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Week of Monday, June 20, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING INFO
UPCOMING MEETING AGENDAS
Please click on the link below, to find info for the upcoming Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting being held June 21, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO FIND MEETING AGENDAS >

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to see a video of the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting held on June 14, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 Meeting Agendas and Minutes have been posted. Please click below to read past Meeting Minutes and upcoming Agendas.
CLICK HERE TO READ FUTURE MEETING AGENDAS AND PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE & AGENDAS

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE >
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FUTURE AGENDAS AND DOWNLOAD PAST MEETING MINUTES >



GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >




ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Reds Meadow Road opens Saturday
June 17, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Reds Meadow Road will open on Saturday, June 18th at 7:00 am. With a snow pack closer to average conditions, the seasonal opening date for 2016 is closer to an average opening date. In the past few years, the Reds Meadow Valley has opened at unusually early dates due to warm and dry conditions..
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Yosemite braces for President Obama, busy weekend
June 17, 2016, Sierra Wave
Yosemite National Park anticipates an extremely busy weekend, as record visitation continues and the park prepares for President Obama’s historic visit to Yosemite June 17 – 19.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Busy Weekend In Yosemite During First Family’s Visit
June 16, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park anticipates an extremely busy weekend, as record visitation continues and the park prepares for President Obama’s historic visit to Yosemite June 17 – 19.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Why Obama is visiting Yosemite and Carlsbad Caverns
June 16, 2016, Sammy Roth, Reno Gazette Journal
When President Barack Obama delivers his remarks at Yosemite National Park on Saturday, he'll have no shortage of accomplishments to tout. Obama has created 21 new national monuments using his authority under the Antiquities Act, more than any other president. Overall, he's protected more than 265 million acres of public lands and waters, including a broad swath of the Pacific Ocean — again, more than any other president, White House officials say.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


NIHD Board approves union agreement
June 17, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
After 15 months of negotiations and a rocky start, the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the nurses’ union, District Council 57, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees at its Wednesday meeting.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Update on Village at Mammoth parking solution
June 16, 2016, Sierra Wave
Town of Mammoth Lakes press release
The Town of Mammoth Lakes and Glass Creek, LLC, through their representatives Dan Holler, Town Manager, and Will Gustafson from Glass Creek, wednesday announced that they have reached a conceptual agreement concerning the ongoing use of the East Village Parcel as a parking lot to service the Village at Mammoth commercial properties.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo National Forest EIS and Plan Revision meeting
June 17, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
The Forest Service’s series of meetings, marking the early stages of a 90-day public comment period, almost amounted to a user’s guide to the four-year effort to develop drafts for the Inyo National Forest Plan Revision and supporting Environmental Impact Statement.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Eastern Sierra Transit partners with Swiftly for real-time information
June 17, 2016, Sierra Wave
Mammoth Lakes, CA – Eastern Sierra Transit riders will see major improvements to their bus experience. Swiftly, Inc., a San Francisco­-based mobility solutions company, has partnered with the Eastern Sierra Transit Authority (ESTA) to bring more accurate real­-time transit predictions to the Eastern Sierra region.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Big Pine Paiute Tribe addresses Inyo Supervisors
June 16, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
If anyone ever wondered why members of Inyo County’s Tribal communities express intense feelings on Owens Valley water issues, that question was answered at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting when representatives from the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley presented their historical perspective.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Smoke in Mammoth; Ash Fire near Mulkey Meadows
June 15, 2016, Sierra Wave
We are getting numerous reports of smoke in the Mammoth Lakes area this morning. There are no fires detected on the Inyo at this time. The nearest fire reported is the Goliath Prescribed Fire in Kings Canyon National Park.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fun fundraiser for Swall Meadows, Paradise fire departments
June 15, 2016, Sierra Wave
The communities of Swall Meadows and Paradise are partnering together for their annual outdoor wine and beer tasting event on Saturday, June 25, to benefit their all-volunteer Fire Departments.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

A Jolly Change
The Jolly Kone is Bridgeport is changing hands, the first time in nearly a century it won’t be run by a Bryant, one of the founding families of the Mono County community. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Old Mammoth Place remains unclear
June 17, 2016, Abagail Giles, The Sheet
At Wednesday’s special meeting of Mammoth’s Planning and Economic Development Commission, commissioners reviewed and heard public commentary on a new design for the development known as Old Mammoth Place (OMP), that included amendments to the Clearwater (project’s former name) Specific Plan (CSP), passed by Town Council in January 2009.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Hawken Fire covers 300 acres, is 20 percent contained
June 15, 2016, Reno Gazette Journal
Fire crews on Wednesday battled a wind-fueled brush fire that threatened dozens of homes and prompted voluntary evacuations in Reno's Caughlin Ranch neighborhood.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Hawken Fire helicopter nearly collides with drone
June 16, 2016, Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette Journal
A helicopter operating during Wednesday’s Hawken Fire in Reno had a near miss with a hobby drone as the remotely-operated device flew underneath the aircraft.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sierra streams take dangerous turn with snowmelt, hot weather
June 17, 2016, Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
Charles Williams’ hike went from sunny to scary in an instant. He had been hiking all day on the Pacific Crest Trail when he reached the south fork of the Kings River near Mather Pass, south of Bishop, Calif.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Turns out we still need to tell people not to start wildfires
June 15, 2016, Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
We need to talk.
The formerly green grass on Nevada's hillsides is a big wildfire risk.
Want evidence?
Look no further than the smoke billowing over Reno as you read this.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Wildfires: Tests show target shooting ignites vegetation
June 16, 2016, Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
If you’re wondering about the relationship between target shooting and wildfire risk you don’t have to rely on speculation or anecdotal reports.
The U.S. Forest Service has a thorough scientific study of the question that seemingly provides an answer.
And the answer is, yes, firing bullets into dry vegetation can result in ignition.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Where do California’s members of Congress, candidates stand on guns, fighting terror?
June 16, 2016, Sacramento Bee
The massacre at an Orlando nightclub has reignited the national debate over gun laws. Where do California’s U.S. Senate candidates and our Sacramento-area congressional representatives and candidates stand on the issues of gun laws and the U.S. approach to the Islamic State? Read how they answered those questions in March, when they submitted information for the 2016 Sacramento Bee Voter Guide.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

How plans to save fish species could cut summer water supply
June 11, 2016, Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow & Phillip Reese, Sacramento Bee
This year was supposed to be different. With Northern California’s reservoirs finally brimming and cities liberated from stringent conservation rules, farmers were expecting more water for their crops. The worst of the drought seemed over.
Or maybe not.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Lake Tahoe search for paddle boarder’s body continues
June 17, 2016, Sacramento Bee
Placer County Sheriff’s crews and sonar experts continued searching Friday for the body of a University of Nevada, Reno football player who went missing on a Lake Tahoe paddle boarding trip a week ago.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Unemployment falls to nine-year lows in California, Sacramento
June 17, 2016, Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
Unemployment fell to its lowest point in nine years last month in California and greater Sacramento, reflecting continued economic recovery despite signs of a slowdown on the national level.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

NASA spacecraft barreling toward Jupiter for July 4 meetup
June 17, 2016, Alicia Chang, San Francisco Gate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is bound for a Fourth of July encounter with Jupiter in the latest quest to study how the largest planet in the solar system formed and evolved.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

What the heck happened to Saturn's outer ring?
June 14, 2016, Jake Ellison, SeattlePI.com & San Francisco Gate
In a post titled "Not Guilty," NASA explored briefly the mystery of a type of disturbance in the outer-most ring of Saturn, the F ring.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Lights drown out Milky Way for third of world's population
June 14, 2016, Marcia Dunn, San Francisco Gate
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — More than one-third of the world's population can no longer see the Milky Way because of man-made lights.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Gruesome hot spring death highlights problem of tourists breaking the rules at Yellowstone
June 9, 2016, API & LA Times
The grisly death of a tourist who left a boardwalk and fell into a high-temperature, acidic spring in Yellowstone National Park offers a sobering reminder that visitors need to follow park rules, park officials and observers said.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Santa Barbara County declares state of emergency after wildfire grows to 4,000 acres overnight
June 17, 2016, Joseph Serna & Alexia Fernandez, LA Times
Santa Barbara County has declared a state of emergency as a fast-growing wildfire spreads over the Santa Ynez Mountains, threatening crops and rural homes, officials announced Friday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

What got done in California's new state budget and what didn't
June 17, 2016, Chris Megerian & Liam Dillon, LA Times
Every year in California’s state Capitol, some budget issues get resolved and others get pushed further down the road. And it’s a mixed bag in the new deal passed by lawmakers on Wednesday. More work on budget-related bills is expected next week.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California National Guard searches for couple and dog who went missing during 3-day hike
June 17, 2016, Veronica Rocha, LA Times
An intense search that includes the California National Guard is underway for two experienced hikers and their dog, who have been missing since Tuesday when they failed to return from a three-day trip in the Stanislaus National Forest.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Look closely, seniors, there's a financial scam in your future
June 17, 2016, David Lazarus, LA Times
Wanita Holmes could win $21,000 for solving a simple math puzzle. She also could join a “club” that, in return for her sending $20 to three people, will result in her receiving “hundreds or even thousands of $20 gifts in the coming months and years.”
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Rare toads (presumably) love him; off-roaders do not
June 17, 2016, Louis Saharan, LA Times
Cantankerous outlaws and merciless nature are out to kill the arroyo toads of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Swift Water Rescue: Tips For Staying Alive
June 14, 2016, Kellie Flannigan, Sierra News Online
YOSEMITE – The Merced River pushes past spectators with enormous gusto, as a wide area is cordoned off under the trees at Happy Isle Bridge.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Search For Oakhurst Man In Merced River Unsuccessful, Second Man Swept Away
June 13, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
YOSEMITE — It has been one week since an Oakhurst man was swept away in the Merced River in Yosemite, and searchers have been unsuccessful in what would soon become a recovery effort.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Delays For Road Striping on Highway 41
June 17, 2016, Kellie Flannigan, Sierra News Online
MOUNTAIN AREA — Prepare for some delays when traveling through Coarsegold and Oakhurst early next week, as crews will be out striping the road. On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21 and 22, Caltrans will be painting on Highway 41 between Road 417 in Coarsegold, over Deadwood, to Highway 49 in Oakhurst. Painting will take place from approximately 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >







NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
MONO COUNTY CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CALENDAR >
DISTRICT ATTOURNEY MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS >
WELLNESS CALENDAR >
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
ZIKA UPDATE & INFO FOR MARCH 31 >
MONO COUNTY & HANTAVIRUS INFO FOR APRIL 29 >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETS CAN GET LOCAL HEALTH CARE >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETERANS OFFICE HOURS >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO FROM CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL >
CONWAY RANCH STRATEGIC FACILITY PLAN >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON HOW TO TEST FOR RADON >
RAW MILK NOTICE >
WORKFORCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM BEGINS MARCH 9TH >
YOGA AND ART WORKSHOP >
SPRING CROWLEY TENNIS CLINIC >
ACCESS & FUNCTIONAL NEEDS REGISTRATION >

ESTA (EASTERN SIERRA TRANSIT AUTHORITY)
VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SEE ALL OF THEIR ROUTES >
REIMBURSMENTS BEING OFFERED FOR DISABLED TRANSPORTATION. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DRIVER APPLICATION >
DRIVER RELEASE FORM >
REIMBURSEMENT FORM >

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN ENGLISH >
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN SPANISH >

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
READ HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY APPLY FOR AND GET A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >

LA TIMES DROUGHT REPORT CARD
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 8 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 25 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 18 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 11 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 29 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 22 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 23 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 16 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 6 >
CLICK HERE TO READ ' CAPTURING EL NINOS RAINS' >

FROM SENATOR TOM BERRYHILL, 8TH DISTRICT
HEART OF THE HORSE HONORED >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' APRIL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SENATOR BERRYHILL TAPPED FOR PRESTIGIOUS RULES COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JANUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' OCTOBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ: 'FIRE FEE' COULD BE A THING OF THE PAST >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT WATCH >
CLICK HERE TO READ SENATE REPUBLICANS OFFER $8.7M WATER BOND PROPOSAL >
MAMMOTH HIGH SUPERSTAR HONORED AT THE STATE CAPITOL. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
CLICK TO READ CURRENT INFO FROM SENATOR BERRYHILL'S OFFICE >

EPA
MAMMOTH LAKES MEETS AIR QUALITY STANDARDS >

EASTERN SIERRA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM INFO >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA – BUSINESS, CONSUMER SERVICES & HOUSING AGENCY,
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS OVERSIGHT

CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MAY 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: APRIL 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MARCH 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JAN 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: DEC 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ SURVEY INFO REGARDING PAYDAY LENDERS >
COMMISSION ISSUES STATEMENT ON VALLEY & BUTTE FIRES >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN ENGLISH >
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN SPANISH >

FEMA
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE NEXT POWER OUTAGE? >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS >
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FEMA NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY WEBSITE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS >
NEW PSA FOCUSED ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH WATER SAVED UP IN CASE OF EMERGENCY? >

OSHA (OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION) & NSC (NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL)
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING DISTRACTED DRIVING FACTS >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_ENGLISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_SPANISH >

RED CROSS
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A 21 WEEK CHECKLIST TO BE PREPARED FOR A NATURAL DISASTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN SPANISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN ENGLISH >

CSAC (CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE JUNE 16 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE JUNE 9 BULLETIN >
TREE MORTALITY: SEEING IS BELIEVING >
GOVERNOR DIRECTS MANDATORY WATER REDUCTIONS & ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE PRESIDENTS BUDGET >

RCRC (RURAL COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES OF CALIFORNIA)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER JUNE 17, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER JUNE 10, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ AB2395 LETTER SENT FROM MONO COUNTY SUPERVISORS >
CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL TELECOM BILL BEING HELD IN ASSSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING LEGISLATION THREATENING ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SERVICES >
SEPERATE FUNDING NEED FOR FIGHTING WILDFIRES & MANAGING FORESTS >
TO PROSPER, STATE MUST CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE >
RCRC WELCOMES 2 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATES >
RCRC WELCOMES SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY TO MEMBERSHIP >
RCRC INSTALLS NEW 2016 OFFICERS >
RCRC SPONSORS PILT LEGISLATION >
OMNIBUS SPENDING PACKAGE INCLUDES FUNDING FOR FED PILT >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING AIR RESOURCES BOARD INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING UNDERFUNDED WATER NEEDS >
GOV ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO BOLSTER STATES DROUGHT RESPONSE >
THE FUTURE OF CA MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS >
CA COUNTIES PREPARING FOR CANNA BUSINESS OVERHAUL >
WATER FACT SHEET >
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ON CA H20 QUALITY>
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE UC DAVIS FINAL DROUGHT REPORT : AUGUST 18, 2015 >
CLICK TO READ PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CA 'WHAT IF THE DROUGHT CONTINUES?' ARTICLE >
CLICK TO READ UC DAVIS ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF 2015 DROUGHT >

NACO COUNTY NEWS ALERT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 14, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 7, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 30, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 24, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 17, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 10, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 3, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 26, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 5, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 29, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 15, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 12, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JAN 27, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR DECEMBER 11, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR OCTOBER 19, 2015 >
COUNTY ECONOMIES: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES >
CLIMATE ADAPTAION, PARTICIPANT HANDBOOK >
CLICK HERE TO READ CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT GROWN TO REPEAL 'CADILLAC TAX' >
CLICK HERE TO READ 7 SUPREME COURT RULINGS TO EFFECT COUNTIES >
CLICK HERE TO READ US COURT OF APPEALS DELAYS WOTUS RULING NATIONWIDE >
CLICK HERE TO VIEW CA DROUGHT NUMBERS & STATS SHEET >

CDFW (CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE)
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND WATCH A VIDEO OF 'QUESTION THE LEADERS' PANEL DISCUSSION THAT TIM ALPERS ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED IN THAT TOOK PLACE AT THE RECENT FRED HALL SHOW >
CLICK HERE TO READ DFW NEWS >
CLICK TO READ ABOUT: DROUGHT RELATED ACTIONS TO PRESERVE & PROTECT THE STATE'S FISH & WILDLIFE RESOURCES >

DFW
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BACKCOUNTRY FISHING GUIDE & FISH IN VARIOUS BACKCOUNTRY LAKES (45M) AS WELL AS OTHER VARIOUS RESOURCES >

USDA (UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SAGE GROUSE >

DOT (DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING A TAX ON THE MILES YOU DRIVE >

USFS (UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE)
VISIT THE USFS FACEBOOK PAGE FOR LOCAL UP-TO-DATE POSTINGS >
REVISIONS EFFECTING LOCAL LAND ACCESS, OFF-ROAD VEHICLES, ETC. STILL BEING WORKED ON >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TRAIL ACCESS >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING REVISED FOREST PLANS OF INYO, SEQUOIA AND SIERRA FORESTS >
SAGE GROUSE ENHANCEMENT INFO >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
QUARTERLY SUMMER MEETING REMINDER >
TIOGA PASS NOW OPEN!! >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER NEWSLETTER >
FALL NEWSLETTER >
PARK LAUNCHES 'OPEN THE GAETEWAY TP YOSEMITE' >
CAL FIRE AWARDS FIRE PREVENTION GRANT IN HIGH TREE MORTALITY AREAS >
US FOREST SERVICE SEEKS COMMENTS ON OHV GRANT APPLICATIONS >
KEEP BEARS WILD >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY!!) >

BODIE HILLS GAZETTE
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA WATER BOARD
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDIT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS >

SIERRA NEVADA CONSERVANCY
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING WATERSHED IMPOROVEMENT >

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING STREET LIGHT OUTAGES >
CLICK HERE TO READ ENERGY TIPS FOR YOUR HOME AND OFFICE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING VEGETATION MANAGEMENT >

MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT
DOG LICENSING CLINIC >
CRIME ALERT: SEC PHONE SCAM >
SAFE TRADE INITIATIVE FOR SAFER ONLINE SHOPPING >

MAMMOTH LAKES Hispanic Advisory Committee
LAST MEETING WAS HELD DECEMBER 4_ENGLISH >

FRIENDS OF THE INYO
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
HELP CARE FOR THE JOHN MUIR WILDERNESS >
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
FOI NEWS >

CROWLEY LAKE COMMUNITY GARDEN & COMMUNITY CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THE CALENDAR >

NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THEIR EASTER SIERRA MUSIC FESTIVAL BENEFIT CONCERT WEBSITE >