Tag Archives | Nevada

COVID-19

Local Mammoth Lakes resident tells her story of COVID-19. She almost died.

This story of a local Mammoth Lakes resident who nearly  died from COVID-19 is a cautionary tale worth watching and reading. Angie TeSlaa of Mammoth Lakes, age 37, with no underlying health conditions, was found unconscious by her husband, Jay. It was posted on NBC4 News in Reno. Click on hyperlink in the first paragraph […]

Continue Reading ·
Sage Grouse PR Image 1

Comments sought for sage-grouse habitat enhancement project

Press release The Inyo National Forest is proposing to implement a sage-grouse habitat enhancement project in and around Big Sand Flat near Sagehen Summit. In the absence of a natural fire regime, Jeffrey pine trees are gradually moving out into historically pure stands of sagebrush. Sage-grouse tend to avoid areas with overhead cover, likely because […]

Continue Reading ·
DSC_0012

Author David Carle – ‘Putting California on the Map’

Press release Local author David Carle’s new book is PUTTING CALIFORNIA ON THE MAP: VON SCHMIDT’S LINES, the biography of Allexey W. von Schmidt, who was a ’49er, surveyor and civil engineer.  Von Schmidt was the first government surveyor to work in the Eastern Sierra. Before there were any mines or homesteads, in 1855 he […]

Continue Reading ·
SierraWave.net

Officials say BrightSource is dim benefit to Inyo

Solar development in Inyo County sounds like a good idea, but Inyo officials have found the proposed BrightSource Energy mega- solar project in Southeast Inyo along the Nevada border frustrating and potentially costly. According to Inyo County Administrator Kevin Carunchio, The California Energy Commission has most of the authority when it comes to granting permission […]

Continue Reading ·
SierraWave.net

Comment on proposed Digital 395

The wheels are still in motion, and now public comments are being sought Digital 395, the fiber-optic network for the Eastern Sierra.    Notices were published recently in newspapers, with the comment period beginning today and ending on Sept. 27.  The following release and other information is available online at the digital395.com  The California Public […]

Continue Reading ·