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State Route 190 will remain closed through at least next Wednesday as Caltrans maintenance crews continue to clean up after last week’s flash floods. Approximately 30 miles of the highway were partially or fully buried under flood debris within Death Valley National Park following Friday’s s…

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This latest update from the Reno office of the National Weather Service is a good place to get a sense of the upcoming smoke impacts, and another week of very warm weather.

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There is now a winner for the Mono County Board of Supervisors District 5 race; Lynda Salcido will be the new District 5 Supervisor, with an almost 5-1 win over candidate Seth Guthrie.The final vote, with about 41 percent of the voters in the district voting, came out like this: Salcido got …

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The Mammoth Lakes Basin opens to vehicles Friday, May 26, for the Memorial Day weekend, triggering the traditional beginning of the summer high country season in Mammoth. Most campgrounds will also be open starting Friday.

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Lakes Basin, Reds Meadow Road remain closed for Memorial Day weekend 

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As wildfire season bears down on the Eastern Sierra, the Mammoth Chamber of Commerce will host a 'Community Coffee' this Thursday, May 26 via Zoom on the  topic of 'Defensible Space and Home Hardening' as well as 'Wildfire Education.' The meeting is from 8:30-9:30 a.m.. For more information …

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Mammoth Lakes Trails System team members are inviting you to join them in person at the Mammoth Brewing Company for their bi-annual Mammoth Trails Meeting this Wednesday, April 27, at 5:30 p.m. "Grab a pint, relax and come talk trails. Want to learn how to volunteer or find out where the nex…

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Fire crews will be burning up to 46 acres in the Mammoth Lakes Basin today, April 14, according to the Inyo National Forest. These piles are from a hazardous fuel reduction project designed to cut back on the amount of fuel on the first floor and canopy and slow or stop an incoming wildfire,…

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Mammoth Lakes Tourism and Los Angeles-based public charter airline, Advanced Airlines said late last week that they will expand their partnership by offering four weekly summer flights from Southern California cities, Hawthorne/Hawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR) and Carlsbad/McClellan Palomar…

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The aliens are coming, the aliens are coming! No, actually, this is just one of the more surreal cloud formations in the world, called a Sierra Wave, coming in for a landing above the Sierra crest April 4 near Mammoth. The wave formation usually arrives in advance of a change in the weather,…

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Election season for the June 2022 Primary Election is underway in Mono County, with the deadline to file for most seats this Friday, March 11 at 5 p.m. There are several Mono County seats up for the June election. Town of Mammoth Lakes seats, such as for the Town Council and the Mammoth Unif…

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Weather and air quality conditions permitting, fire crews on the Mammoth Lakes Ranger District will be pile burning in the Lakes Basin starting March 2 and  through this week as conditions permit. Crews plan to complete 40 acres of piles near Lake Mary and Twin Lakes area.

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Finally! After the driest January on record and an almost completely dry February so far, snow arrived in Mammoth on Feb. 22. Although the storm is not expected to drop more than a few inches, forecasters have said the change in the weather this week marks the beginning of a transition to a …

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El Funcionario de Salud del Condado de Mono anula la orden de cierre de las clases presenciales del districto escolar de Mammoth; La reducción en los casos de COVID-19 permite que el personal escolar regrese a clases presenciales 

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Mono County now has the highest rate of Covid transmission in the entire state, mostly due to a huge surge in transmission of the Omicron variant following the holiday weekends. This week, the county's Emergency Operations Center team sent out an updated and expanded test schedule, and other…

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Mammoth Unified closes temporarily, businesses search for workers as Omicron slams Mono

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On Jan. 7, Governor Gavin Newsom activated the California National Guard to support local communities in their response to the escalating demand for Covid-19 (Coronavirus) testing. According to the Mono County Department of Public Health in a recent news release, Mono County was assigned Nat…

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Increase in COVID-19 cases results in lack of staffing to support in-classroom instructionEffective Monday, Jan. 10, Dr. Caryn K. Slack, Mono County Local Health Officer, has ordered the temporary closure of in-person instruction and indoor activities within the Mammoth Unified School Distri…

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For anyone wondering where the snow goes in Mammoth, here's your answer: it gets trucked out of Mammoth to snow storage lots outside of town once things get too backed up in Mammoth. Which... is what happened after this last storm in late December because the snow all came so fast, there was…

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Mammoth's Scenic Loop Road is a sheet of ice during the day right now due to the fact that during the day, the snow is melting and sending water across the road, then at night, the water freezes into a sheet of ice. This will continue as long as there is snow to melt and it's cold enough to …

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A jackknifed big rig has blocked all lanes of U.S. Highway 395 on Conway Summit near the intersection with Virginia Lakes Road in Mono County as of 9 p.m. Dec. 23, Caltrans said in a post to its Facebook page. "Caltrans units are en route."

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Residents and visitors to Mammoth should be prepared for a series of winter storms that will bring heavy snow and potential blizzard conditions to Mammoth Lakes beginning Wednesday, Dec, 22, through Sunday, Dec. 26 with potentially three to seven feet of snow expected above 7,000 feet elevation.

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This is likely to be the last sunny day in almost a week as a series of winter storms takes aim at the Sierra, according to the National Weather Service office, based in Reno.

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Some helpful tips and information about navigating the Mammoth area during the holiday season

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Five to ten feet of snow possible between Sunday and end of the year, forecasters say

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A Walker/Coleville school bus collision with a Toyota Tacoma truck in an incident on U.S. 395 near the Chris Flat Campground on the afternoon of Dec. 13 resulted in injuries to two people in the truck (no fatalities) but no injuries to the students, or to the bus driver of the Eastern Sierra…

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A Mammoth resident has been arrested on suspicion of committing a string of 18 to 20 destructive acts of vandalism on Dec. 5, including slashing tires on vehicles on several Mammoth streets and throwing large rocks or bricks through business windows.The suspect who was arrested is Jose Quiro…