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Chris Fire forces full closure of US 395 north of Bridgeport

Chris Fire Burns an Estimated 200 Acres Bridgeport, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 – The 200-acre Chris Fire is actively burning on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Bridgeport Ranger District west of US Highway 395 about five miles north of Sonora Junction, near Chris Flat Campground. The fire is actively burning in grass, brush, and timber. U.S. Route […]

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‘El Camino Sierra’ presentation given to Inyo Supervisors

By David Woodruff The Inyo County Board of Supervisor’s heard a presentation this past Tuesday’s on the county’s plan for a reintroduction and dedication, of Highway 395 to its original name of El Camino Sierra. El Camino Sierra is the name first given to this magical ribbon of blacktop by the Bishop based, Inyo Good […]

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High wind and big rig rollover

(CHP press release) On Saturday, February 15, 2014, at approximately 3:43 PM, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Communications Center received a report of a tractor-trailer combination (“big rig”) that had rolled over, approximately a quarter mile north of State Route 167 (north of Lee Vining). At this time Caltrans Changeable Message Signs (CMS) were advising […]

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