TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 â€“ Inyo County Search and Rescue may be able to close a case it opened last October.
According to Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s Corporal and Search and Rescue Coordinator Terry Waterbury search efforts for Lawrence Conn, 53, of Pacific Palisades, who went missing last fall, resumed this month. Waterbury said some personal effects identified as Connâ€™s have been located near what are believed to be human remains.
Those remains have been turned over too the Inyo County Coronerâ€™s Office for positive identification.
TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013 â€“ A five-acre wildfire is burning in the area of Mono City near Lundy Lake, according to the Mono County Sheriff's Department.
Fire personnel "are making good progress in full containment," Sheriff's Department Public Information Officer Jennifer Hansen said, noting there is no current threat to homes in the area of Mono City or Lundy Lake, or to anyone traveling on U.S. 395.