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Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment Rescheduled to August 6

Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment Rescheduled to August 6 The Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment #3 and Final Environmental Impact Report (FSEIR) has been rescheduled for consideration by the Board of Supervisors to August 6, 2020, at 10:00 am. The meeting is expected to be conducted remotely by Zoom webinar and an agenda and project […]

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UPDATE!: Tioga Inn Specific Plan Amendment Public Meeting MIGHT BE moved to Tuesday, June 30

UPDATE: Potential Power Shutoffs Impact on 6/29/20 Special Board Meeting on Tioga Pass Specific Plan Amendment Public Meeting MIGHT BE Moved to Tuesday, June 30. As many of you may be aware, Southern California Edison (SCE) has issued a notice for a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for Sunday afternoon, June 28. If power […]

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Dorothy Dondero: 1928-2019

Dorothy Dondero  91 Passed away peacefully on April 27,2019 At home with her daughter Nicole and son-in-law James by her side. Dorothy was born may 25,1928  In Big Pine California.To Louie and Ida Stewart. Dorothy attended Big Pine elementary school And later graduated from high school may 13,1946. After meeting the man that stole her […]

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Celebration of Life for Augie Hess this Saturday

August Hess (October 25, 1914 – October 20, 2018)   The time has sadly come to say goodbye to August Hess, Avid skier, baseball player, musician, golfer, historian, friend, family man and who was one of the best. Augie was born, October 25th, 1914, at Mono Mills, He walked, hunted, skied and loved the surrounding […]

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Enjoy the festive Upside Down House in Lee Vining

Press release The famous Upside Down House on the grounds of the Mono Basin History Museum is decorated and ready for the holiday season, in its special upside-down way. Come peak in the windows at the upside down elves and Santa and drive by after dark to see the upside-down “candles” flickering in the windows.  […]

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Climate-issues seminar Thursday in Lee Vining

THE HIGH SIERRA RESPONDS TO A CHANGING CLIMATE Press release An afternoon seminar in Lee Vining on climate issues affecting the Sierra and all of us will be held on Thursday, June 16 from 1-5pm at the Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center Theater Free and open to the public Wondering what’s up with a 5 […]

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Mono Basin Historical Society hosting ‘Tales’ book program

Press release TALES ALONG EL CAMINO SIERRA AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING David and Gayle Woodruff, the authors of the new book, Tales Along El Camino Sierra will present the history that occurred along “El Camino Sierra,” at the Monday, April 3 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society. “El Camino Sierra” was the name given […]

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Ralph Wayne Summers: 1958-2017

Ralph Wayne Summers, a masonry-carpenter-laborer and life-long resident of Bishop, CA, died on March 19, 2017 at the age of 58 in his home. Ralph was born in Bridgeport, CA on May 30, 1958 to Jackie and Frances Summers. He graduated from Bishop Union High School in 1976. He attended American River College in Sacramento, […]

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John Dondero Jr.: 1929-2017

John Dondero Jr. John was born on the north shore of Mono Lake November 8, 1929 to John Dondero Sr and Lena Tom. “Jr” passed away at his home in Lee Vining March 13, 2017. Services for John will be Saturday March 25, 2017 at Dondero Ranch 1.5 miles south of Lee Vining weather permitting.Signs […]

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Mono Basin Historical Society – ‘The Log of a Snow Survey’

Press release Author Patrick Armstrong will share stories from his book, The Log of a Snow Survey, Skiing and Working in a Mountain Winter World, at the Monday, March 6 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society, at the Lee Vining Community Center. A short business meeting and potluck dinner begins at 6 PM and […]

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Charlotte Walecke: 1918-2016

Charlotte Walecke was born October 28th 1918 in northern Ontario, Canada in the area of Monteith Iroquois Falls to Parents Dominic & Alice McAndrew – whose occupation was running the Family Farm which consisted of mostly sheep and other domestics wool – shipped out by train and spare time was knitting plus other the other working […]

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Richard Leroy Williams: 1945-2016

Richard Leroy Williams 1945-2016 Richard was born in Lee Vining, CA on August 22, 1945 and raised by his grandmother Vina Williams. In 1959, Alice and Art Dumas became his foster parents and moved him to Big Pine, CA where they finished raising him. He attended Big Pine High where he played football, basketball, baseball, […]

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