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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 […]

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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 […]

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Nevada woman died in highway wreck

Kerrie Hageman, 61, of Fernley, Nevada, was driving north on Highway 395 just north of Fish Springs Road Monday morning when she lost control of her car and later died from injuries at Northern Inyo Hospital. According to the Highway Patrol, it was just after 7 in the morning Monday when Ms. Hageman allowed her […]

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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 […]

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Dry December still hosts lots of skiers/boarders

For Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, this December does not mark the driest one on record but close. Mammoth Mountain received 2 inches of snow for December. Joani Lynch, Communications Director of Mammoth Mountain, pointed to history.  She said that the 1976-77 season saw zero inches in December and not much for the season – just […]

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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 […]

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