fire restrictions and sustainable recreation practices […]

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Eastern Sierra Dispersed Camping Summit: Dealing with The Hordes

The Eastern Sierra was ill prepared for the waves of Southern Californians literally heading for the hills during last summer’s COVID-19 restrictions and fears. Despite the stay-at-home orders, they escaped to an area assumed to be germ-free and serene, found area campgrounds closed, pitched their tents wherever and left a mess behind them. The excuse […]

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Inyo National Forest and Bishop BLM seek input on Off Highway Vehicle Grants

The Inyo National Forest and the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office are holding a virtual public meeting to gather input for potential off-highway vehicle grant funding requests. The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom. Click on the registration link below to receive the meeting details. Please contact us for reasonable accommodations […]

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Mammoth Lakes’ “Bear Whisperer” No Longer Under Contract Due to Budget Woes

Steve Searles, Mammoth Lake’s Bear Whisperer, will no longer be coaxing bears away from the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Employment information is highly protected, but the word is Searles was offered a new contract at reduced pay due to budget concerns and he declined the contract. According to Mammoth’s Town Manager Dan Holler, Searles had […]

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Laws Railroad Museum Train Rides Postponed

Regretfully, all train rides in the Brill car, Old Smokey, and on the hand car, have been postponed until the state of California moves to Stage Four in the recovery stages. These very popular attractions at Laws Railroad Museum and Historical Site are not able at this time to meet safe distancing and other criteria […]

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LADWP Closes Crowley Lake to Fishing

  Sierra Wave News has posted the information on the trout opener postponement for our readers and listeners on this website. Click on link below. California Department of Fish and Wildlife “official” trout fishing opener postponements in Alpine, Mono and Inyo counties. OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER BELOW.   […]

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Easter Bunny Sighting in Bishop!

  The Eastern Sierra was doing well this Easter all things considered. Churches, parks and many businesses were closed with most people staying home. Those few who were out were wearing face masks and practicing social distancing . Even the Easter Bunny twins were keeping 6 carrot distancing. Drivers by honked their enthusiasm as little […]

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