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State of Inyo Roads and Campgrounds | What’s Open? What’s Closed? (As of July 9)

The State of the Inyo, current as of 07/09/20 Mono Lake Ranger District Roads open: Monitor Pass (Hwy 89), Ebbetts Pass (Hwy 4), Sonora Pass (Hwy108), Bodie Rd. (Hwy 270), Lundy Lake Rd. Hwy 120 E (Benton), Hwy 158., Saddlebag Rd. Tioga Pass (Hwy 120 W) at Yosemite National Park Boundary is open to vehicular […]

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For the Love of Dogs | USFS uses rescue dogs to assist in Earthquake areas

It doesn’t take a whole lot of convincing that dogs are, in fact, “man’s (humankind’s) best friend.” The Inyo County Sheriff Facebook page shared some photos of the teams currently being sent into the earthquake rock-slide areas to assess the damage and safety of trails and campsites before allowing hikers, climbers and campers back into […]

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Update on Round Fire: 7,000 acres, 20 structures

UPDATE: 9:30 AM The Round Fire: Acres: 7,000 – 30 percent contained 20 structures and outbuildings destroyed (preliminary county) 200 personnel; 47 engines; 29 fire crews, two bulldozers One injury to firefighter due to smoke inhalation Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make […]

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