Archive - Dec 27, 2013 - News Article
With 2013 wrapping up and 2014 rolling in next week, local weather forecaster Dennis Mattinson is saying the first couple weeks of January may be a repeat of last year.
Back in October, Mattinson said very preliminary information suggested that California could expect a moderate El NiÃ±o year and the warm, wet weather it brings.
That was good news for the Owens Valley, which is putting a cap on one of the driest years on record.
Three Eastern Sierra residents were recognized earlier this month for their outstanding service to the public â€“ a service that not only represents the act of going above and beyond, but can quite literally mean the difference between life and death for those they serve.
Steve Case, Heidi Vetter and Glenn Goryl were presented with special honors during the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue Team Annual Awards Dinner, held Dec. 14. The 2013 honorees were presented with laser engraved plaques at the dinner in the teamâ€™s new building.
In an effort to reclaim some of its cultural heritage, and strengthen the ties to its past, the Fort Independence Tribe has embarked on an effort to showcase its history to the public.
Thanks to a cooperative effort between the Inyo County Eastern California Museum and the Fort Independence Paiute community, members of the tribe as well as the public can enjoy beautiful examples of the Fortâ€™s cultural heritage, right in their own backyard.