Archive - Oct 17, 2011
Rumors of a "bear mauling" in the northern part of Mono County are just that, rumors, according to the Mono County Sheriffs Department. Here's what really happened, according to the sheriffs department:
On Tuesday, Oct. 11, at approximately 2:30 pm, Mono County Sheriffâ€™s Department dispatch received a call regarding a reported bear attack near the Twin Lakes area in Bridgeport.
Inyo County officials are seeking a missing California man whose vehicle may have been parked in the Buttermilk climbing and bouldering area above Bishop since July.
The man, Richard John Malten, 64, is from Oregon House, Calif. He is described as 5â€™ 8â€ť, 144 pounds, with curly brown hair and brown eyes.
According to the Inyo Register, a missing personâ€™s report was filed last week by Malten's ex-wife.
According to the sheriffâ€™s department, what is believed to be Maltenâ€™s 2001 maroon Jeep utility vehicle has been found. It may have been parked in the area, unattended, since July.
â€śWelcome back, Ziggy!â€ť Thatâ€™s Ziggy, the much-beloved, black cat that belongs to Crowley Lake residents Fred and Patti Stump. Ziggy disappeared early last weekend and still wasnâ€™t back Monday morning. As any Eastside cat owner has learned, after three days of being missing, itâ€™s rare for a cat to come home again around here. But on Monday morning, Patti Stump decide to try again, and tapped on the closed shed door of a neighborâ€™s place. A hearty and cranky â€śmeowâ€ť answered her, and Ziggy was found. Awww. â€¦
You could call it an embarrassment of riches. Most communities in Mono County only get one supervisor to represent them. But for the past eight weeks, and until at least 2012, Lee Vining and Mono City will get two.
If that sounds a bit awkward, it probably is.
Wild Iris Fundraiser at The Historic Mono Inn, October 26, 2011
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and to help bring awareness to the community and to raise funds that support on-going programs, The Historic Mono Inn, The Exhausted Parent Network and KMMT will host a fundraising dinner at The Historic Mono Inn Restaurant on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011. Twenty-percent of the eveningâ€™s dinner proceeds will be donated to Wild Iris.