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Search and Rescue teams find two hikers' bodies, including missing Carson City doctor

August 6, 2012

A body found on Norman Clyde Peak this week is believed to belong to the man at the center of the second massive search effort in the Sierra backcountry in as many weeks.

RAW: Several hikers evacuated by Search and Rescue over weekend

August 6, 2012

At least three different hikers in three different locations had to be evacuated by Mono County Search and Rescue teams over the past weekend, following accidents that caused minor injuries.

RAW: Missing girl found safe near Bridgeport

August 6, 2012

On Friday, August 3, 2012, at approximately 8:00 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch received a call regarding the report of a missing 11-year old girl from the Mountain View, CA area.

RAW: Twenty-year drought conditions could mean water rationing

August 6, 2012

The lack of snow on the Sierra and the hot summer temperatures have significantly impacted surface water availability to the Mammoth Lakes community. Typically, the mountain snowpack functions as a reservoir of fresh water during our dry summers; however, this winter’s snowpack left little water to feed the lakes and creeks during the summer and replenishing summer rains have also been absent.
The Mammoth Lakes watershed is experiencing a roughly 1 in 20 year drought condition due to the meager winter.

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