Here is a list of Round Fire related-resources as of Feb.12. We will try to keep this as updated as possible over the next few weeks and months. The county website, below, will also be updated continuously.
MAIN ROUND FIRE RECOVERY WEBSITE: For constant updates on Round Fire recovery resources, go to https://gis.mono.ca.gov/roundfire
Donations, volunteer opportunities, help with all fire-related needs:
Burned Area Emergency Response Team Assembled for Round Fire
A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team for the Round Fire has been formed. The team is working to complete its assessment and recommendations to lessen immediate hazards to public resources and downstream private land from effects of the fire.
Former Long Valley Fire Chief Fred Stump saw too many homes burn
By Wendilyn Grasseschi
Times Staff Writer
“Some fires are like a rodeo,” said Long Valley Firefighter and Mono County Supervisor Fred Stump Feb. 9 while still on duty during the attermath of last weekend’s Round Fire.
Paradise resident might be able to return Monday, Feb. 9, authorities said
By Wendilyn Grassechi
Times Staff Writer
Swall Meadows residents are probably going to have to wait at least a few more days to get back to their homes and property to assess the damage and take care of their property and possibly, pets left behind, due to a fire that is still burning and due to venting propane lines and other hazards, according to Mono County emergency shelter workers stationed at the Crowley Lake Community Center, tonight Feb. 8.
The Mammoth Times is using its Facebook page to keep ongoing and current updates on all the fires, power outages and cell outages, as well as to connect people to resources and data.
Please go to https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mammoth-Times/132219606813425?fref=photo for all your updates or click on the FB icon to the right of this page. Thank you. MT
BRIDGEPORT—Death and taxes, two staple items in the American comedy
pantry, last week turned political in the chambers of the Mono County Board of Supervisors.
It was about death—changing the county’s Cemetery Ordinance—and how to pay for the upkeep of the county’s three public cemeteries.
The Mono County Sheriff's office has sent out some handy tips and information you might need during the incoming storm forecast for the next few days.
Just in case we forgot some of it during the last few years!
Here you go:
The Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest are planning to continue several prescribed fire projects for habitat improvement and hazardous fuels reduction. Fire crews are taking advantage of recent precipitation that has provided safe and favorable burning conditions.
The Aqueduct Prescribed Fire is planned to begin either Thursday, Feb. 5 or Friday, Feb. 6; conditions permitting.
It should take two days to complete.
This 120-acre project in the Jeffrey pine forest is east of U.S. 395 near Bald Mountain (northeast of Deadman Summit).
Mammoth Lakes Police-Community Hispanic Advisory Committee
TOWN HALL MEETING, Thursday March 19 at 5 p.m. at the Grand Sierra Lodge
The Mammoth Lakes Police-Community Hispanic Advisory Committee (MLPCHAC) has scheduled its ninth Town Hall meeting for Thursday, March 19 at 5 pm in the Emerald Room at the Grand Sierra Lodge, 1111 Forest Trail.
Refreshments, childcare, and interpreters will be provided.
Speakers at the Town Hall will include representatives from the following:
â€¢ Members of the Mexican Consulate
â€¢ Immigration Attorney Lazaro Salazar
Move over.becasued the pros are all in town for the U.S. Grand Prix—a top tier snowboarding and freeskiing event featuring both halfpipe and slopestyle competitions.
It is ongoing, February 4-7, with the top U.S. Snowboarders and Freeskiers ready to take on the Super Duper Halfpipe, among other Slopestyle featrues.
As expected, Yosemite National Park announced last week that entrance fees and campground fees will increase beginning March 1.
The new fee structure includes modifications to the October 2014 draft proposal based on public input.
During the civic engagement period, the park received 2,430 e-mails in response to the proposal, 1,222 comments on the park’s Facebook page, and 16 mailed letters, park officials said.
The "Raise The ‘Raise The Roof" fundraising campaign on behalf of the Mammoth Ice Rink starts Tuesday, Feb. 3 and continues on Thursday and Sunday with men’s hockey action.
At stake is nothing less than “The Guzzle Cup” and a $100 bar tab at Grumpy’s.
Michael Moriarty was sworn-in as the new Mono County undersheriff after taking an official oath of office performed by Sheriff Ingrid Braun.
Mammoth Mountain women snowboarders STOMPED the X Games last weekend in Aspen.